Fiesta des Suds 15-18 October 2014 Marseille Guide

Fiesta des Suds 15-18 October 2014

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The Fiesta des Suds was founded in 1992, and has become one of the main events on the Marseille calendar. The Fiesta des Suds is both a a celebration of Marseille tradition and culture and one of the most popular music events in the South of France

More than 60,000 people flock to the Dock des Suds at Marseille’s beautiful Port to see the Fiesta des Suds every year.

Created by the association Latinissimo, it is devoted to music from the South Europe and Latin countries.

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Since 1997, the festival takes place at the ‘Dock des Suds’, a disused warehouse, located near the port of Marseille.

Among the 8,700 artists who participated in the first 21 editions were Cesaria Evora, Patti Smith, Alain Bashung, Youssou N’Dour, Keziah Jones and the Massilia Sound System.

The 2013 edition was held from 15 October, Plaza Francia (Catherine Ringer and Gotan Project), Christine and the Queens, Astonvilla, Massilia Sound System, The Union of Rhythm …. to name just a few!

This year will see De La Soul and Selah Sue headlinging!

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