The „Festival del film Locarno“ (English: „Film Festival Locarno“) – this year from 5th till 15th of August 2015 – is the 68th edition from the well-known international film festival held annually in the city of Locarno in Switzerland since 1946. The main feature of the festival is the open-air screening area at the „Piazza Grande“ with room for over 8.000 spectators, having one of the largest open-air screens in the world (26×14 metres). daredo media is present at the „Festival del film Locarno“ on several panels and meetings from the film branch. The festival in Locarno is well known worldwide as a festival of discovery. The top prize of the Festival is the “Golden Leopard” awarded to the best film in the international competition.

For moe information about the event, please visit: Festival del film Locarno

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The Open Beatz festival is the only four-day lasting electronic music festival in southern Germany, which will be held in July 2015 on 4 Areas. The Festival covers all genres of electronic music and gets some of the most famous EDM artists to Franconia: Deep House, Techno, Tech-House, EDM, Progressive House, Dubstep and Hardstyle. The Open Beatz line-up is a combination of popular German acts, a large number of newcomers and of course internationally successful artists, like W&W, R3hab, Ummet Ozcan, Dannic, Lexy & K-Paul, AKA AKA, Extrawelt, Angerfist, Noisecontrollers, Wildstylez and many more.

As a special small goodie for all Open Beatz fans and guests, the official compilation lines up the latest, most successful or specially picked releases of some of the festival’s artists, like Lush & Simon, Brooks, Wildstylez, David Puentez, Jan Leyk, Cuebrick, Le Shuuk and many more! Many artists are successful as remixers or collaborators, so the tracklist also features names like Lucky Date, Ron Carroll or Micha Moor, and a brand new exclusive track by Greg Gelis – before its official release date!

The compilation also features two exclusive DJ mixes by Gigo’n’Migo, Bebo and 
Chico Chiquita, skillfully combining all represented styles!

Download at iTunes (GSA Only)

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The biggest Metal Festival of the world! Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 70,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal and also folk metal, from around the world. The festival was first held in 1990 as a small event for local German bands. By 1998 the event had become the major festival on the European metal calendar and one of the most important in the world and included over 70 bands from all over Europe, North America and Australia. W:O:A is held at the beginning of August and lasts three days

As part of the burgeoning Eastern European electronica scene, the heavyweight Zagar are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year. With their distinct sound of wave rock, electronica and psychedelic soundscapes embedded in an intriguing Hungarian spirit, their powerful live shows which they toured around Europe and hits such as Wings of Love with close to 1.5m views and in hot rotation on german radios they clearly put their name on the music map in Europe. They are already in the studio working on their eagerly anticipated next studio album. In the meanwhile, they are releasing a single from their previous hit album “Cannot Walk Fly Instead” with remixes from some hot producers.

Taken from the single: Prophet Is A Fool

For more information about the band, please visit: Zagar