How to dance like a raver

11 Essential Rave Dance Moves For Beginners

When you want to have a good time, rave parties are almost always a top answer. If you’ve never been to such a party before, the scene can look hectic and a bit intimidating.

But really, though it may look complicated, rave dance moves are actually pretty easy to learn. Rave is different from other forms of dancing in that it’s a free-form, improvisational dance. In theory, you can dance however you want. There’s no “wrong moves” here.

Nevertheless, learning some basic, popular dance moves can build up your confidence and allow you to enjoy the party more. This guide can show you the gists!


  • 11 Essential Rave Dance Moves To Learn For Beginners
    • 1. Running Man
    • 2. Break Dancing
    • 3. Jump Style
    • 4. Apple Picking Move
    • 5. Melbourne Shuffle
    • 6. House Stepping
    • 7. Liquid Movement
    • 8. The Stomp
    • 9. Glowsticking
    • 10. Gloving
    • 11. Hakken
  • Rave Dancing Tips
    • Focus On The Music
    • Just Relax
    • Pay Attention to What Other People Are Doing
    • Be Creative
  • Final Words

11 Essential Rave Dance Moves To Learn For Beginners

For newcomers, it can be beneficial to learn these basic types of rave dancing. It will give you an idea of how to start when the music comes up and you’re on the stage. The extra confidence that it gives you will be an added bonus, too.

1. Running Man


The Running Man is a move that you can pull when you’re stuck in the middle of a large crowd of ravers. Aside from being simple, you also have the added benefit of it being a static dance move. You merely dance in one spot without moving.

There are two counts to this move. When practicing at home, start slow and say each count aloud. Progressively get faster until you feel natural.

  • Count 1: Lift your right knee to level with your waist.
  • Count 2: Bring down your right knee. Halfway through the right foot’s downward movement, lift your left foot’s heel and slide backward on the ball.

Repeat the two counts, but this time on your left foot (raise your left knee to waist level on count 1, then lower your left foot and slide your right foot backward on count 2).

To make it easier to visualize the movement as you practice, imagine you’re walking or running in place. That’s exactly what you’re doing, anyway!

2. Break Dancing

Break dancing (or simply breaking) looks a lot more impressive on stage than Running Man.

Hop up on your right foot, then cross your left foot in front of the right and tap it on the floor. Repeat this motion with the other foot using a double hop.

If you want to add a bit more flair to the movement, you can cross your foot once, then shoot out to the side. That will make the dance a lot more exciting.

3. Jump Style

The basic description for this style of dance is hopping and jumping around with your foot raised, while your arms are kept hanging loosely by your sides. A simple beginner pattern involves five counts.

  • Count 1: Hop up with your left foot and kick your right foot forward. Raise your right foot by about a foot high in the air.
  • Count 2: Retract your right foot and repeats the first movement.
  • Count 3: Switch your foot: hop on your right foot and kick forward with your left foot.
  • Count 4: Hop on your right foot again, but this time, kick your left foot backward.
  • Count 5: Hop on your left foot and kick your right foot backward. Keep it low.

You can repeat this simple dance sequence how many times you wish. You can mix up the movements or combine them with other moves to flesh out a jump-style dance routine of your own.

Jumpstyle is best done to the beat of hardstyle or gabber music, with a tempo ranging between 140 to 150 BPM.

4. Apple Picking Move

Similar to the Running Man move, the Apple Picking Move is very easy to learn and highly visual. When you dance, just imagine yourself plucking an apple from a tree overhead.

  • Raise both of your arms as high in the air as possible, then drop them down.
  • Sync your up-and-down movements to the rhythm of your feet.
  • To add flair to the performance, you can spice it up by shaking your head and mixing in some other dance moves.

Do anything that you can do, so long that it suits the beat of the music and the mood.

If you practice in front of a mirror, the dance could look a bit silly. But don’t worry, that’s part of the magic of a rave dance (and a rave party). You’re not at all expected to look good. The “prime directive” is to have fun!

5. Melbourne Shuffle

Now, we’re not going to lie to you: the Melbourne Shuffle is a pretty advanced move. As such, don’t be discouraged if you don’t nail it on the first try. If you’ve had previous experience with hip-hop or breaking, learning this move would be a lot easier.

The Melbourne Shuffle is basically a mixture between the Walking Man and the Moonwalk. It involves very limited movement of your upper body. Most of the magic is produced by the legs and the arms as they sway in a natural, yet fluid, walking motion. Typically, the dancer will first face a singular direction before they begin to dance.

