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For the first time, Electric Daisy Carnival will feature a camping site

If camp was your preferred part of summertime as a kid, sorry to dissatisfy you. Camp EDC will be absolutely nothing like that.

For the first time ever, the 22nd-annual Electric Daisy Carnival will use on-site outdoor camping, and it will not be your typical sleep-in-your-store-bought-tent and go-days-without-showering outdoor experience, like the one I had roughing it at Coachella a decade ago. EDC campers will have access to air-conditioned ShiftPod tents (and a Recreational Vehicle option), together with a camp center called the Mesa that will include activities like daytime swimming pool parties, yoga and workout classes, a speaker series, go-kart racing, sound healing, hula-hoop classes, rave aerobics, a barber store, food trucks, charging stations and more. And naturally, the Thursday-night kickoff party will likewise feature unique DJ guest sets, since EDC, duh.

If you scored Camp EDC tickets prior to they offered out on May 2, make sure to carry your ID on you at all times, as law enforcement might randomly card campers seen drinking alcohol– and remember that hard liquor, drugs, glass bottles and LED gloves are forbidden. For a full list of what flies at Camp EDC, see lasvegas.electricdaisycarnival.com/camp-edc

Electric Daisy Carnival reveals its 2018 Las Vegas lineup

Electric Daisy Carnival, the massive electronic music gathering that has actually happened at Las Vegas Motor Speedway annually given that 2011, has actually revealed its 2018 lineup:

12th World b2b Kill The Sound 4B


A/C Slater


Adrenalize Adriatique Afrojack

Alan Walker Alpha 9

Andrew Bayer Andy C



Arkham Knights Armin Van Buuren Astrix




Huge Wild


The Binches

Black Tiger Sex Device


Blankface b2b Maze b2b BloodThinnerz b2b Definitive


Boogie T b2b Squnto



Born Filthy

Kids Noize

Brennan Heart

Calyx & & Teebee b2b Break




Charlotte de Witte

Cheat Codes

Chris Lake

Chris Lorenzo


Cirez D

Claude VonStroke

Code Black

Cold Blue



Cosmic Gate

Crankdat b2b Dirty Audio Criminal offense Household

Da Tweekaz


Darksiderz b2b Mekanikal Darren Styles

Rush Berlin




Digital Punk

Dimitri Vegas & & Like Mike Diplo

Dirt Monkey

DJ AniMe b2b Mad Dog

DJ Buzz b2b Risk

DJ Isaac

DJ Mustard

DJ Stephanie b2b Girl Faith Dombresky

Don Diablo

Dr. Fresch

Dr Phunk

Dr. Rude


Drumsound & & Bassline Smith b2b Temper tantrum Desire

Dublodz b2b Monxx




Eric Prydz


Ferryboat Corsten

Firebeatz vs DubVision


Flux Pavilion b2b Physician P

Fury b2b Fallen

G Jones b2b Eprom

Gabriel & & Dresden



Genix b2b Sunny Lax Gentlemen’s Club


GG Magree

Hag City


Green Velvet Provides La Land Griffin Stoller


Gryffin (DJ Set)


Gud Vibrations






Honey Soundsystem

Hot Considering that 82

Ilan Bluestone


Ivy Lab

Jace Mek

Jack Beats

Jai Wolf

Jamie Jones Provides Paradise Jason Ross


Jessica Audiffred

John 00 Fleming

John Digweed

Jordan Suckley Provides 3FECT JOYRYDE


Junkie Kid










Lauren Lane

Lee Foss

Loadstar b2b Mind Vortex

Loco Dice

London On Da Track

Lost Frequencies


Maceo Plex

Mariana BO

Markus Schulz


Martin Garrix

Master of The People

Matt Medved




Mike WiLL Made-It

Mister Blaqk




Nightstalker b2b SOOTHSLAYER Notorius 2

Oliver Smith


Ookay (Live)


Paul Van Dyk

Paul Woolford

Pendulum (DJ Set)




Rell The Soundbender b2b Rawtek REZZ


Roger Shah (Live)

