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Showers at the Glastonbury festival grounds are closed to save water after thousands of revelers have been waiting in line for up to an hour to fill their bottles in the burning heat
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Showers at the Glastonbury festival grounds were closed today to save water after thousands of revelers stood in line for up to an hour to fill up their bottles in the blazing heat.

A registration outside of a closed shower explained that the move was made to turn off the showers to refill the reservoirs, and a glamping company said on Twitter that they had closed their showers at the site, in Worthy Farm, Somsert , due to a & # 39; water shortage & # 39; and & # 39; retain water for drinking & # 39 ;.

The ban on the shower comes after an action by the organizers of the festival to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which caused a number of festivalgoers to stand in line for an hour to refill their containers with high taps to a temperature of 91 F today.

And paramedical teams from the South Western Ambulance Service, NHS Foundation Trust, reported that they have treated 70 patients in the past two days for a mix of heat-related and medical cases.

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Showers at the Glastonbury festival grounds are closed to save water after thousands of revelers have been waiting in line for up to an hour to fill their bottles in the burning heat

Showers at the Glastonbury festival grounds are closed to save water after thousands of revelers have been waiting in line for up to an hour to fill their bottles in the burning heat

A sign on Glastonbury reads: & Due to the heat wave, the Glastonbury Festival asked us to turn off our showers to refill the reservoirs. A real shame, we'll let you know if we reopen & # 39;

A sign on Glastonbury reads: & Due to the heat wave, the Glastonbury Festival asked us to turn off our showers to refill the reservoirs. A real shame, we'll let you know if we reopen & # 39;

A sign on Glastonbury reads: & Due to the heat wave, the Glastonbury Festival asked us to turn off our showers to refill the reservoirs. A real shame, we'll let you know if we reopen & # 39;

And a statement published by Twitter from Love Fields, a glamping company, said they had closed the showers on the site, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, because of a & # 39; water shortage & # 39; and & # 39; save water for drinking & # 39; - although the drinking water was unaffected
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And a statement published by Twitter from Love Fields, a glamping company, said they had closed the showers on the site, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, because of a & # 39; water shortage & # 39; and & # 39; save water for drinking & # 39; - although the drinking water was unaffected

And a statement published by Twitter from Love Fields, a glamping company, said they had closed the showers on the site, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, because of a & # 39; water shortage & # 39; and & # 39; save water for drinking & # 39; – although the drinking water was unaffected

A statement posted on Twitter from Love Fields, a glamping company, said they had closed the showers at the site, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, because of a & # 39; water shortage & # 39; and & # 39; save water for drinking & # 39; - although water still drinks unaffected

A statement posted on Twitter from Love Fields, a glamping company, said they had closed the showers at the site, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, because of a & # 39; water shortage & # 39; and & # 39; save water for drinking & # 39; - although water still drinks unaffected

A statement posted on Twitter from Love Fields, a glamping company, said they had closed the showers at the site, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, because of a & # 39; water shortage & # 39; and & # 39; save water for drinking & # 39; – although water still drinks unaffected

The ban on the shower comes after an action by the organizers of the festival to ban the sale of plastic water bottles, causing some festivalgoers to stand in line for fifteen minutes to fill their containers with overflowing faucets at temperatures rising to 91F today

The ban on the shower comes after an action by the organizers of the festival to ban the sale of plastic water bottles, causing some festivalgoers to stand in line for fifteen minutes to fill their containers with overflowing faucets at temperatures rising to 91F today

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The ban on the shower comes after an action by the organizers of the festival to ban the sale of plastic water bottles, causing some festivalgoers to stand in line for fifteen minutes to fill their containers with overflowing faucets at temperatures rising to 91F today

And paramedical teams from the South Western Ambulance Service, the NHS Foundation Trust, reported having treated 70 patients for a mix of heat-related and medical cases in the last two days

And paramedical teams from the South Western Ambulance Service, the NHS Foundation Trust, reported having treated 70 patients for a mix of heat-related and medical cases in the last two days

And paramedical teams from the South Western Ambulance Service, the NHS Foundation Trust, reported having treated 70 patients for a mix of heat-related and medical cases in the last two days

