ID&T swaps dance music for camping holidays
Dutch dance music giant ID&T, known for festivals such as Mysteryland, Defqon.1 Weekend Festival, Amsterdam Open Air and Welcome to the Future, is trying its hand at organising camping holidays, as festivals in the Netherlands remain banned until 1 September.
‘Tijdloos’, which means ‘timeless’ in English, is a socially distanced camping experience taking place from 10 July to 17 August at the Emerstrand campsite in the Dutch province of Drenthe.
ID&T will organise various activities for holidaymakers in the campsite’s 50-acre grounds, including water sports, outdoor activities, interactive art installations, musical performances and lectures.
In accordance with guidelines set by the Dutch Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM), guests from different households will maintain a distance of 1.5 metres.
“Tijdloos is something completely different than the festivals we usually organise”
“In times of crisis, you get inspired to think ‘out of the box’ and that’s how Tijdloos was born: the most extraordinary summer destination of 2020,” comments Tijdloos creative director Carina Kornfeind.
“Tijdloos is something completely different than the festivals we usually organise. It is an intimate and free-spirited playground for all ages to enjoy life unconditionally together with their loved ones.
“Since there is a limited capacity, we expect that the demand will exceed the supply.”
Guests can book glamping accommodation or bring their own tents. Overnight stays for camping Tijdloos can be booked here, at a rate of €29 per night per person during the week and €39 at the weekend. Children stay at a reduced rate.
Organisers urge guests to follow the advice of their local government on traveling abroad before booking a spot at camping Tijdloos.
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