Yesterday, the mayor of Arona, José Julián Mena, received the six divers and national and international communicators, experts in diving, who are participating in the first round of Tenerife by sea.
The photographers Laurent Ouillet (France), Emmanuel Vitale (Italy), the photographer and camera Claudia Weber-Gebert (Germany) and the video camera Enrique Talledo (Spain) will participate in this initiative, together with Miguel Álvarez, from Aqua España Magazine , and Olivier Clos Fabeysse, chief editor of Subaqua in France, participated yesterday in the second day of dives of the International Press & Fam Trip Diving, which is co-organized by Turismo de Tenerife de Tenerife and the Arona SOS Atlántico Festival, and which will end next Saturday 8 October.
The experts dived yesterday in the area of the Rasca Lighthouse and in Montaña Amarilla, on the Aronero coast, to dock later in the port of Las Galletas, where they were received by the municipal councilor. The objective of this initiative, which is included in the program of the Arona SOS Atlántico Festival [www.sosatlanticofestival.com]is to promote the visibility of the island’s underwater seabeds to attract profiles of travelers who carry out this activity or who want to experience it for the first time.
After enjoying marine nature in the south of Tenerife, divers will also enjoy the riches of the waters of Puerto del Norte, through wonders such as La Rapadura, in Puerto de la Cruz, according to the organization. The experts are being accompanied by the Festival’s environmental adviser and renowned documentary filmmaker and underwater photographer Sergio Hanquet.
This ninth edition of Arona SOS Atlántico has the support of the Arona City Council, as the main municipality-headquarters, the Government of the Canary Islands (ICDC and Promotur), the Cabildo de Tenerife (Culture and Tourism of Tenerife), the Cabildo de La Gomera and Fauca (Canary Live).