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general info

The party will be held at the Bundeswehrdepot in Bingen am Rhein. People who visited UC6.22 will remember the location - unlike UC, the party will be held in one of the bigger halls of the depot, so there should be enough space for everyone. Bingen itself is a small city on the river Rhine, in south-western Germany. It's around 80km west of Frankfurt/Main, and 100km south of Cologne. It can be reached easily by car, rail, plane and ship. For details, visit the Travelling page.

The party will start on Good Friday, April 18th at 12:00PM and end on Easter Monday, April 21th at 1:00PM. This makes 72 hours of non-stop fun. The entrance fee will amount to 40 EUR. There are no single day tickets, and no rebates if you come earlier, later or by spaceship. Girls get in for free though.

Among the features we're planning are:

  • Lots of competitions for Amiga, PC and C64, music, graphics and the rest
  • no gamers, no script kiddies, only creative people
  • Space for more than 1000 visitors
  • Warm sleeping hall (+hotel reservation service)
  • A meadow outside the party hall (really :) to crash, sit and drink
  • Warm showers (in a seperate area, connected by the bus)
  • Tasty food at decent prices (Currywurst, Fries, Pizza and more) Full list
  • A working party network (no promises about the speed)
  • Traditional entertainment provided by Steeler and our new co-host XXX
  • a BIG screen and powerful sound system
  • Seperate chillout/meeting/boozing-tent
  • Own bus line connecting the location, a supermarket, train station and the hotels
  • Second stage with djs, liveacts and more...
  • Lots of fun compos, liveacts and surprises
  • and of course scenish, friendly atmosphere created by us and YOU

Some pictures of the location (click for larger version):

The entrance / main gate. You'll arrive here. Mainhall is behind that security building.
The boozing meadow. On the right there will be the chillout/boozing/whatever-tent...
...exactly here where right now only empty space exists. In the background you can see the main- and the sleepinghall.
Main- and sleeping hall seen from the boozing meadow. In the foreground there will be a huge tentfire.
A different view of the meadow. On the left you'd see the food cars and the chillout-tent.
The meadow, the security building/entrance and the front of the mainhall.
The front of the mainhall, where the chillout-tent will be located.
The sleeping hall. In reality you'll also see the toilets here.
A rendering of the inside of the mainhall, done by Dfox (thanks!). Sorry we don't have time left to render more.
A map of the area. Done in a hurry, but you get the basic layout.

In case you don't believe that we have the necessary know-how and experience to get this straight, here are some of the organizers involved:

  • Scamp/Vacuum (Underground Conference)
  • Steeler/Phantasm (M&S)
  • XXX/Haujobb (Evoke)
  • Ryg/Farbrausch (M&S, UC)
  • Gizmo/Farbrausch (M&S)
  • KB/Farbrausch (M&S, Dialogos, UC)
  • Yoda/Farbrausch (M&S, Dialogos, UC)
  • Chaos/Farbrausch (M&S)
  • Sierra/Destiny (M&S)
  • Wayfinder/Azure/Farbrausch (UC)
  • Bloodwing/DW (UC)
  • Doj/Cubic (M&S)
  • Fashion/Vacuum (UC, M&S)
  • Halfbyte/Pandemonium (M&S)
  • Shamada/MSP (M&S, UC)
  • FZool/Salva Mea (TUM)
  • DeichShaf (M&S)
  • Poti/Black Maiden (Evoke)
  • Faxe/Black Maiden (Evoke)
  • Avatar/Black Maiden (Evoke)
... and many other former and current organizers of Mekka & Symposium, Evoke, Dialogos, Underground Conference, and TUM.