UK Video Site Creates Unique Video Testimonial to Lovebox and Global Gathering

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WinkBall Speak to Artists Including Example, Dj Yamsin and The Wombats to Find Out What They Love About Lovebox and Global Gathering

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As the festival season ascends upon the British nation, WinkBall, the UK’s no. 1 video website, continues with their exciting music coverage via the emotional power of video. Covering gigs, speaking to fans and interviewing a range of musical artists throughout the country, WinkBall has catapulted the music world into a new and exciting realm of social media. Through its intimate vox-pop perspective, WinkBall have captured the attention of the music scene and their unique fan focus has won plaudits all around the nation.

With the British summer, there comes of course the British music festival, and a chance for WinkBall to capture all the passion and magic of these fantastic events. Two festivals in particular that WinkBall are excited about are Lovebox and Global Gathering. These two fantastic music festivals that have gained a massive following thanks to their wide array of musical artists and variety of musical genres, WinkBall.com have been promoting these festivals through their unique video coverage and have created a series of fascinating video testimonials.

In the run up to these festivals, WinkBall have spoken to a number of high profile musical artists and found out from them what they love about these festivals, their favourite memories, who they are looking forward to seeing perform and if they have any festival survival tips. Hosting all these acts on one single video wall, WinkBall have so far showcased what is so sensational about these festivals via the emotional power of video and created a fitting video testimonial.

Speaking to the likes of Example, DJ Marky, DJ Yasmin, Boyz Noize, Stanton Warriors, The Wombats and Architecture in Helsinki, WinkBall captured the essence of what Lovebox and Global Gathering is all about and what makes them such a hit on the festival circuit.

Example, who is playing the Lovebox Festival on Friday [date], had this to say about the weekend long festival held at Victoria Park:

“I went to Lovebox last year to watch Chase and Status and Dizzee (Rascal), and there’s something nice about Victoria Park, it’s a lovely atmosphere there and the crowd seem really up for it. Lovebox is a completely different crowd to what you’d find at Wireless or V or Glastonbury”.

DJ Yasmin, who is set to play the Global Gathering festival, said she “Can’t wait” to play the festival adding, “It’s a wicked festival with an insane line-up”. Berlin-based DJ act Boyz Noize, an artist who has already played Global Gathering, described his experience of the festival as “amazing” and was looking forward to playing again this summer.

Through the exciting medium of video, WinkBall have captured all of what Lovebox and Global Gathering is about. Through these video testimonials to the festivals, WinkBall have created a unique online picture that will no doubt encourage festival fans to take the plunge and experience Lovebox and Global Gathering first hand. With more interviews to come and WinkBall set to cover both these festivals through their inimitable fan focus, WinkBall have presented Lovebox and Global Gathering in an exciting new perspective, via the power of video! To see both video testimonial walls for Lovebox 2011 and Global Gathering 2011, go to the following links:

http://www.winkball.com/walls/zhBxXHtI0AeE/global-gathering-2011-pre-festival

http://www.winkball.com/walls/7tRj9qrcFEnw/lovebox-2011-pre-festival

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About WinkBall

WinkBall is the British video network that specialises in capturing the public’s passion at events - as they happen - and providing vox-pop and video services to clients worldwide.

Now the UK’s no. 1 video website, WinkBall’s interactive Video Walls, Blogs, Forums and Messaging technologies create the ultimate online presence by engaging with the people who truly matter. This provides a dynamic, mass media, social and participatory experience to connect with the public and targeted communities. Services include vox-pop creation, consumer interviewing, market research, event coverage, video reporter hire, and business and product videos.

Featured on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Sky News and many more, WinkBall were also nominated finalists in the PR Week Awards 2010 and the CIPR Excellence Awards, 2010.
The technology was designed and built in London in 2005 as a quintessentially British collaboration between academic inventiveness (Goldsmiths, University of London) and commercial endeavour. Co-founded by Dr James Ohene-Djan and Duncan Barclay and launched 18 months ago, WinkBall.com has had nearly 35 million hits (about 1.25 million regular viewers per month) and has a growth rate of 25% per month.

Contact WinkBall:
Info(@)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3030
Head of Press:
Jennifer(@)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3033

Contact WinkBall’s PR, Max Clifford Associates:
Victoria Cameron
Victoria(@)maxclifford(dot)com            020 7408 2350

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