Wacken World Wide: Heavy-Metal-Festival starts as a live stream

Livestream instead of a Festival with 75,000 visitors on Wackens meadows: On Wednesday, a Online starts Wacken's Event as a substitute for the due to the Coron

Wacken World Wide: Heavy-Metal-Festival starts as a live stream

Livestream instead of a Festival with 75,000 visitors on Wackens meadows: On Wednesday, a Online starts Wacken's Event as a substitute for the due to the Corona pandemic canceled Heavy-Metal Festival in schleswig-Holstein. The digital festival runs until Saturday.

Numerous well-known artists play live in front of the camera

On Wednesday, among other things, performances by Body Count with Ice-T, Anthrax, Motor Sister, and metal Queen Doro are planned. In the four days of concerts of Blind Guardian, Heaven Shall Burn are at "Wacken World Wide", In Extremo, Kreator, and Beyond The Black and Sabaton on the program. Wacken Gigs of the past years of Iron Maiden, In Flames and Arch Enemy complement.

According to organizers, information will be playing the musicians at the Festival live. They should be integrated in real-time with accurate camera Tracking filmed and directly into a virtual Set. The Fans should not be just a spectator, but through hands-on programs and interactions are involved.

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Festival for 2021 already completely

out of stock cancelled, The organisers of the world famous Heavy Metal Festival, with visitors from more than 80 Nations due to the Corona-crisis in mid-April. Wacken founder Thomas Jensen, the Streaming Festival called "no copy Right". He hopes that metal will celebrate the fans at home in front of the Stream.

The Wacken Festival in the summer of 2021 is out of stock meanwhile, with 75,000 visitors. The remaining cards were gone by lottery to interested parties on waiting lists, informed the organizers. After the cancellation this year, more than 90 percent of the visitors had exchanged their cards for Tickets for the coming year. "The Fans show us their absolute trust, which we are very excited," said Festival co-founder Holger Hübner. The organizers want to give the weekend a first look at the Bands of the coming year.

place Wacken is suffering: "This is a disaster"

the village of Wacken with 2000 inhabitants, the tears, the failure of a hole in the cash register. "This is a disaster," says mayor Axel Kunkel. "For us as a Church this is a significant break-in." A lot of sun due to lower revenue on ice cream, for example, investments in the amount of 200 000 euros in the roads and paths.

The failure is bitter for the shops in Wacken, and also for the 30 to 40 people to the Festival, a beer or a snack stall on the driveway. "A holiday flutes in there," says the mayor. Residents Erhard Lipp shares: "I'm going to assume that some people earned with the sales of a holiday." There are in place but there are also people that are not on the development of the festival happy. "There are already Wackener, which is not evil, it is true," says mayor Kunkel.

In previous years, metal fans arrived days before the start of the Festival, set on the lawns with their tents and shaped the townscape. In the parlor Alex Baldassar packs several tubs of ice cream in the Display. "We live in the village," he says. The Festival had brought to the little Shop but additional revenue. "Because the whole Flair is missing a lot already." The visitors wanted to have fun, "the are all good".

Karin Steinke is since 20 years a waitress at the Gasthof "Zur Post". The have a lot of regular guests, with which she was by you. That Corona prevents the Festival, was "unbelievable for all of us. The shock is still deep." For the Inn, this means loss of revenue. "This will be funny without," says bakery salesgirl Katja Harders. Tourists not paying attention: Pay for your trip just with PayPal or credit card! FOCUS Online tourists not paying attention: Pay for your trip just with PayPal or credit card! German diver disappears in Walmaul: "Nothing can prepare a" FOCUS Online German diver disappears in Walmaul: "Nothing can prepare you to it"

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Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 07:26

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