Day of Rock 2 Festival: Asheville’s Premier All-Rock Music Event is Set to Rock the Grey Eagle on August 17 and 18

 Day of Rock, LLC, is bringing a 2 day all rock music festival to Asheville, the Day of Rock 2 Festival.

Day of Rock 2 Festival will make its highly anticipated inauguration at the Grey Eagle with an impressive lineup, promising two days of non-stop rock ‘n roll excitement on August 17 and 18. From classic rock anthems to cutting-edge modern sounds, attendees can expect an incredible lineup of some of the top local, regional and national Rock bands.

Founded on the belief that rock music has the power to inspire, unite, and uplift, the festival celebrates the rich legacy and vibrant future of the genre. Through electrifying live performances and a commitment to community engagement, Day of Rock 2 Festival aims to create unforgettable experiences for music lovers while supporting important causes.

Located at the iconic Grey Eagle in Asheville, Day of Rock 2 Festival offers music lovers a unique opportunity to experience the raw energy and passion of live rock performances in an intimate and vibrant setting.

In addition to providing a great musical experience, Day of Rock 2 Festival is committed to making a positive impact on the community. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Children’s Hope Alliance of Asheville, supporting their mission to empower children and families to achieve their full potential.

“We are thrilled to bring Day of Rock 2 Festival to Asheville,” said Kreig Marks, Managing Partner. “This is the first multi-day all- rock festival to hit Asheville and we hope for it to become a cornerstone of the city’s thriving music scene, attracting rock enthusiasts from near and far. With an incredible lineup of rock bands and a commitment to giving back to the community, this year’s festival promises to be an incredible experience for everyone involved. We can’t wait to rock out with music lovers from across the region and support the important work of the Children’s Hope Alliance.”

Tickets for Day of Rock 2 Festival are available now, with options for two-day and VIP passes. Don’t miss your chance to be part of Asheville’s ultimate rock music event.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.dayofrockfestivals.com.

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The San Sebastian Festival and Loter�as create a competition for short films related to social issues

The deadline for submitting works for the Loteras Award, with two prizes carrying 10,000 and 5,000 euros, is 17 June

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The San Sebastian Festival and the Sociedad Estatal Loteras y Apuestas del Estado, the state-owned company that runs national lotery and other gambling games in Spain,(SELAE) have created a competition for short films related to social issues to come with a first prize of 10,000 euros for the winning film and 5,000 euros for the runner up. The submission period openedTuesdayand will close on 17 June.

Under an agreement to run for an initial period of 3 years, the aim of the new competition is to use the audiovisual medium to send positive and encouraging messages fostering the redistribution of wealth, the eradication of inequalities and the achieving of social justice.

According to the competition rules, the short films must be related to social issues such as well-being, beating loneliness and enhancing quality of life among the elderly, support for women victims of gender-based violence, people in a vulnerable situation and cancer patients in need of economic or social assistance.

The short films, which can be submitted online via the Festival website, must have at least 51% of Spanish production and a maximum runtime of 10 minutes. The support used to submit the selected works must comply with the Festivals technical requirements, which can be found in the competition rules and regulations.

The Loteras Award will be decided by a specifically constituted jury, chosen by the San Sebastian Festival and the SELAE, and made up of three representatives of the audiovisual and/or social worlds. The two winning films will be screened at the awards gala taking place during the 72ndedition of the Festival, to run from 20-28 September 2024.

Loteras with Culture

As part of its commitment to culture, Loteras y Apuestas del Estado has collaborated closely with the San Sebastian Festival in recent years. In addition to running special screenings at the event, from 2019 to 2022 it sponsored Zinemaldia 70. All possible stories, the project concentrating on theFestivals historical archive. Thanks to its backing, the Festival has been able to offer citizens access to more than 4,000 digital documents (photographs, posters, dailies, etc.) as well as a catalogue of more than 27,000 entries describing the materials available for examination by experts. This collaboration corresponds to the traditional connection with culture implemented by Loteras as a public body and its commitment to promoting and distributing elements of our culture that help us to progress as a society.

