On Friday 23.07.2010 the â€žAmphi Festival - New Talents Specialâ€œ took place at the â€žTheater am Tanzbrunnenâ€ in Cologne. Beginning at 8 pm, four talented bands stepped into a musical competition for the opening position of the Amphi Festival 2010.
After each of the participating bands had to secure their starting position through an Ebay auction, it was up to the audience to decide the outcome of the evening with a small donation. In the end ZIN from Leipzig took a clear victory over Boundlezz in second place. Divamee and Novus UK occupied the further ranks.
Apart from the shows and the search for the newcomer of the Amphi Festival 2010, the evening focused on the fight against children abuse and the support of its victims. While the band Divamee for example works up the topic in their musical efforts, one winner of the event was already known from the beginning: â€œDunkelziffer e.V.â€!
Like the collection of the evening the donations from the Ebay auctions were raised in favour of the association, supporting victims of child abuse. Until the result was announced shortly after midnight, 2.646,38 â‚¬ came together this way, which the Amphi Festivals initiators, Kai Lotze and Marco GÃ¶thel, increased to a total of 3.000,00 â‚¬. As a special recognition for the sold out Amphi Festival they also stepped back from their agreed share for covering the production costs of the evening and presented a check with the full amount of 3000,00 â‚¬ to Jasmin Falck, representing â€œDunkelziffer e.V.â€.