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Techno Festival Calendar: May 2024

The Techno Festival Calendar is ready for May 2024! You can check our list for all the Techno Music Festivals & Events this month.

Techno Festival Calendar: May 2024
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  • PublishedMay 2, 2024
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You can feel the summer now, it’s almost here! Let’s dive right back into the rhythm from where we left off; “Techno Festival Calendar: May 2024” is here!

We are thrilled to present the May 2024 Techno Music Festival & Event Calendar – your exclusive guide to all the unmissable techno music gatherings scheduled this month. Below, you’ll find a meticulously compiled list of Techno Music Festivals and Events set to captivate fans and create waves throughout May 2024.

We have arranged the events chronologically, providing you with a streamlined view of the month’s highlights. Expect to find crucial details for each event that matters to you – from stellar lineups to ticket pricing and more. Should you wish to learn more about specific events or secure tickets, simply navigate to the link provided beneath each event listing.

Let the beats guide you!

Time Warp Festival (Brazil)

(3 – 4 May 2024, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

3 May, 2024

Step into the colorful sands as Time Warp Festival (Brazil) returns in 2024, promising an unparalleled fusion of music, art, and culture. Nestled within the vibrant heart of Brazil, this year’s edition of the festival transports revelers to a realm where time is fluid, and the boundaries between past, present, and future blur into a mesmerizing tapestry of experiences.

Against the backdrop of lush landscapes and under the canopy of starlit skies, attendees are invited to immerse themselves in a sonic journey curated by an eclectic lineup of both local talent and international maestros. From pulsating beats that reverberate through the night to avant-garde visual installations that captivate the senses, Time Warp Festival (BraziL) 2024 ignites the imagination and celebrates the spirit of unity in diversity. Get ready to dance, connect, and lose yourself in the magic of a festival where every moment is an invitation to embrace the extraordinary.

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Time Warp Festival 2024 (Brazil) - Tickets, Dates & Lineups

MiNT Festival

(4 – 5 May 2024, Leeds, United Kingdom)

May 4, 2024

MiNT Festival 2024 is coming back to Leeds on May 4th and 5th, promising a fantastic time for music lovers. Known for its cool vibe and great music, MiNT Festival features different types of electronic dance music, like house and techno, right in the middle of Leeds.

This year, the festival is happening at Newsam Green Farm, giving it a fresh feel. It lasts the whole weekend, so you can really get into it. MiNT Festival 2024 promises a cozy atmosphere with top-quality sound and music systems, making sure every beat hits you just right.

In the past, they’ve had big names like Patrick Topping, Claptone, Seth Troxler, and Eats Everything, and this year’s lineup is sure to be just as exciting. MiNT Festival isn’t just about music; it’s about celebrating the latest trends in dance culture, making it a must-see event for anyone who loves to dance in Leeds.

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MiNT Festival May 2024 - Tickets, Dates & Lineups

Nuits Sonores

(7 – 12 May 2024, Lyon, France)

May 7, 2024

Nuits Sonores is a five-day yearly festival in Lyon that features electronic and indie music. Since 2003, it has showcased the city’s landmarks while offering various performances, events, and workshops for different people.

Aside from lots of DJs, the festival also has famous artists helping to choose who performs. In 2022, big names from the electronic music scene helped plan the lineup.

What’s great about Nuits Sonores is that there are lots of events all day and night, so you can join in the parties or just relax and enjoy Lyon’s peaceful side.

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Nuits Sonores 2024 - Tickets, Dates & Lineups

Insane Festival

(8 – 11 May 2024, Apt, France)

May 8, 2024

Insane Festival is a dance music event held over a weekend in southeastern France.

Set against the backdrop of a beautiful lakeside location, it brings together DJs and performers from various electronic music genres, such as techno, dub, psytrance, and more.

This annual gathering welcomes music enthusiasts of all kinds. It offers camping options, relaxation zones, delicious food, and vibrant decorations throughout the venue. It’s a welcoming and exciting event for anyone who loves to party.

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Insane Festival 2024 - Tickets, Lineup, Dates

Music On Festival

(11 – 12 May 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

May 11, 2024

Music On is a festival in Amsterdam that focuses on house and techno music. It’s become really well-known in the genre.

They bring together a great lineup of electronic, house, and techno artists, including the festival’s founder Marco Carola, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, and others.

Besides these big names, Music On also showcases some of the newest and most exciting talent in the electronic music scene. It’s a great opportunity for dance music fans to discover the sounds of the future.

