Haverfordwest (Pembrokeshire), UK – via PRWEB – The venerable ‘Rita Marley’ will join a host of performers and fans to celebrate the 4th annual Reggae Festival of Wales, commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the passing of Reggae legend Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley), at Haverfordwest County Showground, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, UK, SA62 4BW. For 3 days, Friday 7th, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July 2006, the event features live entertainment outdoors, on stage from 12 mid-day until 12 midnight followed by DJ Sounds, food & refreshments until 2am on each day. The Reggae Festival of Wales is a nonprofit making organization committed to raising Cultural Awareness through Music and other Multicultural Activities.
Event highlights include a biographical music film about Bob Marley, as well as a performance from Cedella Marley Booker (mother of Bob Marley). Other artists include Levi Roots, Colour Red, Iration Steppas, Ritchie Spice, Everton Blender”, and many more.
Solidifying its position as the leading annual international Reggae event in the
UK featuring top British and International pioneers of Reggae music from the
early 60’s as well as contemporary Roots Reggae artists, the Reggae Festival of
Wales offers a unique chance for fans and newcomers to enjoy this music live in
a natural countryside setting and family environment. Along with the usual wide
range of cultural, craft and culinary workshops, this year Reggae Wales includes
an open-main stage, a second massive indoor arena which will feature the evening
entertainment, and there will also be another bar ‘The Respect Reggae Lounge’
featuring unsigned acts and DJs.
The Reggae Festival of Wales is a unique cultural, education and music event and
organization, which brings together people of all backgrounds in the UK, and
from around the world, to develop a greater understanding and enjoyment centered
on ‘unity amongst people’ through music. The programs include many cultural,
educational and creative workshops, arts and crafts both local and ethnic, world
cuisine and live music concerts.
Admission is free. Licensing and public safety conditions require that the
Reggae Festival of Wales only allow admission by pre-booked tickets so that
festival organizers have advance notice confirmation of expected attendance.
There is a £5 handling fee for postage and printing costs. Children under the
age of 14 must be accompanied at all times by an adult. Camping and parking
facilities are available. Call 07765 644337 or visit www.reggaefestivalofwales.org to order tickets and to book parking or camping space.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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