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JUNE 17

SIFAS Festival of Arts 2024 to captivate audiences on April 27 and 28 at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

SINGAPORE, Apr 22, 2024 – (ACN Newswire) – As the Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) commemorates its 75th year of enriching Singapore’s cultural landscape, it has announced two key highlight events of the much-anticipated SIFAS Festival of Arts, which will be held at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay on April 27 and 28. The celebration by SIFAS is jointly organised with SIFAS Productions Limited (SPL).

“Rukmini Kalyanam”, Dance Drama by Kalakshetra Foundation in collaboration with SIFAS

Established in 1949, SIFAS has been a cornerstone of Indian cultural heritage in Singapore, fostering art and cultural appreciation through its diverse disciplines. 2024 marks SIFAS’ Diamond Jubilee, a significant milestone for the non-profit organisation committed to nurturing talent and promoting Indian fine arts in the region. As Singapore transitions into a global arts hub, SIFAS continues to uphold its mission of preserving and promoting Indian cultural heritage while embracing multiculturalism.

“Classical Confluence”, Hindustani & Carnatic Jugalbandhi by Jayateerth Mevundi and Abhishek Raghuram

The SIFAS Festival OF Arts 2024, in its 20th year, is an iconic event in SIFAS’ cultural calendar, which celebrates the institution’s legacy as the heart and hub of Indian arts in Singapore. Themed ‘Virasata: Celebrating a Timeless Legacy of Arts,’ this year’s festival also serves as a curtain-raiser to SIFAS’ 75th-year anniversary celebrations that will extend throughout the year.

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“Classical Confluence”, Hindustani & Carnatic Jugalbandhi by Jayateerth Mevundi and Abhishek Raghuram

Event Details are as follows:

Event: “Rukmini Kalyanam”, Dance Drama by Kalakshetra Foundation in collaboration with SIFAS
Date: April 27 (Saturday)
Venue: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
Time: 7:00 PM
Open to: Public
Tickets: SISTIC – https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/rukmini0424

Event: “Classical Confluence”, Hindustani & Carnatic Jugalbandhi by Jayateerth Mevundi and Abhishek Raghuram
– Karthik Nagraj on Violin
– Arjun Kumar on Mridangam
– Pandurang Pawar on Tabla
– Milind Kulkarni on Harmonium
Date: April 28 (Sunday)
Venue: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
Time: 7:00 PM
Open to: Public
Tickets: SISTIC – https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/classical0424

For the detailed schedule, please visit https://www.sifas.org/sifas-festival-of-arts-2024.html or for further information please contact +65 6299 5929

About Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) https://www.sifas.org/

Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) is Singapore’s pioneer academy in imparting knowledge of Indian classical music, dance, and visual arts. Founded in 1949, SIFAS is a non-profit Indian cultural organisation characterised by a high level of artistic and academic excellence across all disciplines. Its philosophy is portrayed in its motto in Sanskrit, which states: ‘Kala Samskrithi Lakshanam’ – Art Characterises Civilisation. Academic excellence underlies SIFAS’ approach with a structured curriculum, internationally accredited examinations, and in-depth teaching and artistic guidance. More than 60,000 (approx.) graduates and students educated and trained at SIFAS provide principal support to other Indian cultural groups and contribute to the development of the Arts in Singapore and the region by further pursuing their education in the Arts locally and internationally and sustaining their commitment and passion as artistes, producers, programmers, managers, teachers and leaders in the Arts industry. The Society began humbly with only 12 members. Today, it has over 2000 members and 1800 students, and 30 teachers, with a pan-Indian curriculum of 18 disciplines that reflects the cultural diversity of a vast country with an ancient heritage.

