Forest Festival on April 4th and 5th

The (german) flyer for the Forest Festival is ready and lots of programme is fixed!

Translation of the flyer’s flipside:

Come to the Forest Festival in the Hambach Forest!

Spring is coming up and the Forest Occupation(s) celebrate their third birthday. So please feel invited to the Forest Festival at this occasion!
On Saturday (4th April) members of the band “Kellerasseln” will read from their book “Topf & Söhne – Besetzung auf einem Täterort” (dt. “Topf & Sons – occupation in the perpetrator’s site”) (see below).
Afterwards the Kellerasseln and other acts will play plugged livemusic. Then on Sunday (5th April) beginning at 2 pm we’ll have an unplugged acoustic concert with singers/songwriters ending with an open jam session, in which everyone will be invited to join in.
Food and beverage are taken care for.
Come to the forest, and dance into a new world!

The occupations in and around the Hambach Forest are directed against the clearcut of the forest and the brown coal extraction causing it.
Further infos http://HERE

On Saturday (4th April) members of the band “Kellerasseln” will read from their book “Topf & Söhne – Besetzung auf einem Täterort” (dt. “Topf & Sons – occupation in the perpetrator’s site”)

The squat in the former site of the Erfurt company Topf & Söhne, who had during the period of National Socialism produced the crematory ovens for concentration- and extermination camps, was one of the best known radical leftist projects in Germany in the 2000s.
Our book tries to capture the experiences from that time. With stories and analysis, we reconstruct common struggles and internal disputes, talk to other participants about rats and debates and therefor provide an overview of the squatters’ scene of the 1990s in Erfurt and the historical significance of the Topf & Söhne.

“I found it awesome that we did something on the premises with this stark history, that turned around its use in NS. Like, at those days they did everything for money. We did everything with almost no money. I thought that was the right way to deal with the terrain.”
Coma Richter, squatter

After that, the concert will start.

Gigs are:

Nic Knatterton & Johanna (Hip Hop from Aachen)

Kellerasseln (Punk from Erfurt)

Lily Havoc (Punk/Metal from Mülheim/Ruhr)

South Saturn Delta (Oldie Rock Coverband from Bonn)

und weitere (werden bald hier bekannt gegeben)
.

Am Sonntag geht es ab 14 Uhr weiter mit akustischer Musik von:

Klaus der Geiger

Mona und Hummel

Bucket Boyz

kontrⒶproduktiv

Sissi

Wiezel

Peter Sorry

Rover

Food and beverage are taken care for. On April 6th the Skill Sharing Camp is going to start, so just stay a while longer!

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