Festival Location

The festival will be held at the recreation centre “Bruveri” in the Gauja National Park territory.


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Food at Solstice Yoga Festival

This year we are proud to present you our wonderful vegetarian kitchen. You will be able to have a delicious and healthy meal for a reasonable price! Our skilful cooks will offer first and second dishes as well as snacks made from vegetables, soy and dairy products that will be full of natural energy.

Because of the fact that the festival will take place in solstice a big part of the food will be cooked on open fire which will give the food and incredible taste, aroma and energy. All the food will hand made and more importantly, made with love.

 During the festival there will be a buffet. Meals are not included in the festival participants’ card, therefore you will be able to purchase what you wish on the spot. Please make sure that you take cash with you because there will not be a possibility to pay with cards (you won’t find an ATM in the woods) :)

 

You will have to purchase food at the location of the festival. Only cash will be accepted!

 

 

Apsara Tea cafeteria

The festival will have a cafeteria with a fantastic yoga tea, coffee and a variety of different healthy snacks and appetizers.

 
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What to bring?

What not to bring?

 
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Children's Camp

This year we have put a lot of thought in children's welfare during the festival, that is why we have provided you with an interesting program that will fill their time;
We invite you to visit the workshops together with your children, which will help to discover your families creativeness.
Children's classes
Provisional day program coming soon!
Other options
There is a playground in the festival area and a natural swimming area.
Walking along the nature trails in the Gauja Valley - Krimuldas serpentine, ruins and Devil's Cave is very close! Enjoy them together with your children or let them explore together with the camp guides, while you participate in yoga classes.
Babies up to two years is accompanied by a nanny.
 
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Terms & Conditions

SOLSTICE YOGA AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

RULES AND GUIDLINES

One has the right to stay on the Solstice Yoga and Music Festival grounds (hereinafter referred to as „the Festival”) only with full acceptance and abidance by these rules and guidelines.

The Festival is a place for rejoicing, taking yoga classes together with others, enjoying good music, great atmosphere and each other’s company. Any expression of aggressive behavior towards others or any other antisocial behavior will not be tolerated, and the accused will be banned from the Festival grounds without financial refund or the rights to return to the Festival grounds.

Upon entering the Festival grounds you agree that any photos taken or any filmed material made of you at the Festival may be used in press, Internet or other media, including the Festival future advertizing materials.

            On the Festival grounds you may be subjected to video surveillance, identity document and personal belonging check.

            On the Festival grounds you are obliged to abide by all the guidelines made by the Festival organizers or Security staff

It is forbidden to enter the Festival grounds under the influence of alcohol or any legal or illegal mind altering or intoxicating substances. Smoking is allowed only in a designated smoking area.

It is forbidden to carry on, use or sell alcohol or any other legal or illegal mind altering or intoxicating substances.

Security staff members have the rights to deny entry to anyone under the influence of alcohol or any other legal or illegal mind altering or intoxicating substances. Security staff members have the right to ban any Festival attendee if they suspect the person to pose a potential threat to the smooth running of the Festival, the safety of others or the suspected person themselves.

The Festival organizers don’t hold any responsibility for:

 

 

(!) Warning: there are areas on the Festival grounds that may be potentially dangerous for children, such as waterbeds, the surrounding forests and glens. If you come with children, please take care of their safety and don’t leave them unattended.

 

We kindly ask you to mind the trashcans found on the Festival grounds and follow the “leave no trace” philosophy, avoiding littering and making sure that you leave the Festival grounds and the nature areas surrounding it as clean as they were when you arrived.

 

FESTIVAL GROUNDS

The Festival grounds will be open from 6.00, June 17th, 2016 until 17:00, June 19nd. We kindly suggest that you arrive early to have enough time to register, settle in the camp and get to all classes on time.

The festival territory is not enclosed by any artificial fence, therefore the whole territory of the “Recreation center Bruveri” is considered to be the Festival grounds. The security staff has the right to check the wrist bands everywhere on the Festival grounds during all of the Festival days.

FESTIVAL TICKETS

The Festival tickets are available for purchasing online at  www.solsticeyogafestival.com, as well as at the office of SIA “SOLSTICE”. We kindly advise you to avoid purchasing of the tickets from any other sources, as they may be fraudulent or invalid. 

It is forbidden to re-sell the tickets. The tickets are non-refundable. The Festival will not be cancelled in case of bad weather, unused tickets are non-refundable, there will be no refunding of tickets for reasons of late arrival, early departure or absence from the Festival.

MIRABAI CEIBA CONCERT TICKETS

Your ticket will be scanned at the Festival entrance, therefore we kindly advise you to carefully manage your ticket and avoid any possibility for making duplicates of the ticket or the electronic code on it – only the first person with the particular electronic code will be allowed in the Festival.

RECEIVING OF THE FESTIVAL WRIST BAND

Next to the Festival entrance you will find the ticket control area, where upon giving your full name, your particular Festival code (this code will be sent to the email address given in the registration form), and providing a valid identity document (passport or ID card), we will verify the transaction of a performed payment for the receipt. A Festival entrance wrist band will be placed on your wrist after the payment information is confirmed.

