Page 12 - We Rave You Magazine | July 2022
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           “Surround yourself with friends, embrace your

           favourite sound and have a great time.”

           STAY FRESH AND HYDRATED                            GET YOUR PAYMENTS READY

                                                              One of the changes brought by the modern world is cash-
           These are two important commandments for those who go
                                                              less events. Cash is to be left at home because at festivals
           partying during the summer. The cocktail list is always very
                                                              with this modality it will only be possible to pay with your
           interesting, particularly when the naming is also fun and
                                                              wristband. How does it work? To be able to pay with your
           appealing. However, especially if you will spend many hours
                                                              wristband you have to have it loaded with money and this
           under the sun, in high temperatures, and dancing, water
                                                              might not be so immediate when it seems on the spot.
           is the most effective way to stay hydrated. Many festivals
                                                              These events usually have several charging points where
           already include hydration points on their floorplan where
                                                              you can use your bank card (and in some of them also
           you can refill whenever you need to. Depending on the entry
                                                              cash), however, it is a place where queues usually form, long
           policy of the event, you can either bring an empty plastic
                                                              queues. Waiting in a queue in the sun is not the programme
           bottle to use at the hydration point, or you will have to use
                                                              you planned on going to the festival and so a piece of wise
           an official cup or reuse the bottle you bought at the bar. An
                                                              advice is to pre-charge which is often available. Some
           important tip if you are an avid dancer and don’t want to
                                                              organisations provide cashless vouchers that you can buy in
           lose your water bathing those around you, take some plastic
                                                              the days leading up to the festival and which will be asso-
           or silicone caps from home, the kind that fit various sizes, as
                                                              ciated with your wristband at the time of accreditation. This
           bottles are usually delivered at the bar without caps.
                                                              way you can dedicate all your time to having fun.
           A precious help in the task of keeping cool is one of the

           most popular accessories at events: the fan. Apart from
           being very effective in cooling you down, the fans are an
                                                              DON’T RUN OUT OF POWER
           attractive piece of merchandising that, if it survives the
           festival in one piece, becomes a precious souvenir.
                                                              If it’s not on Instagram it didn’t exist, right? A summer music
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                                                              festival is full of endless moments that you want to keep for
                                                              eternity and also share on your social media. For that, you
           PROTECTION FROM THE SUN                            need to have your phone camera on for quite some time
                                                              during the festival, something quite challenging for your
           Sunscreen is your friend against the dreaded sunburn and
                                                              phone’s battery. Taking a powerbank with you is definitely          BECOME A FAN OF THE FANNY BAG                      One tip that never gets old is: don’t forget your ticket. The
           should therefore be mandatory. Buying sunscreen in a
                                                              a good choice to make sure you don’t run out of battery                                                                tips for a summer festival are endless, so here are just a
           compact format may be a good idea so that you can take
                                                                                                                                  There are some essentials that you want to have around
                                                              and that you can film and take pictures at will. Keeping                                                               few essential ones. Surround yourself with friends, embrace
           it with you into the venue, as long as the entrance policy                                                             with you at all times in a practical way, without hinder-
                                                              your phone charged is also important to stay in touch with                                                             your favourite sound and have a great time. Have fun at
           allows it. In any case, it’s a great pre-party trick to be well-
                                                                                                                                  ing the movements you need to dance. The solution is
                                                              your friends and family. Another point to remember is that                                                             your summer festivals this year!
           oiled with sun protection. The sun is not only uncomfortable                                                           most often backpacks or small bags. Many festivals also
                                                              nowadays tickets are digital and are on your phone, without
           for your skin but also your eyes, so the second recom-
                                                                                                                                  include on their grounds a locker area, very useful for
                                                              it you may face some constraints. There are powerbanks of
           mendation on this topic is to go with sunglasses. They will                                                            storing larger items such as backpacks, coats, and other
                                                              various types, including lightweight and compact models,
           ensure that your vision is comfortable and that you can see
                                                                                                                                  essentials. However, lip balm, sunscreen, mobile phone,
                                                              perfect to accompany you to a festival.
           everything without frowning. Aside from this more useful                                                               keys, ID and valuables are all things you want to keep with
           nature of sunglasses, they are also a fundamental piece
                                                                                                                                  you and the perfect aid is a fanny bag. This accessory has

           to compliment your look, because yes, you look super cool                                                              become quite popular for parties and festivals as they
           in sunglasses. There are sunglasses for all tastes, sizes,
                                                                                                                                  make it possible to carry your items safely, hands-free and
           and shapes and they are often an item you can find in the                                                              comfortably. The options are many and nowadays there
           merchandising area. We suggest leaving your expensive
                                                                                                                                  are also stylish cross-bag options, which have become
           designer glasses at home and opting for economical and                                                                 the most popular alternative to fanny packs. Many brands
           disposable solutions, as breaking and losing them is not
                                                                                                                                  offer any of these models, so you should have no trouble
           uncommon at festivals.                                                                                                 finding the best one for you.
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