CTM Festival, a Berlin-based experimental music occasion that's at present celebrating its 20-year anniversary, introduced earlier this month that they might set up an ice skating rink within the Halle am Berghain exhibition corridor for a sequence of events throughout their 10-day run between January 25 and February three.

Promising a spot the place you possibly can "apply your ice dancing abilities to eclectic and free-­roaming DJ units," pageant attendees this week have been voicing they're disappointed over the truth that this "ice skating rink" doesn't have any ice on it in any respect.

The Eishalle (German for "ice rink") was constructed utilizing sheets of artificial ice - a plastic materials that does not essentially ship an genuine ice skating expertise. In addition to this, the quite a few attendees who visited the Eishalle complained that there have been not sufficient rental skates and the rink itself was too small.

After getting quite a few messages from pissed off attendees who voiced their dissatisfaction concerning the expertise, CTM Festival took to Facebook to ship a press release. "We are conscious that the artificial ice floor that's getting used does not ship a completely satisfying skating expertise," they wrote, "and have additionally made the provider conscious that it doesn't work because it was marketed to us."

The pageant went on to confess that the undertaking began off as a "tongue-in-cheek try to interrupt up the seriousness related to the pageant" however caught off guard when the Eishalle gained "momentum by itself" and "largely outshining" the remainder of the pageant's musical choices.

CTM Festival takes place in Berlin between Friday, January 25 and Sunday, February three throughout a number of venues within the German capital - internet hosting a lot of cutting-edge artists similar to Lotic, Juliana Huxtable, Actress, Dasha Rush, Yves Tumor and plenty of extra.

Learn about CTM Festival's full program by going here

Read our assessment of CTM's 2018 version right here

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Berghain's ice skating rink criticized for using fake ice
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