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Festival Food Frenzy – a Day in the Life of a Food Stall

The day has no end for her. 20hours straight of cooking: chopping, boiling, frying, sizzling. She feels exhausted but she knows she must press on. Afterall, this is her chance to make a breakthrough and the festival only lasts 3 day, anyway. 3 days?! Day one hasn’t even finished and she is already running short… Read more »

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February 2016 #Mixtape now available

Are you ready to get your mind (or rather ears) blown by this month’s FestBlast Mixtape? Considering the long chilly February evenings, we’ve decided to chillax a bit with the ever amazing Fat Freddy’s Drop, Moire, Anthony Naples (and the song Bonobo – ahh those chimps are everywhere now – just check out our post… Read more »

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Big or Small – a Music Festival App is Needed by All!

By now, we’ve probably talked to what seems like hundreds of music festival organisers. The initial conversation with music festival organisers usually looks a little bit like this: App Provider: ‘How about a festival app this year’? Festival Organizer: ‘No, thank you.’ App Provider: ‘Why not?’ Festival Organizer: ‘Reason 1) We are too small.’ In… Read more »

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2 Biggest Killers of Music Festivals: Terrorism and …

The music festival season is just around the corner and although there are increasingly more music festivals popping up, quite a few of them have decided to take a break this year. One such example is the Live at Sunset event, located on top of the Adlisberg hill in Zurich, Switzerland. It played a significant… Read more »

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Personal transformation through festivals

Job description: Observer of human adult play in the wild. Place: Burning Man, Black Rock Desert, Nevada. What do adult humans and adult bonobos have in common? Both love to play. And what better place to play at, than at a festival! And not just any festival: The Burning Man festival! But first, some background… Read more »

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Are you the ‘typical’ music festival-goer?

We, music festival-goers are fascinating creatures. We put ourselves through multiple days of dancing, jumping, singing, shouting, drinking, dieting (when you can’t eat anymore because you drank too much), queuing, searching, NOT sleeping…. It’s almost like being at a survival camp! For what? For the love of the music and the festival vibe! …and it’s… Read more »

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Want to fall in love at a music festival?

With Valentines Day just around the corner, we wanted to ask you, if you have ever met the love of your life at a music festival? Wouldn’t that be the most romantic thing in the world? Technically, it shouldn’t be that difficult: the atmosphere at music festivals sparks a light in every festival goer, the… Read more »

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How to solve music festival problems

We are on a mission. The mission is a great and honourable one. We want every festival-goer to have the 21st century experience – hassle-free and seamless. But what does that mean, exactly? Does your idea of an amazing festival experience consist of: printed line-ups (losing those on average once every hour and having to… Read more »

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Music festivals – your passion, our life

You know what I’m talking about, right? Clear blue skies, the sun streaming down; a crowd of easy-going, like-minded people; the DJ on the stage, just twenty meters away. You hear the faint rhythm of the DJ set building up, the bass becomes more distinct. Your hips and shoulders are swaying from side to side,… Read more »