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The festival got its name from Kazantip cape in Shchelkino village, where the first Windsurfing RFA Cup took place in 1993. The first official Kazantip festival took place at the site of an unfinished abandoned nuclear power plant in Crimea in 1995 and was attended by roughly a thousand guests.

Since then the festival was moving from one place in Crimea to another, gathering more and more fans. There were several attempts by the government to close the festival for “promoting drug culture” and the like, but they all failed. Since 2001, Kazantip has been permanently stationed in Popovka village (30 kilometers from Yevpatoria, and 112 km from Simferopol).

The festival grounds were symbolically proclaimed to be Republic Z – a state within a state with its own rules and freedoms. Its unique spirit of 24-hour partying on the sandy beach of the Black Sea attracts clubbers from all over the world. The number of guests has reached 100,000 in recent years.

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