Funny Moon Festival Review

It has been a week since we got back from Funny Moon Festival. For all you festival goers, most of you will know that the minimum recovery time is about that long. With the complete lack of decent REM sleep, odd hours of dining, and dancing until the sun comes up…. Even with ear plugs the bass is always with you. You dream in psy.

rabbit holeThis years Funny Moon was the best ever (so far, just wait until next year). The music was solid and danceable throughout, the decor and the vibe was un-parelleled. From the moment you entered the grounds at the castle, it was all uphill. Ok, both literally and figuratively. The info both was staffed by the lovely Robin and Melina, always there with a smile and whatever you needed.  Across a big open space of grass and you would wind up at the chill area. Food, drinks, laid back tunes (on a wicked system) and loads to look at. The decor was fantastic. A great place to stop and relax before the climb to the main stage. The crazy Italians provided food and coffee… there were loads of choices of cool stuff to eat, drink or buy to wear.

It was up at the top of the hill, either trough the Funny Forest (amazing at night) or around the bend where the alien landing strip was laid out. With a big open dance floor covered in wicked decor, ample room to dance away, fantastic sound system and a wicked main stage. The bar was well stocked, and without massive lines of people. I really loved both my Thursday night set and my Saturday evening set with Baby K as Alternate Reality.

This festival will be even bigger next year, and the people who go to this event are what make it so special. Everyone smiles all the time, no troubles, no dramas, no attitude. Keep and eye open for next years event, you will  not want to miss it. A huge thank you to everyone involved, and we will see you next year for the wedding.

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Day 3 at Funny Moon Festival

IMG_0498We are at the site now and what a fantastic event this is turning out to be. Fantastic decorations, amazing sound systems and what a wicked crew of people. A really nice vibe. People are streaming i as the weekend is truely here now.Tonight Alternate Reality take the main stage at 10, so I would suggest you get driving.

Public transport has been made easy too…
All the info below is current

SHUTTLE SERVICE – PLEASE ASK INFO FUNNY MOON FESTIVAL
RESERVATION IN ADVANCE PLEASE PHONE ROBBIE
0043 699 192 70 760
TRAIN TO LUBENEC – £10 EURO TO FNNY MOON, VALEC
FROM KARLOVAVARY – TRAIN 20 EURO

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Funny Moon Festival Update

The site

The site

It’s less than a month away now. I am looking forward to this event in a very big way. Alternate Reality will be playing (that’s VJ Baby K and I) as well as a host of other great dj’s and live acts. You can find out more about us as a DJ/VJ team here. It starts on the 11th of July and for 4 straight days you’ll hear some amazing psytrance and meet some fantastic people. And of course enjoy Baby K’s amazing visuals.

I have been in touch with the promoter, and the site looks amazing. There is a 18th century castle on the site. There is an outstanding camping area and loads of parking. There will be a chill out area with food stalls and clothing shops. The main stage will feature, as always, amazing decor, but this year there is also a laser show as well as Baby k’s twisted visuals. The weather has been great, with days in the high 20’s (that’s like 85 if you are not a celsius fan), the open fields are dry and perfect for camping.

There will be fire and bubble workshops with lots to do if you want to get away from the music for just a bit. If you ever need any help, you’ll find an info point in the castle garden nestled among the 18th century statues.

lThe site is compact and easy to get around. No 45 minute walks between venues, the bar and the food. Of course the jewel on the crown of Funny Moon is the people who go to this festival. I have never met a nicer crowd of people at any event.

Entry is cheap at only 45 Euros for all days or Friday 40, Sat 35.
There are even lower prices for Eastern Europeans (Cz,Sk,H,Rom) 30-euros (for all days) Friday 25, Sat 20. But you’ll need to show ID or passport. The promoter is just keeping it fair to those that can afford more.

The forests

The forests

Trust me, you don’t want to miss this one. No mater if you are out and about traveling or on the summer festival trail, make plans now. It’s not hard to get to either. Driving is the easiest way. From Vienna take the E59 toward Jihlava then Autobahn 1 towards Prague Exit #10 on E50 – Direction Plzen… Exit #26 on E48 direction Karlovy Vary, Exit 20km before Karlovy vary on the right side – Libkovice / Valic, take your First right- Next left – you are there.

If you want to get there on public transport, you’ll need to get a train or bus to Karlovy Vary in Czech, and get a taxi from there, which should cost less than £2o. Just tell the driver you want to go to Valec. Trains and busses go from Germany, Pague and Vienna. Be sure to bring a tent, sun screen, something warm for the nights and lots of smiles.

You can find out more about funny moon at www.goabase.net

The Castle at Funny Moon Site

The Castle at Funny Moon Site

Woods, forests and open fields

Woods, forests and open fields