Why was Berlin Love Parade Cancelled?
In July 2010, the love came to an end with the death of 21 festival-goers in a crowd crush. These tragic deaths, and the 500 others injured, prompted the organisers to declare: “Out of respect for the victims, the Love Parade will never take place again.”
What is the Love Parade in Berlin?
The Love Parade (German: Loveparade) was a popular electronic dance music festival and technoparade that originated in 1989 in West Berlin, Germany. It was held annually in Berlin from 1989 to 2003 and in 2006, then from 2007 to 2010 in the Ruhr region.
What happened Love Parade 2010?
On 24 July 2010, a crowd disaster at the 2010 Love Parade electronic dance music festival in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, caused the deaths of 21 people from suffocation as attendees sought to escape a ramp leading to the festival area. At least 500 more were injured.
What happens at the Love Parade?
The Love Parade was a free-access music festival and parade that originated in 1989 in Berlin. The parade featured stages, but also had floats with music, DJs, and dancers moving through the audience. The Love Parade in Duisburg was the first time that the festival had been held in a closed-off area.
How many people were at the Berlin Love Parade?
Between 200,000 and 1.4 million people were reported to be attending the event and 3,200 police were on hand. As a consequence of the disaster, the organizer of the festival announced that no further Love Parades would be held and that the festival was permanently cancelled.
What happened at the Love Parade Germany?
What happened at the Love Parade disaster?
What to do if you are being trampled?
- Keep your eyes open. Your number-one goal is to get out of the sea of people as quickly and calmly as possible.
- Leave while you can.
- Remain upright.
- Save your breath.
- Arms at chest level.
- Go with the flow.
- Move away from barriers.
- Understand the signs of density.