Tag: tunisia

[Report] Back To Africa With Fairground Festival, Black Coffee & Âme

Going to Africa for a dance music festival is quite a big experience, an ultimate experience. We had the chance to attend the 3rd edition of Fairground Festival in Tunisia last weekend. We fly from Paris to Tunis for a 3 hour flight, Imene is at the airport to greet us with a big smile. From there we go on a ride to Sousse, 2 hours away from Tunis by car. We check in in our fancy hotel and after enjoying the pool most of the day the next day, Friday, we can finally take the road to the Eco ... Read more

Fairground Festival Welcomes Âme, Black Coffee, Nastia & More To Tunisia

Tunisia’s Fairground Festival returns to its art and music headquarters, The Eco Village, for the third year this 13 – 14 July. Known for its curious, snappy, and alternative destination, the Sousse based event gains its reputation through mixing attractions, service, and music, becoming a primary destination for underground electronic music in North Africa. Last year, we were there, and so were the likes of Adriatique and Mano le Tough. This year, the festival grows and diversifies bringing a few of the industry’s best names to Sousse. Amongst those names will be headliners like Ame, Black Coffee, Nastia, Satori & ... Read more

Party Report: Fairground Festival 2017

As you may have seen over the last few months, we’ve been featuring a unique event – Fairground Festival – which went down in Sousse, Tunisia 14-15 July. The festival, which featured a slew of DJs like Adriatique, Mano Le Tough, Unders, Just Emma, Hunter/Game, and Woo York, as well as live performances coming from Satori, Stavroz, Viken Arman, Jonas Saalbach, Oceanvs Orientalvs, and Ninze., was heavy on the more eclectic, ethnic, and nomadic side of the dance music spectrum, which marked a stark contrast to its first year, which featured more Techno, Tech-House and Leftfield music (Marcel Dettmann, Guy ... Read more

Mano Le Tough Goes Once More Around The Sun

For those following Mano le Tough on social media over the past year or so, you’ll notice the artist’s consistent documentation of his (extensive) travels around the world. Last month, those travels matched with ours as we both touched down in Sousse, Tunisia for the second annual Fairground Festival, where Mano was headlining its first day. Prior to that event, I managed to sit down with Mano le Tough at our beachside hotel for a chat featured in our exclusive interview! Well, it seems as though the tables were also turned on me as now I am featured in Mano’s ... Read more

Interview: Mano Le Tough

One of the most celebrated names in House & Techno is Maeve‘s Mano Le Tough. The Dublin born, Switzerland based, artist approaches DJing as seriously as one can, looking at the craft as a legitimate art form. This philosophy allows for a diverse smattering of influences including assorted strains of house, techno, disco, and new wave, coming together to make a sound distinctly individual. A sound which can be heard on releases for the likes of Permanent Vacation, Buzzin’ Fly, Internasjonal, Life and Death, and more esteemed imprints. As a studio force, Mano Le Tough is one of the minds ... Read more

Fairground Festival Brings Adriatique, Mano Le Tough, Satori Under The Tunisian Sky

Tunisia’s mythical Ecovillage will once again host Fairground Festival as it descends on Sousse for its second edition, 14-15 July. Enriching the experience from all sides, the 2017 edition will feature increases in virtually every aspect of the festival, particularly within the realms of art and music. Visual and sound art will be offered in the open air, while DJs lay the soundtrack to a completely immersive experience, filled with activities, workshops and events. Of course, some of the world best DJs will be on hand to guide festivities. Amongst them will be many of the foremost representatives of the ... Read more

There Is A Festival Taking Place On The Original ‘Tatooine’ Set Of Star Wars

Star Wars fans, you have a new festival destination it seems. Because apparently there is one taking place on the grounds where parts of the original Star Wars saga were shot. In Tunisia’s Nefta, Les Dunes Electroniques has just brought its third edition to a successful ending. All of the original houses and props from the original set are still in place in the location, named Ong Djemel, which is set in the middle of the Tunisian desert. While visitors are free to discover the Star Wars set, you can enjoy a cool line-up featuring many local stars in combination ... Read more