Why does Monument Festival exist?

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The festival is initiated by Monument, but one hundred percent created by all of us together. Every listener of the podcast, every reader of the magazine, every dancer at our parties. Year after year, we invite you back to Norway to spend three magical days together with your Monument family. We will enjoy beautiful and hypnotic music together played by our favourite artists from the worldwide techno scene, and form a community of knowledge, love and engagement. And most importantly! Create the techno festival of our dreams.

We believe that techno is best experienced together. Monument Festival is a space where every guest is welcome to come as they are. There is no need to play hero or cool. We are here to enjoy the music, the environment and the energy. It can mean dancing with your best friend, sitting by the fire and getting to know someone new, or standing in your sphere floating above the ground with the beats of the music.

The team has deep respect and love for Norwegian nature and Mother Earth. We aim to be as sustainable as possible in our operations and execution. To Monument, that also means to leave no trace in our nature and keep our carbon footprint to a minimum. We run the organisation socially sustainable with space for individuals to blossom, contribute to the three-day festival and make it viable in the long run.

Monument Festival is a platform to showcase artists in many formats, not just from the sound system. We want the event to be a mind and body, head to toe experience which stimulates all your senses. If you have a disabled sense, we still want you to be able to have the best weekend of your life.

Forward Leaning
We wish to play an active role. Both internationally and in our local community. We take a stance in being open for the new. We are curious and brave when meeting new possibilities. Every year we evaluate our execution and generate feedback from all stakeholders in order to improve ourselves the best we can for the future years.

High Quality
We will never compromise on quality. The matter of taste is subjective, but implementation and execution are not. We commit to always striving towards the highest quality in everything we do. From food to music, to equipment and design. We promise to aim for continuous improvement.

If you would like to leave some feedback, ideas or concerns for the next festival, please email [email protected].

In the meantime, join our ‘low key, participate as you can-family group’ on Facebook. A place to connect with people from different cities, share music, or ask for recommendations. All in uplifting Monument spirit!

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Photo: ØYNE / Heine