Wave Gotik Treffen (WGT) is world’s largest festival for “dark culture” held every year in Leipzig, Germany. It is held between 10th and 13th June and attracts about 20,000 visitors from all across the world.
With 18,000 to 20,000 regular attendants, the WGT is one of the largest events of the Goth, Cybergoth, and Rivethead subcultures worldwide.
150+ bands and artists from various backgrounds (Gothic rock, EBM, Industrial, 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