Düsseldorf, Germany (PRWEB) June 12, 2012
Düsseldorf’s Open Source Festival is one of Europe’s most important new club, dance, and pop music industry events. (2012 date: June 30). Two beautiful locations provide the settings for this day-to-night festival for thousands of fans: A horse track during the day, located in a forest in Düsseldorf’s Grafenberg district, will feature three stages from afternoon to night, and then the event continues in Düsseldorf ‘s vivid club scene from 10 pm into the wee hours in the historic Old Town, also known as the “longest bar in the world,” and Düsseldorf’s hip district Flingern. Free shuttle service is provided to connect the city-wide event schedule.
2012 headliners include the incomparable, 11 person band “Beirut,” “The Hundred in the Hands,” and “Perfume Genius”, all from the US; WhoMadeWho from Denmark, one of the most popular European groups; “Mouse from Mars,” “Honig,” “Harmonious Thelonious,” and newcomer “Sizarr” from Germany. 30 bands will perform on the “Young Talent Stage”; and in a cultural exchange between Germany and Poland, DJs and live acts from both countries will keep the dance floor going at Düsseldorf’s “Stahwerk” nightclub, including Jacek Sienkiewicz, SLG, and DJH Motyl from Poland and Philipp Otterbach and Oliver Hancke from Germany.
For more information about Open Source festival and tickets, visit http://www.open-source-festival.de.
Düsseldorf’s tourism office offers a hotel package for festival visitors, called “Düsseldorf à la Card.” The packages include one hotel night (double occupancy), breakfast, Düsseldorf’s Welcome Card (free public transportation for 24 hours), and city information. Packages can be booked right from the tourism office’s website at http://www.duesseldorf-tourismus.de/hotelpakete. Prices start at €59 per night per person based on double-occupancy for a 2-3 star hotel in the city center and up to €69 per person for a 4-5 star hotel. All packages include breakfast, a Düsseldorf Welcome Card (free public transportationwithin city limits plus 30 free or reduced admissions to city attractions), and a city information package.
Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourism GmbH is the visitors and convention bureau of the city of Düsseldorf. Its responsibilities include tourism and city marketing, as well as conference and meeting marketing, hotel reservation services, fairs and convention services, city event ticket sales and advance ticket reservations. For more information, visit http://www.visitduesseldorf.de.
Düsseldorf International Airport, Germany’s Next Generation HubTM, offers several non-stop flights from US & Canadian cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Ft. Myers, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Toronto, San Francisco, Vancouver), as well as convenient connections to many European cities. For more information about the airport, visit http://www.fly2dus.com.