Founded in 2002 as a pure studio project, Eluveitie describe themselves as "the new wave of folk metal". Their style incorporates characteristics of melodic death metal combined with the melodies of traditional Celtic music. The band’s current line-up consists of 9 musicians, including a real string quartet.
“Cheap. Practical. Multifunctional. Nearly indestructible. Since beginning of the twentieth century, plastic has been widely used in our everyday lives. However, the consequences of our thoughtless way of producing, using and disposing this convenient petroleum-based material are drastic: About ten million tons of plastic garbage, such as bags, bottles, cups and straws flood the world's oceans every year. It leads to alarming effects on nature, animals and ultimately on our health.”
In cooperation with the Trade Office of Swiss Industries, Sabina Brägger, a product and textile designer from Switzerland was present at the Earth Day market, which was held by the National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC) for the opening of its special exhibition.