The eleventh edition of the Absolutely Free Festival (AFF) is tomorrow and Saturday at the former mining site C-mine in Genk. Visitors get free access to the two-day festival in exchange for at least three batteries.
Sustainability is as central to on the Absolutely Free Festival in Genk. The used batteries that visitors entrance to return to be by Bebat recycled. Visitors can also 3 euros to donate for the benefit of the Absolutely Free Forest, a forest that each year continues to grow. It also allows the festival to use upcycling to the festival grounds with old materials. There will also be on AFF only organic and fair trade beverages on offer, while local business catering for their account.
Tomorrow’s games include Derrick Carter, Le Motel, Deetron and Huerco S on AFF. On Saturday, care of singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek and his band Sun Kil Moon show. In addition, act Eefje de Visser and Gruppo Di Pawlowski – the band Mauro Pawlowski – Saturday, while the festival also includes a series of young, promising acts on the public release. For the first time on AFF, there will be even musical theater with ‘Permanent Destruction’, a performance of Naomi Velissariou.
The festival takes this year off with a novelty. The public is invited to a jar of earth from the garden, so a symbolic ‘primal earth’. The earth will then scientifically examined for contamination and quality, and will be used for farming vegetables for food banks.