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How To Cope Without Festivals This Summer

For those of you who are feeling a little down about the lack of events this season, look no further. There are plenty of awesome online options. There’s something for everyone whether you just wanna bop around your living room, or pick up a guitar and become famous! You have a lot of new online platforms to check out that are trending right now. If you want to test your other creative skills like photography or drawing you can take part in international projects as well. There’s really no reason to feel that culture withdrawal this summer. Here are some fun examples to get you started.



United We Stream


For party-goers and those who are really missing a night out dancing, why not tune into “United We Stream” which comes directly from Berlin nightclubs. The hippest European DJs have collaborated together to come up with entertainment for those weekend nights. Thousands of artists have basically put together a virtual club for you so even though there isn’t much active nightlife at the moment, you’ll still be able to enjoy the music.


Crowdcast



Crowdcast offers plenty of concerts along with culturally provocative live events, so tune in now! There’s a wide range to see and hear. The best thing is that you can post your own live videos for a monthly membership. Why not try to get involved? There are plenty of interactive workshops and live debates going on so you’ll be able to pass a lot of time on this site.


FORMAT



FORMAT International Photography Festival is asking people from all over the world to take part in this mass project. The idea is to get a representation of many different perspectives and experiences of the current crisis. If you’re interested why not snap some pictures around your home and neighborhood? You might end up becoming famous. If you’re not a budding photographer yet there are plenty of apps and courses to get you up to speed. Take the time to learn something new this summer. With the sun finally making an appearance you’ll have plenty of photo opportunities.


Online Guitar Lessons


Now that you’ve got some free time, why not pick up that guitar you left buried in the closet, and start practicing again? Plenty of sites offer guitar lessons and notes to your favorite songs for example https://www.musicianauthority.com/easy-guitar-songs/. There are beginner options as well, so there’s no excuse not to try it out.


Learn to Draw



There are many available workshops and courses for both adults as well as children, and most of them are free. If you’re looking to get a bit creative this summer why not polish your drawing and painting skills with a free art class? You’ll always have the memories to look back on.


There’s no reason why your artistic side should be cooped up with you this summer. Look for online communities to share your creations. You could even jam with your friends over Houseparty, the possibilities are endless!


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