The 2 and DON’Ts of hooking up at music festivals. Image: LaurenConnelly for triple j. Splendour within the Grass 2018.

The 2 and DON’Ts of hooking up at music festivals. Image: LaurenConnelly for triple j. Splendour within the Grass 2018.

Words by Nat Tencic and Sophie Volker

Image: LaurenConnelly for triple j. Splendour into the Grass 2018.

Splendour into the Grass 2019 is formally throwing down, and right right here’s the thing: everyone knows there’s more to festivals than simply the songs.

Also Tinder has officially jumped upon it, starting their brand new ‘festival mode’ for Splendour when you look at the Grass; the application places a filter in your profile in order to let others understand you’re gonna Splendour, and you may begin matching prior to the fest.

But does pre-loading your times use the miracle away from event meet-cutes? Of most places, music festivals seem to be amazing places to connect, and even find lasting love.

Just ask triple j Residence and Hosed’s very own Declan Byrne, whom as soon as possessed a sneaky Splendour hook 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 connect?

Because you’re being your free, hedonistic self!

Sexologist Laura Miano (whom came across her partner that is current at festival btw) places it down seriously to escaping the everyday objectives and routines of truth, if perhaps for two times. Continue reading