The fifth edition of the festival celebrates its two days of concerts on the 21st and 22nd at the El Peñón Municipal Stadium with the necessary health guarantees
Phe Festival recovers in Puerto de la Cruz the best sounds of independent music, bringing together top-level national and local artists and bands on August 21 and 22 at the El Peñón Municipal Stadium. Attendees will be able to enjoy, in what will be its fifth edition, a complete entertainment experience whose main argument is live, in a venue adapted to health prevention and safety measures.
The details of the event were announced today, during a visit to the venue that was attended by the Mayor of Puerto de la Cruz, Marco González, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Heritage of the Government of the Canary Islands, Juan Márquez, the Island Minister of Development Sustainable and Fight against Climate Change, Javier Rodríguez Medina, the general director of Youth of the Government of the Canary Islands, Laura Fuentes Vega, the island director of Roads Tomás García, the Councilor for Tourism and Institutional Relations Carolina Rodríguez and the directors of Phe Festival, Ulises Salazar and Iván Torres Hall.
In its most complex year, the festival adapts its structure and organization to the new normal, with a reduced format and all the necessary safety and hygiene measures for both the public and artists as well as for the workers involved in its production and assembly. Phe is a project integrated into the strategy adopted by the Culture area of Puerto de la Cruz, directed by Marco González, to promote the cultural fabric and enable citizens and visitors to access a safe culture with the programming of quality shows , adapted to all the necessary protocols for the enjoyment of the activities with the maximum guarantees of protection, as established by the regulations within the current context.
True to its commitment to offer a set of proposals to enjoy a perfect vacation plan in the Canary Islands, Ph 2020 It focuses on two days of concerts that have an outstanding lineup, in which hardly any changes have been made since the first confirmations were announced in February. On Friday the 21st there will be performances by leading bands on the national scene such as Carminha News, Cupid and The Levitants, prominent Canarian artists such as Lajalada, who will join The Groove Brothers and Mamaqucha as a continuity solution. On Saturday the 22nd it will be the turn of sidonie, gins and Hydrogenesse, to which the canaries join birkins, and the intermittent sessions of We Are Trash and Eve Oblivion.
The few remaining tickets are on sale on the platform Tickety.es. From this Thursday, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the box office outside the El Peñón Municipal Stadium will also open, which will have uninterrupted hours on Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m.
As in previous editions, Phe will offer the streaming broadcast of the festival to those who cannot come to share the experience. Presented by Gerardo Cartón and Helena González, there will be live broadcasts and interviews with artists and bands.
On each concert day, the doors of the venue will open at 6:30 p.m. to facilitate staggered entry and avoid crowds, and the direct concerts will begin at 8:00 p.m. The public must remain seated in the previously assigned seats, with a mandatory mask and keeping a safe distance.
Ph 2020 wants to maintain the spirit of the summer festival that characterizes it, with the values and commitments acquired since the first edition with the public and with Puerto de la Cruz, as well as with the music industry, sponsors and collaborators. Thus, in addition to integrating live music from diverse artists and genres, it has a venue that includes an outdoor terrace to complete the festival experience.
With lemon and salt, El Saucito, Kiko Ratón, Le Monde and Sueño de Monica make up the culinary selection of Phe Food in 2020. In the Phe Market section, this year Atorie Tenerife, Brendel Brand, Back to Green, Sanchesky, Sal Desert and Confia, Coño, in addition to the Phe Shop with festival merchandising and some artists.
The venue has both accesses and reserved areas in the stalls for people with reduced mobility. There will also be rest areas designed especially for the family audience.
One more year, the local fellow, hotel and restaurant establishments in the region collaborate with the festival, a true reflection of the collaborative model of cultural management and citizen participation that characterizes Puerto de la Cruz.
Phe Festival continues to bet on sustainability, and in this edition the challenge of achieving a balance between the environmental, the social and the economic goes through the circular economy, as well as individual and collective responsibility. For this, as in previous editions, it has the collaboration of Ecoembes, Ecovidrio and the area of Community Welfare, Educational Action and Healthy Practices of the Porto City Council. As a fundamental part of the Phe experience, the festival recommends the use of public transport as an alternative to mobility for attendees who come to enjoy the scheduled activities, also with the support of TITSA.
One of the novelties this year in Phe Festival is the incorporation of mandatory use of cashless wristbands that not only makes spending more comfortable for the attending public, but also contributes to reducing the environmental impact of the festival thanks to technology. This system also allows strict control of capacity and prevents the circulation of cash, an important detail to reduce the risk of possible coronavirus infections.
Aqualia Phe Yoga
The festival incorporates into its program the meeting Aqualia Phe Yoga, to cultivate both the physique and the spirit, and which will take place on Saturday, August 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Andana Beach Club facilities in front of Playa Jardín. The activity has been organized into four sessions on different themes, with four reference teachers in the Canary Islands, from a discipline that combines meditation and physical well-being and that during the months of confinement has become one of the great trends worldwide . Registration, at 5 euros per practice, can be done through tickety.es.
The website www.phefestival.com and the social networks will offer updated information with the details of the activities and other services of the festival.
Integrated into the 2020 Cultural Strategy promoted by the Puerto de la Cruz Culture area, Phe Festival is organized and directed by Phenomenal Studio and Imoa Productions, is promoted by the Puerto de la Cruz City Council and is sponsored by the Government of the Canary Islands ( General Directorate of Youth and Canary Islands Culture in Network), Cabildo de Tenerife, Ideo Foundation and Urban Development Consortium for the Rehabilitation of Puerto de la Cruz. Among the collaborators and sponsors highlighted in this edition are Aqualia, Hyundai, Mapfre, Coca Cola, Red Bull, Fuentealta, Hemispheria, Ecoembes, Ecovidrio, Red Cross, Lalyflor, Radio 3, Cine Yelmo, Gente Radio, Lagenda and Tenerife News.