FuturFestival is born in the spring of 2008, on the centenary of the Futurist manifesto. On December 31st, it takes place for the first time to celebrate the New Year’s Eve and Turin’s award as European Youth Capital. FuturFestival gathers more than 7k young people from all over Italy.
In 2009 FuturFestival collaborates with the organization of the Turin’s New Year’s Eve in Piazza Vittorio with headliners such as Groove Armada and Juliette Lewis together with other artists of international leverage.
On December 7th, 2010 FuturFestival presents Bloody Betroots’ exclusive Italian show, with the special appearance of Tommy Lee at the drums.
In June 2012 FuturFestival unfolds as the first Italian 100% daytime summer festival, under the name of Kappa FuturFestival, from the well known sportswaear brand.
In 2013 KFF enters the Top 5 European Summer Festivals chart.
In 2015 the cashless technology is introduced to purchase all goods and services at the Festival, using a card that can be topped up by cash or credit card.
In January 2016 The New York Times wrote it is an event “not to miss” when in Italy.
Since 2016 it has been granted the European Commission Patronage together with Movement Festival, setting a precedent for the sector in Italy.
The use of the cashless technology has been improved by issuing a loyalty card that can be used in every format of the group.
In 2018 the 45k festival-goers comes from 88 nations; overall 35% of participants come from abroad.
The 2019 edition’s goals are to improve the general public experience and to reach the 100 nations record.
Official site: kappafuturfestival.it