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 documentary by Gary Bredow.

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, the Festival schedule runs all through October, with renewed attention to the artistic offer, territorial promotion themes, youth education, safety and environmental sustainability.

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 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 is held over three days on 12, 13 and 31 October and it was preceded by several appointments across the city.

The 14th edition is welcomed with great success. The Festival was preceded by a “road to” program from London to Courmayeur an overall it involved over 30 artists across 5 different venues.

According to the Italian Society of Authors and Publishers (SIAE), Movement Festival is the most attended concert of its genre in Italy in the fourth quarter of 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019.

After a two-year hiatus, Movement Festival returns from October 28th to November 1st, 2022, for its fifteenth edition, featuring a program that spans the territory, from the Officine Grandi Riparazioni to the Audiodrome Live Club.
The 2023 edition also maintains a distributed program across the territory, featuring five events between October 27th and October 31st.

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