It is considered a flat-footed, stomping dance. While you’re caught up in the music, you can also add in pirouettes when the beats suit the move, too.

Do note that the Melbourne Shuffle takes up a lot of space. If it’s too crowded around you, it’s best not to execute it. You’d be at risk of colliding with somebody. In case you do want to try it out, you should seek a sparse spot in the crowd.

6. House Stepping

House stepping, like its name suggests, is best done with the backing of house music (Progressive House, Electro House, et cetera). This dance move simply involves raising your left and right foot up and down to the beat of the music. Your arms should be raised and your elbows tilted.

House stepping resembles Latin dance and Tap dance. Plus, since it requires a lot of upper-body movements, house stepping is basically the mirror opposite of the Melbourne Shuffle.

7. Liquid Movement

The Liquid Movement is definitely the toughest rave dance move that you can possibly learn. It’s most suited for people with high flexibility and previous dancing experience.

Liquid Movement is an off-shoot of more traditional break-dancing. When you’re breaking, popping and locking with your feet and hands are expected.

Not so with Liquid Movement. The moment you look too mechanical while executing this move, you’d look out of place immediately. Liquid Movement is all about dancing as fluidly and as naturally as possible to the music, which is why experts at this dance move are often called “octopuses”.

Liquid Movement uses the entirety of your body to simulate the sense of fluidity, which is why a high degree of body flexibility is required for people hoping to execute this dance move.

8. The Stomp

The Stomp is yet another simple and visual dance move. Imagine yourself treading on thick snow. Move and stamp your feet from side to side to the beat of the music.

That’s all there really is to the move. It’s a great opener or beginner move. Combine this with the Running Man or Apple Picking and you got yourself a pretty solid basic rave dance routine.

9. Glowsticking

For Glowsticking, you’re going to need some extra accessories. Particularly, you will need some glow sticks (also called rave lights). They can be battery-operated or chemical glow sticks. It doesn’t really matter so long that they glow.

Hold one stick in each hand and dance. Usually, glow stick dancers favor Liquid Movement dance. The fluidity of the dance, when combined with the glowsticks, makes them truly alluring on the dance floor. Even though raves aren’t really about attracting attention, if that’s what you set out to do, it’s a sure-fire way to attract the eyes of other party-goers.

Experienced glow stick dancers may swirl or juggle the sticks around to create a visual feast for other guests. Some attach glow sticks to thin cords and spin them around to create beautiful wheels of light in time with the beat of the music. This type of dance is called “poi”.

If you manage any of that, you’d definitely be the star of that night’s show.

Glowsticking is one of the four light-oriented dances out there.

10. Gloving

Gloving, like Glowsticking, is a light-oriented dance. Instead of using glow sticks, the dancer uses small LED lights attached to their fingertips (hence the term gloving) to make attractive visual patterns.

Because the literal highlight of the dance lies in the diodes attached to your fingertips, gloving is basically a rave dance with your hands and fingers. You will want to incorporate movements that make your hands and fingers stand out as much as possible.

Liquid and digits moves, for example, where you move your body fluidly while also constructing hypnotizing patterns with your finger digits. Finger tutting is also worth looking into if you’re serious about learning Gloving. It’s a dance style that involves intricately moving the fingers around, which will be further accentuated by the fingertip diodes.

11. Hakken

Hakken is a dance style originating from the Dutch hardcore and gabber dancing scenes in the 1990s. The term Hakken is derived from a Dutch verb, which means chopping and hacking.

Basically, the dance is a derivative of zapateo, but with fewer airborne movements. You perform tiny steps with your feet to the rhythm of the bass drum in the music.

Similar to the Melbourne Shuffle, the lower body plays the most important role in this dance style. However, it’s not unusual for Hakken dancers to incorporate their upper body movements into the routine, too.

Hakken is a very high-speed dance. The music (called hakmuziek) can have a tempo as high as 190 BPM. It’s going to take some work to be able to catch up to the beat.

Rave Dancing Tips

Focus On The Music

The music is the most important part of the raving experience. Let the music take full control of your movement. Listen to the beat and let the rhythm and the inspiration take over you. Swing your arms, move your feet, and sway your body in a way that makes you feel most comfortable with the music.

Don’t mind people observing you too much. Once again, the important thing is to have a good time!

