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Pinkpop and Awakanings are two important festivales of Holland that every year reunite to thousands of lovers of music rock and tecno around consecrated the national and international bands and the DJs more of the atmosphere. This year, they again offer programs no that there are to lose itself, with well-known names world-wide.

Pinkpop festival, Landgraaf

Pinkpop Festival, in Landgraaf, is the festival to the more famous open air of the Netherlands. During the three days of the weekend, it presents/displays 39 bands on three scenes different in a true celebration from music.

Dutch artists are combined with names consecrated like Korn and Iggy and the Stooges, that was present in edition 2007. For this year, already the activities of Metallica are confirmed - Friday, Foo Fighters - Saturday and RACE Against The Machine - Sunday.

From 1970, more of a million and average one of spectators they concurred to the festival, in which more than 500 presentations they have taken place.

The campings near the stage include hot water, supermarkets, first aid and many positions of drink and food.

The entrances are on sale in the habitual points in Holland, post offices and, available also in English. The organizers advise to take care of of the sale places nonofficials. The valid entrances for the complete weekend already are exhausted.

Awakenings Festival, in Rotterdam, is one of the more important festivales of music tecno of the world. It congregates international artists, in a total of five areas of which the villa is an east newness year. Sixty will be the personalities of 12 different countries that will act on the scenes of Awakenings. Among others, Kevin Saunderson, Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos, Dave Clarke, Mauro Picotto and Stacey Pullen are counted.

The entrances can be acquired in, also available in English.

Practical information of Pinkpop Festival 2008

  • Date: of Friday 31 of May to Sunday 1º of June.
  • Entrance
    • For a day: 69 Euros.
    • For the weekend: 129 Euros. It includes the access to the camping.
  • Place: Parkeren Pinkpop.
  • Address: Evenemententerrein Megaland, Hofstraat 13-15, 6372 XC Landgraaf.
  • How to arrive
    • In train: Landgraaf station, of NS (Dutch Railroad Company). From here, there are micros that go to the festival and the camping.
    • In car: from Landgraaf, to the south of the Netherlands, near the city of Heerlen, following the indications “Park Gravenroad? and soon “Parkeren Pinkpop?. There are special spaces of parking for the contenders to the festival.
    • In airplane: The Maastricht Aachen is the nearest airport, in the Maastricht. Thence, it is possible to be arrived at Landgraaf in taxi or train from the Central station of the Maastricht.

Practical information on Awakenings Festival 2008

  • Date: Saturday 28 of June.
  • Entrance: 41.75 Euros.
  • Place: Festivalterrein Spaarnwoude.
  • Address: Weena 290, 3012 NJ Rotterdam.

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  1. I want but information on other festivales in Holland

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    18-09-2008 @ 1:24 a.m.

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