Sunday, 29 June 2014

Floating Gounds Mini-Festival Preview

These photographs, taken by our good friend and amazing photographer Tatjana Todorovik, capture some of the magic that was in the air at Floating Grounds Mini Festival on Midsummer's Night. 
Many thanks to the artists who previewed their work and to all who came along to see the show and enjoy the beautiful open air location under the stars. 
See you for more fun 4 - 14 September at Free Fringe Festival Amsterdam 2014.

 With hammer, 2 ukuleles and a slab of beer we're all set for a day in the country 
The roustabouts plying their trade

Sin Sin Acoustic opened the show

Silvia Terribili in Moonflower
Ton Haas greets the guest of honour

Astarotheatro's Piazza del Popolo
Daniel Rakish shortly after nearly burning down the tent

In-Players presented a double bill of Pinter shorts, Precisely, pictured here . . . 

. . . and the resonant Mountain Language about a people forbidden to speak their own language

James (Ghsts n Guitars) put the Summer Solstice sun to bed . . . 
 . . . and we were all onder de indruk

Gogol's Diary of A Madman performed by Francis Cox
Fay Heady presented a preview  premiere of her new animation Flashback
Anamorphic Dance Theatre with the visually stunning Owl Service 

Ton Haas and Joost van der Knaap brought the house down with an excerpt from the comedy Jarry Unchained

Saturday, 7 June 2014

On Midsummer’s Night join us at FLOATING GROUNDS Mini Festival celebrating the flourishing artistic and cultural freedom still to be found here in Amsterdam with exclusive previews from the forthcoming
Be part of the Midsummer magic and drink a toast to freedom. Guests are welcome to camp overnight in the festival tents or to bring their own floating ground rules hereFloating Grounds is a wonderful opportunity for the artists to meet and exchange ideas for the Free Fringe Festival Amsterdam and to generate publicity for the events. Future Vision Amsterdam will be recording interviews and other footage for inclusion in the arts and underground culture programme which goes out on SALTO 1 (UPC Channel 32) Wednesdays 18:00 - 19:00.

The programme of short theatre, music, AV performances, dance, animation & film will run from 20:00 and on into Midsummer's Night, staged in beautiful podium tents supplied by Tatteljee. 
Come and find out what  the Free Fringe Festival Amsterdam is all about.
email for directions to our secret location 20 minutes by bike from Amsterdam Centrum
Free Fringe Festival Amsterdam is not your usual shovel load of shite. Now in its 3rd year, Free Fringe Festival Amsterdam is a genuinely diverse multidisciplinary arts festival showcasing Amsterdam's REAL Fringe scene. The best of independent, cutting edge art and performance and all for FREE - Are they CRAZY?
Join the fun 4 – 14 September 2014 at De Vondelbunker and other city-wide locations.

Check the website in the coming weeks for updates, archive and press coverage