Berlin — A techno parade, including the founders of what was once Berlin’s most popular annual party, Love Parade, hit the streets of the German capital on Saturday, calling for Berlin’s electronic music culture to be added to the World Heritage List.
The Rave the Planet parade started from the Kurfürstendamm shopping street to the Victory Column in the middle of Berlin’s Tiergarten Park.
Police estimated that 20,000 people took part in the parade in cool, rainy weather, German news agency dpa reported. They deployed his 600 officers, but no disturbances were reported.
One of the organizers of the parade, the DJ, known professionally as Dr. Motte, provided an unconditional basic income for the artists and made Berlin’s club culture an intangible heritage of UNESCO, a cultural institution of the United Nations. asked to register.
Dr. Mott, 62, founded Love Parade, which grew from a small procession of 150 ravers in 1989 to a huge music festival and street party with 1.5 million attendees a decade later best known for The popularity of the event later waned. It was last held in Berlin in 2006.
Later, Love Parade-branded parties were held under various organizers in Germany’s industrial Ruhr area. ended with the death of