Responds With A Security Note On Attacks
The organizers of the Wacken Open Air have informed on the website of the festival that, for security reasons, backpacks, bags, and also Full Metal Bags are prohibited on the event site of the Wacken Open Air in 2016.The Statement from the Wacken-Team
Event Manager, Thomas Hess, and the W:O:A Team explain the decision:
due to recent events, has chosen the festival management, in cooperation with the competent security authorities for security backpacks are not reasons to allow bags of any kind and also Full Metal Bags on the event grounds. To the event site Wackinger Village, Wacken Center, Wacken Plaza, Metal Market, Beer Garden and Infield. (See The Holy Wacken Land Plan.)
Are allowed to continue to belly-bags, and of course you can also use the foldable water bottle from the Q:M:B for drinks.
In the vicinity of the inlets (A and B), the well-known locker truck to get your stuff to accommodate.
In addition, we ask that all backpacks and bags with your name and your phone number.
We trust on your understanding. This measure serves the General safety.
On a great and rain-free W:O:A – we look forward to seeing you.”