Rodatychi, a magic valley near Lviv, is excited to announce Zaxidfest music event taking place August 14-16.
It gathers international masters of music (Matisyahu, Dead by April, Everlast, Ill Niño, Kreator, Kadebostany, Alesana) as well as Ukrainian bands, some of which are world known, and some of whivh seem to be on their road to fame – Vopli Vidopliasova, Pianoboy, ONUKA, Dakha Brakha, THMK, ANNA, Haidamaky, Zhadan ta sobaky (with Serhiy Zhadan), Flit, the Vyo etc.
The festival seems to gather people with different music preferences, from metal to blues and minimal: alternative metal, hardcore, stoner, celtic punk, reggae, metalcore, new wave, nu metal, hip hop, ethno chaos, Ukrainian folk, and even kazak rock!
The festival name means in Ukrainian equivocally West and event. This is an annual international music and art festival, held near Lviv in the middle of August, which took place in 2009 for the first time. It was established as an ethno and rock music event, but later was expanded by different foreign artists.
The last year festival was attended by representatives of A21 Campaign, NGO that fights human trafficking, including sexual exploitation and forced slave labor rights and representatives of Amnesty International human rights program.