Just Relax

Raves are all about letting loose. If you look too mechanical or rigid in your movements, you’re not experiencing the party to the fullest. Plus, rigid movements look very awkward on the dance floor. The more relaxed you are, the more beautiful your movements will be.

It’s entirely okay to feel a bit uncomfortable and self-conscious if it’s your first rave or you’re a naturally shy person. In that case, we recommend attending your first-ever rave with friends or people you trust enough to let loose around. Once you’ve become more comfortable, think of attending or dancing solo.

Pay Attention to What Other People Are Doing

Raves are a social event, so keep an eye out for other people in the crowd. Look at what others are doing. When you find yourself out of ideas for your next move, imitating others is a good tactic to fall back to and keep the fire going.

Be Creative

There’s really no framework or structure to rave dancing. It’s all random up there and you can dance however you like. If you want to put a lot of effort into your dance moves, practice by yourself at home and watch plenty of videos online.

Once you’ve mastered some basic moves, think of improving on these moves with your own twists. Be creative! Who knows, maybe you’ll end up inventing a dance move that ravers in the future will learn about.

Final Words

Raves are an excellent way to let loose and have fun after a hard week. Allowing yourself to get lost in the music and the intense energy of the night is a wondrous feeling. With these basic rave dance moves, you’re more or less ready to attend your first of many rave parties in the future!

Hopefully, this guide has served you well. If you have any other questions you’d like to ask, leave them in the comment section below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

How to dance/interact with girls at raves or concerts? : aves

Hey y’all hope everyone is doing great! This question has kinda been burning inside me after these last few festivals/concerts I’ve been to. I do want to preface this all by saying that I truly go to these things for the music and the atmosphere especially if I can be there with some friends. Whenever I go I always have a schedule that I follow for djs I need to see because I am first and foremost there to get lost in the music to some of my favorite DJs. And yes very likely am under the influence of something lol. Usually there hyping up with friends or even some people around me. And honestly having a blast with it. Some of the most enjoyable memories I’ve had are at these.

However, there’s something that I’ve taken notice to the last few I’ve been to one. It’ll be in the middle of whatever set I am at, I’m probably rolling, dancing (if you can call it that), and having a good time all while facing the stage. But I’ll notice a group of girls in front of me. One will kinda be standing directly in front of me while the others stand to her sides. Now I usually try to keep my space as much as I can in a crowd cause I’m doing my thing there and I want others to be able to do theirs too. But with this situation I’ll notice the girl kind of get closer to me (won’t look at me) and her friends will give glances at me. I’ll do nothing cause I just assume maybe they think I’m acting silly or creeping so I’ll try calm down and back up a bit. But sometimes either she’ll keep backing up or the friends will switch spots and the same thing will happen with the new girl. Eventually nothing ends up happening, they’ll go somewhere else and give me looks while leaving. It’s usually around then that I realize I may have dropped the ball and they may have wanted to dance.

Now I know this is partially (or mostly) a self confidence problem. I use to be obese but in the last year I’ve got that in check and I’m maybe average looking at best. But some of these girls are waaaaaay out of my league so I kinda just assume they don’t wanna dance to begin with. Shocked they’d park themselves in front of me instead of other objectively better looking people around me. And I know there’s the possibilities that maybe they were just there and left for a better spot or maybe they did think I was weird but I’m almost positive some wanted to dance with me.

I just don’t even know what to do cause I would love to dance with one of them. I’ve never approached cause I don’t wanna feel like a creep. But if a girl is giving off those signs that I’m so clearly missing I don’t want her to then think I don’t wanna be around her (cause I do if she’s interested) or that I think something is wrong with her.

This usually happens in the middle of a set too so it wouldn’t be great to talk. How do I initiate? I don’t know what I would say. I don’t even know how I would dance with her. Would I dance next to her? Grind? (which seems aggressive to initiate on my end to start) And then even what happens after that?

I know this is mostly just a personal hurdle that I need to get over myself and figure it out but some general guidance with the questions in the last section would be amazing. And I guess just knowing any general signs of interest too? I’d hate if I initiated and it ruined someone else’s time or was creepy for them. And on top of that if she was interested would love to vibe with a pretty girl. I know this was long but anything helps and thank you!

Life at a rave: what kind of food is suitable for dancing

In various areas of human life - specialized food. Athletes eat high-energy date bars, opera singers drink a mixture of egg, cognac and honey before a performance to warm up the bundles, tourists carry stewed meat and crackers in their backpacks. But there are people that I don't think the food industry has taken care of properly yet, and that's the ravers.