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Music On Festival 2024 - Tickets, Lineups, Dates

Festival Le Bon Air

(17 – 19 May 2024, Marseille, France)

May 17, 2024

Welcome to Festival Le Bon Air 2024! Held in the port of France, Marseille, this annual event is a vibrant celebration of music, art, and culture. Featuring a diverse lineup of performers from around the world, including electronic, indie, and experimental artists, the festival offers an eclectic musical experience.

In addition to live music, attendees can explore immersive art installations, enjoy gourmet food from local vendors, and participate in engaging workshops and discussions.

With its commitment to innovation and inclusivity, Festival Le Bon Air invites you to join in the festivities and embrace the magic of creativity in all its forms. Get ready for a weekend of inspiration and excitement at Festival Le Bon Air 2024!

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Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC Las Vegas)

(17 – 19 May 2024, Las Vegas, Nevada, The U.S.A)

May 17, 2024

Get ready to immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC Las Vegas) 2024! From May 17th to 19th, the vibrant city of Las Vegas, Nevada, transforms into a playground of pulsating beats and dazzling lights as the world’s premier electronic music festival takes center stage at the iconic Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

This three-day extravaganza brings together electronic music lovers from around the globe for an unforgettable experience like no other. With hundreds of performers across multiple stages, EDC Las Vegas promises an unparalleled lineup of top-tier DJs and artists, spanning genres from bass and techno to house and trance. As night falls, the festival grounds come alive with an enchanting array of carnival rides, art installations, and interactive experiences, creating a surreal wonderland where music and magic collide.

Whether you’re dancing under the electric sky or exploring the myriad attractions scattered throughout the venue, EDC Las Vegas offers an immersive journey into the heart of electronic dance culture. Join the celebration and create memories that will last a lifetime at EDC Las Vegas 2024.

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Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC Las Vegas) - Tickets, Dates, Lineups

Extrema Outdoor (Belgium)

(17 – 19 May 2024, Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium)

May 17, 2024

Prepare to be transported to a realm of electronic euphoria at Extrema Outdoor Festival (Belgium) 2024! From May 17th to 19th, the picturesque town of Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium, becomes the epicenter of dance music culture as festival-goers converge for three days of non-stop excitement.

Born in the Netherlands, the Extrema Outdoor Festival (Belgium), affectionately known as XOBE, has evolved into a colossal camping extravaganza, attracting over 65,000 enthusiasts from across the globe. With seven stages hosting over 100 artists, the festival boasts a diverse lineup representing the forefront of electronic music. From pulsating house beats to hypnotic techno rhythms, XOBE offers an unparalleled auditory journey for fans of all genres.

Nestled amidst the natural beauty of De Plas, the festival’s venue provides the perfect backdrop for a weekend of immersive experiences and unforgettable moments. Whether you’re dancing beneath the stars, lounging in the camping area, or exploring the myriad attractions scattered throughout the grounds, Extrema Outdoor Festival (Belgium) promises an unparalleled fusion of music, nature, and community spirit. Join the celebration and embark on a musical odyssey like no other at Extrema Outdoor Festival (Belgium) 2024!

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Extrema Outdoor (Belgium) - Tickets, Lineups, Dates

Ikarus Festival

(17 – 20 May 2024, Memmingerberg, Germany)

May 17, 2024

Ikarus Festival takes electronic music to new heights at Memmingen Airport, Germany, focusing on techno and house beats. Every year, devoted festival fans flock to the spacious airport venue, where a stellar lineup of techno heavyweights awaits. Past editions have seen stars like Nina Kraviz, Chris Liebing, Richie Hawtin, Tale of Us, and Charlotte de Witte grace the stages.

Spread across six distinct stages, including open plains and forest settings, each with its own unique design, Ikarus Festival offers a diverse atmosphere to match its quality lineup. From circus performances to the pulsating music, every aspect of the festival contributes to its unforgettable experience.

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Ikarus Festival 2024 - Dates, Tickets, Lineups

Marvellous Island

(18 – 19 May 2024, Rte de Lagny Torcy, France)

May 18, 2024

Marvellous Island is a cherished electronic music festival that graces the stunning Plage de Torcy on the outskirts of Paris each year. Known for its underground house and techno acts, the festival has hosted an impressive lineup over the past decade, including Seth Troxler, Adam Beyer, Maya Jane Coles, Ben Klock, Nina Kraviz, and Stephan Bodzin.

Set against a picturesque backdrop and featuring creative staging and design, Marvellous Island offers a unique escape for dance music lovers. With its idyllic location and a crowd united in their passion for music, this festival promises yet another unforgettable weekend of celebration and joy.

