Mayday, like the former Love Parade, is one of the oldest and most reputed electronic music festivals in Germany, having its debut on 1991 and Katowice, Poland, having its debut on 2000. Currently, the festival takes place only in around 30 April in Dortmund and 10 November in Katowice.
Mayday reflects and determines actual trends in techno music within present year. Each Mayday has a theme. Until 2013 it was composed by Members of Mayday, DJs WestBam and Klaus Jankuhn. Since 1998 Mayday (Germany) is supported by eve&rave Münster e.V. with drug-information-desks.