This is not surprising: no one considers fans of many hours of vigil in industrial halls to loud music with lasers and protracted after-parties as a significant class of consumers, and even auto-correct in the phone corrects the word “techno” to “dark”. Well, it's time to add light, even despite the complexity of the topic. After all, daily dances are little associated with a pleasant appetite, and for experienced people, talking about food at parties can cause a smirk and an offer to treat them with chewing gum. It’s not customary to talk about food at raves.

Meanwhile, this story worries me a lot. About 10 years ago, my whole life revolved around techno: I was a DJ, went to Arma and Solyanka, played in the Zhest club and wrote reviews of world festivals on the portal. Then for me, rave food could turn out to be no matter what kind of sandwich or a can of chips, soup at best. I did not think about the importance of proteins, vitamins and trace elements for a weakened body.

Now, after studying in California and several years in the kitchens of various projects, finding myself in an abandoned beer factory in Vienna with a schedule of 40 DJs or going to a techno brunch with friends, I literally cry from what they serve there. I think it's time to formulate the properties of the perfect rave food. Here they are:

In 2015, the Arma team held the Outline festival in Moscow with a no-kill food philosophy, and dozens of gastronomic projects picked up this theme. On the Outline site, you could only buy dishes without meat or fish in the composition. It seemed to me then very organic, because the rave culture with its dark aspects, dance euphoria, a sense of equality and the erasure of social status on the dance floor is incompatible with violence and cruelty. Forgive me, but when you know the structure of the universe, a sausage will not fall into your mouth, but a peach or a banana is easy. Maybe that's why there is a division: rock festivals like "Invasion" are based on medieval epic - there is a lot of meat and beer! And electronic music festivals prefer plant components.

It is impossible to find a built-in system of nutritional recommendations for ravers on the Web - doctors, if anything, advise drinking plenty of water. But there are interesting articles on nutrition during rehab. For example, the American Addiction Center Resource suggests that during recovery, give up sweets and carbonated foods, switch to fiber, whole grains and vitamin-rich vegetables and fruits - in general, a classic detox.

Sounds sensible, but there are moments: coarse fiber will be difficult to digest and can cause bloating, so during the Vilalobos set, I would recommend sending all foods rich in fiber before use in a blender. There are a number of foods with strong acidity: tomatoes, for example. They are not suitable, as they can irritate the oral mucosa. In general, everything that can irritate and scratch her should be excluded from food trucks at techno sites - no crackers, chips, sandwiches with aggressive sauces. Ideally, all textures should be delicate and silky, and energy compounds should be valuable.

When I was running a bar for the Moscow promo group PZDC, one New Year's Eve, my wife Anya Yudakova and I (here she is in Anastasia Ryabtsova's shooting at BURO.) boiled 10 liters of chestnut cream soup. And it’s great party food—you don’t even have to chew it! Boiled cereals are well suited: quinoa, amaranth, whole oatmeal and millet, boiled in water or coconut milk, and not cow's milk, because many people do not digest lactose.

By the way, the ideal food at a rave is ice cream! But not the kind that is sold in the store, but the craft one: it refreshes, saturates, and gives pleasure! It has a lot of liquid, which is clearly not enough for emaciated dancers, and natural sugars, such as agave syrup, provide energy. I tested this hypothesis: Richter manager Zhenya Shchur and I prepared six kilograms of two types of vegan ice cream for our friends at Mutabor - rhubarb and pink pitahaya sorbet and ice cream based on coconut milk and Japanese matcha tea. We did everything without sugar, eggs and harmful additives - only natural ingredients and vitamins in a digestible and tasty form! We arrived at the rave in the morning and treated the lathered dancers.

Respect for nature is a big theme of modern rave. Now all promo groups are holding their events more carefully and more consciously than the city authorities organize subbotniks in parks. In the same Mutabor, a separate waste collection system is used, food is given in biodegradable dishes. And this summer, the site decided to abandon avocados in dishes - the fruit has become so popular that they are now cutting down relic forests for planting it. Raver food definitely has a green message!

Another trait that has always accompanied electronic music and the aesthetics around it is the belief in the future. A rave is an experience that produces a non-trivial audiovisual experience. It will be great if the food is permeated with the idea of ​​novelty. Therefore, I feel that a soft bread sandwich or mushroom cream soup at a party is too boring, everyday neutral and does not provide any exceptional experience.

