This exciting event takes place tomorrow, Friday 12th September, when hundreds of divers, 26 diving instructors, 32 production members and 12 professional photographers will all dive together at the Satil missile boat wreck in Eilat, Red Sea.
Using a sophisticated technological set-up, the dive will be broadcasted live via a YouTube video stream, enabling millions of viewers to witness this magnificent event in real time and collectively set a new Guinness World Record for the largest audience for a live-streamed underwater event.
Guinness have set an objective of half a million viewers in order for the record to be registered…view this event live and help make it happen!
The dive will take place on September 12th, 11.30am (GMT + 3). Go online and watch the broadcast – including exciting pre-dive preparations – from 11:00am (GMT + 3).
See the broadcast live online via the website at: www.eilatredsea.com
Underwater Photography World Championship
“Storm in the Sea” and this incredible world record-setting attempt is taking place as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations for the “Eilat Red Sea International Underwater Photo Competition” – also known worldwide as the International Underwater Photography Olympics.
Eilat Red Sea, PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa, and boot Düsseldorf have introduced the Underwater Photography World Championship, inviting photographers to team-up and represent their country during the event and put together a stunning, award-winning portfolio of 6 images.
Photographers have been heading out throughout this week to capture stunning images of the beautifully colourful and fish-populated regions underwater. The final image submissions were submitted earlier today and keen photographers are excited to find out the outcome this weekend.
Jonas Samuelsson (PADI Regional Manager) arrived in Eilat on Monday and will be there throughout the event to meet, greet and provide support during the week’s activities. PADI has sponsored the first prize in the category “Underwater Photography Global Championship“ and the top prize of $3,000 USD will be presented to the winner at the Eilat Red Sea Awards ceremony on Saturday 13 September.
For more information visit: www.eilatredsea.com