An action to ban plastic water bottles at Glastonbury left festivalgoers who complain that they have to stand in line for an hour to refill their reusable containers. Above: Revelers stand in line today for water at a standpipe

An action to ban plastic water bottles at Glastonbury left festivalgoers who complain that they have to stand in line for an hour to refill their reusable containers. Above: Revelers stand in line today for water at a standpipe

An action to ban plastic water bottles at Glastonbury left festivalgoers who complain that they have to stand in line for an hour to refill their reusable containers. Above: Revelers stand in line today for water at a standpipe

Revelers saw a water queue today when temperatures reached 91F in Glastonbury. And in Surrey, the temperature hit 88F, which is the hottest day of the year today
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Revelers saw a water queue today when temperatures reached 91F in Glastonbury. And in Surrey, the temperature hit 88F, which is the hottest day of the year today

Revelers saw a water queue today when temperatures reached 91F in Glastonbury. And in Surrey, the temperature hit 88F, which is the hottest day of the year today

A woman fills herself at a standpipe today while other festivalgoers wait behind her in the hot sun. There are fears that the queues, which lasted an hour yesterday, could get worse today

A woman fills herself at a standpipe today while other festivalgoers wait behind her in the hot sun. There are fears that the queues, which lasted an hour yesterday, could get worse today

A woman fills herself at a standpipe today while other festivalgoers wait behind her in the hot sun. There are fears that the queues, which lasted an hour yesterday, could get worse today

When the temperature rose to 82F yesterday, thirsty partygoers complained about the length of the queues, one woman saying, "We need more places to get water," while some waited an hour for refueling. Above: young women fill their water bottles yesterday

When the temperature rose to 82F yesterday, thirsty partygoers complained about the length of the queues, one woman saying, "We need more places to get water," while some waited an hour for refueling. Above: young women fill their water bottles yesterday

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When the temperature rose to 82F yesterday, thirsty partygoers complained about the length of the queues, one woman saying, "We need more places to get water," while some waited an hour for refueling. Above: young women fill their water bottles yesterday

Alison Jones wrote on Twitter: & I support the ban on selling water in plastic bottles, but we need more places to get water, have you seen the queues? & # 39;

Alison Jones wrote on Twitter: & I support the ban on selling water in plastic bottles, but we need more places to get water, have you seen the queues? & # 39;

Alison Jones wrote on Twitter: & I support the ban on selling water in plastic bottles, but we need more places to get water, have you seen the queues? & # 39;

When the temperature rose to 28 degrees Celsius yesterday, thirsty partygoers complained about the length of the queues, one woman saying, "We need more places to get water." Above: People line up for water yesterday at the festival at Worthy Farm, Somerset

When the temperature rose to 28 degrees Celsius yesterday, thirsty partygoers complained about the length of the queues, one woman saying, "We need more places to get water." Above: People line up for water yesterday at the festival at Worthy Farm, Somerset

When the temperature rose to 28 degrees Celsius yesterday, thirsty partygoers complained about the length of the queues, one woman saying, "We need more places to get water." Above: People line up for water yesterday at the festival at Worthy Farm, Somerset

And paramedical teams from the South Western Ambulance Service, NHS Foundation Trust, reported that they have treated 70 patients in the past two days for a mix of heat-related and medical cases. Above: partygoers stand in the hot sun while standing in line for water
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And paramedical teams from the South Western Ambulance Service, NHS Foundation Trust, reported that they have treated 70 patients in the past two days for a mix of heat-related and medical cases. Above: partygoers stand in the hot sun while standing in line for water

And paramedical teams from the South Western Ambulance Service, NHS Foundation Trust, reported that they have treated 70 patients in the past two days for a mix of heat-related and medical cases. Above: partygoers stand in the hot sun while standing in line for water

Glastonbury security officers give water to party revelers because they try to prevent a recurrence of complaints about overflowing water points

Glastonbury security officers give water to party revelers because they try to prevent a recurrence of complaints about overflowing water points

