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Release: Submerge Festival launches at Victorian Swimming Pool

September 23, 2016 - by Mike Pony

Submerge is born

Digital festival launches at Bristol swimming pool

Submerge Festival launched last night, in the beautiful Victorian surrounds of Bristol South Swimming Pool. The launch featured speeches by Mayfest Director Matthew Austin and Artistic Director Mike Pony, along with a performance by Bristol Central Synchro, the local synchronised swimming team who have members on the current GB squad. The team performed to the track Never by Koreless.

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Synchronised swimming from Bristol Central Syncro at Submerge Festival Launch in an old Victorian swimming baths. The performance was specially created to the track "Never" by festival headline artist Koreless. Visit www.submergefestival.co.uk to see the full programme #submergefest Video captured by @extra_s

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Speaking about the festival, MAYK/Mayfest Co-Director Matthew Austin said “Submerge looks set to be an incredible weekend of music, performance and art, and a thrilling addition to Bristol’s thriving festivals culture. I want to see it all.”

Submerge Festival brings a mix of cutting edge live performance, audiovisual art and electronic music to Bristol between 18th and 20th November 2016. The festival features local artists and musicians alongside international artists rarely seen in the Southwest.