Uplift Festival organisers have announced at the 2014 event will include appearances from popular previous presenters Bruce Lipton, Barbara Marx Hubbard and Patch Adams.
Other speakers and performers for this year’s festival, to be held December 11–14 in Byron Bay, include: Charles Eisenstein, Lissa Rankin, Satish Kumar, Tim Mac Macartney, Agnes Baker Pilgrim, Joan Borysenko, Scarlett Lewis, Jamie Catto, Taikaya Blaney, The Earth Guardians and more.
Producer Chris Deckker says, ‘The festival unites a dynamic tapestry of disciplines that stimulates mind, body and heart, featuring experts from the fields of science, wellness, art, music, ecology, new economics, indigenous culture, the wisdom of youth and more.’
Additionally, he says this year’s event will include an expanded youth stage, featuring workshops and panels aimed at inspiring the millennial generation. Included in this year’s lineup will also be a special focus on indigenous wisdom with honoured guest presenters; Native American elder Agnes Baker Pilgrim from the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers; traditional custodian of Uluru, uncle Bob Randall; and local elders from the Bundjalung Nation.
‘These elders will share the importance of honouring ancient knowledge at this critical time in history.’ For more information visit www.upliftfestival.com.