Frozen heads of Stoyn looked good — about five years ago, in Artplay, the guys made ice cream with liquid nitrogen, grinding fruits with it. They were prepared and served in puffs of steam. And when I was doing a cafe in the Rodnya techno club, somehow we brought multi-colored acid muffins to a hardcore party - this also rolled in. At a techno brunch that fell on Shrovetide week, I cooked green pancakes - I tinted the dough with spinach. The food at a rave should have the same wow factor as the music or clothes you wear to a party.

If you approach techno-nutrition with the principles described above, you will get a full-fledged, not forced food. It is suitable for everyone who loves not only to dance, but also to take care of themselves and the world around. I am sure that the matter that we let into ourselves is no less important than the broadcast content - music, video, communication with people. In this sense, a green smoothie with passion fruit is like an Aphex Twin record, and a sausage sandwich in a plastic package is like a song from the Dacha radio rotation that you don’t want to hear. I hope that this attitude towards food will be accepted by all the big festivals and rave venues. And I, if anything, will gladly help, because I myself still have to dance on them. And there is!

My first rave: how to go to a party and not screw up

If you haven’t been to any rave yet, and the words “Kyiv is the new Berlin” mean nothing to you, we tell you how to start hanging out and do everything right.

We talked to Roman Paramonov, who attended 16 raves - from Schema, Rhythm Buro and Plivka to LOW party and Strichka festival. Roman is 20 years old, he is a student of the Kiev-Mohyla Academy, he writes a term paper in sociology on the topic “The social origins of rave culture”.

Roman told how to properly prepare for the party, what to wear, how to dance, what music to listen to. And also about inner freedom and liberation from the routine that the dance floor gives.

First rave in a coma

I got to my first rave quite by accident, at the age of 16. We were celebrating a friend's birthday, and on the same evening one of the first "Schemes" was held. Someone from our company offered to see what was happening there, and we went. My friends were older than me and had already been to raves, but I went out of curiosity. I had no idea then that this would be the start of my big rave trip.

I certainly didn't look like a person who knows where he's going. I was wearing a black shirt with white dots, a black striped cardigan that fastened with one button and ended at the belt of my dark jeans, and I had Nike AirMax on my legs.

Then music without words was something incomprehensible to me. I did not feel the dynamics of the development of the tracks, I did not understand the plot. At my first party, I danced some kind of “cha-cha-cha” and did not understand at all how to move to this music. I looked at all this with the thought: “Well, what's so special about it?”, And after two hours I got completely bored and I just started poking back and forth. It was some kind of scam. Just a month later, I thought that there was still something in this, I decided to try again - and it worked for me. Since then, I have hardly missed parties.

How to get ready

There are things you should always think about in advance. First of all, look at the line-up of the event so that you can answer tricky questions during the face control. You may be asked, for example, who is playing tonight or how you knew there was a party going on here. As a rule, water and food cannot be brought in, so it’s better not to bother, but to look in advance where the nearest grocery store is, where you can eat during the party.

The most important thing to take to a rave is fucking sunglasses, because otherwise your eyes will start to hurt from special lighting effects. Also think about where to put your phone, apartment keys and money so that all this does not stop you from dancing. The ideal solution is a banana on the belt instead of a belt. Instead of a wallet, it is better to take a certain amount of cash and a bank card so as not to weigh down the banana. Usually I take UAH 300 and one card with me.

Also think about who you will go with. I've never seen people come to a party alone. During dances, people still disperse and dissolve in the music, finding their own rhythm. The company is needed in order to start together, find each other after, return together to the real world and go home.

The main thing is to come with the right attitude. To come and get stoned is not an option, there is no point in it, because you will not remember anything. The whole buzz of a sober rave is that you remember all the sensations. In order not to screw up, you need to free yourself from the reality that is here and now.

How to dress

Once upon a time I wore only black clothes to parties, but over time I realized that I wanted something more interesting and brighter, but sneakers have always been my hobby. I go to parties in air-soled sneakers, God bless Phil Knight0061 [co-founder of the Nike brand — BZ] .

There is no dress code at raves. In fact, almost complete darkness reigns around, and you see only the silhouettes of people who are dancing. When choosing clothes, first of all, you need to think about convenience.

If it's a T-shirt, it's one that doesn't stick to the body and doesn't have to be wringed out of sweat like a rag. If pants or shorts, then such that they do not fetter in movement. Sneakers can be air-soled, but the main thing is that the shoes are comfortable after a long walk and long dances.

