Seed Idea

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"Seed Idea is an inspiring and engaging service through design, innovation, in this case events. Seed Idea are particularly inspired by people and projects that break the mould and are grounded in social and ecological values. Besides design, music and video production founder Victoria Whelan is a freelance festival producer; producing with [[Satish Kumar] the 2011 Tagore Festival featuring Deepak Chopra, Vandana Shiva and many more at Dartington, (84 acts, 4 venues, 7 days). Also the Home Festival, an acoustic world music event headlining Suzanne Vega and then the first UK Social Justice Festival, Interrogate. 2012 Events: programmed Inspiration 4 Ability, with Channel 4′s My Beautiful Face Katie Piper. A children’s book, album and place to upload your dreams, Nandita’s Dream with Sarah Patterson, Black Umfolosi and Sheema Mukherjee. Co-delivering the Westcountry Storytelling Festival at Embercombe.

"Trained originally in Theatre in Australia, she has worked most of her life as touring musician and songwriter and is widely known as Joyaa. In later life, she retreated in the studio; engineering and producing 30 albums for clients in 7 years. Living on Dartmoor for nearly 20 years now, she loves all things art and eco that are inspired our soul. She recently trained in family constellations and loves constellating environmental issues outdoors. Victoria is also one of the founders of a new type of wind turbine based on sailing – Tradewind Turbines."[1]



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  1. seedfestival About, organizational web page, accessed June 4, 2013.