Glastonbury security officers give water to party revelers because they try to prevent a recurrence of complaints about overflowing water points

A happy girl (pictured with an umbrella) was pushed into a wheelbarrow by a man who wore suitable footwear for the occasion

A happy girl (pictured with an umbrella) was pushed into a wheelbarrow by a man who wore suitable footwear for the occasion

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A happy girl (pictured with an umbrella) was pushed into a wheelbarrow by a man who wore suitable footwear for the occasion

This grateful party-goer had a lot of water at the festival today while the temperature reached 91F

This grateful party-goer had a lot of water at the festival today while the temperature reached 91F

This grateful party-goer had a lot of water at the festival today while the temperature reached 91F

Despite the burning heat, this man was wearing a bright yellow tracksuit while dressed as Ali G comedian

Despite the burning heat, this man was wearing a bright yellow tracksuit while dressed as Ali G comedian

Despite the burning heat, this man was wearing a bright yellow tracksuit while dressed as Ali G comedian

Some partygoers stayed in their tents to stay in the shade, such as this woman lying on an air mattress while her foot was resting on a plastic water bottle
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Some partygoers stayed in their tents to stay in the shade, such as this woman lying on an air mattress while her foot was resting on a plastic water bottle

Some partygoers stayed in their tents to stay in the shade, such as this woman lying on an air mattress while her foot was resting on a plastic water bottle

That's what you call thirsty! The sun has left the ground brown and dried out at the festival and some music lovers used giant umbrellas to cover up the sun, while a man (middle) wore only shorts and a hat

That's what you call thirsty! The sun has left the ground brown and dried out at the festival and some music lovers used giant umbrellas to cover up the sun, while a man (middle) wore only shorts and a hat

That's what you call thirsty! The sun has left the ground brown and dried out at the festival and some music lovers used giant umbrellas to cover up the sun, while a man (middle) wore only shorts and a hat

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The Love Fields statement reads on Twitter: & # 39; Due to a water shortage at Glastonbury Festival, we have had to close our showers temporarily to save water for drinking. & # 39;

& # 39; This is the case throughout the site, but they are working on increasing water availability and we will open again as soon as we are ready! & # 39;

However, the organizers of the festival have tripled the number of kiosks where festival goers can refill their bottles and free water is also available at the bars of the site.

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Festival goers were notified on their phones and reminded them that there are more than 800 taps on the site that provide free drinking water and canned water is available from food vendors.

WaterAid employees were also shown with cups and bottles of water.

But on Twitter, Alison Jones wrote: & I support the ban on selling water in plastic bottles, but we need more places to get water, have you seen the queues? & # 39;

This man looked as if he had fallen asleep next to his tent in the sun, which could be painful if he were to burn

This man looked as if he had fallen asleep next to his tent in the sun, which could be painful if he were to burn

This man looked as if he had fallen asleep next to his tent in the sun, which could be painful if he were to burn

This party animal also enjoyed his time in the sun as he slept next to his tent - although sunscreen is needed today, with temperatures rising above 80F

This party animal also enjoyed his time in the sun as he slept next to his tent - although sunscreen is needed today, with temperatures rising above 80F

This party animal also enjoyed his time in the sun as he slept next to his tent – although sunscreen is needed today, with temperatures rising above 80F

A woman shields herself from the burning sun today

A woman shields herself from the burning sun today

This woman was one of the dozens who were seen holding parasols to protect themselves against the glare of the sun

This woman was one of the dozens who were seen holding parasols to protect themselves against the glare of the sun

These two women were among dozens who were seen with umbrellas to protect themselves from the glare of the sun

Organizers have tripled the number of kiosks where festival goers can refill their bottles and free water is also available at the bars of the site

Organizers have tripled the number of kiosks where festival goers can refill their bottles and free water is also available at the bars of the site

Organizers have tripled the number of kiosks where festival goers can refill their bottles and free water is also available at the bars of the site

Today some partygoers were depicted, enjoying the warm weather and the sun during their participation in water fights. Above: a young woman dressed in bikini hurls a bucket of water at her smiling friend

