In the Chernobyl zone staged a rave party


Photo: Artefact

In the city of Pripyat in the Chernobyl exclusion zone was a rave party. About it writes the edition Vice.

The organizer of the show, the artist Valery Korshunov, the author of the project Artefact, attended not only the musical component, and the protective robes of the participants, as well as armed guards of the event.

“The crowd dancing to electro, playing through speakers set in the main square of Pripyat. Flashes of light flicker on the concrete blocks of deserted houses. On the two screens displayed visuals, referencing the classic Soviet film “Stalker” by Andrei Tarkovsky, — the author writes. — I feel that I’m in Glastonbury (one of the most significant music festivals in the world — approx., and it’s 4 in the morning. Our cordoned off area, the military has lost in the twilight. Some sway to the beat of the music.”

The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant — one of the largest technological disaster in the history of mankind. April 26, 1986 fourth unit of the station, an explosion occurred, which was followed by the release of radioactive substances. In the first three months after the accident, killed about 30 people. Were exposed to the radiation of nearly 8.4 million people in Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. Around the plant was created by the so-called exclusion zone from which evacuated the two cities of Pripyat and Chernobyl, and 74 villages.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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