Kappa FuturFestival returns to Torino, Italy on July 6 & 7th. It’s heralded as one of the best electronic music festivals in Europe and is certainly in one of the most impressive settings, right in the heart of Torino, at the iconic Parco Dora (a former car factory-turned-park) – which is stunning, and a great backdrop for a party. Have a look at this teaser video for this year’s festival, here.
Renowned Italian photographer Settimio Benedussi went to the last edition of the festival to shoot beautiful people at the festival!
Italy’s iconic electronic music festival, Kappa FuturFestival proudly confirms its impressive full line up for its biggest ever edition, taking place Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th July at the famous Parco Dora in Torino.
Over the years, Kappa FuturFestival has risen to become a true giant of the European electronic music scene, bringing together thousands of passionate techno and house lovers from all over the world.
This year’s edition will see no less than 44 of the world’s best house and techno artists lay down exclusive sets to deliver a truly unforgettable experience, they include DJ heavyweights such as the undisputed king of techno Carl Cox, Canada’s illustrious Richie Hawtin, the Chilean-born pioneer Ricardo Villalobos, the award-winning Swiss-born selector Luciano, influential house hero Jamie Jones, Germany’s Boys Noize, Russia’s Nina Kraviz, the revered Bosnian-German selector Solomun plus illustrious US spinners Seth Troxler, Derrick May, Dubfire and The Black Madonna.
Elsewhere, special LIVE performances will be provided courtesy of Germany’s Modeselektor and Johannes Brecht, France’s Vitalic and Italy’s Capofortuna plus an array of back-to-back sessions will come from Motor City Drum Ensemble X Jeremy Underground, Gerd Janson X Prins Thomas and Adam Port X Reznik.
On top of this, Belgium’s rising techno stars Amelie Lens and Charlotte de Witte, the UK-based Patrick Topping, Nic Fanciulli, Denis Sulta and HAAi, South Korea’s Peggy Gou, Germany’s Len Faki, Boris Brejcha, Dana Ruh and Janina, France’s back2back2back masters Apollonia, Holland’s San Proper and William Djoko, Israeli’s Red Axes, Japan’s DJ Nobu, America’s Destructo, Italy’s Enrico Sangiuliano and Lollino plus FUSE’s founder Enzo Siragusa and regulars Archie Hamilton and Rossko will all be serving up exclusive sets.
Furthermore, the iconic Parco Dora festival site serves as a perfect industrial inner-city environment with varied hangouts, DJs between the trees and plenty of Italian food and drink. And as with all previous years – Kappa FuturFestival continues to push the envelope in regards to festival technology and customer experience. The forward-thinking nature of the festival which has twice received the European Commission Patronage, the first for this kind of event in Italy, shows no signs of diminishing with exciting new developments for 2019.
For the first time ever they’re embracing Torino’s art scene with a brand new VIP experience – Art & Techno. Combining culture and techno, the new package provides the ultimate weekend of luxury for art and techno lovers, with a first class VIP treatment at the festival, and private guided tours of the city’s best art galleries and museums.
The innovative cashless payment scheme, one of the first of its kind in Italy, also returns for another year. Festival-goers use a re-chargeable card that converts your cash into digital tokens. Once recharged you will be able to use your Paycard everywhere: to drink, to eat and to buy goods at the merchandising official store at the Festival.
With summer quickly approaching, tickets are already selling faster than ever before. Currently, over 25, 000 tickets have been sold, which is 40% more than this time last year. Of those, 7,000 are international sales, 70% more than in April 2018. These are spread over 82 nations, which puts the festival well on track for their target of welcoming over 100 nations to this year’s event.
Original article here.