The first international Matsalu Nature Film Festival took place in 2003.
The Festival is named after the Matsalu National Park, one of Europe's largest bird sanctuaries and a wetland environment of global significance.
The objective of the festival is to screen and recognize new nature films and their creators, and to promote the distribution and popularity of nature films.
The festival promotes nature-oriented and sustainable ways of life and respect for the nature-connected traditions of indigenous people.
The 20th Matsalu Nature Film Festival was held from September 21st - October 2nd, 2022 in Lihula and around Estonia!
See the winners here: Official Awards of the 20th Matsalu Nature Film Festival