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Love Parade RIP Love Parade 2010 Overcrowding claimed the lives of 20 people- Please pay your online respects to those departed and injured on our

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What follows is an old article for Love Parade 2009

When & Where : Around the third weekend in July Originally in Berlin, Germany. 2009 was scheduled for Bochum but it was canceled because the Council of Bochum did not want the problems associated with the festival - litter, private security, noise pollution.

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Still thinking about where to go but want to keep it techno ? check out our article about the best festival techno festivals here

Love Parade has signed a 5 year deal with Bochum & 4 other cities to take turns in hosting the festival. So it is in a different location in 2007 it was in Essen, 2008 in Dortmund, 2009 in Bochum, 2010 in Duisburg & 2011 in Gelsenkirchen.

Love Parade Berlin Techno is the most popular form of music with Trance, House and Schranzt providing stiff competition. Originally Hardcore and Gabber music featured in the festival but now they have been ousted and have found refuge in the emerging Fuckparade. Love parade is known for being an adult exhibitionists playground as people sport skimpy clothes, alternative make-up and use toys and masks to interact. Many people use the opportunity for radical self expression (which may appear like practical jokes) like stacking bikes on top of each other as high as possible. The parade is often referred to as “the greatest amateur circus on earth”. The weekend the festival falls is usually a crazy time wherever it is held and I would recommend making it a 3 or 4 day event.

Trucks Typically there are 40/50 of these. These are usually sponsored by clubs or record labels and feature the local djs, these have the best atmosphere, hot dancers on top. Some people like to follow trucks whilst others stay in one place and soak each truck up as they pass.

The B-Parade Apparently there is usually a rival street party in Berlin Mid July. This is called the B-Parade and is being organized by some of the Love Parade former employees. They already have permission from the Local Authority.

She could be there ?
Who Ravers unite! Anyone who likes electro music or dancing for a few days non-stop. This year expect a lot more people from middle Europe and a lot less people from Eastern Europe. This is due to the new location.

Confirmed Bochum Love Parade Techno & Trance Music Acts 2009
Patience please !

Das Parade DONT MISS THIS Ok, Bochum Love Festival is a new experiment, so I don't want to predict the defining moments. In previous years, the conclusion of the festival Abschlusskundgebung, all trucks are connected to each other and set online to the statue of victory where the world’s best DJ’s are ready to play a half hour set. Previous DJ’s to see out the festival include Paul Van Dyk, Westbam, Drum Connection, DJ Rush, DJ Hell, Miss Djax and Chris Liebing.

The Gay Scene Typically there is a great scene at the Love Parade, it’s a new city so just ask around.

Typical Love Parade scene Why A very young festival, initially created in protest to East German communist regime and inspired by those who opposed the Iron Curtain. The pioneers of The Love Parade were the Underground movement led by Matthias Roeingh aka "Dr. Motte". This festival was a peace protest through the medium of music with about 150 participants.

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Loveparade Duisburg here


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November Festivals 2012

Beer Festivals Germany 2012 November 1st - 7th

La Diablada Festival in Peru

Marco Polo Bierfest in Hong Kong

Les Nuites de Jazz Jazz Festival in France (dates unconfirmed)

Tar Barrel Carrying Festival in Devon, England

Festival of the Horns / Festa Del Cornuto in Italy (dates unconfirmed)

Guy Fawkes Day in the UK

Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany

November 8th - 16th

Wagon Wheel Festival in California, USA- possibly cancelled

Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany

Swans & Ladder Festival in Italy

Ennis Traditional Music Festival in Ireland

Elephant Festival Thailand 2012 November 17th - 24th

Broome Mango Festival in Western Province, Australia

Surin Elephant Festival in Thailand

Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany

Bayside Rocks in Miami, USA

November 25th - 30th

Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan, Thailand

Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany

Hobart Tango Festival in Tasmania

Coopers Capers in Washington State

Barbados Food, Wine & Rum Festival - exact dates TBC

Monkey Worshipping Fetival in Thailand

The Santa Run in Wales

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