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    19 Reasons Glastonbury Is By Far The Greatest Festival On Earth

    Seriously.

    1. Michael and Emily Eavis

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    The father and daughter duo have kept it a sponsor-free family affair for over four decades.

    2. The 2 million pounds they give away to charity every year.

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    A deal-breaker for Michael Eavis and all too rare among the big promoters.

    3. The fact you can bring your own booze in.

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    This is a big one.

    4. The "vibe"...

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    Much-mocked, but tangible nonetheless.

    5. ...especially at the Stone Circle at dawn.

    6. The slogans

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    As clichéd and often cringeworthy as any other fest, but said with more conviction.

    7. The fact you have to camp...

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    It keeps it democratic.

    8. ...even if you're Mick Jagger.

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    He's going one step up from a Podpad though.

    9. The naked peeps

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    Sure, you get them elsewhere, but usually sans Yeo Valley bag. And these guys you suspect stay naked all year round.

    10. The Pyramid Stage

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    Because it's nice when the band looks as wowed by the crowd.

    11. The Rabbit Hole

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    It's a "psychedelic chateau" apparently...

    12. The Kate Mossification.

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    Because you wouldn't want it to be all crusties would you?

    13. This guy.

    14. The festival-within-a-festival.

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    Because it wasn't big enough already, they added an area the size of Lovebox on the side.

    15. Cubehenge.

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    Combining all the spiritual nonsense of Stonehenge with the neon hedonism of post-millenial dance music. But really because Snap! played there last time.

    16. Wellyhenge.

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    Because we don't let the mud put us off.

    17. Shangri-La.

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    No photos do the late night areas justice. Few memories make it out intact either.

    18. The sheer spectacle of it all.

    19. Oh, and the bands.

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