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El Sueño Existe : 12 - 14 August, Wales

 

El Sueno Existe is a Latin American/Welsh cultural festival happening from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th August 2011 at Y Plas, Aberystwyth Rd, Machynlleth, in Powys, Mid-Wales.   The three day Latin-American and Welsh arts festival offers music, dance, poetry, drama, exhibitions and discussions, all with a strong focus on a sharing of cultural resources.

Date:  Friday 12th - Sunday 14th August 11
Location:  Y Plas, Aberystwyth Rd, Machynlleth, Powys, Wales - MAP
Cost:  £40 for an adult w/e ticket 

Line-up
Kausary will be the main band Saturday eve. Plus Dafydd Iwan, Gerardo Osal, Carlos Oyarzun, Cass Meurig, Alfredo Cordal, Tradición Andina, José Navarro and José Fernandez, Carlos Arredondo and Galo Ceron, Silvia Balducci, Rompiendo Fronteras , and Delyth and Angharad Jenkins. This year, there will be a mix of Chilean, Bolivian, Peruvian and Welsh music and dance.

Theme 
For this year's theme is 'Against all the odds' and will focus on ALBA: The Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas. El Sueño Existe 2011 will celebrate the cultural diversity of some of the 8 ALBA countries (Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Dominica, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda) and the 4 countries with observer status: Grenada, Haiti, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
The setting is the small market town of Machynlleth in the Dyfi Valley. 3 miles from the Centre for Alternative Technology and 10 miles from the beach at Aberdyfi.
Inspiration 
This is the fourth such festival since 2005. It takes its inspiration from Victor Jara, the main focus of the first festival. This renowned Chilean theatre director and singer-songwriter played a pivotal role in establishing the Chilean 'New Song' movement, was killed during the 1973 coup and has become an enduring symbol of struggle for human rights and justice across Latin America. El Sueno Existe – The Dream Lives On - Mae'r Freuddwyd Yn Fyw. The dream of a fairer society.

Camping 
This event has camping at an additional cost, with free Thursday night camping available in addition, and there are accommodation options available in the local area.
 
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