In 1995, for the first time, the Community of Kastaneoi in Evro began a meeting of younger and older people, with the support of the General Secretariat for Youth and OPAP. It was organized by people with vision and it was strongly supported by the majority of the local community. With free admission the first two years, it managed to continue and be established since 1997 as a five-day meeting, which had as result of the increasing range, a camp that flooded the area over the years. (...)
The vision was to create a music festival that would be attractive to many musical cultures. Many famous, well established and amateur artists and bands were the reason for flooding the area of Kastaneoi with thousands of people.