Sage Armstrong

Sam Jones

San Holo


7 Lions

Shiba San

Shimon b2b Benny L

Shmitty b2b No Requests

Sinden b2b LO’99






Solardo b2b CamelPhat

Area Jesus


Spag Heddy

Spencer Brown

Strange Club


Sub No Project


AFK b2b Svdden Death

Tchami x Malaa [No Redemption] The Pitcher

The Prototypes b2b TC


TNT aka Technoboy ‘N’ Tuneboy Toneshifterz

Vini Vici

Virtual Self



Squandered Penguinz Whethan

Will Clarke Wongo


Yellow Claw

Yheti b2b Toadface YOOKiE


Yuuki Yoshiyama Zedd

Zeds Dead

Zeke Beats Zomboy

Tickets are on sale now here.

Brazilians dancing away troubles of 2017 at Carnival parties

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018|11:39 a.m.

SAO PAULO– Amidst a dull economy, an enormous corruption investigation and increasing political polarization, Brazilians let off steam Saturday during the first full day of Carnival, a holiday long considered a security valve for social and political stress.

Understood for fancy– or skimpy– costumes and intense samba competitions, Carnival events also frequently handle severe topics. This year, for example, females’s groups are highlighting the sexual harassment and unwanted touching that numerous face throughout the celebrations and throughout the year on Brazil’s streets. Others have actually called attention to housing shortages or are criticizing politicians who have been implicated of corruption.

But many see Carnival as a time to take a break from those weighty concerns.

“Carnival goes beyond politics– it’s (a celebration) of the Brazilian individuals,” said Hector Batelli, a 30-year-old attorney, who on Saturday was enjoying a Sao Paulo Carnival street celebration, called a bloco. “So we put aside politics to have a party, to celebrate.”

Brazil has recently emerged from among the worst economic crises in its contemporary history, and the biggest corruption investigation in Latin America has resulted in the prosecution and jailing of much of its service and political leaders, decimating its political class and weakening faith in its institutions.

That has caused deep political polarization and even the increase of radicalism ahead of this year’s elections. Governmental choice polls give a result in previous President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has actually been founded guilty on corruption charges, but about whom Brazilians are divided: About half wish to see him in power again, while half wish to see him in prison. In second location is reactionary congressman Jair Bolsonaro, who glorifies the country’s 1964-1985 dictatorship and has been purchased to pay fines for offensive remarks.

The deep divide was reflected in prepare for dueling blocos this year. A group called Right Sao Paulo planned a celebration called after a notorious organ of repression of the country’s previous military routine, referred to as the Department of Political and Social Order, or DOPS. Others reacted by planning celebrations that would knock the routine.

In the end, a judge ruled that the Bloco “Basement of the DOPS 2018” could not appear in public.

Rio de Janeiro, meanwhile, is experiencing a wave of violence, as drug gangs battle it out on the streets, typically killing innocent passers-by with stray bullets. Authorities there are putting 17,000 security forces on the streets throughout its world-famous celebrations.

All these difficulties make Carnival much more crucial, stated Carolina Souza.

“Great deals of people stated, ‘I not did anything in 2017, I didn’t travel. So let’s go to a bloco!'” stated Souza, a 21-year-old college student, adding that her mother was attending her very first street party to shake off the grimness of the previous year.

Luciana De Paula, who was singing with her cousins on her method to a bloco, said Brazil might go through the bad and the good, however Carnival is constantly the exact same: an incredibly pleased time.

“There is absolutely nothing better than this!” stated the 32-year-old civil servant. “You feel completely light.”

Carnival Rancho’s Culichi Town leads Stations’ Mexican food renaissance

If I had to choose one food to consume for the rest of my life, it would be a hard toss-up in between Mexican and Japanese. At the newly opened Culichi Town inside Carnival Rancho, I can get my repair of both.

Culichi Town, which changes Garduños, Blue Agave Bar and Club Tequila, takes a strong step into the world of food blend while staying real to the flavors and designs of Sinaloan food, mixing two significantly various gastronomical designs into one fun idea.

