OVERJAM INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FESTIVAL’S fourth edition will take place again in Tolmin, in Slovenia, on the fascinating shores of the rivers Soča and Tolminka, from 12th to 15th of August. As tradition, the free preparty will take place on the beach on the night of Tuesday 11th.
Mentioned more times among the best 10 european reggae festivals, Overjam aims to stay a real reggae festival, offering always and anyway a high level program that ranges over the shades of the pure reggae music: roots, new-roots, rub-a-dub, dub, dancehall, rocksteady, jungle and ragamuffin, everything on three stages (“yellow” for the big live shows, “red” for the dancehall on the beach yard, “green” for the dub area, on the beach again, in the bush and under the stars).
WHERE: Tolmin, Slovenia (see here)
CAMPING: YES (see in the next tab)
Overjam 2015 starts with a campaign targeted to make its people save money.
Overjam Festival website shop at the page http://bit.ly/overjamshop
or at the Eventim sales-points http://www.eventim.si/si/vstopnice/overjam-international-reggae-festival-tolmin-sotocje-389042/event.html
FULL FESTIVAL TICKETS prices (CAMPING INCLUDED!)
Summer offer until 10.08. 89€
Full festival offer on door 105€
Groups +10ppl 22.03. – 31.07. 70€/person (only at http://bit.ly/overjamshop)
Tickets (Camping included!)
1 day on door 30€ presale: 25€
2 days on door 55€ presale: 45€
3 days on door 80€ presale: 70€
1 day parking on door 5€ no presale
Full festival parking on door 10€ no presale
Camper Area on door 30€ presale: 20€ (only at http://bit.ly/overjamshop)
2015 T-Shirts at festival 15€ prepaid: 10€ (only at http://bit.ly/overjamshop)
The camping will be completely FREE and included in the festival tickets. You will have NO ACCESS to the camping area WITHOUT a full festival or a single day TICKET/bracelet. The camping will be protected by fences in order to prevent stealing inside the tends.
The camping will open on August the 11th at 12am (midday). Already since the 11th, you will need a ticket in order to get the access to the camping area.
Cars are NOT allowed to enter the camping area and they must be parked outside in the apposite parking space present on the hill. Campers are instead allowed to enter (see PARKING INFO).
TOILETS AND SHOWERS
There will be free toilets and showers all day long. Hot showers will cost 2€.
There is no electricity connection anywhere in the camping! You will be able to charge your phone at the INFO POINT.
Overjam festival is located in Triglav’s National Park and due to its environmental law’s protection and conservation of pristine nature is it’s first task. Therefore no open fire is allowed in the area: open fire includes any kind of barbecue, fireworks, candles etc. Protect the nature!
Verifying University as a program of lectures, presentations, conferences and discussion workshops for visitors this year in three days presents three central themes. Lectures are held in the afternoons and are free for anyone who is interested in the theme:
Thursday, 13th of August 2015: EQUAL RIGHTS – RIGHTS OF THE SAME-SEX PARTNERS
Speaker: Mitja Blažič – journalist and president of Legebitra – Association for the rights and equal status of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals.
Friday, 14th of August 2015: MONSANTO
Speaker: Cristina Micheloni of the Italian association for agricultural biology (AIAB – Associazione Italiana per l’Agricoltura Biologica)
The title of the lecture: Which seeds in agriculture? Progress and development of agriculture by the year 2030.
Saturday, 15th of August 2015: MEDICAL CANNABIS
Speaker: Gašper Petrač (Slovenski Konopljin Socialni Klub)
The title of the lecture: The use of cannabis in medicine
Please visit and enjoy!
OVERJAM 4 KIDZ now even better and more attractive
OVERJAM 4 KIDZ is a project led by Nanaja team knowledge and includes experienced, trained personnel with a single moto – to create the very own magical world for children at Overjam festival! This year, Overjam 4 Kidz expands and upgrades: we have moved into the shade of trees to hide from the festival fever and congestion, still retained related to the overall context.
Creative workshops, dancing, singing, sports and team buildings will take place each day of the festival between 11 am and 16 pm.
– produced their own toys by using different creative techniques
– produce souvenirs that will be bound to Overjam experience
– make new friends
– enjoy the great outdoors and take advantage of all its amenities
– boundlessly sing and dance ☺
– receive a diploma, which will link them to “Overjam4Kidz” Family & Community
Overjam 4 Kidz area will be equipped with carpets, tents, tables, hammocks and protected with protective tapes. It will be possible to access electricity, toilets and drinking water.
Creative and sports workshops will fill the time before musical performances
10:00: Yoga for good morning on the beach in the company of a charismatic teacher.
11:00: Pilates, stretching and strengthening the muscles on the beach with energetic trainer.
12:00: Hula-hoop near the dancehall arena will take you back to your childhood.
13:00: Clay making.
13:00 until 18:00: Overbraid hairstyling, learning how to make african-jamaican hairstyles.
14:00: Music workshop with various instruments.
15:00 until 18:00: Juggling and slackline.
15:30 until 17:00: Drumming near dub area.
17:00 until 19:00: Dancehall dance classes in dancehall arena.
Enjoy the world of delicious cuisine
This year Overjam with its own kitchen invites you on a journey around the world, starting on the concert venue, continuing on the beach and finishing in the camp.
On the concert venue, festival partner Healthy Hemp is offering increasingly popular dishes from industrial hemp in a wide variety of salads, main courses, desserts and hemp beer, while Indian food presents a pinch of orient. Pancakes and delicious hamburgers will represent The North American style with a hint of familiarity, real Italian pizza surprise will be served at Pizza degli Elfi, of course we didn’t forget about the domestic Slovenian food and Schnoptz bar with a rich selection of aperitifs.
Obviously Overjam is also provided by a warmly recommended vegan stand and a Smoothie Bar down at the beach, so that you can enjoy some relax with a fresh cocktail by the river under the trees.
In the camping area you will find all that you desire thanks to our Overjam Cantina that proposes breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner at friendly reggae price.