area, Red Lion Square Summary
OPENING WELCOME with Maestro
Maestro Manuel is a recognized elder
in the Taino tradition, a spiritual guide, gifted
ceremonial leader and teacher of sacred initiatic
traditions of the world. He is also an artist, certified
iridologist, naturo-therapist and vegetarian chef.
Guided by his teacher, Maestro Domingo Dias Porta,
he has been following the trails o indigenous healing
arts for over 38 years. Currently, Maestro Manuel
travels around the world sharing initiatic traditions,
creating communities, leading workshops, lectures,
sweat lodges and healing rituals. He regularly
visits USA, Canada, England, Poland, Spain, Peru,
Manuel Rufino was born in the Dominican
Republic. Training began as a child, when at age 6
he started learning from local healers of the Caribbean,
Arawak and Taino. When he was 17 years old he met
his spiritual guide,Maestro Domingo Dias Porta. Following
his instructions, Maestro Manuel entered the Shaolin
Temple training for five years, where he practiced
the disciplines of monks. After the occurrence, for
the next 27 years he continued to explore the traditions
of the Mayan, Aztec, Toltec, Huichol, Navajo, Shipibo.
Maestro Jose Manuel Estrada gave him a blessing in
the ancient tradition of initiation which has been
passed from teacher to student for thousands of years
and also introduced him to Yoga. For 25 years
he has been teaching Hatha Yoga and Yoga Maya. He
was the founder of several pioneering vegetarian restaurants
and health food stores in Puerto Rico, Mexico, St.
Louis, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York City.
NB Manuel will proceed into Conway Hall,
and give a talk in the Brockway Room, at 11am.
|Ann Garrett & Lady
Roisin - Eco Poems
Ann Garrett and Lady Roisin are members
of the recently formed BR1 Eco Poets, reading poems
with messages of peace and awareness of the environment.
Ann Garret is a former lecturer at
the World famous London Brit School where she taught
Drama and Performing arts, and has The Garret
Studio named after her. Still lecturing and
giving workshops, Ann has been a member of the E11
Eco Poets and is secretary of Bromley and Beckenham
CND, convenor of Bromley Peace Council, joint co-ordinator
of Bromley FoE and a member of Amnesty, Greenpeace,
Bromley Civic Society and the TUC.
LadyRoisin is a newcomer to the
BR1 Eco Poets. A journalist and Greenpeace activist,
her internet radio show ran from 2002 2010
and her poems reflect observations on and interest
in preserving the environment.
Contact - BR1 Eco Poets: 020 8249 8937 www.facebook/LadyRoisin
|Giles Bryant & The Perpetual
The perpectual choirs
play songs and chants from around the world.
Come to join in to bless the Festival of Life with
our hearts and voices
Professor Kayoss? - details
hypnotic, conscious-imbued acapellasl; funky, soul-filled
and make-you-bop your head instrumentals, and a dash
of mantric participation... Influenced by mo-town
and the Divine penetration of our ego-culture and
all the rants that arose from that, Last Life
loves sharing his lyrical ramblings, which come from
the heart. Currently working on his debut album 'The
Great Search', he is filled with inspiration and appreciation
for all those who open their ears, hearts and minds
to his performance. At the moment, although concentrating
a lot of energies on his album and collective EP with
Modown and Reggie Kinsella, is seeking out collaboration
to augment the frequency of creativity in his life
as an artist. Come and check him out and enjoy that
which he humbly wishes to share.
• twitter @lastlifeis
- Outspoken Poems
is a poet and writer from North London. He began writing
short stories and poems at the age of 14 influenced
mainly by both hip-hop and folk music until in 2002,
at the age of 17, he entered and won the London Mayors
Poetry Slam with his poem Anthropos and has been crafting
his work ever since. Anthony focuses on social issues
relevant to young individuals such as racism, war,
religion, drink and drug abuse, encouraging young
people to speak out and voice their own personal views.
Much of his work consists around the spiritual search
for inner peace and the detachment from various societal
ideals. He has worked alongside numerous creative
enterprises, teaches in schools and hosts regular
Outspoken events in Kings Cross:
Antarma - Djembe Rap Reggae Soul!
Bringing Hearts together witth
the voice and the drum
Pure Love Vibes Inner Celebration
Singing Chanting and Rapping to the sounds of guitar
Life is alive always there where you are
Antarma has played sounds at many
different locations at the Royal Albert Hall
with Alex Boye opening for Olivia Newton John
the Sanderson Hotel @ The British Film Institute
BFI on South Bank Waterloo as part of Refugee in
film festival10/11/2012 At a Private Birthday
party in Stoke Newisngton 4/11/2012 A featured
Artist FREEDOM BEATS @DGaf Stratford 03/11/2012
performed at Energize London @ The Chelsea
Theatre 02/11/2012, featured Artist At Softly
Spoken Word @ The Queens Head in Picadilly Circus
01/11/2012 and on the same day performed
live on air and was interviewed on live Radio station
on the Bar Etica show at extramusical.com
also freestyling with the Dub Lion Dub selecta live
on that same morning Antarma
played at the C.a.f.e in Coldharbour Lane Brixton
for a musical workshop, on the 31/10/2012
he performed the Harrow Arts Centre as part of the
Refugee Youth Halloween Celebration, and
on the 28/10/2012 He performed at an African Heritage
day for black history month at the Harry Caddick
Community Centre in Camberwell.
