This weekend is going to happen something fantastic in Ghent. The renowned Youth Asgaard opens its new location! We would like to appeal to you to share this project live on your medium.
Asgaard, if not known to you, the youth that started on 31/12/2016 in a small building on the parking lot of Carrefour Hypermarket in Sint-Amandsberg. Since that date, the Rock & Metal Youth hundreds of national and international bands given opportunities to play and their modest dreams come true. In addition, Asgaard course open to young people who already like a solid line guitars will listen or will meeproeven the concert world by giving internal training on technique, bar, bookings and promotion.
We spent Metal Yoga at Pukkelpop, were guests in the series The Twelve for a controversial scene and helped to organize the incredible Harry Potter ball in Ghent. We spent itself a Metal beer and had the legendary band Six Feet Under on our stage.
All alternative genres find their place in Asgard, from Rock to Black Metal, for fans to Industrial Neo-folk, we are full for the community!
After three years of toil and sweat in a room where we were to erupt and is about to be demolished, we have a new location to start thanks to the City of Ghent. You will find us on Friday at the Three Beekstraat 4, 9050 Gentbrugge in our room with a capacity of 250 people!
Which organization is behind it?
All this is the brainchild of GRIMM Ghent.
GRIMM Gent was founded in 2013 as an association for the Rock and Metal music has managed to grow at 6 years of time to become one of the biggest metal communities in the Benelux. This community has existed, more than 10,000 Facebook-likes and more than 800 000 unique visitors per year www.grimmgent.com from a very wide audience. GRIMM Ghent already organized hundreds of performances. From small, free events for the music in and around Ghent to festivals that can keep up with the major cultural centers in the area.
What is the mission?
GRIMM Ghent and youth Asgaard are daily engaged in the development of the operation and development of projects to make the community stronger. So there are four pillars (Community sense, Visibility, and Alternative Music Fair prices) used to be taken as the basis for every decision.
Flexibility, creativity and humanity are characteristics that are ingrained in us as an organization. Each volunteer has the opportunity to use his own career within our organization to evolve and our action to learn and have fun. We want everyone will find a home and can enjoy here!
What's this month on the program?
For healthy start going to do our work, we have launched a new crowdfunding through Ghent!
All of the relocation of Asgard in Gent to Gentbrugge we have different investments to make in the room to maximize the experience of our performances.
We want to give everyone the chance to be part of it!
As rewards for this crowdfunding can immediately join the association receive a goodie bag, drink tickets purchases and ordering HOODIE!
You can find the link here: https://crowdfunding.gent/nl/initiatives/activities/details/funding/267/asgaard-jeugdhuis-en-concertzaal-in-gentbrugge
Friday and Saturday there are performances we give a big reopening party. The following week we host performances on Friday on the eve of the day cons racism and discrimination, and on Saturday we explore together with all the wonderful world of Neo Folk genre.
Thanks for your interest!
You can also find us online on social media and www.grimmgent.com and www.jh-asgaard.be .