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Untold 2018 ends: Armin van Buuren played for seven hours until Monday at 9 a.m.

The largest electronic music festival in Romania, UNTOLD, has come to an end. Tens of thousands of people from Romania and from abroad have relocated to Cluj-Napoca for four days for fun and good music. The last night of the festival have kept music fans standing for several hours after sunrise on Monday morning, as van Buuren was still playing on the stage this morning at 8 a.m., although he had taken the stage at 2 a.m.

The famous DJ said goodbye to his fans at 09:10, thanking them and pledging he would come back next year. Van Buuren revealed Untold  2019 will be something special as the festival turns five years of existence.

The DJ streamed two hours live of the performance on his personal Facebook page, ending his recital with a song he composed that he dedicated to the Cluj locals, shaking hands with his fans and giving autographs.

The Dutch DJ is famous for his long recitals, performing for five hours at Untold last year.

1,200 firemen, policemen, gendarmes and doctors have been present at the festival to ensure the event was taking place in proper conditions. A field hospital and six first-aid stations were located in the festival’s perimeter. 1,115 people needed medical care in the first day of the festival, while 29 people were taken to hospital.

An equipment on the main stage set on fire in the first night during a concert, but the flame was extinguished  in less than a minute after the firefighter’s intervention.

Untold also has a major economic impact on the city. Last year, for instance, the festival generated expenses of the participants of RON 65 million, while accommodation brought another RON 20 million to the city’s budget.

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