15th International Marmara Underwater Photo and Film Festival was organized at the historic Haydarpaşa Terminal
This year, the 15th International Marmara Underwater Photo and Film Festival, organized annually by Turkish Divers Sports Club, one of the first underwater clubs in the world, was presented to the citizens of Istanbul at the historic Haydarpaşa Terminal with the support of Çimsa. The Festival, held between September 4-13, 2015, was dedicated to Gökhan Türe, who had made important contributions to the underwater world with the projects and researches he carried out in Turkey and abroad and whom we lost last year. There were nearly onehundred events at the ten-days long festival with exhibitions, film and multimedia shows, conversations, workshops, panels and social responsibility projects.
Many prominent photographers, film and documentary directors, researchers and academics - who completed valuable projects in the fields of environment, underwaterand imaging - participated in Marmara Underwater Photo and Film Festival; and it targeted to children to teach the cultureand love of sea at young ages with the social responsibility projects.