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Marvellous Island 2024 - Tickets, Lineups, Dates

Awakenings (Upclose)

(18 – 19 May 2024, Spaarnwoude, Netherlands)

May 18, 2024

Awakenings Upclose 2024 promises an intimate and exhilarating experience for techno enthusiasts in Spaarnwoude, Netherlands, on May 18th and 19th. Renowned for its dedication to quality electronic music, the festival boasts an exciting lineup curated to create the perfect rave conditions. At the heart of this year’s event is the electrifying presence of Nina Kraviz, a luminary in the techno scene whose performances never fail to captivate audiences.

Against the backdrop of Houtrak’s scenic beauty, attendees can expect an immersive journey into the pulsating beats and hypnotic rhythms of techno, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or new to the genre, Awakenings Upclose offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience the magic of techno in its purest form, uniting music lovers from around the world in a celebration of electronic music and dance.

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Awakenings (Upclose) 2024 - Dates, Tickets, Lineups

7th Sunday Festival

(19 May 2024, Erp, Netherlands)

May 19, 2024

Get ready for the ultimate experience at the 7th Sunday Festival! Taking place on May 19th in Erp, Netherlands, this multi-genre festival promises a diverse lineup that caters to electronic music lovers of all tastes. Headlining the event are three of the biggest names in the industry: Afrojack, Hardwell, and Warface.

Known for their energetic performances and chart-topping hits, these stars are set to deliver unforgettable sets that will have the crowd dancing all night long. With its scenic venue and vibrant atmosphere, the 7th Sunday Festival offers the perfect setting for a day of music, celebration, and unforgettable memories.

Whether you’re a fan of electronic, hardstyle, or techno, this festival has something for everyone, making it a must-attend event for music enthusiasts across the Netherlands and beyond.

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7th Sunday Festival 2024 - Dates, Tickets, Lineups

PollerWiesen Festival

(19 May 2024, Dortmund, Germany)

May 19, 2024

PollerWiesen Festival, a techno extravaganza near Dortmund’s Revierpark lake in Germany, is a testament to its founders’ deep roots in underground raves from the 90s. Drawing from decades of expertise, the festival has earned its place as a beacon of techno prowess in Europe.

Returning to Dortmund’s Revierpark, the festival offers a unique setting with stages nestled amidst woods, beach, hilltops, and open lawns surrounding a saltwater lake.

With an impressive lineup of top-tier DJs and producers, PollerWiesen Festival promises a 12-hour party that is a must-attend for techno enthusiasts seeking an authentic and unforgettable experience.

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PollerWiesen Festival 2024 - Tickets, Dates, Lineups

Sea Star Festival

(23 – 26 May 2024, Umag, Croatia)

May 23, 2024

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Stella Maris seaside resort in Croatia’s picturesque Umag, the Sea Star Festival returns in 2024 for its highly anticipated fifth edition. As the first major event of the summer season, boasting a daily capacity of 15,000 attendees, the Sea Star Festival promises to deliver an unparalleled experience. Organized by the team behind the globally acclaimed EXIT Festival, Sea Star Festival brings together an impressive lineup of international and regional talent across multiple stages set amidst the stunning lagoon.

The festival’s main stages, the Tesla Main Stage and Nautilus Arena, serve as the epicenter of the musical journey, hosting some of the hottest acts from around the world. Meanwhile, several other stages offer a diverse range of genres, including hip-hop, trap, techno, house, reggae, rock, and bass, ensuring there’s something for every music enthusiast.

Building on the success of its previous editions, the Sea Star Festival has garnered acclaim from both audiences and performers for its exceptional quality, vibrant atmosphere, and the unparalleled beauty of the Croatian coastline. Attendees can expect not only an unforgettable musical experience but also the warm hospitality and captivating charm that have become synonymous with the Sea Star Festival. Get ready to embark on a journey of music, culture, and celebration at Sea Star Festival 2024.

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Movement Electronic Music Festival (Detroit)

(24 – 26 May 2024, Detroit, Miami, The U.S.A)

May 24, 2024

Experience the heart and soul of electronic music at Movement Detroit 2024, where the urban landscape of downtown Detroit transforms into a pulsating hub of beats and rhythms. From May 24th to 26th, Hart Plaza becomes the epicenter of the electronic music scene, drawing crowds from far and wide to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in style.

