The European cousin of the “Detroit Electronic Music Festival (DEMF)”, one of the most important and historical dance music Festivals of the world, held in Detroit since 2000.
Movement debuts for the first time outside American borders on December 15th 2006 in Turin to celebrate the end of the Winter Olympic Games.
In 2008 Movement extends its cultural program, and presents, in collaboration with Politecnico of Torino, “High Tech Soul”, a Gary Bredow documentary.
The 2009 edition takes place over two days, October 30th and 31st . The 4th edition hosts more than 20 international DJs playing 25 hours of live music with 3D projections, in front of 15k people.
2010 sees the international break-through of Movement Torino Music Festival with the incredible performance of the Chemical Brothers at Pala-Isozaki.
In 2012 Movement moves to Torino Esposizioni, pavillion 5.
From 2013 Lingotto Fiere di Torino becomes CasaMovement.
At its 8th edition, Movement 2013’s schedule runs all through October, with renewed attention to the artistic offer, territorial promotion themes, youth education, safety and environmental sustainability.
According to the Italian Society of Authors and Publishers, Movement 10th edition is the most attended Festival in Italy in 2015’s fourth quarter.
In 2016 and 2017 Movement Festival has been granted the European Commission patronage together with Kappa FuturFestival.
The 2016 schedule has involved over 30 artists across 7 different venues. The Main Show held on October 31st set a new record with 20k participants from all over Europe.
The 12th edition, comprising two Main Shows at Lingotto on Saturday October 28th and Tuesday 31st, was preceded by a Sound Journey at Turin Airport, where Movement provided the soundtrack to the outbound passengers.
Official site: movement.it