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The 55th Film Awards 2012 awards ceremony last week saw a new video on Portugal entitled “Beauty of Simplicity” take a Silver Medal in the Short Film category for the promotional film. The video was the production of Turismo de Portugal.
The Jury honored the World’s Best TV programs & Films and awarded three Grand Trophies while only 2 silvers were awarded this year in the Short Film Category. The breathtaking video shows the mix of the ancient and modern, luxury and nature that has made Portugal one the fastest emerging travel markets in Europe.
The 2012 New York Festivals Television & Film Awards received entries from around the globe. All winning entries were selected by a Grand Jury made up of award winning Television and Film professionals. New York Festival’s World's Best Television & Films competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the Television and Film industries, categories mirror today's global trends and encourage the next generation of story-tellers: Animation, Comedy, Corporate, Drama, Documentary, Feature Films, Music Videos, News, Promos, Reality Shows, Sports, Telenovelas and Webisodes.
NYF’s Television & Film Award Presentation info is offered at http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/ See here the video and here to see all the winners.
Portugal offers a unique, European experience, as there are several distinct areas throughout the country visitors can explore. According to trip advisor the top destinations to visit in Portugal are Lisbon, Porto, Lagos, Cascais and Faro. Traveling to each region provides visitors with an opportunity to see all aspects of the country.
According to recent reviews about trips to Portugal on Trip Advisor, it is easy to manage, affordable, not far away, very friendly, delicious, filled with more than 2,000 years of history, and beautiful in countless, unique ways. It is a nonstop visual feast of dazzling azulejos (tiles), Manueline architecture, medieval castles, clear blazing skies, Roman ruins and dizzying vistas.
Portugal offers visitors a number of places to stay, including hotels, Pousadas, villas, and manor houses. Several hotels are available throughout the year in all locations of Portugal. Pousadas are found in various castles, mansions and palaces throughout Portugal. Manor houses are usually farm cottages or houses that give guests a true Portuguese feel. Villas, which are popular among vacationers, offer scenic views.