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Green Valley say farewell to 10 years of Rototom Sunsplash in Benicàssim with a show full of surprises
The show from Jah9 and an homage to the film ‘Rockers’, with the special show that will be offered by Bernard Collins, Big Youth, Horsemouth, Kiddus I, Kushart and Lloyd Parks, along with the Jamaicans We the People Band, complete the line-up on the Main Stage
Rototom’s green and musical universe turns with 202,000 attendees from 76 countries and was streamed live worldwide to 7 million people
Almost 300 activities sealed the cultural side of the festival. This year’s edition was enjoyed by 11,000 kids under 13; 3,400 over-65s and 3,800 people with disabilities
Gaining momentum for the last day in the protection of Mother Earth
Our sculpture in homage to Mother Earth and the grass that surrounds it becomes the perfect place to reenergise with some food… and to face the final stretch of ‘Stand up for Earth’ will full force!
We’ve started our campaign of food donations
Representatives from the Castelló Food Bank have arrived at the festival to collect the unused excess products, which bars and restaurants have donated once this edition of the festivals ends. The food will be distributed free of charge to different NGOs.
Yayo Herrero: “Eco-feminism puts life in the centre”
“Without nature there’s no technology nor economy”, explained the anthropologist in the Social Forum which allowed us to learn about eco-feminism.
Rototom Sunsplash receives the Africa Peace Award
Mussie Hailu (peace activist, regional director of the URI for Africa and a representative of the URI for the African Union and the office of the UN) hands over the prize, following the showing of the documentary “25 years walking together”, to Filippo Giunta (Director of Rototom) y Sabrina Trovant (Artistic Director). It recognises the festival for being a supporter or peace and coexistence
The painter Luis Bolumar decicated a painting to us
The painter Segorbe, Luis Bolumar, wanted to to pay homage to Rototom, by dedicating one of his works to us. Thanks so much!
The courage of social movements at Rototom Sunsplash
Movements for the defence of the environment, anti-racism, feminism and culture find a space at the international reggae festival.
The house of ‘rasta livity’ at Rototom
Rasta spirituality, culture and history has its own house at the reggae festival. House of Rastafari is a meeting place that promotes the rastafari movement with its own programming and a community made up of rastafari from all over the world such as Ras Julio.