Posts tagged as "festival"
Worldwide Festival: a public affair

Worldwide Festival: a public affair

Every music festival has its ups and downs, especially when the competition to attract audiences has become fierce and big music events find themselves fighting for mainstream impact or elitist approval. But it is rare to find one where participants and artists call themselves “family”, a place where food, sea and outstanding locations compete in...
Sónar 2014: in-between the present and the future…

Sónar 2014: in-between the present and the future…

Barcelona is a sunny and pleasant city year-round; yet, around early June it feels almost even more pleasant. It is indeed an ideal time to enjoy the city before the sun and crowds hit hard; and for some, it means three days of day & night festivities by mid-June. It is when the Sónar fever takes...
32nd International Comics Fair of Barcelona

32nd International Comics Fair of Barcelona

A spectacular edition of Spain’s most important comics festival The comic strips lovers have an unmissable event in Barcelona from 15th until 18th of May in the fairground of Montjuic where once again the International Comics Fair will take place. It is the most important comic strips festival in Spain and one of Europe’s oldest...
Primavera Sound – a music geek’s guide for survival

Primavera Sound – a music geek’s guide for survival

183 concerts, 8 stages, 3 days, 2 tired legs, 1 long wishlist A music geek’s guide for survival, clash & crisis management, and what you should discover Thousands around the world held their breaths on a cold evening late-January, as Line-up the movie finally put an end to end the mystery surrounding that pressing question...
OFFF – The Big Feast of The Post-Digital Culture Returns to Barcelona

OFFF – The Big Feast of The Post-Digital Culture Returns to Barcelona

More than a decade ago, a young visionary Héctor Ayuso had the revolutionary idea of organizing a festival for the digital design lovers. In this way, around the year 2000, the Online Flash Film Festival emerged, known as the OFFF, an encouraging event that with the passing of the years has come to top European...
OFFF Barcelona 2014 - Let’s feed the future

OFFF Barcelona 2014 – Let’s feed the future

The transgressive festival returns to Barcelona If you love design and you don’t want to miss out, get your diary out and highlight the 15th, 16th and 17th of May whichever way you prefer: smoke signals, geometric shapes… (you are the artist and it´s your schedule). The aim is that you remember that OFFF, The...
MUTEK [ES] – Repercussions of a Near-Perfect Festival

MUTEK [ES] – Repercussions of a Near-Perfect Festival

The silver lining of a fashionably late festival chronicle is the opportunity it affords to see the calm after the storm. Highlights have already made the headlines, and headlines have defined the highlights. Certain points were emphasized for public attention, and everything else has started to mold into an individual aftertaste. When a forward-thinking, innovative...
The Mile-High Festival: ELECTROSNOW

The Mile-High Festival: ELECTROSNOW

   Among all the music festivals, if one would be awarded for its ability to seduce people only with its name, it should be Electrosnow… Especially because it’s not just a name picked to sound “cool” – it is exactly what the festival offers: electronic music by world-class DJs, snow, skiing / snowboarding, lots of...
Human footprints on digital ground

Human footprints on digital ground

Open your mind, and prepare to expect a lot more than bright lights and thumping beats… Visuals that are integral parts of the musical narrative, playful mixing and matching of the digital, analog, words, movement, lights, sounds, performances in which audio tracks are deconstructed, ripped into pieces only to be played with and reconstructed live,...
Whiplash is a hit at the Sundance Film Festival

Whiplash is a hit at the Sundance Film Festival

  Whiplash, the movie from director and screenwriter Damien Chazelle, has won over both the public and the critics at the Sundance Film Festival. The festival, considered the mecca of independent cinema, celebrated its 30st birthday this January (from 16th till 26th) in Park City, Utah. And once again, for the second straight year, the...
Madrid Fashion Film Festival

Madrid Fashion Film Festival

The audiovisual fans are getting ready: Madrid Fashion Film Festival (Madrid FFF) opens its doors to offer innovation and creativity on the big screen. The event, whose mission is to promote the work of the professionals of cinema, fashion and publicity, provides the opportunity for the new talented people to see their works valued at...
The Barcelona Tattoo Expo 2013: the great tattoo festival

The Barcelona Tattoo Expo 2013: the great tattoo festival

It’s time to show the tattoos or to think about the possibility of decorating you skin with new shapes and drawings. The 16th edition of the Barcelona Tattoo Expo 2013 takes place in the city of Barcelona and promises to be the best meeting that this sector can offer to professionals and amateurs. If you...