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Data Transmission joins Around the World In 80 Raves Campaign in October


In Place of War presents: Around the World In 80 Raves | Worldwide sponsored fundraising challenge meets global rave.

Across the month of October, we’re engaging members of the public and our worldwide music industry partners in a collaborative fundraising challenge – to cover the 7,200 mile / 11,600km distance across some of the 26 countries where In Place of War has projects. Participants choose their own goal to be completed at their own pace across the month, to contribute to the overall distance. You can dance, walk, run, cycle or swim your distance goal and seek sponsorship for your efforts with the chance for individuals and teams to win amazing prizes donated by some of In Place of War’s partners, DJS and entertainment industry networks.

Each weekend of the fundraising challenge month will be soundtracked by streamed raves by DJs from all over the world, celebrating the efforts of all the fundraisers being sponsored to complete their distances.

Supporting music development in two areas of conflict | The money everyone raises collectively will fund music studio developments in São Paulo, Brazil, and Lavender Hill, South Africa.

Ruth Daniel, CEO, In Place of War, says, “After seeing people come together in extraordinary ways during the challenging period we’ve all been living through, now seems the perfect moment to look forward to an opportunity to form a community in solidarity with those who need our support. So we’re beyond excited about launching Around The World in 80 Raves. It’s a huge undertaking that wouldn’t be possible without the incredible support of our partners, including the phenomenal DJ talent playing for us. We can’t wait to welcome members of the public to take part in the sponsored challenge, which will contribute so much to our overall goals to fund two life-changing music projects in the Global South. I truly want to thank everyone involved.”

The project is being supported by global DJ decks and gear manufacturer, Pioneer DJ. Keleigh Batchelor, Marketing Manager, Pioneer DJ, says, “We couldn’t be more thrilled to support this unique and worthy cause to help fund the development of two additional properties for IPOW, offering critical and essential support to communities. There are some incredible prizes up for grabs as you rave away. Challenge yourself, challenge your friends and most of all fundraise with us!

And we at Data Transmission are joining the Around the World In 80 Raves Campaign and have created our own team to help raise money, you can donate to the DT Team Here. We will be running through October with our team of DJs as a collective, if you would like to be part of the dt team, there is still time email [email protected]

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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