The News Review:
- Preview: East Neuk Festival various venues Fife
- Pecun Festival: Reliving a 2000-year-old tradition
- Germans win honors at Shanghai Film Festival
- Baby baptised at music festival
- Downpour forces festival indoors
Preview: East Neuk Festival various venues Fife
Independent – Jun 25, 2007
The artistic director of the festival Svend-Einar Brown has once again secured some of the most imaginative locations in idyllic East Neuk including a cliff-top church and a coastal road which is set up with 12 speakers for a sound installation. The artistic director of the festival Svend-Einar Brown has once again secured some of the most imaginative locations in idyllic East Neuk including a cliff-top church and a coastal road which is set up with 12 speakers for a sound installation.
Pecun Festival: Reliving a 2000-year-old tradition
Jakarta Post – Jun 25, 2007
Piting Contributor TangerangWhat would you do to get yourself a duck for free? Would you dive into the murky waters of the Cisadane River not exactly an environmental role model? For many people mostly young men the answer was a resounding “”Yes”". A crowd of hundreds including former president Abdurrahman “”Gus Dur”" Wahid as well as foreign journalists from China Korea and Taiwan gathered on the banks of the Cisadane River in Tangerang regency on June 19 despite the grey sky and light drizzle. They had been waiting since 11 a. for the Pecun Festival a Chinese celebration with boat races lion and dragon dances and “”free”" ducks.
Germans win honors at Shanghai Film Festival
æ°åç’ – Jun 25, 2007
The award ceremony held at the Shanghai Grand Theater was a star-studded event with Gong Li Jackie Chan and many other luminaries of the silver screen walking the red carpet. The German production is a tragicomedy that tells the story of three sisters who return to their home village to celebrate their mother’s birthday an event that turns out completely different than anticipated. “The film is about planning and the feelings of ordinary people” said director Franziska Meletzky.
Baby baptised at music festival
BBC News – Jun 25, 2007
Will and Carey Worthy said the Somerset festival was "in the blood" of their one-year-old Ellison William sbourne. Worthy is the name of the farm on which the event is held and sbourne is a family name of godmother Arabella Churchill who books the festival acts. Pilton’s Rector the Rev David sborne who conducted the ceremony believes it was the first ever on-site baptism. Mr Worthy said: "[Ellison] was very good through the ceremony.
Downpour forces festival indoors
BBC News – Jun 25, 2007
More than 400 children in colourful outfits were moved inside from the steps of the ld Parish Church during Peebles’ Beltane Festival on Saturday. Kerry Woods 11 was crowned Beltane Queen following in the footsteps of her mother Margaret in 1969. The rain did stop later on in the day to allow the parade to go ahead. The decision to move indoors was taken by the Beltane Festival joint-secretaries David Turnbull and Alan Beveridge.