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.
Since 2016 Movement Festival has been granted the European Commission patronage together with Kappa FuturFestival.
In 2017, both Mixmag and Resident Advisor declared it is among the world top 5 festival in October. The same year the new formula with two Main Shows was adopted.
The 13th edition will move up to 12-13 October and it will be preceded by several appointments across the city.
Official site: movement.it