The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) returns for its 18th edition this year, exploding over four lustful days (October 16-20), and featuring everything-electronic on the menu. With over 200,000 expected festival-goers and 4,000 professional conference attendees plus 1,700 artists, 350 events and 75 participating venues from all over Amsterdam –the ADE should roll out stacks of engaging material and spectacle performances a plenty. From demonstrations, studio and intimate in-store sessions, films, exhibitions and the new event ADE Beamlab – the ADE Playground should continue its reign as a festival staple and of course the top-grade talent will help make the event a creative platform for all to bathe in. Stay tuned for updates and in the meantime check out some of the highlights from the 2012 bonanza above.

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