Produced by Ramon Guerrero and his household more than a years earlier in Rialto, California, Culichi Town focuses on seafood or mariscos– camarones (shrimp), pulpo (octopus), langostinos (langoustines) and more– dished out in creative manner ins which borrow from other cultures. Appetizers like marlin quesadillas ($3) and shrimp empanadas ($10) are an excellent place to start before you dive into Culichi’s choice of rollos empanizados, aka deep-fried sushi rolls– purists be damned.

You have actually probably never ever had

“sushi” like this prior to, makings the experience that more fascinating and Instagram-worthy. For example, the Vegas Roll ($13) integrates cream cheese, avocado, beef, Monterey Jack cheese, salsa verde and Sriracha– yes, that’s beef and two kinds of cheese, in sushi-form– while the Guamuchilito ($14) comes filled with cream cheese, avocado, shrimp and replica crab, Tampico and eel sauce.

Other seafood dishes include an array of botanas– like the aguachile verde with shrimp curtido, cucumber, onion and salsa verde– in addition to shrimp mixed drinks and molcajetes. Culichi Town uses 11 various tostadas, but you can’t pay the dining establishment a visit without purchasing the one stacked with shrimp ceviche, that includes cucumber, tomato, onion, salsa negra and a heaping mound of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos ($12)– due to the fact that why not?

December’s launch of Culichi Town finished Stations’ latest round of Mexican food updates, which concentrates on more authentic offerings for locals, starting with a menu refresh of Santa Fe Station’s Cabo Mexican restaurant in the fall. Cabo’s makeover led to the opening of Texas Station’s ice cream shop La Flor de Michoacan. A mom-and-pop paleteria in Las Vegas because 2006, La Flor provides more than 20 different ice cream flavors, 30 types of paletas (ice cream bars) and 8 different aguas frescas, plus popsicles, milkshakes and more.

By accepting currently established family-owned businesses and long time regional favorites, the gambling establishment business is taking advantage of the growing regional Latino market and acknowledging the variety of Las Vegas. In December, Boulder Station revived another local preferred, Guadalajara.

A staple at both Stone and Palace Station in the ’90s, the reanimated Guadalajara includes new menu items developed in part by chef Salvador Esperanza that cover plenty of ground, from staples like carne asada enchiladas and juicy carnitas to camarones al mojo and Mexican street-food favorites like tacos al pastor, chilaquiles and the spicy campechana– a mixture of shrimp, oysters and octopus in a seafood broth and served with lime, tostadas and crackers.

That brings me back to Culichi Town. While the Sinaloan-style haunt deals both standard and outside-the-box handles Mexican food, it also accepts other element of Mexican culture, bringing live banda and norteño music into the restaurant, which doubles as a 700-seat live entertainment location seven days a week. The environment is lively and energetic, making it the perfect location to jump-start the weekend. Get a margarita or VIP michelada to accompany all the tasty, juicy goodness you will purchase and you won’t require other reason to celebrate.

Culichi Town Carnival Rancho, 702-638-5602. Monday-Thursday, 10 am.-11 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m.

Medical calls leading 1,000 at Electric Daisy Carnival in Vegas

The Electric Daisy Carnival grounds were decorated with lit amusements and stages in the infield of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 21, 2015. (Source: aLive Coverage for Insomniac)The Electric Daisy Carnival grounds were embellished with lit amusements and phases in the infield of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 21, 2015. (Source: aLive Coverage for Insomniac) The Electric Daisy Carnival premises were embellished with lit amusements and phases in the infield of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 21, 2015. (Source: aLive Protection for Insomniac). LAS VEGAS (AP)-. Authorities say more than 1,000 individuals looked for medical treatment throughout the three-night Electric Daisy Carnival music festival during the weekend outside Las Vegas, consisting of 15 ticket-holders and one employee who were taken to hospitals.

Festival organizers stated Monday that approximately 135,000 attendees partied from sundown to dawn Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The National Weather condition Service put midnight temperatures at nearly 100 degrees throughout the last night of the event.

Cops didn’t state the number of the reported 1,090 medical calls were related to heat. Drug use or pre-existing health conditions could also be factors.

Police reported that but 5 of the 95 felony arrests made during the weekend were for drug use or ownership.

Organizers state another 282 individuals were ejected.

