Festival Boreal

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Hello strangers. Been tied up with getting our label onto the digital distribution thang, among other things. so the blog has been neglected.  A week friday, Sept. 19th,  is the beginning of Festival Boreal, situated by the coast of the town called Los Silos, Tenerife.  The festival came into being several years ago, born at the unveiling of a skeleton of  whale  which oversees the spot where the event now takes place.   On hand will be several local acts of various persuasions and textures, and countless activities, from the artistic, holistic, environmentally focused and the adventurous.  I’ll be doing the closing set on Saturday night, which kinda became a tradition for awhile.  The festival also returns to the coastal site, after a couple years up in the local square.

So I sign off with none other than…..’Back for another one’ by Casey Veggies Feat. Tyler, The Creator – Odd Future

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Si tienes un grupo de música y te apetece actuar en el Festival Boreal 2010, envíanos tu disco o maqueta en formato cd o dvd adjuntando un breve curriculum, datos contacto y caché, a FESTIVAL BOREAL, Birding Canarias. c/ Doctor Jordán, 11. CP. 38470 Los Silos – Tenerife. De entre todas las propuestas enviadas antes del 10 de junio, se seleccionarán tres grupos para actuar los días del Festival.

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Music, art and the natural world will be embraced at the Festival Boreal, taking place September 20 – 26 in Los Silos, Tenerife.

Conferences, discussions, photo exhibitions, recyle art, workshops for adults and nińos, story-telling.  There will also be a moment when turtles that have been nursed back to full health will be returned to the sea.

Román Morales will relay his journey down  the Amazon by kayak, Manuel García de Viedma will discuss the seas that surround us, and there will also be discussions on the Azores, and the last frontier, Antartica.

The festival culminates Saturday 26, with music from The Conquerer of Dub, Estación Zoo, 8 Islas Sound Sistema, Karlory Vary, Tropico28, myself and more.

Oh yeah, as in keeping with the tradition of Tenerife, it’s free for you good people, courtesy of Birding Canarias and the Ayuntamiento de Los Silos