Posts tagged "Festival"

New carbon neutral music festival set to open in Berlin

A new music festival, CURRENTS, is set to take place in an abandoned power plant near Berlin on Saturday, October 8th. Curated by Romanian DJ and production duo Khidja, the festival is set to feature a lineup including Suzanne Ciani and Dopplereffekt.  Significantly, CURRENTS claims to be one of the

Image by De Fotomeisjes Nightlife venues and music festivals in the Netherlands will be shut down for another month, only being allowed to re-open on August 14th. This news comes just two weeks after venues and festivals had been given the green light to resume operations. The sector fully reopened

Image by Carl Recine Following an ongoing series of pilot events testing the risk of mass gatherings, the UK government has released the first official report from the Event Research Programme (ERP). The programme was put in motion earlier this year to investigate the risks of hosting mass events without

The United States is currently the most severely hit country in the world. Tragically, at the time of writing this article (Februrary 2nd) the USA has registered a total of 26,911,375 coronavirus cases and 454,213 deaths. 2021 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has officially been cancelled. Initially the festival

With much uncertainty in the air over the past few months from Glastonbury Festival founders Michael and Emily Eavis regarding whether Glastonbury is going to be taking place this year, unfortunately it has officially been confirmed that Glastonbury Festival 2021 is going to have to be postponed once again to

Due to the concern over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Ultra Music Festival in Miami is set to be postponed until 2021 As the spread of the virus COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the globe; with cases slowing in China, but now spreading

Safety at music festivals is a highly discussed topic amongst festival goers and organisers, and for obvious reasons. With the incredible opportunities festivals bring for all music lovers, unfortunately there are bound to be accidents when thousands of people (with access to alcohol and more often than not illicit drugs)

In all creative spaces; whether they be focused on art, music, theatre and more – there is and always has been ingrained elements of discrimination and unfair treatment of those participating – whether judged on their gender, sexual orientation or race, it’s unfortunate that this kind of behaviour is still

With a growing concern for the environment, festivals are finally starting to catch up. Bringing thousands of people together, festivals can be an incredible experience for festival goers – but not particularly fantastic for the environment. When we think of festivals, the image of post-fest shenanigans spring to mind and

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock When talking about Burning Man, the first images that come to mind are certainly not air-conditioned camps, segways and festival goers glued to their phones. Right? Apparently not. As someone located outside of the USA, it comes as quite a shock to me that this is

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