Lately the trend is vintage 90s, people are trying to recreate the atmosphere of the underground raves of those years, so many people dress “old school”. Basically, vintage and rare items are bought at second-hand stores, although sometimes they can also be found among the popular mass market.

Comfort is very important, thanks to it you move away from the real world and immerse yourself in music and movement. For me, going out for a smoke break during a party is like returning to reality for a while.

How to dance and what to listen to

Rave is a story about individuality. You don't have to follow someone else's example. You need to find your movements, close your eyes and surrender to the dance - the body will do everything for you. Turn one of your fingers the other way or turn your foot in a different way, and you will already be different from the rest.

At one of the raves, I danced for 8 hours straight and never went outside. At another party, I danced with my eyes closed under the stage, and after a while I ended up at the very end of the hall. You move, people rub against each other. You can even accidentally hook someone, but you still won't be told anything.

Everyone feels and hears music differently. Recently, DJs have been adding body percussion to soundtracks. That is, live pops, clicks and crackles appear among synthetic sounds - this allows you to immerse yourself in the atmosphere even more and reminds you that the real world still exists. Music is a kind of drug. If you find your rhythm, then, like a surfer, you will get into the wave and start to “slide” awesome.

At all times different techno music played at raves. It used to be less technologically advanced, but today DJs have more cool modern equipment and programs for creating sound tracks, and the tracks are becoming more diverse.

My favorite DJs are Inga Mauer, Max Cooper, Yana Woodstock, Lil Louis, AUX 88 and Amelie Lens - they are all techno artists. Apple Music or Soundcloud will help you find the music you need. The first one has techno selections that are updated every week, and the second one, when you search for techno or rave, you can find cool young DJs or great mixes of famous artists.

Rave is music without words that "sings" about liberation. You are freed from everything that oppresses you: from problems, inequalities and discrimination. You are not divided into white, black, green or red, because no one cares who you are. You come and become part of a tribe where a DJ is a shaman.

Everyone dances in their own way, there is no common style. The main thing is to surrender to the music, the rest of the body itself will tell you.

What happens at the rave

Inside the rave, all people are one big company. There is no aggression, because everyone came to rest from the real world, routine and fuss. This is a community in which everyone knows each other in absentia. You can go up to any person and ask for water - at a get-together everyone always shares with each other.

You can easily meet a people's deputy here. Recently, I saw my teacher at a rave, who just the other day gave me lectures and seminars, and today we are on the same dance floor with him.

I remember how one girl stripped down to her shorts, climbed onto some kind of parapet and just danced. There was another dude we called "propeller arms", he was waving his arms very strongly, but it was so cool that I don't even know how to repeat it.

There are people at the rave who stimulate themselves with various substances. I think that music without drugs is enough to get into ecstasy. You need to go with the right attitude and understanding of what you want to get from the party. It comes with experience.

After a rave on the way home, I always keep listening to music on my headphones until I close my eyes in bed. This helps to avoid unnecessary noise in the head. After a rave, you always wake up fresh and renewed. Often there is a slight krepatura, but then you start the day with the clearest head possible.

About rave culture and main clubs

Rave culture has become a real discovery for Ukraine. After all the bloody events of the revolution and the beginning of the war, people wanted to forget at least for a while, to abstract from pain and oppression.

Each of us lives in a constant routine: study, work, stress and problems, which causes mental burnout. When you get to a rave, all the accumulated fatigue comes out of you in the dance. For me, this is an opportunity to be free. Some people find it at the gym or on a run, I found it on the dance floor.

There are enough good parties in Kyiv: Scheme, Rhythm Buro, Low party, Plivka, Osnova, Closer, parties at Otel’ and Mezzanine. I go for everything. The quality of parties in Kyiv has grown a lot in recent years. The organizers understand what the audience wants, create comfort and atmosphere.

In Berlin, raves have long migrated to clubs, but we continue to hang out in hangars, factories and under bridges.

Low party - more than just a hangout, techno pioneer DJs play there. A very atmospheric and worthwhile party that everyone should go to.

Rhythm Buro - these are parties that take place in secret places, the organizers keep the intrigue to the last and send the place of the party on the day of the event. Usually both foreign and our DJs play. One of the best hangouts in the country.

Scheme is the most popular Kyiv rave. You should definitely get there, because there is always a complete separation.

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