Making the Festival
Description: Musik i Lejet is a non-profit organisation, and consists of three fulltime employees and around 1800 volunteers. The music festival is situated by the beach in Tisvildeleje and founded in 2009. The festival has three main stages, which represents new tendencies within the Danish scene of indie and electro rock. The festival is based on volunteer work and donates the surplus to charity and other non-profit organisations.www.musikilejet.dkGet a feeling of the festival by watching this video of Musik I Lejet:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3uzLUiY0Sw
Type of Work: The work will consist of building up and taking down the festival. During the festival aeuro( you will not work and you will have time to enjoy the music, the ambience and the party. The festival lasts Thursday to Saturday night (the 19.-21. July). Building up and taking the festival site is manual work and you will be a part of the Musik i Lejet site-coordination-crew. Experience with handtools (hammer, screwdriver etc.) is not a requirement, but definitely an advantage. You will work as a Work Camp-group among other groups. In total there are 80-200 volunteers each day at the site, who mostly come from local cultural organizations or sports associations. The work you will be during shift from day-to-day, as the festival site changes. One day you paint, another day you set up a bar, the backstage, the stage and so on. As a part of the festival-site-coordination-crew we all work the same hours 9:00 am aeuro( 17:00 pm. There will be breaks during the day. Every day we eat breakfast,
Accommodation: Sleeping facilities: All participants will be accommodated at the local school in Tisvildeleje. There will be indoor housing in the classrooms with up to 6 persons in each room. We will provide mattresses, but you will have to bring your own sleeping bag. Kitchen bathroom facilities: The cooks at the festival site will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner all the days during your stay except the three days when the festival is going on. You will not work during the festival. And there will not be provided food for you, you can buy food at the festival or cook in the kitchen at school. Bathroom facilities: Both at the festival site and at the school there are bathroom facilities, shower and so on. There is of course also the big sea just by the festival site aeuro( so you can also take a swim a
Requirements: A motivational letter is required. It is an advantage if you know how to use a hammer, a paint brush or a screwdriver, and that you have a mentality where you like things to happen.
Approximate Location: Tisvildeleje is a very small, cosy town. It is just by the sea and the forrest. So you can of course enjoy taking a run, a walk in the woods and the take a swim in the sea. At the school there is table tennis, and a yard where you can play football or basket. We will also have a projector, so you can watch movies on a big screen at bed time.