Let’s party! Assaulted by the sounds of screaming guitar riffs and piano chords, the booze flows freely as night becomes day. Sweltering under the sun or wallowing in the mud with thousands of others: this is the spirit of festival-going in the European summer.
Beach holiday? Maybe in winter. In summer, Switzerland comes alive with openair festivals - islands of collective fun where the daily grind is a world away from the new reality of losing oneself in the moment. (Images: Keystone)