UIM-ABP Aquabike Class Pro World Champs round 2 to take place in Milan

Aquabike World Championship action
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From the 5-8 June the world of sport and music will collide when the world’s best Aquabike riders team-up with a host of internationally renowned musicians and up-and-coming DJs to share centre stage in Milan when the city that is widely regarded as a global capital for design, fashion, architecture and sport hosts round 2 of the UIM-ABP Aquabike Class Pro World Championship and the first ever Aquabike Music Festival.

Organised by H2O Racing and AIM Group International, the four days of spectacular racing, night shows and entertainment in one of the world’s most iconic cities will take place at Idroscalo, an artificial lake originally built as a seaplane airport in 1930 and now a renowned venue for hosting social and sporting events and music festivals with bars and nightclubs.

A series of spectacular night shows managed by Nicolo Cavalchini kicks off on Thursday [5 June] when renowned French duo Klingande and a host of internationally acclaimed DJs ramp up the volume during the Slalom World Championship and Freestyle show.

On Friday night Christian Vlad presents Dance Corner Night along with Simon De Jano, Andrea Pellizzari, Bottai and Alex Guesta, with Nicolo Cavalchini and his band and Simon De Jano leading the proceedings for the annual Summer Opening Ceremony of the Idroscalo on Saturday night.

The daytime action on the water for Runabout and Ski GP1 and Freestyle starts with free practice and qualifying on Friday, free practice and Race 1 on Saturday with a final free practice and Race 2 on Sunday and followed by the official podium presentations.

For further information about the Aquabike Music Festival visit: amfevent.com

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