The European Dive Show, annual fair for underwater sports, will run from 10-13 March in Genoa and, if the success of last years event is repeated, there will be more than 50,000 visitors. Italy is world leader in the production of equipment for underwater sports. Research conducted by Assosub, the Italian underwater sports association, has revealed that the sport is an expensive hobby, with the average amateur diving enthusiast spending on average 1,000 per year.

The European Dive Show, Fiera di Genova, Viale Kennedy 1, Genoa. Tel. 010 5391

From 10-12 March from 09.30-19.00 and on 13 March from 09.30-14.00.

Day ticket 9, children under 14 years old free.

For more information see www.eudinews.it or www.assosub@fastwebnet.it