United We Stream
United We Stream – the solidarity response to Covid-19 and the worldwide shutdown of club culture .
The successful donation campaign for Berlin clubs grew into a global cultural platform and jointly controlled streaming initiative in the digital space.
Our cross-genre and interdisciplinary streams offer low-threshold access and connect local cultural spaces, artists, cultural workers, companies and institutions with a global audience. Together we face the current crisis and campaign for club cultural values in the context of digital cultural mediation.
United We Stream launched on March 18th and has since attracted over 40 million visitors.
• Streams from 425 locations in 92 cities worldwide
• 2068 artists were featured
• € 1.5 million donations worldwide
SAVE Balkan’S CLUB CULTURE
On March 12th, a week before the government imposed quarantine, Balkan’s night clubs shut its doors in an effort to prevent the spread of the Corona virus. As a result, thousands of nighttime industry employees are currently unemployed and the entire Balkan music scene faces an existential crisis.
In a unified effort to save our cultural and creative industry, we have decided to join forces and stand together in solidarity with our friends. Now, more than ever, we need your helping hand! Please enjoy the streams, donate and save Balkan’s club culture!
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United We Stream Balkans will feature some of the region’s most iconic locations of their capital cities. Once a week, digital visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a high-quality livestream presenting five hours of a well-curated music program that highlights the local scenes from five different countries. Streaming live DJ sets, live music and live performances, United We Stream Balkan will have something for everyone to enjoy while we all spend more time indoors to help the fight against COVID-19.
As a global charity project “United We Stream” has a crucial commitment in saving and keeping club culture. Alongside with other cities, Balkan is launching activities that will be fully committed to maintain the existence and functionality of local artists, locations and related employees. In order to prevent irreparable consequences, it is important to intervene in a timely manner and draw attention to areas that have been particularly affected.