Octopode Festival 2018
This festival Free current music will take place outdoors, with programming varying styles and pleasures. 2 nights, 2
scenes, 14 concerts and a sound-system, 15’000 festival-goers, these are the figures that characterize the Octopode. After six successful editions, the Octopode is now recognized as a musical event largely rooted in the cultural landscape Geneva. The link between the audience and the Octopode is tied to the values that form the basis of the organization of the event. know free and open, local anchoring, as well as quality and artistic diversity.
The festival will be organized around two evenings with different styles. The Friday programming line will be turned towards rock and metal, to offer the Genevan audience a wild evening. The second evening of the festival will be
reggae-oriented with some touches of funk and hip-hop, which will undoubtedly make groover festival. A nomadic sound system will also be present during the two evenings to accompany festival-goers to during their octopodic journey.
The Octopode will showcase these diverse musical horizons by combining internationally renowned artists as well as local artists: fostering musical diversity at the same free event remains a strong desire of organizers. Providing the public with quality free concerts, both local and distant artists, is the leitmotif defended by the organizing team for the 7th consecutive year.
The Octopode will offer festival-goers concerts under a large tent and a tent. A second big top, dedicated to space
bars and catering, will be installed to ensure the comfort of the greatest number. The public will not have to worry about hazards weather. Whether rain or sun, festival-goers will be safe and enjoy the music and their snacks under a tent and two capitals.
In a few words: the 2018 edition
The free event is a fundamental element of the Octopode. The full opening of the site, as well as accessible consumption allow the festival to bring together a large and varied public and guarantee a friendly and welcoming. To complete the musical festivities, the bars will offer drinks at moderate prices and different food trucks in the region will allow festival goers to eat. Favor local producers (beerscraft, Geneva wine), as well as collaborating with companies and Geneva caterers remains in this respect, since beginning of this adventure, one of the organizers’ spearheads. In short, everything will be done so that everyone can take full advantage of this last weekend of holidays in Geneva, with friends or family.
This is thanks to the unwavering support of its volunteers, as well as its partners, sponsors and authorities
meyrinoises, that this festival entirely organized by volunteers will once again propose to the population
Geneva a formula combining social cohesion and cultural offer. The team will invest again this year to make this
festival a place of meeting and exchange for all social classes and all generations to end the summer in