Terms by Nat Tencic and Sophie Volker
Image: LaurenConnelly for triple j. Splendour within the Grass 2018.
Splendour within the Grass 2019 is formally throwing down, and right here’s the plain thing: everyone knows there’s more to festivals than just the songs.
Also Tinder has formally jumped upon it, establishing their brand new ‘festival mode’ for Splendour within the Grass; the software sets a filter on your own profile in order to let others understand you’re gonna Splendour, and you may begin matching in front of the fest.
But does pre-loading your times make the secret away from event meet-cutes? Of all of the places, music festivals are usually amazing places to connect, and even find lasting love.
Just ask j that is triple and Hosed’s very own Declan Byrne, whom as soon as possessed a sneaky Splendour connect up with a pal of a pal, Gretel Corrie. Fast ahead to eight years later on. They’re now married whilst still being super in love.
Exactly why are festivals such places that are great attach?
Because you’re being your free, hedonistic self!
Sexologist Laura Miano (who came across her present partner at a festival btw) places it down seriously to escaping the everyday objectives and routines of truth, only if for a few times.
“You’re in a very different environment, you lose your inhibitions a bit, and also you allow your guard down. (daha&helliip;)