Underwater Photo Exhibition by Alexandre Grácio takes the Ocean to Inland Portugal


“The Ocean at… Coruche” (“O Mar em Coruche”) is the exhibition Portugal Diving and the Coruche Municipality invites you to attend, from November 2nd to 30th, at the Coruche Museum and the Swimming Pools Building Lounge. Coruche, standing in between the ocean and inland, has long been benefiting on the Sorraia River navigability. The Sorraia is an important main water course, affluent of the Tagus that connects Coruche to the Atlantic Ocean. Proving it, are the numerous sea related roman artifacts at the Museum.  After the last great water rise, 5000 years ago, we intend to bring back the ocean to Coruche.

This Underwater Photo Exhibition’s author, Alexandre Grácio, gathered some of his work, which could reflect, in few images, the marine biodiversity he could observe is his many journeys in different places of the globe, with a special enhance to those captured in Portuguese waters. This exhibition is part of the 2011/2012 Municipality Educative Project, whose main goal is to introduce marine life to populations once touched by the sea.

Guided visits and sessions, preformed by the photographer can be booked, and everyone can have a glimpse at diving and underwater photography, on Saturday the 12th, on the Swimming Pools Building, with diving baptisms and underwater pictures from everyone. Just fill the inscription form and get ready to have fun!

So, if you are around Coruche, and even if you’re not, it’s a not to miss. Gather some friends and book a guided visit and get to know the photographer and ask him all your questions, or why not have your first underwater picture taken at in Coruche?

Information and bookings can be made through the Coruche Museum telephone number: +351 243 610 820/826. You can also contact the Portugal Diving team here.




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