Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) Breaks Records Again

AMSTERDAM (VIP-NEWS) — The 17th edition of ADE, an initiative of Buma, took place in the city of Amsterdam from October 17 to 21 and was another record breaking edition.

For five full days Amsterdam turned black and yellow, the distinctive colors of the ADE, and the city was taken over by 200.000 music lovers and 3.800 music professionals from all around the world.

With this record breaking edition the ADE underlines its leading position in the world of electronic music and the success of the entire Dutch dance sector.

The ADE has been the biggest international club festival and important music conference for dance and electronic music for many years.

The last edition is one in which the scale increased even further, with performances from 1.700 national and international artists, spectacular keynote speakers from around the globe, 350 special events for the most diverse audiences and a record number of 75 clubs & venues. New this year was the addition of ADE Playground, a special program for festival- and conference visitors at 20 locations with a broad program of film screenings, discussions, showcases, product presentations and in-store events.

Official numbers
200.000 festival visitors
3.800 conference visitors
1.700 artists
75 clubs/venues
350 journalists & media