01/07/2023

In the Azores, there is a peculiar contradiction regarding the presentation of cows as the most representative animal of the islands. On the one hand, there is no advertisement, billboard or television billboard that does not include a herd carefreely grazing in the postcard-like landscapes of the islands. On the other hand, there is no self-respecting regional restaurant that does not have a good regional steak at the top of its menu. The restaurant Alcides, in Ponta Delgada, being (although this is an ancestral debate) the best representative of this. While this dynamic is intrinsically woven into Azorean lore, it is perhaps more difficult to understand from the point of view of psychedelic vegetarian Canadian outsiders such as Black Mountain (Tremor 2015). This story was shared by our programmer Luis "Kitas" Banrezes.

«Black Mountain's agent had asked for the band to be accommodated in a four-star hotel and, in addition, the band members had specified in their rider: “We are all vegetarians, we don't eat meat”. Despite that being a tough request to fulfil the time, due to limited offer, we managed to accommodate the band. However, at the end of their stay—it's not that they were upset with us—but they said: “Dude, we stayed in an incredible place but how is it possible that you put us in a hotel where the best meat restaurant on the island is located? We stayed up all night smelling meat being cooked!” It was the hotel on top of the restaurant Alcides.»

organização

101 Plutão Camaleão
102 Yuzin
103 Lovers and Lollypops

Patrocinadores principais

104 Governo dos Açores
105 Câmara Municipal de Ponta Delgada
106 Câmara Municipal de Ribeira Grande
137. Republica Portuguesa + DGArtes

parceiros criativos

107 Arquipélago Centro de Artes Contemporâneas
108 Coliseu Micaelense
109 Teatro Micaelense
110  Estúdio 13

mecenas residências artísticas

111 Fundação Millenium BCP

Parceiros mediáticos

112 Antena 3
113 Yuzin
114 RTP Açores
115 Antena 1 Açores
116 Gerador

patrocinadores

117 FLAD
118 A.C. Cymbron, S.A.
119 Galp
120 Fundação Galp
123 Grupo Bensaude
124 Wayzor
125 Bentrans

apoio / support

126 Certificado Açores
128 Amigos dos Açores
129 Etep
130 Cision
131 La Bamba
132 Cultura Governo dos Açores
133 Museu Carlos Machado
134 Neat Hotel
135 Cresaçor
138 meo
138 VidAçor
139 edge
139 Fenais a Fenais
140 coral

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