Welcome to FISHERNET website

This is the FISHERNET website, which has been created to help foster and service a Europe-wide network of people and organisations with an interest in Fishing Cultural Heritage. It has been developed with the support of the European Commission through the Culture Programme.



In the section Fishernet Activities, you can find a selection of Case Studies introducing good practice examples of fishing heritage valorisation in Europe. If you know some examples you consider adequate to be published in this website, please fill in and send us the Case Studies Questionaire.


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Fishernet at the Nordkapp Film Festival

The world’s northernmost film festival celebrated its 10th anniversary of showing films to young and old this year. The five-day festival was packed with films, seminars and other exciting events, with participants from all over the world. Nordkapp Film Festival ran from Wednesday the 11th of September, and until Sunday 15th of September.


Like in previous years, the Festival included a Fishernet section, in which films focused on maritime and fishing heritage were projected.


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1st Fish Festival at Protaras, in Cyprus

Larnaca District Development Agency (ANETEL) with the support of Paralimni Municipally, Cypriot Mariculture Association and the Local Association of Paralimni Professional Fishermen organized the 1st Fish Festival at Protaras, which involved fresh fish tasting, traditional crafts demonstrations, Cypriot traditional products and traditional music and dance.


Fishernet was present with a stand in the festival under the representation of the Cypriot network member, Eurimpact.


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