The first “Rogaška Slatina Sportfilm International FICTS Festival” will be held in Slovenia from 16 – 19 June. The event – part of the International Circuit “World FICTS Challenge” – will be organized by SKL in collaboration with FICTS, with the NOC Slovenia, the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB), the Institute and Academy of Multimedia (IAM) and the host town of Rogaška Slatina. The Festival Director is Dr Peter Majerle while the license holder of the Festival is Dr Vojko Korošec. “Opening Ceremony” – opened by the video message of FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani – will be held in the cultural and touristic center “Ana‘s Court” in Rogaška Slatina on Thursday, June 16.
The Festival will through the slogan “Culture Through Sport” promote cultural and Olympic values, learning about the sporting spirit, and exploring Olympism. The festival’s repertoire will comprise around 35 to 40 feature-length films and documentaries on the topic of sports and Olympism, with several international films from the entire FICTS family, including some of the winning films from previous Festivals. The best films of the festival will receive the Grand Prix award.
The winners of the “ROGAŠKA SLATINA SPORTFILM INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL” will participate in “Sport Movies & Tv 2022”, Final of the “World FICTS Challenge” World Championship of Cinema and Sports Television which will take place in Milan from 9 to 13 November.