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7th Annual Festival Chapin Los Angeles

Festival Chapin Los Angeles 2023

Festival Chapin Los Angeles 2023

LOS ANGELESAug. 4, 2023PRLog — Chapin Summer Festival a non – profit organization returns this year with the 7th annual Festival Chapín Los Ángeles which will take place in Lafayette Park on Saturday August 26 and Sunday August 27, 2023 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

The 7th annual event is free, celebrating Guatemalan culture & its vibrant community via the country’s historic folklore, music, arts & crafts and the delicious ‘Chapín‘ gastronomy.

A press conference will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 20230 in Los Angeles at 11:00 at 4315 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles CA. 90029 (FREE PARKING,  720 N. Heliotrope Los Angeles Lot #3).

Musical Talent:

Ø  Marimba Orquesta “Alegria Chapina ” https://youtu.be/TzJprOGwLWE

Ø  Raúl Acosta y Oro Solido https://youtu.be/evPr3yjGa_w

Ø  Dennis Arana – Ganador del cuarto lugar de la Academia TV Azteca ( 2020)   https://youtu.be/fzmoioEZiDU

Ø  Las Divas  del Swing, https://youtu.be/9zPSBlQu_rw

Ø  Los Miseria Cumbia Band https://youtu.be/XkpuxmiTtTE

Ø  Ballet Folklórico del Inguat https://youtu.be/Z5DiZOJQCEs

Ø  Juanko de Guatemala

Ø  Cesar Alvarado y International Match

Health Fair:

Continuing on our commitment to provide the community with information on beneficial programs of interest, for the first time this year a health fair will take place during the festival. We will have the participation of L.A. Care, Dignity Health, Molina Healthcare, Party Time Pediatric Dentist, Smile California Medi-cal Dental insurance, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs among others.

Gastronomy:

Food will be available for purchase including these rich, traditional foods of Guatemala: ‘garnachas’ (similar to a Mexican ‘sope’), ‘shucos’ (Guatemalan-style hot dogs), chicken ‘pepian’, ‘enchiladas’, and ‘hilachas’ (stewed meat).

Crafts:

Footwear, pottery, jewelry, clothes, tablecloths, and traditional purses.

History:

The Republic of Guatemala is a Central American country which historically formed the core of the Maya civilization, one of the most sophisticated and highly developed societies in the history of the Americas and the entire world. After being subjugated to Spanish rule, Guatemala gained independence in 1821 and became an independent republic in 1821.         A decades-long civil war that began in the 1950s provided the impetus for generations of Guatemalans to seek a better life abroad, often in Florida, Texas, and California.

Metro Los Angeles is home to one of the largest Guatemalan populations outside of Guatemala. Communities with substantial numbers of Guatemalans include the cities of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Hawthorne, Palmdale, Inglewood, Paramount and the unincorporated communities of Lennox and Val Verde.

Metro Los Angeles is also home to several notable Guatemalans, including the prominent street artist Mauricio “Cache” Reyes, as well as a plethora of Guatemalan restaurants serving up delicious traditional dishes.

Chapín is a word that many Guatemalans use to describe their ethnicity with pride, and the history of the word chapín dates back to the 15th century. Chapines were a type of platform that was popular in Spain. The footwear for which the Guatemalan nickname gained its name eventually disappeared and at present the name is very popular and is used as an adjective for a person who comes from Guatemala.

Sponsors:

Los Angeles Council Districts  1 & 10, Remesas Bantrab, Cerveza Famosa, Telemundo 52, Glucosoral, Raffallo’s Pizza Italian Restaurants in Hollywood,  Credito Hipotecario Nacional, Banco Azteca, Banrural, Tabsa Express, El Moreno, Mega 96.3, Hollywood Mobile Pet Grooming, Western Union, Banco G&T, La Mega, Temple Recycle, World Conection, Pollo Campero, Grupo AlbaVisión, Ducal, World Remit, Tigo.

About Festival Chapín Los Ángeles:

Chapin Summer Festival Inc.

is a non-profit organization based in California that’s committed to promoting the art and culture of Guatemala abroad. Its mission is to offer resources to educational institutions in Guatemala that help to promote the education, health and well-being for children from less-advantaged homes in the country.

