The well-known Antwerp festival, Laundry Day stops it in its current form. The organizers choose a full remake with a new name, Fire is Gold.
During the edition of Laundry Day 2018, we noticed that the stages with the Fire is Gold-music (hip hop, red.) extremely well-scored, ” says co-organiser Wim Van der Borght. ‘We cannot and will not be blind to this type of music and style. With the evolution of Laundry Day to only Fire Gold, we want to first continue to and offer a response to this lifestyle.’
In addition to music there will be on the new festival also takes place for other aspects of the urbancultuur, such as skating, basketball, dance and street art. There will also be a collection.
The festival takes place on 24 August on the domain, middle pond on the Left bank in Antwerp. For the first edition in the new format aim the organizers about 10,000 visitors.
Laundry Day, that in 1998 in Antwerp’s Kammenstraat began, organized in 2018 its 21st edition. After the takeover of the festival in 2017 by Atmosphere Architects, the organisers of, among other WECANDANCE in Zeebrugge and Elrow Town Antwerp, there was a strong transformation. So there was purposely more attention to urbanmuziek.
In Vilvoorde found the Fire is a Gold-festival two times already.