The mountain on stage with Freeride Film Festival

January 30, 2015
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n between air and water. Gliding, flying, becoming oxygen and hydrogen. Is it possible to live those emotions in the best big mountain riders and skiers’ shoes?

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Sunday the 1st and Monday the 2nd of February at Cinelux in Livigno, the explosive quiet of freeriding will be narrated through various directors’ eyes during the Freeride Film Festival, in a multitude of shots and images that will take viewers’ breath away, with shaking hearts. During the 2-nights, from 5.00 to 11.00 pm, 4 panels will be projected for 9 hours of pure adrenaline. The all-female movie ‘Pure – Shades of Winter’ will open the cinema festival with international exceptional skiers. Following titles will be: Perceptions, Days of my Youth, Sedna, Peaks Trilogy. On Monday evening the medium-length films from X-Treme Video production and Adventure Awards will be broadcasted. Full program and film descriptions are published on the official website at page www.europeanfreeridefestival.com/en/activities/freeride-film-festival.

Not only projections, but also the opportunity to talk directly to the international guests. The Freeride Film Festival will be in fact a special moment to meet impressive athletes such as Aaron Durogati, paragliding world champion and ‘Peaks Trilogy’ protagonist, who will open a proper cine-forum for his film projection on Sunday the 1st at 10 pm. From the Alps to the Great Wall, up and down the most important Eurasian mountains top: on Monday the 2nd of February it will be possible to meet Wang Lei, China snowboard legend, during X-Treme Video session.

Living European Freeride Festival’s cultural side will be possible thanks to the Freeride Pass, which will give access to all the urban appointments in Livigno, such as the Freeride Film Festival at Cinelux, European Freeride Forum in Plaza Placheda, all the workshops dedicated to safety in freeriding and custom boards, as well as night happenings like aperitifs, parties and live music! Book now your Freeride Pass online at:
http://www.europeanfreeridefestival.com/en/booking/freeridepass-eff.

European Freeride Festival is the powder event open to everyone with the claim ‘Freeriding for All‘. Ski, Snowboard, Telemark, Splitboard and ski-snow-alp. Not only professional freeriders but also enthusiasts will live the perfect experience during this groundbreaking event.

European Freeride Festival Contacts
Press Office: Agnese Facchini – agnese@moonsrl.it – 0039 392 8889266
web: www.europeanfreeridefestival.com
mail: info@europeanfreeridefestival.com
fb: www.facebook.com/EuropeanFreerideFestival
tel: 0039.059.9783397

The Italian ‘Little Tibet’.  A holiday paradise for people who know how to choose. Livigno is one of the Alps’ most renowned tourism stations – THE VALTELLINA’S FLAGSHIP RESORT – and is set between the Stelvio National Park and the Swiss National Park. Over the decades the town has flawlessly preserved its  environmental, natural and architectural characteristics. Way has been made for modernity but always in keeping with the local culture and traditions, and maintaining the surrounding areas as pristine as ever. This is why Livigno is paradise for anyone who LOVES HOLIDAYS CLOSE TO NATURE and wishes to spend time relaxing, breathing in fresh air and enjoying the mountain sunshine. All you need to feel great in Livigno is to take a look at the mountains that cradle the valley, and take in the impressive view of the mounts that roll gently from 3,000 to 1,800 meters. Livigno conveys PEACE AND SERENITY and is ideal for a winter or summer holiday taking strolls along foot and cycle paths or enjoying mountain biking and trekking, alpine skiing, snowboarding, telemark and nordic skiing. www.livigno.eu. European Freeride Festival is an event organised by Moon, the Italian communications and events agency specialized in outdoor and action sports, in collaboration with Livigno Touristic Promotion company.

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