Today some partygoers were depicted, enjoying the warm weather and the sun during their participation in water fights. Above: a young woman dressed in bikini hurls a bucket of water at her smiling friend

Today some partygoers were depicted, enjoying the warm weather and the sun during their participation in water fights. Above: a young woman dressed in bikini hurls a bucket of water at her smiling friend

These two girls poured water from a bag above their heads into what seemed like an attempt to cool off in the burning heat

These two girls poured water from a bag above their heads into what seemed like an attempt to cool off in the burning heat

These two girls poured water from a bag above their heads into what seemed like an attempt to cool off in the burning heat

Anna Hedges, the special event manager at Glastonbury, defended their water preparations. She told the Telegraph: & # 39; WaterAid has 37 water kiosks at 33 locations across the Glastonbury Festival site, and needs 20 self-service water points with six ticks. Above: a young woman washes at a water point while others are standing in line

Anna Hedges, the special event manager at Glastonbury, defended their water preparations. She told the Telegraph: & # 39; WaterAid has 37 water kiosks at 33 locations across the Glastonbury Festival site, and needs 20 self-service water points with six ticks. Above: a young woman washes at a water point while others are standing in line

Anna Hedges, the special event manager at Glastonbury, defended their water preparations. She told the Telegraph: & # 39; WaterAid has 37 water kiosks at 33 locations across the Glastonbury Festival site, and needs 20 self-service water points with six ticks. Above: a young woman washes at a water point while others are standing in line

Party goers are in power in swimwear and bikinis because they want to enjoy the burning warm weather. The temperatures have reached 80F so far

Party goers are in power in swimwear and bikinis because they want to enjoy the burning warm weather. The temperatures have reached 80F so far

Party goers are in power in swimwear and bikinis because they want to enjoy the burning warm weather. The temperatures have reached 80F so far

Aquatics! A man dives today in Glastonbury in a pool of water, while others come by while enjoying the heat

Aquatics! A man dives today in Glastonbury in a pool of water, while others come by while enjoying the heat

Aquatics! A man dives today in Glastonbury in a pool of water, while others come by while enjoying the heat

It's standing in line! Partygoers stand in line with their empty containers while waiting to get to the busy water point

It's standing in line! Partygoers stand in line with their empty containers while waiting to get to the busy water point

It's standing in line! Partygoers stand in line with their empty containers while waiting to get to the busy water point

The official Glastonbury account responded and told her to check faucets near toilets and standpipes, all of which are suitable for drinking.

However, she tweeted a photo of one of the queues and said: & # 39; And this is the shortest queue, wait at least 30 minutes! & # 39;

Mrs. Jones, 51, from Stourbridge in the West Midlands Later told the Telegraph:

Perfect time to cool down: these women saw their heads dipped in water in an attempt to cool down under the sun

Perfect time to cool down: these women saw their heads dipped in water in an attempt to cool down under the sun

Perfect time to cool down: these women saw their heads dipped in water in an attempt to cool down under the sun

This year's festival - the first since 2018 - has descended around 200,000 on Worthy Farm to see their favorite acts perform

This year's festival - the first since 2018 - has descended around 200,000 on Worthy Farm to see their favorite acts perform

This year's festival – the first since 2018 – has descended around 200,000 on Worthy Farm to see their favorite acts perform

These two helping hands walk past the dried out grass through the crowd while offering water to the festival goers today

These two helping hands walk past the dried out grass through the crowd while offering water to the festival goers today

These two helping hands walk past the dried out grass through the crowd while offering water to the festival goers today

Festival goers today enjoy a series of acts, including Stormzy, which caused controversy by wearing a vest with a Union Jack theme. Above: two women sing along with an act

Festival goers today enjoy a series of acts, including Stormzy, which caused controversy by wearing a vest with a Union Jack theme. Above: two women sing along with an act

Festival goers today enjoy a series of acts, including Stormzy, which caused controversy by wearing a vest with a Union Jack theme. Above: two women sing along with an act

Glasonbury happens five days and lasts until tomorrow. Above: two party-goers laugh and dance under the sun