Copyright 2017 Associated Press. All rights booked.

Overheard on Electric Daisy Carnival Night 2

“I m simply here to bring love. Give love and it will come back. If I can t get in, I ll simply get a taco and rave outside. That s still lit. It s all right, you don t have to pretend you re not looking at other individuals s pasties. EDC Vegas 2017 Day 2

I made a totem with my mommy s face, due to the fact that why not? I enjoy my mama. My nose is thirsty, brother. I can t believe DJs earn money so much to play other individuals s tunes. They call me chief dance-a-lot. The 24-hour drive from Texas to here wasn t that bad, however receiving from World Hollywood to the Speedway drew. Every time I put down and close my eyes on the grass, people keep walking up and asking if I’m okay. All is going to work out the method you manifest it to be. Who would wish to bring around the state flag of Colorado all night? Can t you simply use it on your t-shirt? I put on t care if you re chillin, I desire you to rock with me. That s exactly what I m saying.

Electric Daisy Carnival opens in Las Vegas with almost 140,000 attendees


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class=” picture” src=” /wp-content/uploads/2017/06/20170616_Sun_EDC_Night_One_LE34_t653.jpg” alt=” Image”/ > L.E. Baskow Fireworks appear over the festival premises throughout the opening night of EDC Las Vegas 2017 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on

Updated 31 minutes ago

EDC 2017 Night One Introduce slideshow” Associated content The Electric Daisy Carnival opened Friday night for the seventh straight year under
countless intense

lights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Almost 140,000 electronic dance music fans filtered into the celebration grounds after experiencing overloaded commutes up I-15 and Las

Vegas Boulevard North for the annual three-day phenomenon of music, multi-megawatt light displays, bright art setups, neon-glowing flights and all-night dancing at the place’s 8 stages. Locals and travelers alike danced the night away, sporting a large range of costumes from internet users in board shorts to showgirls in pasties and even complete body paint. Numerous exchanged” kandi “rave beads and were worn as low as lawfully enabled to beat the heat. Clutching a 10-foot high totem with a 3-foot cut-out picture of his mother’s face described by flashing lights, UNLV trainee Kevin To-Ong stated he participated in the celebration to see his favorite

DJs outside of the nightclub setting.” For me and a great deal of us, we do not really like nightclubs, “To-Ong, 21, stated.” We can in fact breathe out here. It’s open and complimentary. “Red bikini-clad Long Beach State College student Davin Phuong, 24 and Phoebe Deans, 22, also held a tall neon-lit totem as they strolled outside the location’s Kinetic Field phase. Part of a group of 15, that included red tee shirt clad Dustin Lam, 23, the group said they were most fired up for the acts at the place’s “Cosmic Meadows” phase, consisting of Billboard Award winners Significant Lazer.” EDC is just awesome, there’s absolutely nothing like it,” Lam stated, as Phuong and Deans nodded in arrangement. At EDC’s on-site center, hundreds of participants gone through looking for help from one

of lots of paramedics. A center staff member stated no one had been treated for “anything too serious

.” Of the 443 medical calls, 6 were required to regional hospitals, according to Metro Authorities. Authorities wouldn’t indicate if those calls were related to the 100-plus degree heat– drug use or pre-existing health conditions could also be a factor. With daytime highs reaching 107 degrees Friday and anticipated to move into the 110s over the weekend, authorities deployed more than 400 onsite gatekeeper and over 80 extra paramedics to supply medical support and preserve security. There was likewise a camping tent offering filtered water through tap-style faucets, and that station was constantly busy with about 30 lines of festivalgoers waiting to refill bottles. Through 12:25 a.m., Metro Cops had not responded to any calls needing assistance from officers not already stationed at the speedway, spokesman Lt. Timothy Hatchett said, indicating all prospective arrests had been managed without occurrence. Motorists traveling to the festival Friday dealt with traffic delays of as much as 4 times as long as the normal commute, from as far south as Craig Road on both Interstate 15 and Las Vegas Boulevard North, according to Google Map’s traffic. Traffic on side road surrounding I-15 was crowded to a point that EDC-goers took

managing vehicle flow into their own hands.” We just want to arrive, “said California’s Ricardo Gutierrez stated, using a black EDC tank top with his hair incorporated a bandanna as he waved 2 northbound taking a trip cars and trucks through the intersection.

