Dash used for 25% transactions at Estonian music festival ‘I Land Sound’

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July 31, 2018 by
Dash used for 25% transactions at Estonian music festival ‘I Land Sound’

Crypto goings cheer up! ‘I Land Noise’, an Estonian electronic songs festival, experienced over 1,000 individuals using the cryptocurrency Dash as the key setting of settlement.

I Land Noise is an alternate music festival held at the remote Illiku Island in the north Europe country. The annual jamboree is apparently the initial event where cryptocurrencies are used for payment.

The event was attended by over 4,000 people and over 1,000 of them used the Dash-enabled NFC (near-field communication) wristbands for food drinks as well as product, the coordinators claimed.

Around 25 percent of the total purchases, about 19,000 EUR, were crypto-based, they exposed.

The coordinators of the alternative songs festival originally wanted to hold a crypto-only event but couldn’t pull it off as it was difficult to convince all the event goers to pocketbooks and tricks.

” There was no good solution back then to do all this in a very easy and seamless means,” said Fernando Gutierrez, Chief Marketing Policeman for Dash Nucleus. The celebration coordinators reached out to several repayment processors to make NFC wristbands as well as POS software program but several, though interested, doubted the capability of Dashboard and also crypto generally, he added.

However the festival coordinators did not give up on the concept. “They employed a designer and did some coding themselves and came up with a very good remedy,” Gutierrez claimed. He functioned very closely with them.

“It works extremely well, very fast, as well as straight on the blockchain,” he said. The guests were refunded unspent dashes in cash or crypto when they returned their wristbands after the event.
At the time of creating, Dash slipped 1.3 percent versus the US dollar to trade at $236.67. It has a market cap of $1.94 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.


A Business Correspondent at Custom Coins, Priya Raja has more than three years of professional experience in journalism. She has worked as an Assistant Editor and Content Writer prior to this, and has done Technical Writing and Business Writing. Outside the professional realm, she loves blogging, painting, crafts, and dancing. Basically, anything CREATIVE!

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