Several rave parties took place on the night of Saturday July 31 to Sunday August 1 or are still in progress Sunday morning, reports the France Bleu network. They coincide with the call launched on social networks to participate in a “Night of the packs”. This event consists of organizing rave parties in tribute to Steve Maia Caniço, who died in June 2019 after a fall in the Loire in Nantes on the evening of the Fête de la Musique, and to denounce “the permanent police and legal repression of free parties “.
In Isère, 3,000 people have gathered on the site of the former ZAD de Roybon, north of Saint-Marcellin, since Saturday evening, report France Bleu Isère and France Bleu Drôme Ardèche. Firefighters and gendarmes are on site. A thousand teufeurs take part in a rave-party in Honfleur, under the Normandy bridge. The departure of the participants is scheduled for early Sunday afternoon, reports France Bleu Normandie. The police specify that there is no incident.
Raves were also organized in several municipalities from Brittany, report France Bleu Breizh Izel and France Bleu Armorique. Two hundred people gathered in particular in Plonéis, Goulven, Melgven and Poullaouen, in Finistère. The gendarmes prevented the holding of another evening in Spézet, specifies France Bleu. Three or four other gatherings were also organized in the Côtes-d’Armor, bringing together about ten participants each.
In Vendee, near Thorigny, several hundred people have been celebrating “for Steve” and “against repression” since Saturday evening, reports France Bleu Loire Océan. The prefecture tells AFP that they are still 300 and 400 on site this Sunday morning.
Several hundred partygoers take part this night in a Rave Party in Vendée, south of La Roche-sur-Yon. pic.twitter.com/xAFJ19RGKu
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In Côte-d’Or, 500 people took part in a rave party in Is-sur-Tille, north of Dijon, on private land. A rave party bringing together 750 people was held in Mayenne in an activity zone in Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne, south of Laval. In Gironde, 1,500 theaters left a rave party organized towards Biganos around 4am this Sunday morning.