Seychelles events set for tourists and locals

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(eTN) – Seychelles is busy getting ready for festivals and carnivals that may be enjoyed by both tourists and locals alike. In the fall, and underwater festival will take place in early October, and in the spring of next year, a new event will draw in carnivals from around the globe

SUBIOS 2010 OPEN FOR REGISTRATION NOW

The annual “Sub Indian Ocean Surface” underwater festival, due to be held between October 1–3, is now formally open for intending participants to register with the festival organizers. SUBIOS is one of the major annual activities in the Seychelles bringing together photographers and film makers of underwater activities, and the prize winners in the past have included well-reputed names. For more details on this year’s festival, visit www.subios.com where entry details, terms, and conditions can be sourced. More information can also be obtained on the site of the Seychelles Tourist Board via www.seychelles.com . Entry deadline has been given as September 17, i.e., a month from now, so some urgency ought to be attached to downloading and completing the relevant forms and returning them to the organizers.

VICTORIA SET FOR INTERNATIONAL CARNIVAL FESTIVAL

March 4–6 next year will see the inaugural Victoria International Carnival Festival unfold, aimed to bring in participants from the key carnival countries and carnival cities around the globe to the Seychelles. The new “invention” will work towards bringing yet more international flair to the archipelago and each of the invited countries and cities were requested to prepare two floats to be used for display and in a major parade, which will traverse the Seychelles capital city and for which tens of thousands of residents and tourist visitors are expected to line up along the route.

More details will be made available through the Seychelles Tourist Board on request or via their website www.seychelles.com .