In 1989, established Ibiza nightclub owner Pepe Rosello took over a venue in the Playa d'en Bossa area that used to be a conference hall with a discotheque.
Re-naming it Space, it initially benefited from the dance music boom of the late eighties that saw various European DJs visit the island and return home to their countries to kick off a scene.
During the 1990s, Space increased in popularity. Away from the hustle and bustle of San Antonio, Space's cool airy environs were enhanced when British DJs Brandon Block and Alex P created The Terrace – the now infamous Space room that was exposed to the elements. Situated close to Ibiza airport, clubbbers would marvel at low-flying aircraft soaring just overhead — which all added to the excitement.
When the We Love crew rocked up in 1999 and said they wanted to do a 22-hour party, Space was only too happy to oblige (licensing dictates that venues must close for at least two hours per day). The world's finest DJs flocked there as Space consolidated itself as one of the best clubs on earth in the noughties, consistently being voted the No.1 club in the world by DJ Mag readers. No visit to Ibiza now is complete without a visit to Space.
Space has always kept close contact with the beautiful natural environment of Ibiza, and this is brought out by the 25th birthday video they've just produced — highlighting much of the island's natural beauty. In fact, most of the film focuses on that side of the island before owner Pepe opens the doors to Space and the partying begins. Watch the film here:
Space celebrates its quarter of a century on July 13th with a spectacular party, with a big line-up of surprise guests and friends of the club. The production on this event is sure to be spectacular.
Stay tuned for line-up news by looking out for #Space25years on Twitter, visiting their website here or checking other Space social media. Happy birthday Space!
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