COMPETITION ALERT! WIN A SKI HOLIDAY TO THE COOLEST MUSIC EVENT IN THE ALPS


16th of February, 2011 Bookmark and Share
Pierre & Vacances and P&O; Ferries have teamed up to offer a fantastic holiday for four to ski and snowboarding resort Avoriaz to for the coolest new music event in the Alps. Enter online for the chance to experience the first ever Go Wild Music Festival (Festival des Concerts Sauvages) 2-9 April 2011.

The new, unique festival involves ten secret gigs at ski-to mountain locations, and who’s performing will only be announced by a text message to concert-goers mobile phones shortly before the first notes are played. Stages will appear and disappear overnight to keep people on their toes.

Each exciting act will perform an acoustic set during the week-long festival. The line-up is a who’s who of Warner Music’s talented French and international artists, including Kézia Jones, BB Brunes, Guillaume Grand, Joyce Jonathan, Jamaïca, Inna Modja, Irma, and Madalena.

The competition, which will run until 25 March 2011, is taking place on the Pierre & Vacances’ Facebook page. For a chance to win, entrants simply have to ‘Like’ the page and fill out their details. http://www.facebook.com/pierreetvacances.uk.ireland.



The prize includes:

• Four free ski passes for the Portes du Soleil ski region which includes entrance to all Go Wild Music Festival gigs for the entire week.

• An apartment with number one French accommodation specialist Pierre & Vacances in one of its nine ski-in ski-out holiday residences in Avoriaz 1800, a totally car free resort. http://www.pv-holidays.com/gb-en/holidays-avoriaz_de

• Channel crossings for a group of four people and one car from P&O; Ferries. http://www.poferries.com/

• Free ski or snowboard hire from number one online rental specialist Ski Set. http://avoriaz.skiset.co.uk



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About the artists:

Keziah Jones is a Nigerian singer songwriter and guitarist. He describes his musical style as "Blufunk", a fusion between raw blues elements, soul and funk rhythms. It is also possible to detect Nigerian roots and the influence of Yoruba music on his sound. http://www.myspace.com/keziahjones

BB Brunes is a French pop/ rock band, part of the "new French rock scene" (la nouvelle scène rock Française). Their first album “Blonde comme Moi”, released in 2007, was a huge success in France. They released their second album on November 2009, “Nico Teen Love” The band's musical influences include punk and rock groups from the 60s and 70s. http://www.bbbrunes.fr/

Guillaume Grand is a French male vocalist and songwriter known for his emotional acoustic bitter-sweet ballads. www.guillaumegrand.com/

Joyce Jonathan is a French singer songwriter with a sweet voice who records cheerful acoustic pop. www.myspace.com/joycejonathan

Jamaïca is a Parisian Club / Grunge / New Wave duo, formerly PONEY PONEY comprising Antoine and Flo. http://www.jamaicanoproblem.fm

Inna Modja is a Paris based Malian and a rising star on France’s pop music scene with titles like “Let’s Go to Bamako” she described her sound to Reuters as ‘rock ‘n’ love’. http://www.myspace.com/innamodja

Irma a soulful songstress who’s acoustic music has an up-tempo rhythmic quality to it. http://www.myspace.com/irmamusic0788

Madalena expect classic and whimsical pop from the French-Portuguese singer: http://www.myspace.com/madalena.trabuco

See the festival trailer here: http://www.avoriaz-events.com/18-festival-des-concerts-sauvages-2-9-april-2011-music-avoriaz_en.html

Register here for text alerts here: http://en.portesdusoleil.com/inscription-concerts-sauvages.html


For further information or images please contact:

Surf PR: +44 (0)20 7928 2999

Sarah Heavens: sarah.heavens@surfpr.co.uk
Rebecca Genin: rebecca.genin@surfpr.co.uk


About Pierre & Vacances
Pierre & Vacances is the number one provider of holiday residences, resorts and hotels all over France. It offers over 45,000 self-catering apartments and hotel rooms throughout France, Spain, Italy and the French Caribbean through the main brands of Pierre & Vacances Residences, Pierre & Vacances Resorts and Pierre & Vacances Premium. The company also operates great value Maeva Residences in France, as well as Latitudes Hotels offering spacious bedrooms and top-class facilities. Pierre & Vacances also offers 30 ‘Adagio’ city centre aparthotels across Europe, ideally located at the heart of cities such as Paris, Brussels, Berlin and Vienna.


Further information
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Terms & Conditions
1. The prize is a seven-night holiday for four people, staying at a Pierre & Vacances self catering property in Avoriaz. Accommodation is subject to availability. 2. Cross channel ferry will be provided by P&O; Ferries for four people and one car travelling together between Dover and Calais and are subject to terms and conditions and availability. 3. The holiday must be taken during the dates specified. 4. No cash alternative will be offered and the prize is non-transferable. 5. Four, six-day ski passes will be provided by the Avoriaz tourist board which include entrance to the Wild Concerts Festival 6. Skiset will provide ECO ski/board hire for four people.
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