If you take a minute to read a bit about the mission of Natural Mystic Reggae Music Festival:
“Gathering and socialization of young people through the Afro-Reggae music which is exclusively based on the principles of love and peace and which advocates a serious and caring attitude towards nature in which we all live; restoring human nature and the strengthening of its basic needs for the preservation of the environment…”
– you instantly realize that this small reggae gathering in the village called Grabovica, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia is one of the must visit events in Europe, especially if you’re a true supporter of festivals that combine issues of solving problems of preserving and maintaining our environment with great music & only the best vibes.
Ždreban is the name of a hill in the village called Grabovica which belongs to the municipality of Gornji Milanovac. It has beautiful landscapes, clean air, clean water sources, numerous viewpoints and above all a healthy environment with a diverse flora and fauna. The area is very suitable for walking, cycling, camping and recreation.
…is free of charge.
JahMessenJah SOUND SYSTEM
The festival is organized by JahMessenJah sound system, founded in 2002 in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia and their work and enthusiasm contributed hugely to the spread of „Reggae“ music and „Rastafari“ culture in ex-Yugoslavia.
They organized a handful of events with guests such as: Donald Minott (Jamaica), Wayne McArthur (England), Errol Bellot (England), Rivah Jordan (England), Webcam Hi-Fi (France), Danny Ranks (Austria), El Condorsito (Chile), U-Cee (Egypt) Damalistik “Roots Survival” (France), Asher Selector (Switzerland), Ras Victory (Trinidad and Tobago)…
For all these years of their existence they managed to build a unique „Roots“ style of musical expression for which they are famous for, but on their performances you can also hear all the other genres of reggae music …
However, the „Roots Reggae“ sound is deep in their hearts…
If you wanna find out more about their work, follow this link here
When: International Workers’ Day 2019
Where: Ždreban, Grabovica, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
Why: “Gathering and socialization of young people through the Afro-Reggae music which is exclusively based on the principles of love and peace and which advocates a serious and caring attitude towards nature in which we all live…”
Photos: © Ivica Milosevic; Logo Banner Design: © Momcilo Vukasinovic; thx to the Natural Mystic Festival Team