” Whatever it takes to get this line moving.” Nevada Highway Patrol spokesperson Jason Buratczuk said Friday early morning that delays might last from 60 to 90

minutes on both major paths to and from the speedway well into the early morning hours, ending up being a lot more respected today and Sunday, when EDC crowds are anticipated to be even larger. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Electric Daisy Carnival: '' See something? Say something!''.


L.E. Baskow The crowd begins to thicken up on the midway throughout the opening night of EDC Las Vegas 2017 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 16

Friday, June 16, 2017|5 p.m.

EDC 2017 Night One Launch slideshow” Organizers of the biggest music celebration in North America are advising participants to

report any suspicious activity they may witness during the event that begins tonight in Las Vegas, less than a month after a fatal terrorist attack struck a show in England. Authorities in Las Vegas state no risks have been recognized against the Electric Daisy Carnival.

Still, organizers desire the 10s of thousands of festivalgoers who will begin to gather Friday night to be alert to their surroundings and reach out to security if something seems awry.”They really need to speak out if something doesn’t look or feel right,”Maren Steiner, the director of health and safety for organizer Insomniac Events, told the Associated Press.”I would rather send our police to investigate 100 incidents that turn out to be nothing.”A tweet from the occasion’s account on Thursday advised festivalgoers to “make certain to look out for one another. “”See something? State something

! “the tweet accompanied by a photo of ladies sporting colorful lingerie and law enforcement-style

hats said. The yearly festival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway has drawn more than 135,000 people a night in previous years.

More than 230 artists are set to perform this weekend, including Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix. Hundreds of private security personnel, Las Vegas policeman, Nevada Highway Patrol cannon fodders and other police

authorities will work at the place throughout the occasion. Las Vegas police Officer Larry Hadfield said authorities constantly monitor”dependable intelligence that might or might not threaten”events in Sin City. While no threats have been determined versus the celebration, officers are constantly asked to be alert, he said. High temperatures are regular at the festival, which this year is happening as a heat wave moves through the area. The National Weather condition Service expects overnight temperatures to

reach 83 degrees Friday, 85 degrees Saturday and 86 degrees Sunday. Forty stations offering free water will as soon as again be offered. Medical services will also be used throughout the location, Steiner said. She stressed that the care supplied on website is complimentary of charge, does not require insurance coverage and will not get a festivalgoer kicked out of the occasion. “Please don’t wait to look for medical attention,”Steiner said.

Marijuana is legal in Nevada, but not at Electric Daisy Carnival


L.E. Baskow Fans dance to the music of Alesso at the kineticFIELD during the opening night of the Electric Daisy Carnival 2016 at the Las Vegas Speedway on Friday, June 17, 2016. By

Pack your patience and leave your weed behind for this weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival.

Illegal drugs and blistering temperatures blend badly, regional authorities alerted in advance of the celebration. Representatives from City Authorities, Nevada Highway Patrol and organizing group Insomniac Occasions urged those participating in the three-day occasion at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to stay hydrated and hesitate prior to pill-popping in forecasted temperatures of 105 degrees.

“Be smart and drink a lot of water,” City Law enforcement officer Larry Hadfield said. “Celebration responsibly and keep away from the narcotics.”

The electronic-music event, which features a few of the world’s most well-known DJs consisting of Kygo, Afrojack, Tiesto and Major Lazer, might have record nighttime crowds of 140,000, inning accordance with occasion organizers. EDC, that made its Southern Nevada launching six years ago, begins Friday evening and ends early Monday morning.

Authorities last year made a record 101 felony arrests at the occasion, all but 8 of which were narcotics-related. That’s up from 89 arrests in 2015, 94 arrests in 2014 and 55 arrests in 2013, nearly all felonies for belongings of drugs or for DUI.

As lots of as 1,500 combined representatives from City, NHP, other police and EDC security will work at the speedway this weekend, Hadfield stated, consisting of about 400 uniformed and undercover Metro officers.