With a storied history dating back to 2000, Movement Detroit has long been synonymous with top-tier talent and groundbreaking performances. This year’s lineup boasts an impressive array of stars, including Carl Craig, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Idris Elba, and many others, promising an unforgettable experience for festival-goers of all ages. As the sun sets over the Detroit skyline, the festival comes alive with an energy and excitement that is truly unparalleled, making Movement Detroit a must-attend event for electronic music aficionados everywhere.

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Movement Electronic Music Festival (Detroit) 2024 - Lineups, Dates, Tickets

Project 6 Festival

(24 May 2024, London, United Kingdom)

may 24

Prepare to be immersed in a music lover’s paradise at Project 6 Festival 2024, set to take place on May 24th in London, United Kingdom (UK). This all-day festival promises to deliver the very best in drum & bass, techno, hip hop, and grime, set against the backdrop of one of London’s finest park locations, Brockwell Park.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. After the daytime festivities, Project 6 Festival will take over 10 of the most beloved and renowned music venues in the city, transforming them into strobe-lit playgrounds for music enthusiasts eager to keep the party going. With a lineup featuring top artists such as Casisdead, Shy FX, Katy B, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Mala Bean, Taylah Elaine, Vigro Deep, and many more, Project 6 Festival 2024 promises to be an unforgettable celebration of music and culture.

Whether you’re a fan of bass-heavy beats, soulful melodies, or infectious rhythms, this festival offers something for everyone, making it a must-attend event for music lovers across the UK and beyond.

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Project 6 Festival 2024 - Dates, Lineups, Tickets

Emporium Festival

(25 May 2024, Wijchen, Netherlands)

May 25, 2024

Emporium Festival, located in Wijchen, is a vibrant dance music event that attracts over 25,000 visitors annually. Each edition revolves around a unique theme, ranging from “Hollywood” to “The Zoo“, offering attendees an immersive and unforgettable experience.

Emporium Festival focuses on showcasing primarily Dutch artists. It features four dedicated stages for hard style, hard core, raw style, and free style music, reflecting the Netherlands’ love for harder styles. Across various locations, different house and dance genres create a diverse and dynamic atmosphere for festival-goers to enjoy.

Beyond the music, the Emporium Festival offers a unique opportunity to explore the animal kingdom at De Berendonck, home to the most beautiful zoo in the Netherlands. From majestic polar bears to playful dolphins and majestic elephants, the zoo promises an enchanting experience for attendees of all ages. Whether you’re dancing to the beats or marveling at the wonders of nature, the Emporium Festival is a celebration not to be missed.

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Emporium Festival 2024 - Dates, Tickets, Lineups

Soenda Festival

(25 May 2024, Utrecht, Netherlands)

May 25, 2024

Soenda Festival is a shining beacon in electronic music, drawing fans from every corner of the globe to the heart of the Netherlands. Meticulously curated, this event blends the allure of pulsating techno beats with the infectious energy of house rhythms, ensuring attendees are entranced from the first beat to the last echo.

Year after year, Soenda Festival crafts an experience that is more than just music. The festival showcases a synergy of light, sound, and visuals, converging to create an ethereal atmosphere. Nestled in a location that perfectly complements its vibe, the surroundings amplify the event’s overall allure.

For those fervently scouring the web for the pinnacle of electronic music festivals, Soenda Festival is a name that continually surfaces, thanks in part to its stellar reputation and our optimized, engaging content. The festival is not just an event; it’s a journey through the realms of sound. If transcendent beats and unforgettable moments are what you seek, Soenda Festival promises to deliver in spades.

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Wide Awake Festival

(25 May 2024, London, United Kingdom)

May 25, 2024

Wide Awake Festival is a one-day music festival that takes over London’s Brockwell Park.

Here, it showcases a diverse lineup of left-field, forward-thinking sounds ranging from indie to techno, from punk to jazz, all carefully curated to make Wide Awake Festival as unique an experience as possible. Bicep, Caribou, Floating Points, Working Men’s Club, Fat White Family, The Comet is Coming, and Overmono were among the headliners of the last edition.

Brought to you by the minds behind Field Day and London promoters Bad Vibrations and LNZRT, Wide Awake Festival promises to offer music fans an alternative addition to London’s thriving festival calendar.

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(25 – 26 May 2024, Upminster, United Kingdom)

May 25, 2024

We Are FSTVL, nestled in the heart of Upminster, London, is a beacon of electronic music brilliance, casting its radiant glow on the global festival scene. This multi-day extravaganza isn’t just another date on the festival calendar; it’s a curated experience, melding the finest beats with a palpably electric atmosphere.