Glasonbury happens five days and lasts until tomorrow. Above: two party-goers laugh and dance under the sun

Glasonbury happens five days and lasts until tomorrow. Above: two party-goers laugh and dance under the sun

Dancing in the sun! These two women held each other's arms during the warm weather. Sheryl Crow also plays this year and played hits including All I Wanna Do and Soak Up the Sun

Dancing in the sun! These two women held each other's arms during the warm weather. Sheryl Crow also plays this year and played hits including All I Wanna Do and Soak Up the Sun

Dancing in the sun! These two women held each other's arms during the warm weather. Sheryl Crow also plays this year and played hits including All I Wanna Do and Soak Up the Sun

This man found an inventive way to protect his head from the sun while wearing a miniature-colored parasol

This man found an inventive way to protect his head from the sun while wearing a miniature-colored parasol

This man found an inventive way to protect his head from the sun while wearing a miniature-colored parasol

Go to England! A man wears a parasol with an English theme to protect herself from the sun, while another woman wore her head in a t-shirt and others wore a hat

Go to England! A man wears a parasol with an English theme to protect herself from the sun, while another woman wore her head in a t-shirt and others wore a hat

Go to England! A man wears a parasol with an English theme to protect herself from the sun, while another woman wore her head in a t-shirt and others wore a hat

These partygoers took the opportunity to fill themselves at the busy water points as they were seen with a bucket of drinks

These partygoers took the opportunity to fill themselves at the busy water points as they were seen with a bucket of drinks

These partygoers took the opportunity to fill themselves at the busy water points as they were seen with a bucket of drinks

These women raised their arms in the air while singing along to an act. The American singer Lauryn Hill also appeared at the festival, who seemed to be experiencing technical problems during her set

These women raised their arms in the air while singing along to an act. The American singer Lauryn Hill also appeared at the festival, who seemed to be experiencing technical problems during her set

These women raised their arms in the air while singing along to an act. The American singer Lauryn Hill also appeared at the festival, who seemed to be experiencing technical problems during her set

That is dried out grass! The ground beneath these women - two of whom protected their heads in the hot sun - had turned brown from the heat and lack of water

That is dried out grass! The ground beneath these women - two of whom protected their heads in the hot sun - had turned brown from the heat and lack of water

That is dried out grass! The ground beneath these women – two of whom protected their heads in the hot sun – had turned brown from the heat and lack of water

A group of friends sit in the shade and pull their tops above their heads in an effort to keep out the burning heat of today

A group of friends sit in the shade and pull their tops above their heads in an effort to keep out the burning heat of today

A group of friends sit in the shade and pull their tops above their heads in an effort to keep out the burning heat of today

Others seemed to enjoy it more because they hide under a small umbrella and laugh at each other at Glastonbury

Others seemed to enjoy it more because they hide under a small umbrella and laugh at each other at Glastonbury

Others seemed to enjoy it more because they hide under a small umbrella and laugh at each other at Glastonbury

That's a soaked one! Flower Sykes, a 14-year-old festivalgoer from Cornwall, puts a hat full of water above what is an inventive way to cool off

That's a soaked one! Flower Sykes, a 14-year-old festivalgoer from Cornwall, puts a hat full of water above what is an inventive way to cool down

That's a soaked one! Flower Sykes, a 14-year-old festivalgoer from Cornwall, puts a hat full of water above what is an inventive way to cool down

This woman was posing in a colorful bikini

This woman was posing in a colorful bikini

A happy couple is standing next to their tent today

A happy couple is standing next to their tent today

This woman (left) was posing today in a colorful bikini while a happy couple (right) was standing next to their tent

& # 39; Everyone has brought containers to fill, but all the ticks that you have to press so that it takes ages before they are full.

Erica, 23, who is also at the festival, said she had to wait 40 minutes to fill her container.