Cannon fodder Chelsea Stuenkel of NHP said 273 staffers will be deployed in and around celebration premises. The department is bringing officers from as far as Primm, Indian Springs, Mesquite and Pahrump to staff EDC, Stuenkel stated.

“Above all, we want individuals to have a designated chauffeur and not to own impaired,” Stuenkel stated.

As normal, police are likewise providing amnesty boxes for festivalgoers to deposit illegal drugs at EDC entrance gates prior to going into the speedway. Hadfield called packages “the last opportunity” for attendees to discard drugs anonymously with no danger of retribution.

Those discovered with illegal drugs inside the speedway might be jailed, he stated. That chooses attendees with marijuana too, which was legislated in Nevada for leisure use last November, however not outside of an individual home.

“Just leave that behind and enjoy your time there,” Hadfield said.

Hadfield added that straying alone or with complete strangers presents a security threat for festivalgoers who get lost or become ill.

6 EDC participants have actually passed away because 2011. Last year, Temecula, Calif., resident Kenani Kaimuloa, 20, collapsed while awaiting a bus after Day 3 of the celebration, and later on passed away of MDMA and cocaine intoxication, the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace stated.

In 2015, San Francisco citizen Nicholas Tom, 24, died of an MDMA overdose on Day 2 of the festival. In 2014, an overdose of Euphoria added to the deaths of Montgomery Tsang, 24, of San Leandro, Calif. and Anthony Anaya, 25, of Everett, Wash.

. Medical calls far surpass arrests and death. To accommodate triple-digit medical calls each year, festival organizers are providing an on-site hospital with beds and treatment for festivalgoers who become ill. While surgery is not readily available, ill and hurt partygoers can get care from an integrated 80 medical teams covering “most medical-related issues” inside the speedway. Those who sustain more major injuries are taken to regional medical facilities such as University Medical Center, Hadfield said.

The City spokesman said cops hardly ever make arrests related to violent crimes at the festival, as the EDC crowd is normally “laid back and friendly.”

“This isn’t really a violent crowd,” Hadfield said. “They much like to party, enjoy themselves and enjoy.”

Stuenkel stated chauffeurs near the speedway can anticipate traffic delays all weekend.

Traffic on Interstate 15 is expected to be crowded in both directions as far south as Cheyenne Opportunity to the speedway and on Las Vegas Boulevard North from Cheyenne Roadway, starting Friday afternoon and ending Monday morning.

With ongoing building on the shoulder of Interstate 15 heading northbound from Craig Roadway to the speedway, Stuenkel motivated motorists to utilize Las Vegas Boulevard North for a much faster commute to the speedway.

“We’ve seen more of a backup on the 15 and not as lots of people using the Las Vegas Boulevard route,” Stuenkel stated. “However you’re visiting delays with both since you’re trying to get a lot of people into one area.”

Stuenkel urged chauffeurs to utilize caution when owning near the speedway and, if possible, to prevent it entirely.

An agent from Los Angeles-based Insomniac, which owns and operates EDC, was not provided for remark. A celebration public relations representative stated security along with local authorities will be monitoring a one-mile border around the speedway for the second successive year. The security measure was included last year in the wake of the mass shooting at Orlando nightclub Pulse, which left 49 people dead and another 53 injured.

2016 Electric Sissy Carnival tickets go on sale Monday

A sign welcomes fans to the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5)A sign invites fans to the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5).

Tickets for one of the greatest festivals of the year in Las Vegas go on sale at midday Monday.

The Electric Sissy Carnival will return to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from June 17 to 19, 2016.

The three-day electronic dance music festival includes acts by a few of the biggest names in the market, set versus a background of lights, video screens, fireworks and flames.

Previously this year, Insomniac, the company that produces the occasion, announced an earlier-than-normal start to ticket sales, mentioning a 9 percent tax boost that goes into impact in Nevada on Oct. 1.

In addition to the typical ticket buying procedure, sales also consist of a layaway option.

For info about tickets, go to lasvegas.electricdaisycarnival.com.

In 2015, more than 400,000 people gathered to Las Vegas for the celebration.

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