The registration for the Festival and the Festival wrist band distribution starts at 7:00, June 17th, at the ticket control area by the Festival entrance. We kindly remind you that in mornings or evenings, especially before the beginning of Festival classes or concerts, there is a possibility of long lines by the wrist band distribution area; therefore we invite you to receive your wrist bands early!

While in the Festival area, all Festival attendees must possess a valid Festival wrist band. They may be checked also within the Festival area, or upon leaving the Festival grounds. If the wrist band is found in-valid or damaged, or in case of an absent wrist band, you will be asked to leave the Festival grounds. It is forbidden to give your wrist band to other attendees.

Only a wrist band worn around the wrist is accepted as a valid Festival entrance and stay permit. Fake or damaged wrist bands (broken, cut, sewn up, glued, or wrist bands with damaged security locks), as well as wrist bands placed on too loosely (i.e. – in a way that they can be easily taken off the wrist without damaging the wrist band), will be considered in-valid.

Anybody wearing, holding in their possession or distributing fake tickets or wrist bands, or in case of being suspected of participating in ticket or wrist band fraud, will be handed over to the appropriate authorities.

AGE LIMIT

There is no age limit for entering the Festival, however some rules apply:

 

Children’s classes:

 

During the Festival various conceptual children’s classes will be offered in a specifically designated area (hereinafter referred to as „the Children’s class area”) under supervision of class leaders and trainers. Upon arriving at the Children’s class area, with their signature, parents confirm that they hand the responsibility for the child to the Festival organizers and that their child is under the supervision of the Festival organizers for the time that the child remains at the Children’s class area. The Festival organizers take full responsibility for the child’s safety as long as the child remains in the Children’s class area. While outside the Children’s class area, the parents or the adults accompanying the child are fully responsible for the child’s safety and wellbeing. Children below the age of 16 outside the

 

 

ITEMS FORBIDDEN ON THE FESTIVAL PREMISES:

-       Professional photo equipment (including any semi professional cameras with interchangeable lenses); 

-       Any video equipment (with the exception of mobile phones); 

-       Umbrellas; 

-       Guns, explosives and any other potentially explosive items or liquids; 

-       Any legal or illegal mind altering or psychotropic drugs or substances (including recreational drugs and “spice”), alcoholic drinks;  

-       Any other items that may disturb others or impose on  their safety (i.e. knives, tear gas pocket spray, sharp objects and objects made from glass, etc); 

-       It is forbidden to bring pets 

(!) There will be no storage space or option to store the forbidden items with the Festival organizers or the security staff.

 

YOGA EQUIPMENT

Festival organizers do not provide yoga mats, accessories and other tools or means meant for classes. The participants are responsible for bringing their own yoga equipment.

 

ON THE FESTIVAL PREMISES IT IS FORBIDDEN TO:

-       light an open fire (candles, grills, oil lamps, pyrotechnics, etc); 

-       Use any recreational drugs or psychotropic substances; 

-       Use the Festival grounds for any kind of commercial or promotional activities, without coordinating it with the Festival organizers well in advance; 

-       Perform any filming or sound recording, without coordinating it with the Festival organizers well in advance; 

-       Swim in the waterbed found on the Festival grounds within the dark hours of the day (persons below age 18 are forbidden to swim without the supervision of their parents); 

-       Disturb others or threaten their safety with your behavior. 

Any transport movement on the Festival grounds is only allowed with a special permit, issued by the Festival organizers.

 

TENT AREA

The Tent area will be open from 6.00, June 17 until 17.30, June 19.

The Tent area will be open only to those who have purchased the Festival ticket.

For a separate fee it will be possible to park campers in the Tent area. The space for campers is limited.

 

In the Tent area it is forbidden to:

-       Light an open fire (including and not limited to – candles, grills, oil lamps, etc);

-       Use any recreational drugs or psychotropic substances; 

-       Bring in animals and pets; 

-       Use the Festival grounds for any kind of commercial or promotional activity, without coordinating it with the Festival organizers well in advance; 

-       Disturb others or threaten their safety with your behavior.

                         

CAMPER SITE

The Camper site will be open from 6.00, June 17 until 17.30, June 19.

The Camper site will be open only to those who have purchased the festival ticket and paid for a camper spot.

 

On the Camper site it is forbidden to:

-       Light an open fire (including and not limited to – candles, grills, oil lamps, etc)

-       Use any recreational drugs or psychotropic substances; 

-       Bring in animals and pets;

-       Bring in any products or drinks in glass containers, as well as any other glass objects - broken glass can be dangerous to you and others;

-       Use the Festival grounds for any kind of commercial or promotional activity, without coordinating it with the Festival organizers well in advance;

-       Disturb others or threaten their safety with your behavior.

 

tHE FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS WISH YOU A WONDERFUL FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE AND INVITE YOU TO REMEMBER THAT WE ARE ALL THE CREATORS OF THE ATMOSPHERE AT THE FESTIVAL!

Welcome to the Latvia Solstice Yoga and Music Festival 2016!

 

 
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