Fundraving for Music and Club Culture

Our unique fundraising model

“When will the Love Parade return?” Addressed to its inven­tor, Dr. Motte, inquiries like this have been pour­ing in for years already. There seems to be a huge long­ing for its return. And to be hon­est: if it doesn’t come back now, then when should it?

Isn’t our world cur­rent­ly in urgent and par­tic­u­lar need of more joy, more peace, more sol­i­dar­i­ty – more love? Only one answer is pos­si­ble: Yes! With Rave The Plan­et, we want to bring back both the parade and its orig­i­nal spir­it. With a new over­all con­cept and finan­cial inde­pen­dence from spon­sors. That’s why we have devel­oped this spe­cial fundrais­ing mod­el that you are look­ing at right now: We call it “FUNDRAVING”!

This mod­el is intend­ed to secure financ­ing, while at the same time func­tion­ing as a mood barom­e­ter. It shows pub­lic inter­est and demand, as the fuller it gets and the faster it fills up the more clear­ly you can see how much the world real­ly wants the new parade. So, when it actu­al­ly does take place depends entire­ly on the suc­cess of the Fun­drav­ing.

That is why we are ask­ing you, and the whole world, the big ques­tion: Do you want the new parade?

 

Here's how it works:

Icon Euro

1. Donate anything from €5 up for a model figure of your choice. >Click<

Icon Raver Solo

2. We'll place your figure on the Fundraving model in Berlin.

Icon Raver Trio

3. Now you're a FUNDRAVER!

Icon Raver Group

Become part of a growing, colorful movement and help us to make the dream of the new parade come true. Let's rave the planet!

In our online dona­tion shop, you can donate any­thing from €5 up for a mod­el fig­ure. Over 80% of your dona­tion will be spent direct­ly on char­i­ta­ble pur­pos­es. There are sev­er­al dif­fer­ent cat­e­gories, such as ravers on the street or on street­lamps, trees, floats etc. This allows you to play an active role in shap­ing the mod­el as well as to freely select the amount of your con­tri­bu­tion.

The goal is to set up as many as 1.5 mil­lion mini ravers and to make the dream of a new parade come true. For you, for us, and for the whole world, because: We are one fam­i­ly!

What's changed?

We are a non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion. Most impor­tant­ly, this one point already serves to dis­tin­guish us from the parades of the past. Fur­ther­more, we are posi­tion­ing our­selves finan­cial­ly inde­pen­dent of spon­sors. Being able to real­ize the parade basi­cal­ly free of adver­tis­ing is real­ly impor­tant to us. We are only pro­mot­ing our elec­tron­ic music cul­ture, includ­ing clubs, labels, artists, live acts, DJ’s etc. To sum it up: the cul­tur­al work­ers, who are the rep­re­sen­ta­tives of elec­tron­ic music and the scene.

We’re adopt­ing the basic prin­ci­ples of the Berlin Love Parade and stick­ing to its true spir­it.

 

What does the Fundraving model look like?

We have built a mod­el – 48 meters in length — of an emp­ty Straße des 17. Juni in Berlin, which was the route of the for­mer parade between Ernst-Reuter-Platz and the Bran­den­burg Gate, with the Vic­to­ry Col­umn at its cen­ter. The mod­el is scaled at 1:87 (size H0). Entrance is free and it is open around the clock to the pub­lic.

In total, there are three phas­es of con­struc­tion which will open one after the oth­er, when­ev­er one is full:

 

 

At each head end of our mod­el, there are two freight con­tain­ers which have been weld­ed togeth­er to form one room. The mod­el-mak­ing work­shop, where every donat­ed fig­ure is glued onto tiles, and the dona­tion shop are sit­u­at­ed at one end. Sup­port­er shirts and oth­er great items, for exam­ple, can be pur­chased there. Of most inter­est is that the price of each arti­cle includes a fixed fundrais­ing amount.

Our mod­el is set up in a place that has already writ­ten tech­no his­to­ry: in the gar­den of the first Tre­sor Club, oppo­site the Ger­man Bun­desrat and thus on one of Berlin’s main arter­ies, Leipziger Straße.

 

 

Loveparade 2002 Night by Dr. Motte

Why a new parade?

We want to cre­ate a gen­uine, last­ing and holis­tic added val­ue for all cul­tur­al work­ers in our scene. Aim­ing to pos­i­tive­ly strength­en the image of club cul­ture, the new parade should again give our cul­ture a guid­ing light that encom­pass­es immense inter­na­tion­al appeal.

 

More­over, on the polit­i­cal lev­el, we are demand­ing more rights and more pro­tec­tion for clubs and fes­ti­vals, which are much more than just places of enter­tain­ment. These are also places of peace­ful gath­er­ing, where the spir­it of peace, love, uni­ty and respect is expressed. These are pro­tec­tive spaces in which peo­ple can live out their free­dom, cre­ativ­i­ty and indi­vid­u­al­i­ty. We would like to inspire oth­ers to cre­ate such places every­where.

We want an offi­cial­ly rec­og­nized hol­i­day for our cul­ture. Fol­lowed by a street fes­ti­val on Straße des 17. Juni, where every­one is free to expe­ri­ence the diver­si­ty of elec­tron­ic music cul­ture, the new parade will annu­al­ly cel­e­brate this offi­cial hol­i­day.

That we are a cul­ture of diver­si­ty. That is a uni­ver­sal prin­ci­ple. Our scene con­sists of many gen­res and trends, col­lec­tives, groups, indi­vid­u­al­ists… As spe­cial and unique as such facets are, put all togeth­er they form one big pic­ture: Togeth­er we are the elec­tron­ic music cul­ture.

 

 

What if the parade doesn't take place?

If not enough funds can be raised for the big parade, which will be free of adver­tis­ing, the amount col­lect­ed will be used for char­i­ta­ble pur­pos­es in accor­dance with our statutes: for the devel­op­ment and admin­is­tra­tion of Intan­gi­ble Cul­tur­al Her­itage, for the sup­port and edu­ca­tion of arts and cul­ture, for the pro­tec­tion and cul­tur­al recog­ni­tion of elec­tron­ic music, and much more.

 

OPENING HOURS

You can vis­it our Fun­drav­ing mod­el, the exhi­bi­tion and our dona­tion shop in Berlin from 13 Jan­u­ary 2020 until the end of the year.

We are open for vis­i­tors Mon­day to Sat­ur­day from 10 to 20 o’clock.

The entrance is free!

RAVE THE NEWSLETTER

You’re up for receiving our news? Sign up!

Don’t miss out on any news about Rave The Planet and our projects. With our newsletter, you will receive updated information directly. Unfiltered, uncompressed, uncomplicated – directly from the source, our headquarters in Berlin. It couldn’t be fresher!

By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies.    more information    accept