- A vibration of musical tones beats and colours entwined
with mindful lyrical notions, refreshing for the ears
the mind and the heart and the spirit.
is a primary vessel containing 'sympathetic' life
forms. Through the time space continuum using a specialized
transcoder known as "The Filter Flask" they
have been searching for the missing Keys of Harmony.
Through space, the mind state detected there was a
planet that contained one of the keys to harmony.
Slowing down to pick up the speed of sound they noticed
a white noise covered the planet. On further inspection
they found that the white noise made the key of harmony
almost impossible to detect . The Friend-Ship has
now made contact
are entering a new phase shift; expanding the wave
tone frequencies within the framework of their mass.
These modulations will be maintained with open mind
vibration techniques along with the utilization of
various updated, live inputs, feedback loops and manifestations.
These creative interpretations will be relayed live
through individual designs taken from unique source.
Throughout we welcome all individuals and collectives
to join us in this organic expansion of expression
and exploration, experiencing the timely interventions
of these new, previously unrevealed frequencies. These
harmony frequencies will be uploaded live using the
'inspirational' throughout the framework and foundations
and available through the Earth Language Vision Intensifying
Satellite (E.L.V.I.S). For this purpose the incorporation
of a Universal translator device commonly known to
Earthlings as ?The Band? will be hosting. Let us know
how your ears, psi and spirit are resonating with
these harmonic wave frequencies throughout as we open
up the sound valve to release the 'Radfax Frequency
Contact: 07941 346468 www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GHUbRUePe0
Based in London, Astrid has been
performing live for 16 years around the UK and abroad,
at acoustic nights; private corporate events; charity
events; and festivals. Astrid has independently released
two albums, Wild River (2008) and Full Circle (2011),
and is currently writing her third album.
J.Browne - Acoustic, Folky-Reggae-Soul, music
An acoustic Singer-Songwriter from
Hackney, who has been writing and performing his songs
over the past 20 years, Stanley J.Browne's music has
a Folky-Reggae-Soul edge, alongside humorous and witty
lyrics with catchy rhythms. Having performed on the
acoustic circuit over the years, in various acoustic
venues around the UK, Stanley has entered the studio
and is currently working on an album that has been
well overdue, and a long time in the making. His music
moves, touches, and inspires, leaving one with much
food for thought....his motto being; "Simple
music, for a complicated world'..
, with Pete
Black - performing honest soulful folk.
Kyle is a a talented South East
London born Singer/Songwriter. This Lewisham raised
artist is working on his first album, "Two
Little Ducks", with close friend and Producer
King Royale, a soulful blend of folk and pop, available
towards the end of the year. With his honest lyrics,
catchy choruses and heartfelt emotions, Kyle is
certainly one to watch out for.
Contact: 07814 663578 www.soundcloud.com/kyletreslove
& the HUMAN BRIDGE Band - original Reggae-Folk-Blues
are formed at the will of the living
creator to ring throughout the dimension of sound,
delivering a roots reality message for every soul
to feel. Lyrics from YAH Spirit realm, footsteps in
a moving meditation, heartbeats in touch with creation.
Prepare for a shake up!
Contact: 020 8441 0678 www.hayereyah.com
Kaur - Mantra Dance & Closing Circle
Singing, Chanting and Dance medicine
for the soul with Siri Sadhana Kaur. This combines
the exquisite power of vibrating and toning your
voice using mantra, and accesses the freedom and
joy of dance expression through the body. We warm
up the vocal chords and experience our range
and vocal potential. Then invite the body
to dance within an intelligently crafted sequence
of movement medicine. As we direct the body towards
transformation you will be willingly guided into
a state of Grace and effortless, joyous movement. This
routine includes and uses the music, melodies and
mantras produced and written by Siri Sadhana Kaur,
whose inspirational, rich and passionate voice speaks
directly to the soul and gets your cells humming.
Suitable for all comers - no previous singing or
movement experience necessary. All levels
of fitness and mobility welcome. We anticipate that
this workshop will take a lead in forming a closing
circle in the whole of the Park, leading participants
into the hall to join in the Dance Party.
Sadhana Kaur performed internationally
developing in voice work, theatre, music and movement,
studying in Paris with the innovative movement master
Jacques Lecoq. She shares Dance and Yoga, and
leads an accapela choir with world and mantra music.
Siri is an approved KRI associate trainer and student
of Shiv Charan Singh and as part of the Karam Kriya
School team in London delivers the level 1 Aquarian
teacher training. She recorded 4 music and mantra
CD Alokas Grace. Sacred Nectar and Song of Soul are
available at the festival and as downloads.
Contact - 07985-439657 - www.sirisadhana.com