Wave-Gotik-Treffen (ger. das Treffen means the meeting) is an annual world festival for dark music and arts in Leipzig, Germany. 150+ bands and artists from various backgrounds (Gothic rock, EBM, Noise, Darkwave, Neofolk, Neoclassical, Medieval Music, Experimental, Gothic metal, Deathrock and Punk being examples) play at several venues throughout the city over 4 days on Whitsuntide. The festival also features several fairs with medieval, gothic and cultural merchandise.
With its regular 25,000 attendants (unofficially up to 30,000), the WGT is the largest event of the Goth, cybergoth, and rivethead subcultures worldwide, closely followed by the annual M'era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany with 20,000-25,000 attendants.
Photo Taken On: May 12th, 2008