EXIT Festival was held on the world famous Petrovaradin Fortress from 4th to 7th July 2019 and once again become a place of musical pilgrimage for visitors from over ninety countries around the world! The festival, which has been among the top European and world music festivals for years, brought top hitmakers and music scene legends to its Main Stage Also, the festival presented a diverse music program on over 40 different music stages and zones all around the Fortress. EXIT 2019 broke attendance record with more than 200.000 visitors.
During this music festive, the art installation has been revealed by the peace activist and multimedia artist Yoko Ono at its legendary venue, the colossal Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad, Serbia. The artist addressed the audience via video message and after the Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic gave a brief speech, local children choir revealed the art while singing to John Lennon’s peace anthem “Imagine”.
The installation is titled “One day…” and its looks are inspired by the traditional boat chaika, used by the Serbian frontiersmen who patrolled the southern European borders with the Ottoman Empire. Together with Yoko Ono, EXIT thus declared the First World Peace, as the only major music festival in the world that started from the social activism growing in the past two decades to more than 200,000 visitors annually.
Uniview has delivered comprehensive video surveillance solution for the music festival. Project difficulties were big distances, multiple levels and historically protected site limiting the installation way. Hence, more than 50 Uniview cameras have been installed on all the critical locations of the fortress (entrance gates, crossroads, tunnels, stages etc.) in order to follow crowd flow and behavior, providing information to security crew for fast response. The system included starlight 4k bullets, 5MP bullets, PTZs, panoramic cameras and UNV NVR.
Also, Uniview smart POE NVR is able to provide fast steaming to the Security’s company monitoring center informing them instantly about any activity around the monument 24/7.