IRIS91 was held in a city called Nesles la Vallee near Paris, France. Despite spanning two days in date-terms, it was a 24-hour overnight party. Entrance fees were set to 60ff prepaid or 80ff at the door with no equipment, and half that if you brought your amiga along. It was the second big French Amiga party of the year, following the Cyclone Party in august. About 400 people attended, making the rented room a very crowded - and HOT - one. The party was supposed to be legal only, so arrangers walked around looking for people who was using X-Copy, Seka or other commercial software - and confiscated anything that wasn't accounted for. Power was a problem, with several black outs. Please note that it WAS called the Iris New Year Conference 92, despite the fact that it was held very late 91. There was a short exposition with some Amiga companies.
20 Demos were shown for the amiga competition. 34 tunes competed in the music competition, but only 8 pictures for the graphics competition. Strangely, the graphics competition was time- and content-limited; it had to be done in max 6 hours and have a theme from ancient egypt. First price for the demo competition was a 100mb hard disk and 2mb ram. For the music competition first prize was 50 empty disks and a copy of Bars & Pipes Pro.