Top 100 Clubs winner Green Valley devastated by cyclone
Green Valley has been devastated by a cyclone that swept across Southern Brazil on 30th June.
The Brazilian club have released a statement confirming they were among the thousands affected by the cyclone that hit the state of Santa Catarina this week. No staff were injured, but the club’s outdoor structure was badly damaged and material losses are still being calculated.
“As the live entertainment world continues to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, Green Valley has now faced an even more devastating situation,” the club’s statement said. “On Tuesday, June 30th, a cyclone ripped through Southern Brazil and the State of Santa Catarina with 100+ KPH sustained winds that lasted for several hours. The disaster left nine people dead and two missing in the region as floods and high winds that caused landslides and knocked down powerlines, but also destroyed the main stage at the nightclub. Situated on a hill and featuring a semi-open roof that made this venue truly unique, the high winds took hold and partially demolished the main runway, leaving it in shambles.”
“We sympathize with all the people of Santa Catarina, who, like Green Valley, were directly or indirectly affected by this weather phenomenon. We thank all the public mobilization, including DJs, fans, producers and other partners of the electronic scene as a whole. We got this far with a lot of effort, determination and a great deal of love by our fans, and we will use that same drive and love to give us the strength to rebuild and be able to move on. We will shortly inform how you can take part in this recovery effort. We will once again, together, create more unforgettable moments.”
Green Valley came on top in DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs poll in 2020 for the third consecutive year.