She added: & # 39; With the heat of this weekend, it's really hard to get water quickly if you don't plan on running out of water in advance. & # 39;

Labor & # 39; s deputy leader Tom Watson - an avid Glastonbury fan - was shown today at this year's event

Labor & # 39; s deputy leader Tom Watson - an avid Glastonbury fan - was shown today at this year's event

There is also MEP Jess Phillips, who spoke in Our Bodies, Our Rights

There is also MEP Jess Phillips, who spoke in Our Bodies, Our Rights

Labor & # 39; s deputy leader Tom Watson – an avid Glastonbury fan – was shown today at this year's event. There is also MEP Jess Phillips, who spoke in Our Bodies, Our Rights

Look at those tents! Thousands of tents stretch out into the distance at Worthy Farm when three women are standing near their tents

Look at those tents! Thousands of tents stretch out into the distance at Worthy Farm when three women are standing near their tents

Look at those tents! Thousands of tents stretch out into the distance at Worthy Farm when three women are standing near their tents

That's a nice umbrella! This man grabs a brightly colored umbrella to keep the sun away from his head in the midst of the huge crowd

That's a nice umbrella! This man grabs a brightly colored umbrella to keep the sun away from his head in the midst of the huge crowd

That's a nice umbrella! This man grabs a brightly colored umbrella to keep the sun away from his head in the midst of the huge crowd

A party goer carries a cup

A party goer carries a cup

A couple improvises a shower on the fourth day of the Glastonbury Festival

A couple improvises a shower on the fourth day of the Glastonbury Festival

Crazy scenes: a party goer wears a green costume (left) and a couple improvises a shower on the fourth day of the festival

Festival goers hide from the baking sun with an umbrella and a shirt while taking care of his drink on his knee

Festival goers hide from the baking sun with an umbrella and a shirt while taking care of his drink on his knee

Festival goers hide from the baking sun with an umbrella and a shirt while taking care of his drink on his knee

This man wore a mask with a peace theme and dark sunglasses to protect himself from the glare of the sun

This man wore a mask with a peace theme and dark sunglasses to protect himself from the glare of the sun

This man wore a mask with a peace theme and dark sunglasses to protect himself from the glare of the sun

A large audience is watching the American band Vampire Weekend

A large audience is watching the American band Vampire Weekend

A large audience is watching the American band Vampire Weekend

This woman balanced a huge bag of ice cubes on her head to keep herself cool. But given the burning heat, they probably melted quickly

This woman balanced a huge bag of ice cubes on her head to keep herself cool. But given the burning heat, they probably melted quickly

This woman balanced a huge bag of ice cubes on her head to keep herself cool. But given the burning heat, they probably melted quickly

These women wore fantastic matching striped dresses - and mustaches - when they had the most fun at Glastonbury today

Deze vrouwen droegen fantastische bijpassende gestreepte jurken - en snorren - toen ze vandaag het meeste plezier maakten bij Glastonbury

Deze vrouwen droegen fantastische bijpassende gestreepte jurken – en snorren – toen ze vandaag het meeste plezier maakten bij Glastonbury

Anna Hedges, de speciale evenementenmanager van WaterAid, verdedigde hun waterbereidingen.

Ze vertelde de Telegraph: 'WaterAid heeft 37 waterkiosken op 33 locaties verspreid over de Glastonbury Festival-site, en heeft 20 self-service waterpunten met zes tikken nodig.

'Ze worden allemaal gerund door toegewijde vrijwilligers die veel positieve feedback hebben gekregen van festivalgangers.

'Er zijn nog 850 waterpunten verspreid over het terrein, allemaal met gratis schoon drinkwater, waarvan er vele 24 uur per dag beschikbaar zijn.

De beslissing van de organisatoren om de verkoop van plastic flessen te verbieden, heeft festivalbezoekers er niet van weerhouden om hun eigen flessen mee te nemen, maar ze zijn ontmoedigd om dit te doen.

Daarom wordt gehoopt dat de 40 ton plastic die na het evenement van vorig jaar werd gerecycled aanzienlijk zal worden teruggebracht.

Vandaag werden enkele feestvierders afgebeeld, genietend van het warme weer en de zon tijdens hun deelname aan watergevechten.

Anderen zagen parasols om zichzelf te beschermen tegen de schittering van de zon, terwijl duizenden anderen genoten van het aanbod aan muziek.

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