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Beach Street Festival

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“From East to West” edition
Mytilene, Lesvos 09th/10th/11th/12th July

The Beach Street Festival (BSF) returns for the 3rd straight year, an artists’ festival which has become now a tradition, in the heart of the Greek summer. The 3rd Beach Street Festival will take place in the capital of Lesbos, Mytilene, from the 09th to the 12th of July.

For some months now we have been preparing fiercely to create an unforgettable summer experience for all. Always including a dynamic Lineup, with live acts & DJs from all over Europe, a mix of sounds from the East and the West and with free campsite, new locations, new activities and graffiti acts all around town.

The Concept and line up of this year’s edition is named “From East to West” which comes from the geographical location of Lesbos. Our aim is to combine the Urban culture of the Beach Street Festival with Sounds of the Eastern spectrum, such as Asia Minor, rempetiko, amanedes, experimentation and Pop, even in their Underground versions. 100 artists from Greece, Turkey and Europe will meet at the crossroads of East and West to give the festival a unique identity and present their work to the public.

THE MUSIC
Location
The Beach Street Festival 2015 will be hosted on 3 Music Stages which will be located near the Camping site and the festival’s Square. The main locations will be the following:

The Live Stage at the Historical Castle of Mytilene
The Hip Hop-Bass Stage by the sea
The Square Stage at the festival’s square

Line Up
The festival’s Lineup will be announced mid May, including the grand closing at the Square with a Mega Jam from the entire Lineup, with plenty of ouzo and free entry for all.

Music Seminars
The Beach Street Festival, for the first time as an expansion of its activities, will introduce music seminars in cooperation with the University of the Aegean and the Department of Cultural Technology and Communications of Mytilene. The seminars will be divided into 2 parts:

Creative Music seminars on production and promotion with legendary DJs, Producers and Professors from the University of the Aegean.
DJing – Scratch seminars that will concentrate on the technical aspects of the art of DJing and Scratching, hosted by globally awarded DJs & Turntablists.

Beach Street Events
After 20 successful Pre & After parties during last year,, the Beach Street continues with over 25 events in Europe, Turkey and all over Greece. This year on top of DJ events, Live concerts will be held as well as Graffiti meetings in numerous locations. As part of these activities, the BSF invites anyone who is interested in organizing an event in cooperation with the BSF, to contact us.

Contact email adress: preparties@beachstreetfestival.gr

THE GRAFFITI
This year the Graffiti will be under the supervision of Alex Martinez, one of the most respected and globaly recognized graffiti writers, with works and collaborations at a worldwide level. The wall paintings will take place in the town of Mytilene in specific locations with themes based on the concept “From East to West” and classic Graffiti styles (open theme) from our participants.

The graffiti action will be divided into 4 categories:
- Murals (wall paintings) in key locations downtown
- Writers Meeting Point at the festival’s square on various surfaces, such as Trucks, Buses and wooden panels, which will be reserved for decorating the next year’s festival.
- BSF Wall Of Fame on a huge wall 200m long and 5m high with a view of Turkey and Middle East.
- Graffiti Workshops in a specially designated area.

For applications please contact us at the email address below: graffiti@beachstreetfestival.gr

THE SQUARE:
The BSF Square next to the Festival’s Camping site, previously a chill-out spot, will now be transformed into a central and vibrant point of the festival with 1 musical stage, Cocktail bar, Beerhouse-Cafe, Hot Dog & Burgers stand, Home-made/Traditional Food, BSF Merchandise-Shop and other stands such as Tattoo-Piercing and many more activities.

 

General informations 

Informations: www.urbanstylemag.gr

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