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We had great fun in last Kerry Bike Festival…The festival was launched last October(!) with a short film bicycle-related screening. Lots of different cycles and activities followed it, including a storytelling session delivered by P and myself. We promoted road safety and amused the children with an imaginary trip to Killarney and other stories. Have a look at some of the selected bike short films (below) as well as at this great invention placed on Tralee streets during the festival time: The pedal praxinoscope! Visit the artist website here.

El Kerry Bike Festival va ser innagurat a l’octubre (!) amb una sessio de curts relacionats amb les bicicletes. Diverses “pedalades” a diferents llocs de Tralee i altres activitats van seguir aquesta innaguracio, entre elles una de les nostres sessio de contes (que tambe anava de bicicletes!). Aqui teniu alguns dels curts seleccionats i un video d’un invent que vam poder veure als carrers de Tralee durant el festival: el “Pedal praxinoscope”. Visita la web de la seva creadora aqui.

Marry me
The Puertorico scwinn club
Izhar Cardboard Bike project ( a bike made out of cardboard! / una bici fet de cartro!)
The Bicicle Trip
Process: Woodgrain Bike Frames
Amazing Chimp Cycles around London


Cape Clear Storytelling 2012

This was our second year going to the festival. It was a fantastic experience altogether. Meeting lovely people, cooking, listening to stories and songs, doing the workshop with Ed Stivender (who gave us two peacock feathers), having organic goat ice cream in a full moon night, daily swimming in the cold ocean, blackberries… and this time I told a couple of stories in the story swaps and sang a Catalan traditional song… exciting!

Have a look at this picture taken in the Tralee Circus Festival last November. It was so exciting to pose behind the canvas and get my vintage silhouette portrait! Have a look this great idea looking up FelixPowerART in facebook.


Mireu la foto que em van fer al Tralee Circus Festival del passat Novembre! Es la meva silueta! M’ho vaig passar molt be posant darrera la pantalla amb diferents vestuaris i objectes. Per saber-ne mes busqueu FelixPowerArt al Facebook.

We have been at Cape Clear Storytelling Festival. For three days our lives were filled with stories and songs in an amazingly beautiful location. In the picture dozens of shoes are drying in front of the hostel’s fireplace after coming back from one of the venues in the heavy rain. As soon as we got back we put on a “wamilin coo cavie”, which is a “boilig kettle” in the Cant language. It was one of the featured storytellers of this festival’s edition who taught us these words and told us to keep them as a treasure. Sheila Steward is a member of the Travellers community in Scotland and the last one in a line of people who could still speak the Cant language. She made me get goosebumps with her ballads and stories, some of them as old as eight centuries.

I facepainted in the streets of the Rose of Tralee! In the four days the festival lasted I painted plenty of Spidermen, butterflies and roses! Have a look my special design for the festival!

L’ultim cap de setmana de Març vam ser al Festival de Titelles de Lleida, on varem veure molts espectacles bonics i interessants: Traversees (Théâtre de l’Encouvert) , La Route (Anonima Teatro), Twin Houses (Cie. Mossoux-Bonté), Teatre dels petits elements (S.piel) i Xarop de Cargol (Cia Merce Rams Teatre d’ombres) en son alguns exemples. Passejant per les paradetes de llibres d’arts esceniques i artesans del titella ens vam topar amb uns cavallets ecologics! Bicis al poder!