The festival’s genius lies in its impeccable lineup, spanning from house to techno, drum ‘n’ bass to EDM, and its immersive design. Each stage, meticulously crafted, tells a story, taking attendees on a sensory journey that transcends the ordinary. As the basslines throb and synths shimmer, festival-goers can also indulge in world-class gourmet food stalls and boutique camping options, amplifying the luxury of the festival experience.

However, the soul of We Are FSTVL is its community. The shared glances, synchronized dance moves, and collective cheers create an inclusive and vibrant environment. When the final track fades and lights dim, attendees leave with memories and a deep-seated connection to a community that celebrates life, music, and togetherness.

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We Are FSTVL 2024 - Lineups, Dates, Tickets

Distortion Festival

(29 May – 2 Jun. 2024, Copenhagen, Denmark)

29 May, 2024

Distortion Festival is a five-day journey through Copenhagen, celebrating the extraordinary atmosphere, music, and spaces of the Danish capital.

The festival is a collection of parties that run throughout the city. It attracts over 100,000 people and is best described as orchestrated chaos.

Featuring over 300 concerts and DJ sets, Distortion Festival‘s sprawling multi-genre lineup will soundtrack street parties all over the city.

Copenhagen’s Nørrebro and Vesterbro areas morph into packed, semi-chaotic dance arenas, as the city comes to life with truly unique character.

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Distortion Festival 2024 - Tickets, Lineups, Dates

Big Beach Spring Break

(30 May – 2 Jun. 2024, Novalja, Croatia)

May 30, 2024

Big Beach Spring Break is an electronic music festival held in Novalja, Croatia.

Taking over Zrce Beach’s famed hedonistic hot-spot Papaya Club for the entire weekend, the Adriatic coastline will be pumping all day and night; thousands upon thousands of party-goers flock to the raving destination each year to let loose at beach parties, pool parties, and club nights throughout the hot summer nights.

With a sun-soaked soundtrack including a roster of internationally acclaimed DJs, Big Beach Spring Break is the ideal way to kick-start your summer.

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Big Beach Spring Break 2024 - Dates, Tickets, Lineups

AVA Festival

(31 May – 1 Jun. 2024, Belfast, United Kingdom)

May 31, 2024

AVA Festival is a cutting-edge house and techno music festival in the Northern Ireland capital of Belfast.

Belfast’s foremost electronic and visual arts festival returns for 2024, following a huge year at the idyllic Titanic Slipways in the heart of the city’s docklands. Featuring renowned international artists alongside the finest local DJs and live acts, talent will be showcased in the stunning audio/visual style that has become synonymous with the festival’s summer starting weekend.

In 2022, Mixmag described the AVA Festival as “one of the world’s most exciting electronic music festivals“. This year, the AVA Festival will push the boundaries of electronic music further than ever before while also providing a broader offering of genres with each iteration of the festival to reflect the increasingly diverse sound of the city.

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AVA Festival 2024 - Tickets, Lineups, Dates

Forbidden Forest

(31 May – 2 Jun. 2024, Grantham, United Kingdom)

May 31, 2024

Forbidden Forest is an intimate underground music event, returning to the Midlands for another weekend of wonder raving amongst the trees.

From Friday, 31 May, until Sunday, 2 June, a kaleidoscope of colors and sound waves of bass will fill the night sky above Belvoir Castle once again!

Forbidden Forest‘s lineup is annually comprised of some of the most respected and influential DJs and producers from the techno, house, drum & bass, and disco scene. The 2024 lineup will be insane and will blow you away, so lock the dates in your diary, this is going to be a journey of epic proportions and not one to be missed.

Forbidden Forest offers on-site camping, a 24-hour marketplace with gourmet food stalls, out-of-town shopping, and secure on-site lockers. Camping Plus packages will also be available with showers, luxury toilets, and pamper rooms with hair dryers and straighteners.

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Forbidden Forest 2024 - Tickets, Lineups, Dates

Techno Music Festivals & Events in May 2024: Conclusion

In summary, May 2024 promises to be an electrifying month for techno enthusiasts worldwide. With the extreme excitement of techno music festivals and events in May 2024, fans will be spoilt for choice. From electrifying beats to glorified light shows, each event offers a unique experience that resonates with the soul of techno music.

Whether you’re a seasoned raver or new to the scene, this month guarantees unforgettable moments and rhythms that will stay with you long after the final beat drops. Dive into the world of techno and let the music guide your journey! Follow us here for more…

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