AVA is an Audio Visual Arts Festival & Conference that celebrates, amplifies and develops the strong current of electronic music & digital visual arts.
AVA FESTIVAL 2019
31 MAY—1 JUNE
- Avalon Emerson
- Ben Sims
- Ben UFO
- The Black Madonna
- Daniel Avery
- Honey Dijon
- Horse Meat Disco
- Len Faki
- Mall Grab
- Motor City Drum Ensemble
- Palms Trax
- Special Request
- Brame + Hamo
- Call Super
- DJ Boring
- Eclair Fifi
- Holly Lester
- Krystal Klear
- Sally C
- Timmy Stewart
- The Drifter
- Acid Flex
- Bekuz X Influx
- Carlton Doom
- Cave DJz
- High Hoops
- Inside Moves
- Jika Jika
- Marion Hawkes
- Mark Blair
- Mount Palomar (Live)
- R.Kitt (Live)
- Raw Silk
- Venus Dupree
We are an independent festival & conference, started by a collective of passionate individuals and artists with a core goal to provide a creative platform for electronic arts & music, and a space for learning & development.
Returning for its 5th year in 2019, AVA’s main Festival and Conference in Belfast has grown year on year, along with a programme of international showcases, including Mumbai, Amsterdam, London & Manchester.
Celebrates, amplifies + develops electronic music + digital visual arts
Our aim is to showcase the best in Irish talent across audio visual arts as well as bring some of the best International artists in the field to Ireland. AVA have showcased shows in Belfast such as Jeff Mills & Guillaume Marmin’s ‘Close Encounters of the 4th Kind’, Bicep (Live), Larry Heard aka Mr Fingers (Live), Rodhad, Fatima Yamaha (Live), DVS1 + more
AVA is a true indication of what we are capable of if we are united and that music transcends all barriers that for generations has kept our young people apart…keep er’ lit AVA. JG Wilkes (Optimo)
Belfast City Airport:
Translink Bus Service 600
Taxi: Value Cabs 004428 908 090 80
Belfast International Airport:
Translink Bus Service 300
Taxi: Value Cabs 004428 908 090 80
Approx 2 hour bus journey to Belfast
Translink Bus Service X1 & X2A
BY FOOT: 35-40 minute walk by foot, from the city center.
BY BUS: Metro Services Depart from Donegal Square East (City hall)
Journey time approximately 15 mins from the city center.
BY CAR: Car parking is available at a charge.
AT THE CONFERENCE:
NEARBY FOOD & DRINK
Contemporary Italian cooking showcasing the best local produce in the heart of Belfast City Centre.
Food and Cocktails Inspired by the flavours of the Eastern Med.
Casual Mexican burrito bar with award winning food at great prices.
The MAC Café Bar
Open daily from 8.30am until late, serving quality coffee, delicious breakfast, an all-day menu and full bar.
The Bear and The Doll
A great selection of drinks including a wide variety of craft beers and cocktails.
Intimate, offbeat Rum Bar open daily from 11.30 am.
Quirky Café Bar with excellent cocktail list, open daily from 12 pm.
The Bullitt Bar
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, evening nibbles and drinks.
AVA Conference is open to all ages.
AVA Festival, is strictly over 18’s and ticketed. Please note that you must bring a valid ID, either passport or Driving License.
Alcohol will be served throughout the day and the night at AVA Festival. Strictly over 18’s. ID will be required.
AVA does not authorise anyone to bring their own alcohol.
CASH AND CARD
Cash and major debit cards are accepted at AVA Festival.
If you or a friend has accessibility requirements, please contact AVA via firstname.lastname@example.org with details of any specific requirements. We will ensure to facilitate, support and provide you with a disabled ticket which includes supported access.