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The festival is held under the patronage of Amazonas State Governor Omar Aziz and State secretary of Culture, General Director Roberio Braga.
Screenings take place in the amazing Amazonas Theatre built in 1896 in the centre of amazon where the Rio Negro and Amazon meet.
Exotic group activities for the guests of the Amazonas Festival
The festival organizes a large array of festivities for festival guests, filmmakers, journalists and local industry professional. An aramda of state stafeers, employed by the state make this smooth, enjoyable, air contionned with drinks everywhere we land...
So far we were treated with a night visit of the old city in an open air bus (drinks & canape...)
Dark (black on black) crossing of the Rio Negro by night on the longest bridge in the word over a river.
Visit of a biologocal institute nursing some endangered spiecies (Sloths: the lazy ones: 2 claws on top, 3 below; dolphins, monkeys...)
Diner dance party at the reception hall of Rio Negro Palace...
A boat trip to see the place where the waters from Amazon and Rio Negro merge.
In fact the black warm waters of Rio Negro from Amazon do not mix for a while with the brown water of the Amazon coming from the Andes with about 5 degrees less, and different PH. Bugs animals and fish prefer the amazon, remeber this before taking a dive. Plus zero visibility, whilst Rio Negro offers about one meter visibility
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