It is the successor of a string of similar events happening every four years. These are GHP, HEU, HIP, HAL, WTH, HAR and OHM.
Similar events are EMF Camp 2016 in the UK, CCC Camp and congress in Germany.
The location is the Scoutinglandgoed in Zeewolde, 55km east of Amsterdam.
The festival is organized for and by volunteers from and around all facets of the international hacker community.
Knowledge sharing, technological advancement, experimentation, connecting with your hacker peers and of course hacking are some of the core values of this event.