KAPPA FUTURFESTIVAL

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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 sportswear 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 debit/credit card.

Since 2016 it has been granted the European Commission Patronage together with Movement Festival, setting a precedent for the sector in Italy.

The same year The New York Times recommended it as an event “not to miss” when in Italy.

In 2018 the 45k festival-goers comes from 88 nations; overall 35% of participants come from abroad.

In January 2019 the short documentary The FuturFeeling was previewed at the Cinema Massimo within the SeeYouSound Festival. The same year Kappa FuturFestival is recognised as the Best International Festival at the DJ Awards.

In 2020 the digital format Kappa Futur Tribute registers 665k views and a reach of 1,3mln users.

2022 and 2023 are record years with over 80,000 attendances from more than 100 nations.

The eleventh edition will be held from 4 to 7 July 2024, with the expectation of attracting 100k guests from 120 nations to Turin and digitally reaching +70 million people.

Official site: kappafuturfestival.com