THE FESTIVAL

With the uprising of the herb that’s been forbidden for the past century follows the truth behind this beautiful and fabulous plant which not only has the potential to change the world, but is actually already changing it and shall continue to do so in the future as we learn more and more about it.

We have learned enough that, at this point, it is safe to say that it is the most beneficial plant known to man, and has affected our lives to a degree that there’s a whole revolution going on with regard to it. For the society, this revolution will definitely bring about prosperity, and assist us in the transition we are facing right now as humans.

It shall ease our passage through the pending changes, adding more leverage and adaptability to our way of thinking and everything that goes with it. In this way, we will be able to make the leap that evolution requires of us. Surely, 600 million of years of evolution of the endocannabinoid system in vertebrates have brought us to the point which needs to be addressed appropriately. We must make it clear that nature didn’t get it wrong and that no human can forbid any other human to grow, consume or otherwise use this plant for their own purposes, provided that no one is harmed in the process – and be loud about it.

In order to express deepest gratitude towards this plant, we at the Cannabis Social Club Maribor have decided that we are going to carve the history with this festival which, eventually, will grow and achieve its greatest potential – just like this plant has. Of course, beginnings are always hard, but the first step has already been made.

We must make this first one count. However, we are aware that the festival can only grow, if the people grow with it. One day, looking back at the moments passed, we will remember the struggle that had to happen so that this plant could be freed just as people were in the past. The first year we are starting with a single-day festival taking place on the 29th April which is also the founding day of the Cannabis Social Club Maribor celebrating its fourth birthday in 2017. Every year the festival will be held around this date.

The idea behind the festival is that it is going to be very versatile and multilevel, just like cannabis is. The festival will harbour many different events such as the march through the city which will be made traditional, lectures offered by experts, presentations from activists, promotional exhibitions, workshops, business opportunities, entertainment, food etc. In this manner, we invite all who want to add some value to this event to contact us.

This year, due to momentary financial scheme, we will only be able to organize the march and provide entertainment. However, we promise that this festival will grow bigger, hosting a wide variety of events with additional features in the future.

Entertainment

Tetragrammaton

His vinyl collection is more than 1000 records big, and he will pick the very best ones for this event.

Tetragrammaton is a new name for an old DJ whose repertoire consists of many styles like house, breaks, disco, funk etc. He is president of the Cannabis Social Club Maribor and organizer of the Marcanna Fest. His vinyl collection is more than 1000 records big, and he will pick the very best ones for this event.

ALBATROS

Another one that’s considered as an old school DJ.

Another music artist considered to be an old school DJ, playing old school music from old school vinyls. He was also one of the Slovenian pioneers of laser shows at rave parties in the early nineties. His collection mostly encompasses funk and disco records, but also house, jazz, garage and soul music. The groove is definitely in his heart.

JOHNNY GRASS

Johnny Grass or better known as Ernest Fras is a legendary hippy from Maribor.

He was the first individual to freely walk among the crowds and smoked cannabis, when most people didn’t even know what that was. He is our guru who is responsible for our happy thoughts which he tirelessly manages to extract from us. As a genuine hippy, he will be playing some good old rock music from good old vinyl records.

THE UFOSLAVIANS

(based in Slovenia) are outergalactic project/band created in 2014,

by producers Haris Pilton (Dubimir) & Marco Grabber (Velebeat). They are bringing us unique ”Ufoslavian” sound which is mixture of balkan, gipsy, reggae, cumbia, ska, hip hop & electronic music. They perform in Ufoslavians costumes with special fx.

The Ufoslavians made the first contact with planet Earth with their single ”Cigancica” or in english ”Gipsy Girl” featuring Fidzi (Slovenian rap star) which was very well accepted by audience & critics around Balkan, Europe and rest of the world and also appeared on Balkan Beats No.6 compilation. Since then they were discovering different cultures and tribes, playing and spreading universal message of peace, love & understanding across the globe, searching and colaborating with many different musicians/artists and preparing their first album which was released in September 2016. The Ufoslavians already played in UK, Germany, Italy, Checz Republic, Austria, Croatia and starting a 2017. summer tour including big festivals in UK (Boom Town Festival), Holland (Lowlands), Poland, Italy, Germany & Spain.

Album (”LEGAL ALIENS” 2016.) contains 14 tracks with different world wide vocals such as Joseph Cotton, Natanja, Ricardo Luque, Yuriy Gurzhy, Fidzi, Tadiman, Ali Massive, Killo Killo, Chakka, Puka Kozmetika, Gipsy Soundsystem, Shanti Powa, Haris Pilton, etc.

FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/theufoslavians

MUSIC VIDEO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auKZzo7A1yQ

ALBUM ”Legal Aliens” preview link:
https://ufoslavians.bandcamp.com/album/legal-aliens

TEASER No.1 (The Ufoslavians band live):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5aMkP4uzPA&feature=youtu.be

TEASER No.2 (funny):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsdoujDJMeA

Dj set:

https://soundcloud.com/theufoslavians/livedjset/s-twavK
https://www.facebook.com/TriesteFilmFest/videos/1893105994259257/ 

ROBBIE HERBALIST

Robbie Herbalist and his presence in reggae music go way back.

His love for reggae and everything that goes with it rendered him a true example of reggae culture here in Slovenia. Hence, it would be a great shame, if he wasn’t a part of Marcanna festival, as his music will surely invite many shoes to take it to the dance floor and warm it up for the Ufoslavians. He’s a veteran in collecting vinyls, as are many of the performers participating in this festival.

DJ SPLINTER

Dj Splinter
Dj Splinter

Slovenian hip-hop pioneer will also be a part of this festival. This is because – if you mention hip-hop in Maribor – the first name people think of is DJ Splinter who has been a DJ for more than 20 years. Not only that. His artistic expressions on the walls of Maribor and his canvases prove that he possesses talent and that a big chunk of his heart belongs to the hip-hop culture. His scratching skills are a motivation for the younger generation that thrives under his mentorship.

Fb : www.facebook.com/splinta639
Mixcloud : www.mixcloud.com/splinta639sound
Youtube : www.youtube.com/channel/UCgapHOOhA_-oFEhSMIvavzQ