11:07 Verbal Festival Snapshots Part 2

A group of teenage girls have gathered on the Popkatu (Pop Street) in the centre of Joensuu. They're reading the Festival timetable. There's excitement in the air. "I'm going to go see this band and then this band and this band and then this band and..."

"Yeah! I'm going to go see them as well. I'll meet you at the Meeting Point at one o'clock"

"I'm coming too! I love them, I'm going to go and buy their latest CD just now", she says and disappears into the music shop next door.

Everybody seems really happy and full of beans. And why wouldn't they be: the sun is shining, they're with their friends having a good time and the Festival is just starting.

Lärwi xxx