GYPSY SOUL festival
WELCOME IN TZIGANIE
Mid-Pyrenees - Seissan - France
"When the music travels faster then the distance"
26-28 April 2019
This is a three day long
When : from the 26th untill 28th of april 2019
Where: Seissan, France (south, mid-pyrenees)
Focus: Photo-documentary, narrative story creating, portrait, night-shooting, time control
Reservation: to confirm your place in the workshop an advance of 100 euro has to be payed
Welcome in Tziganie Festival
This festival is known for his strong Gypsy music programmation, a friendly and warm atmosphere and beautiful environment, where standing still on your feet becomes the impossible.
This photography workshop will be about finding your own unique vision of the Gypsy festival, in the southern France the village of Seissan, by using the camera to explore in a direct and spontaneous way. Open to both serious amateurs and professionals alike. It is a workshop that will emphasize the development of your own personal way of seeing photographically. Training different techniques and methods will be learned to get the step more you need to create the better image.
Jordi Oliver, one of Spain best photo documentary photographers. Specialised in humanistic photography and working with the Gypsy community for more then 10 years. Known for his alternative learning method, a born educator, teaching you how to bring your personal way of seeing out into your photographs.
3 pm: Arrival at the festival
A presentation will given by Jordi Oliver and Tati Finchi, Preparation and discovering the festival, locations, techniques, positions, backstage and agreements
6 pm: Opening of the festival
Groups: Divanhana (Bosnie), La caravane passe & Erika Serra (France-Hongary), Dj Balkanliente (France), Amsterdam Klezmer Band (Netherlands)
We expect that the last band will finish around 3 am.
12 am: Briefing at the festival
During the day we will document the Festival Off which is out side of the festival, Story tellers, market, music bands, wooden games, horses, roulottes and many more exiting happenings.
Visit the music workshops and stages
We will cover up the sound checks and backstage movement, the organisation and the public.
In the afternoon we will have a briefing about the organisation and the positioning of the photographers for the night.
Night programmation: Titi Robin – Ma Gavali (France), Bojan Krstic Orkestar (Serbia), Petia Iourtchenko Romano Atmo (France), Dj Click (France), Viorica & Taraful De La Clejani (Roumania)
12 am: Briefing at the festival
Around lunch we will have a group reflection of the impressions and experiences and reviewing photographical material of the day before.
A similar structure as the day before will be followed: Off Festival, workshops, sound-checks, backstage, organisation and festival.
Division of the tasks, spaces, timings and locations.
Programmation: Dzambo Agusev & Macedonian All stars (Macedonia), Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra (Serbia), Click Here – Dj Click Banda (France – Rumania).
Ticket and acces to backstage:
Your ticket to the festival is included in the price as for the acces to the backstage.
There is a free camping on the festival, we also arranged a sleeping place in a covered space at 2km from the festival for those who don’t want to sleep in a tent or caravan. You will have to bring a warm sleeping bag and camping mattress.
Those who which to sleep more comfortable, we recommend you to book a hostel or hotel, click here.
How to arrive:
Car-pooling with other participants, or by train to: “Gare d’Auch – Theatre de verdure Seissan” all weekend there will be free busses without reservation going up and down from the station to the festival.
For more information and Car-pooling click here.
A lunch and supper will be offered in the back stage for 8 euro a person.
For any questions, comments or doubts contact us.