June 9, 2006

Austrian vegan festival is a success

The 9th Vegan Summer Festival took place on 9th June in Vienna, Austria amid sunshine and crowds of people eager to taste vegan delights and hear good live music.

The festival was located on the main shopping street of the city, which is similar to London's Oxford Street. It began at 10 AM and lasted until 10 PM. Around twenty-five stalls made sure that all tastes in food and drink were catered for, from vegan chicken drumsticks to vegan tiramisu, from Asian food to traditional Austrian fare. Other stalls sold vegan shoes, handbags and belts, cosmetics and clothes.

The main stage provided non-stop musical entertainment from veggie/vegan musicians and drew the attention of MTV, who were present to film the main act, The A J Gang. Other musical acts included The Daisy Cutters, Gandharvika, Kreuzrhymethe, and the all-girl band Chicken Wings.