Editors, note:

Festival Chapín Los Angeles is free and annually draws a multi-cultural audience from Southern California.

Food, drinks, handicrafts, for purchase.

Date: –August 26 y 27.

Time: 10am -10pm

All Ages:

Free

Lafayette Park is located at 625 S. Lafayette Park Pl., Los Ángeles, CA 90057

Parking:

Athena Parking – 611 Carondelet St (Cash or Credit $10.)

Public Transportation is recommended

Visit :

www.festivalchapin.com

Festival Chapín Los Ángeles -2022

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Two NFB shorts at the 2023 Fantasia film festival. Audrey Nantel-Gagnon’s Fire-Jo-Ball (NFB) and Janice Nadeau’s HARVEY (NFB/Folimage) will screen in competition at the festival

Montreal – WEBWIRE

The National Film Board of Canada returns to Montreals Fantasia International Film Festival with a documentary short and an animated short by two talented, award-winning women filmmakers: Audrey Nantel-Gagnons Fire-Jo-Ball, which will have its Montreal premiere, and Janice Nadeaus HARVEY. The films will be screened in competition, in the Fantastiques Week-ends du Cinma Qubcois program. HARVEY will also be presented in competition in the My First Fantasia youth program. The festival runs from July 20 to August 9, 2023.

Quick Facts

Fire-Jo-Ball by Audrey Nantel-Gagnon (16min54s) MONTREAL PREMIERE
Produced by Nathalie Cloutier for the NFBs Quebec, Canadian Francophonie & Acadian Documentary Studio
Press kit: mediaspace.nfb.ca/epk/fire-jo-ball

  • Jo-Ann, a 57-year-old bartender, dreams of becoming a singer and actress. Oscillating between spectacular and intimate, between extra and ordinary, Jo-Ann infuses her daily life (and the film) with true main-character energy. At the crossroads of genres, Fire-Jo-Ball paints a portrait of a woman who loves all things rosy, even if her life isnt always so. This short doc had its world premiere at the REGARD festival.
  • Audrey Nantel-Gagnons first film, Shirley Temple (UQAM, 2018), was screened around the world and won several significant awards. Moving between documentary and fiction, the filmmaker places her characters at the centre of her work. Her approach revolves around intimate moments and human relationships, resulting in a filmmaking style thats both accessible and dynamic. Fire-Jo-Ball is the product of a close collaboration between the director and the protagonist, who allowed themselves to dream together.

HARVEY by Janice Nadeau (9min)
Co-produced by Marc Bertrand (NFBs French Program Animation Studio) and Reginald de Guillebon (Folimage), with the support of the Centre national du cinma et de limage anime. Head of Development: Corinne Destombes (Folimage).
Press kit: mediaspace.nfb.ca/epk/harvey

  • A luminous look at loss and bereavement, seen through the eyes of a child with an overflowing imagination. Adapted from the graphic novel of the same name by Herv Bouchard, illustrated by Montreal filmmaker Janice Nadeau (La Pastque).
  • Janice Nadeau, whos illustrated a number of books and is a three-time recipient of Canadas prestigious Governor Generals Literary Award, has had her film selected to screen at several acclaimed festivals in Canada and Europe, including Clermont-Ferrand, REGARD, Stuttgart, Annecy, Animafest Zagreb and the Sommets du cinma danimation. This short had a standout creative team that included Claude Cloutier and Marc Robinet (lead animators), Olivier Calvert (sound design) and Martin Lon (original music). With the voice of Ryan S. Hill.

French version here | Version franaise ici.

About the NFB

The NFB is Canadas public producer and distributor of award-winning documentaries, auteur animation, interactive stories and participatory experiences, working with talented creators across the country. The NFB is taking action to combat systemic racism and become a more open and diverse organization, while working to strengthen Indigenous-led production and gender equity in film and digital media. NFB productions have won more than 7,000 awards, including 12 Oscars. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca.