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Last year's festival motto "MAKE LOVE WORK" fired a lot of our guests with enthusiasm and inspired them to perform the "mud-bath" peacefuly and artistically.
For this year, our guests, friends, and supporters were called upon to create a motto by themselves. There have been a lot of really intensive suggestions - and the winner comes from Austria:
Art of Peace
- the ability to live in peace and use art for keeping it.
We understand our festival as a resort where WE can find complete expression of peace and freedom in the name of art. The artists, who join us - whether they might be musicians, poets, acrobats, or persons who always know how to make the best of things - carry art in their heart and try to transfer it to the audience., Those who can feel that become part of the idea.
The 2012 Herzberg Festival proved how quickly people can reach their limits when the forces of nature strike out. Due to our feelings of belonging and keeping together on our "mountain", we could create an unforgettable experience despite all adverse circumstances.
Some of us wanted to be "Make Mud Work" or "Matsch More Love" ("Matsch" is sthe German word for "mud" and pronounced like the English "much") for this year's motto. They were sure that only because we had chosen to create a motto which meant "Let Love Work" the wheather gods permitted themselves such a catastrophic wheather - thus, we all could male love work.
It worked out all right!
By now we are dry again and look forward to celebrating Herzberg 2013 an the "Art of Peace"! Join us!
The motto for our 2012 festival:
MAKE LOVE WORK
On our daily way to the Herzberg office there is an old streetlamp and on it, as if put there by a magic hand, a sticker that reads "MAKE LOVE WORK". The sticker is a bit baltered - maybe from a won fight with a municipal official who had tried to remove it. Depending on the time of day (or night), the sticker changes its colour and radiation.
To be honest, it always looks the same. The important thing is how we see it. On some day it seems as if it wasn't there at all - on other days it's shining even from a distance. Isn't it like or alike with love? Love has also gone through many fights and is still alive. Thus, that love can shine very intensively and can be recognized from far away as well, we celebrate the next Burg Herzberg Festival this year from July, 19 to July, 22. Everybody in its own way, as intensively as they want to. Bring yourselves with yourselves!
In our motto love is beautifully embedded between two words that fit very well. In MAKE you can find the lightness of simple doing. In WORK there is a special direction indicated. Herzberg Festival profits from both of them. Without a certain part of effort (WORK) the lightness of love (MAKE) often is impossible to reach. In a figurative sense our motto means, "Help love to develop its strenth and power". And that's exactly what we want from you when we say, "Bring yourselves with yourselves".
Pack your dreams, take your friends by the hand, choose your own favorite clobber, and be prepared for a great feast.
Bring your own ideas, be willing to share, look into each others eyes, and be honest and watchful to yourselves and all the others.
Let's MAKE LOVE WORK!
The motto of the Burg Herzberg Festival 2011 was:
But do not misunderstand it: We do not want you to be spurred on to anything like violent action. We would like you to focus on something else. When you play with the word REVOLUTION and its letters you can find other important terms in it!
First of all you will discover LOVE! An then, of course, EVOLUTION.
LOVE - that should be the most important thing in our lives.
EVOLUTION - which stands for the development of our culture and society. On both we should keep a close watch. Let's GET TOGETHER and STAND UP for peaceful changes and a better world for all of us. We should never stop fighting against war, hunger, discrimination and violence of any kind. We have to keep on with protesting against senseless, dangerous projects that only are profitable for the big industry and the big - and quick - money.
Nuclear, chemical, agricultural industry or the whole military-industrial complex: everywhere it is plain to see that only resistance of as many people as possible can prevent us from serious developments.
We are allready affected by a whole lot of wrong ways taken (e.g. atomic power, manipulation of genes, etc.), and therefore should watch very carefully the aims and directions politics and industry are persuing.
So let us carry on with OUR REVOLUTION and fight with our hippie-power against all things hostile to mankind and life.
The festival days offer a wide range for meeting like-minded people, discussion, stimulating conversation, and getting useful information (e.g. from attac, viva con aqua, greenpeace, . . .).
First and foremost we will have a REAL GOOD TIME TOGETHER and in that way prove ten thousand and one times that it is possible to lead a life together based on LOVE and PEACE.
Let us seize the days (and nights) and collect power for our daily lives!
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