Festival 2011

Latin-American and Welsh Festival August 12th-14th 2011, The Plas, Machynlleth, Mid Wales

The 2011 festival was a great success, we all had a wonderful time. See below for photos and videos of the festival.

On Saturday 13th August 2011 there was a ceremony organised by Eco-Memoria to plant trees in Machynlleth to celebrate the lives of people who disappeared as a result of the 1973 coup in Chile. Trees were planted in memory of Maria Del Carmen Arriagada Jerez and Michel Selin Nash Saez

Headliners for the 2011 festival were Peruvian band Kausary playing a heady mix of Andean folk and lively merengue . The beautiful and moving music of Carlos Arredondo and Galo Ceron from Chile were heard along with the Welsh poet, singer and songwriter Steve Eaves, and the ever present Cloud Cuckoo

Chilean performance poet Alfredo Cordal launched his new book of poetry; “Tongues Of Fire”.

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