Victor Jara Festival: El Sueño Existe-The Dream Lives On

Y Plas Arts Centre, Machynlleth

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This year the festival, which remembers the life and work of Chilean musician and activist Victor Jara, will focus on El Salvador, and especially on the Music for Hope project, which supports the development of young musicians in El Salvador (since 1996), together with the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Monsignor Romero at the start of the civil war in 1980.

There are plenty of accommodation options in the town, plus a local campsite.

More information is on the festival website at www.elsuenoexiste.com

Other places to see near Machynlleth include Snowdonia, mid-Wales beaches, the Centre for Alternative Technology, an Osprey observatory and universty town of Aberystwyth.