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  Mighty Sounds

Mighty Sounds is one of the biggest ska/punk festivals in Europe and in the Czech Republic. The festival began in 2005 in the town Olsi near Tabor. In 2010 it was moved to the unused airport of Tabor. In 2007 festival attracted around 10 thousand people. In 2010 festival attendance exceeded 12,000 people. Mighty Sounds festival originated as small three days event at village Olsi near Tábor. Event became quickly popular among fans of punk and ska music in Czech republic and neighbour countries too. Originally festival featured one big stage and second smaller one plus smaller stage called Theater tent. Also smaller tent called "Sado maso stage" featured techno and drum'n'bass DJs during the festival.

After heavy rains in 2009 was area of festival and nearby campsite for visitors damaged by loads of mud and owner of the original festival site in Olsi didn't want to renew the contract for next event. Mighty Sounds moved to unused grass covered airfield in Tabor for the event of 2010. Festival featured two big stages for the first time. These are called Jan Hus and Jan Zizka stages. There is also Theater tent where less known bands perform, Radio 1 stage, which features electronic music DJs and Rudeboy Rhythm stage, which features DJs playing variety of genres, usually older ska, reggae, rocksteady and punk music . Festival also features lots of food and drink stands, merchandise, u-ramp for skateboarders and BMX riders, workshops, special events, etc.

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    Mighty Sounds 2015

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Jasmina Lozar Jasmina Lozar Written 2015-06-17 04:19:12
- date: 3-5 July 2015 (3 nights)
- location: Czech Republic, Tábor, Čápův dvůr airport
- more than 150 artists on 4 live stages and 3 DJ stages
- more than 80% of the line-up is from outside of the Czech Republic
- wide range of accompanying activities – football and netball tournaments, skim board, U-ramp graffiti and a large variety of workshops
- premium Czech lager Budweiser Budvar for about 1,5 € (0,5 litre)
- festival food averages on 3-4 €
- the festival is eco-friendly and cares about its waste and the environment
- the festival is socially conscious and supports a number of non-profit organizations
Jasmina Lozar Jasmina Lozar Written 2015-06-17 04:18:24
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