2018 Editorial

2018 Editorial

Why are we organizing a festival? And why it’s one of the best of its kind?

Everything we do is driven by one specific goal: to meet the unexpected and to live curious. That sounds like craps from an ad, we know that ... But we strongly believe that there is a real need of otherness nowadays.

Culture has become a land of segregation. Every festival has its specific audience and have to please its target spectators to sell tickets. People buy tickets, especially the expensive ones, when they know what they will see. There is thus less and less space for adventures and risky business.

That’s why Les Siestes has come with a unique recipe from day 1: free daylight concerts held in a public park. Where people who carefully read those words and care about our lineup can meet those who just don’t give a shit about the best new sound lately rated by Resident Advisor/Wire/Pitchfork.

We’re all living on the same planet. And, as Kanye West once said: «At the end of the day, if two people who don’t know each other, dance together, then there is hope. That’s the beauty of music.»