Clubbers on the Amnesia venue in Ibiza have raised cash for charity by dancing by way of the evening.
The initiative got here from new app ‘Rave To Save’, which was examined at Amnesia this month, and donates €1 (85p) per 100 steps danced by every clubber on the venue to a number of charitable causes.
The app tracks the ravers’ footsteps through a wristband, and collectively the clubbers raised over €300,000 (£255,000) for charities together with Ladies In Music.
Nicole Barsalona, the president of the charity, stated: “The Rave to Save marketing campaign highlights the truth that each partygoer has the ability to positively affect the way forward for leisure.
“Collectively, we will make the party-going expertise safer for all.”
Obtain the Rave To Save app by @Desperados_es on the following elrow Barcelona (4th – fifth Dec.) so you’ll be able to assist the planet whereas raving: the app counts the steps and the steps flip into cash. We’ll donate this cash to plant as many timber as we will. ⚡#elrowRaveToSave
— elrow (@elrow_) November 26, 2021
Attendees who recorded essentially the most steps throughout the evening have been rewarded by being invited to an afterparty with Peggy Gou and being given free drinks.
Gou stated of the initiative: “I really feel it’s essential we proceed to speak about gender, sexuality & race inequality within the music trade and on the dancefloor, as it will be important that we proceed to encourage and rejoice range throughout the get together scene.”
The app is about to be examined out at a number of occasions earlier than the tip of the 12 months, together with Elrow raves in London, Barcelona and Amsterdam.
Elsewhere, The Chemical Brothers have been introduced because the headliners of Amnesia’s Closing Pageant for 2022.
Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons will play an unique DJ set at Amnesia on October 15 to deliver this 12 months’s season to a detailed. “This season has been a really particular one for Amnesia Ibiza, a summer time filled with memorable moments and an vitality by no means seen earlier than,” the membership stated in an announcement. “A season like this deserves a spectacular finish, so the Amnesia staff has set to work to make its final get together of the 12 months one thing out of the unusual.
“And who higher than The Chemical Brothers to interrupt the mould and provides us certainly one of their historic DJ units?”
In addition to The Chemical Brothers, the Amnesia Closing Pageant will boast “a line-up with the perfect artists of the second” that’s set to be introduced quickly.