July 31, 2013

Summer Festival 2014
11th - 13th July - Galway
Gates open 4pm Friday 11th, first workshops 6pm, Closing Ceremony concludes 7.30pm, gates close 8.30pm Sunday 13th.
Our biggest, juiciest & most delicious event yet and Western Europe's largest sacred sexuality event of the year, and, possibly the last Bliss Festival - join us while you can!
Click on the red links below for more information.

300 beautiful souls - workshops - playshops - live music - delicious food - DJs - rituals & ceremonies - dance - massage - yoga - film screenings - Masterclasses - Tai Chi - Osho Meditations - nightly fire circle - sauna - LGBTQ Meetup - opening minds & hearts - exploring consciousness - pleasuring the body & so much more!

Sign up to the Facebook event or the newsletter here on the website to be kept up to date with all developments, you won't want to miss out this year as this may be the last Bliss Summer Festival!!!

Tickets are available here at only €120 for the entire weekend, including access to all workshops, performances, talks, classes, rituals & ceremonies as well as two night's camping (tent or van), & yes, we have showers! - don't delay, last year's Festival sold out & we expect this year's to sell out too!
You're welcome to take a peek at last year's Festival, a little of which was filmed for a light-hearted programme for Irish TV

Please note that, as with all Bliss Ireland events, the Summer Festival is open to & inclusive of all genders, relationship styles & sexual orientations, is also free from the recreational use of drugs, is alcohol-free & open to those over 18 - click on the red links below for more info.

.:. Click here for your essential Festival Guide including travel, what to bring etc & here for the short version of the programme schedule .:.
Opening Ceremony
Devantra Dance with Guy Barrington
Dance Space with Charlie Sundstrom
Sensa
te Films: Screening & Q&A with Gala Vanting
QUINTET a choreo-pornographic experiment: Screening & Q&A with David Bloom
Xavier Vercaemst - DJ
Charlie Sundstrom - DJ
The Revelry! - a Saturday night cabaret, followed by DJ, with delicious music, mesmerising dancers, succulent spoken word & sweet song to delight your ears, eyes, mind & heart, sponsored by Black Rose
Live music from Waco, Pelicans & Blutack & The Greenhorns
Closing Ceremony

WORKSHOPS ~
Foundational Relationships with Cathryn Jiggens
As Above So Below; sacred dance, sexual energy & ritual with Ailish Farragher
Tantric Heart - Experience & explore Embodied Spirit & Love through Tantra with Christina Salmen
Love with Ease Please! with Taryn Gleeson & Andrew Galvin
Sex & Space; choreographing the scene with David Bloom
Gems in the Darkness with Seani Love
Dance Space with Charlie Sundstrom
Family Constellations with Akash Butler
Open Relationship & Polyamory with Maren Emde
Sacred Chocolate Shamanic Yoga with Helena Lavery
Pleasure Puja with Rebecca Lowrie
The School of Erotic Mysteries
Male Ejaculation Mastery; a workshop for everyone with Eyal Matsliah
The Story-Wound Cycle & Holding Space for Transformation with Graeme Salvetti & Vanessa Vance
Making Peace with Porn with Gala Vanting
Sexual Empowerment Through Questioning Norms with Leslie Sherlock

Embodying Bliss: Yoga, Tantra & Sexological Bodywork with Viryam Robertson & Diana Gentle

Morning Tai Chi & Tantra Kriya Mantra/Japa Yoga with Yogi Cho & Pam Skinner
OSHO Meditations
Vedic Astrology with Gary O'Toole
Bliss: Claiming Sexual Freedom, Health & Pleasure with Beth Wallace, Bliss Ireland Founder & CEO
LGBTQ Breakfast Meetup with Leslie Sherlock
Fuinneamh Community Drum


Cookie Sue's Pop-up Vegetarian Café
Brunels Pop-up Café
Rawbina & Iswari Superfoods Raw Pop-up Café & Store
The Crêpe Emporium
Bosca Beatha Mobile Sauna
Sarah Louise Brown - Massage & Reflexology
Xavier Vercaemst - Amatsu & Kundalini Reiki 
Rhiannon Knott - Massage & Reiki
Suzy Blue - Massage
Sally, Malachy & Danu - 2, 4 & 6 handed Massage


THE TEMPLE ~
Tantric Love, Tantric Touch; A Ritual with Jason & Ingo Tantra
Tantric Bliss Puja - The eternal dance of Feminine & Masculine with Tantric Nomads Estera Saraswati & Zenon Dechen Dorje
A Pan-Pagan Sexual Ritual created by a Wiccan Priestess & The Irish Order of Thelema
Lingham Massage Masterclass with Cathryn Jiggens & Teertha Ordish
Sacred Vulva Ritual; embodying the Sheela na Gig with Vanessa Vance
Yoni Massage Masterclass with Teertha Ordish & Cathryn Jiggens
Rebirth Into Bliss with Silja Rehfeld


The Temple, in Ireland's biggest yurt, will also be home for the weekend to an altar to the divine embodiments of the polarities of masculine & feminine in the Irish spiritual tradition, The Daghdha & The Morrighan, Festival goers are welcome to bring items to place on or near the altar for the duration of the w'end & to be & relax in the Temple when it is not being used for a ceremony or ritual.


~ Want to get involved? ~
The workshop, talks & rituals programme is now full for this year, if you're a practitioner, performer, artist or vendor or someone who'd like to connect with the Bliss Ireland community by volunteering at, or sponsoring, this event then GET INVOLVED! Closing date for ALL applications June 26th!


The programme is subect to change.
Last updated: 09/07/14