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Ecstatic Festival 2020 ~ Everything Dances

27 March @ 14:00 - 29 March @ 15:00 AEDT

27th – 29th March 2020.
The Otway’s, VIC

3 days of dance, music and nourishment in nature.

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We’re so excited to share an intimate experience for the second time with everyone.
If you take joy in treating the senses with stimulating music, wholesome activities and camping in nature with like minded people, this event is for you!

This is a conscious and creative gathering focused on nurturing our bodies through embodied dancing and holistic workshops. Our intention is to co-create a safe space where we can open ourselves to form meaningful connections with ourselves and others. Come nourish your body, mind and soul in nature on our peaceful campground.

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~Dance
Ecstatic Dance (Madhu Henry & Ben Temple Step)
Open Floor Movement (Anna Du Vé)
Dancing Freedom (Caitlin Wood)
5Rhythmes (Evelyne Switajewski)
Mystic Magic Medecine Movement (Tamara & Dj Zaha)
Kundalini Dance (Yvonne Lumsden)

~DJs Line up
Ben Temple Step
Moontide
Aua
Ria
Caly Jandro
Mike Hafner
Mickey Space
Jai Watson
Dub Kay

~Workshops
Moving Connections (Georgia Shine)
Primal Movement (Brett Peters)
Finding your Flow (Brendan O’Connor)
Accessing your HoopFlow State (Olive Louise)
Ice Bath with Wim Hof Method (William Frost)
Make Your Own Drum (Simone Djembe)
Spoken Word (Aled Achilleos)
You got the Music in You, Your Sacred Songs (Carlie Mills)
Night Sound Journey (Healing Aurora, Aled Achilleos)
Yoga Dance Flow (Lucia DAlessandro YOGA)
Let Yourself Shine Yoga (Tuli Lisa)
Biodynamic Breathwork (Liarna Conder)
Chakra Meditation (Aled Achilleos)
Find Your power Animal (shamanic) (Blue Lillie Healing)
Mayan Talk (Francesca Jacinto-Lopez)
Frequency of Human Consciousness (Milica Zzaa)
Shibari fo Connection (Ben Irvine)
Tobacco Ceremony (Jai Watson)
Inner Dance (Daniel Machan)
Kirtan (Gokula)
Eco House tour
Funky Festival Fermentation workshop (Nik)
Sacred Earth Embodiment (Hanna Begg)
Art Therapy (Jahree James)
Voice Activation Ceremony (Cecilia)
Contact Impro (Grace)
Filmaking worksjop (David Fedele)
The BlindFolded Blob (Dominic)

More to be announced…
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~Healing Space

~Local Artisan Markets

~Cacao Bar

~Art Gallery
Art, Live Painting, Live Drawing…

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Worshop program & Line up TBA
1.5 hours from Melbourne
Alcohol/Drug Free Event
Family Friendly
Free for children under 12
Conscious Festival
Camping / Share Accomodation (12 beds only)
Full Amenities (Hot showers / Flushing toilets)

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SITE RULES
No alcohol, drug, smoking, nudity, meat or anger.
No dogs or other pets (guide dogs accepted).
No generator or sound system.
Eco Festival ~ Leave No Trace, you are required to take all of your rubbish home with you.
Cash Only event, no ATM, no eftpos.
Limited phone coverage. Connect to nature.

====FIRE BAN=====
The festival will be cancelled in the event of a severe code red fire rating.

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SUSTAINABILITY
OUR ETHOS
We gather to grow and foster our conscious community, and as we set to do this, we also set to grow and foster our responsibility to our planet.
The team at Ecstatic Festival are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our gathering and with your help far beyond.

EDUCATE AND EMBRACE
Our clear ambition is to help educate our community and encourage you to embrace our sustainability ethos in your day to day lives.
Eco tours will run daily, demonstrating the journey krishna valley has undertaken to reduce its impact on our planet. This is a rare opportunity to see off-grid living, waste reduction initiatives and conscientious living in one tour. So be sure to take up this mind and soul expanding tour.

AVOID ALL WASTE
As you get ready to get Ecstatic, take the opportunity to be mindful of what you bring and why. Here are some helpful do’s and don’ts to get you started:

Do..
Bring a reusable, refillable bottle for water. There’s running, fresh water on site to hydrate you to your heart’s content.
Bring reusable crockery, cutlery, material napkins and tea/coffee cups.
Eat at the beautiful hare kitchen. With nourishing meals and washable crockery, it’s a great choice and supports a community dedicated to sustainability.
Attend an Eco Tour during the festival.

Don’t..
Bring single use plastics, there are reusable alternatives to most day to day items. It’s good for the environment and saves you money in the long run.
Leave anything behind, this is a take what you bring event.

RIDESHARE
Reduce carbon emissions and meet new festival buds.
We want to make transport easy for you all, so you can focus on enjoying the experience! If you have space for extra humans in your car or need a ride shout out on this page! Feel free to swap tickets here also.
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/609821469605881/?ref=share

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FOOD & DRINK
Delicious Vegan/Vegetarian Hare Krishna Food for purchase between 8-10am, 12-3pm and 6-9pm
Cacao Bar
Vagabond Coffee
Olistika (apothecary bar)
All Waste to be taken home
*Hare Krishna Food is only available at certain hours for breakfast/ lunch/ dinner. BYO food and drinks to have outside of serving hours.
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CAMPING
BYO tent/van & sleeping gear
Be ready for hot & cold weather

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GATE
Friday 27th March
Open 1pm
Close 11pm
Saturday 28th March
Open 7am
Close 10 pm
Sunday 29th March
Open 7am

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LOCATION
The event will be held at Krishna Otway Retreat – a holistic retreat centre that has been dedicated to serving the Victorian community since 2000. The sanctuary has a friendly atmosphere, wholesome vegan/vegetarian food and a peaceful ground where you can set your camp to gaze at the beautiful stars at night.
Krishna’s Otway Retreat
1265 Winchelsea-Deans Marsh Rd, Bambra VIC 3241

*This is an inclusive non-religious festival for everyone. This is not a Hare Krishna event.

AREA INFO
Feel the fine mist of the Erskine falls and freshen up before, during or after the festival! One of the most popular waterfalls in the Otways, the Erskine Falls plunges 30 metres into the lush tree-fern gully of the Erskine River. It’s only 40min away from the site!

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Early Bird tickets – $111 – SOLD OUT
1st release tickets – $140 SOLD OUT
2nd release tickets – $170
3rd & final release tickets – $195
Share Accommodation – $300

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Tickets: https://ecstaticfestival2020.eventbrite.com.au
Website: https://www.ecstaticfestivalmelbourne.com
Facebook: Ecstatic Festival 2020 ~ Everything Dances
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/ecstaticfestival
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ecstaticfestival/

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Winds sing
trees sway
birds float
oceans ripple
mountains glint
stars crystal
eyes meet
stomachs growl
toes sweep.

Everything dances.

Venue

Hare Krishna Valley
1265 Winchelsea-Deans Marsh Rd
Bambra, 3241 AU
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