Harmonizing cultures: Exploring diversity at Launmomentdat in Parc 2023 - EU・ジャパンフェスト日本委員会

Harmonizing cultures: Exploring diversity at Launmomentdat in Parc 2023

Delia Luchian|Vice President, Asociatia La Figurat

I am thrilled to share with you the success of the “Launmomentdat in Parc 2023″ Festival that took place in Timișoara’s Regina Maria Park from June 9th to June 11th. The festival created a captivating atmosphere infused with the aromas and rhythms of exotic destinations, bringing together artists from Japan, Cuba, Mexico, Morocco, as well as Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Serbia, and Romania.

The sixth edition was a resounding success, attracting a diverse audience and showcasing the rich tapestry of cultural heritage from around the world. The festival offered a platform for artists to showcase their talent, exchange artistic ideas, and celebrate cultural diversity. The vibrant performances, exhibitions, and workshops captivated the attendees and provided them with a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in different cultures.

Through interaction with artists and their performances, visitors had the opportunity to experience the beauty of different traditions, art forms, and music. This cultural exchange not only promoted mutual understanding but also served as a catalyst for further collaborations and cultural initiatives.

EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee played a pivotal role in making this event a grand success. It enabled us to bring renowned artists from Japan. Furthermore, it allowed us to ensure free entry for all attendees, making the festival accessible to a wide range of individuals and families.

Soichi Terada, a distinguished electronic music producer and composer, captivated the audience with his innovative soundscapes and infectious beats. His live set showcased a fusion of traditional Japanese elements and contemporary electronic music, creating an atmosphere that was both nostalgic and exhilarating.

Amazon Stage @ Launmomentdat in parc 2023 ©️ Andrei Infinit

During his captivating performance at the Amazon Stage, Soichi Terada went beyond the conventional boundaries of a live set. With his innovative approach, he engaged the audience by inviting them to interact with his electronic gadgets.

Terada’s inclusive performance allowed festival attendees to become active participants in the music-making process. He encouraged individuals to experiment with the various buttons, knobs, and controls on his electronic equipment, enabling them to create unique sounds and contribute to the overall musical experience.

By empowering the audience to explore and manipulate the technology alongside him, Terada fostered a sense of collaboration and co-creation. This interactive element not only heightened the excitement within the crowd but also promoted a deeper connection between the artist and his listeners. Terada’s ability to involve the audience in such a unique way left a lasting impression, making his performance a standout moment of the festival.

Hiroko Hacci, a highly regarded Japanese DJ and music producer, graced the festival stage with her dynamic presence and captivating selection of tracks. Her DJ set was a true testament to her deep understanding of various music genres and her ability to seamlessly blend them together.

Throughout her performance, Hiroko Hacci showcased a wide range of musical influences, incorporating elements from electronic, house, EBM, and techno music. Her skillful mixing and tasteful song selection created an immersive sonic experience, where each track seamlessly flowed into the next, keeping the audience captivated and eager for more.

Hiroko Hacci @ Launmomentdat in parc 2023 ©️ Andrei Infinit

One of the highlights of Hiroko Hacci’s DJ set was her ability to introduce unfamiliar sounds and take the audience on a musical journey of discovery. Her innovative and experimental approach to music was refreshing, challenging conventional boundaries, and offering a new perspective on familiar tracks. This unique blend of familiarity and novelty kept the crowd engaged and intrigued, resulting in a vibrant and energetic atmosphere.

DJ SO, a highly respected figure in the global techno scene and the founder of the renowned Labyrinth in Tokyo, brought his exceptional skills and unparalleled expertise to the festival’s afterparty. His techno set created an immersive and pulsating atmosphere that had the crowd enthralled from start to finish.

From the moment DJ SO took control of the decks, he masterfully guided the audience on a sonic journey, characterized by driving beats, intricate rhythms, and hypnotic melodies. His seamless transitions and expertly crafted mix of tracks captivated the audience, creating an energy that reverberated throughout the entire venue.

What made DJ SO’s techno set truly remarkable was his ability to create a perfect balance between intense and atmospheric moments. He skillfully played with dynamics, taking the audience through peaks of euphoria and moments of introspection. His selection of tracks showcased his deep understanding of the genre and his knack for creating an immersive and unforgettable musical experience.

DJ So @ Launmomentdat noaptea 2023 ©️ Andrei Infinit

Our future plans involve deepening our connection with Japanese artists by embarking on a transformative journey to Tokyo for the Labyrinth Festival. This experience will allow us to engage in job shadowing and conduct extensive research work, delving into the intricacies of Japanese art and music culture. By fostering such direct interactions, we aim to cultivate a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Japanese artists’ unique perspectives and techniques. These experiences will further enrich our knowledge, inspire new collaborations, and broaden our artistic programs, ensuring a continued celebration of cultural diversity and innovation.

In conclusion, I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the invaluable support provided by the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee. Your support has been instrumental in organizing the “Launmomentdat in Parc 2023” festival and has significantly contributed to promoting cultural diversity and enhancing international relations. We remain committed to nurturing such initiatives and look forward to your continued support in future endeavors.