Summer is approaching fast and you know what that means? IT’S FESTIVAL TIME! Here are our top festivals you have to go to at least once in your life.
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- Coachella, California, USA
- Glastonbury, Somerset, England
- Fuji Rock, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
- Magnetic Fields, Rajasthan, India
- Vive Latino, Mexico City, Mexico
- Tomorrowland, Boom, Belgium
- Benicassim International Festival, Castellón, Spain
Coachella, California, USA
One of the most famous music festivals around of course. Firstly, Coachella is six days of an eclectic mix of ultra-famous artists. It’s an annual sun-soaked music and arts festival held at Coachella Valley, in the Colorado Desert.
Secondly, this festival is considered one of the music industry’s premier festivals. Connecting the dots between musical generations and genres, and with a diverse line-up that attracts fans from around the globe.
Furthermore, lots of young and beautiful famous faces are often spotted there.
Glastonbury, Somerset, England
Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place in Somerset, England. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theater, circus, cabaret, and other arts.
It’s the largest greenfield festival in the world and was inspired by the hippie ethos and free festival movements. Taking place for close to 50 years now.
Many leading pop and rock artists have headlined, alongside thousands of others appearing on smaller stages.
Fuji Rock, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
An annual summer rock festival in Japan’s Naeba Ski Resort. Fuji Rock is a three-day event that features more than 200 Japanese and international musicians. It’s Japan’s largest outdoor music event and focuses around rock and electronic music.
Furthermore, the area is a bit of a micro climate and the backdrop to the festival is the mountains of Naeba which are lush and green in summer.
Magnetic Fields, Rajasthan, India
A festival of contemporary music and arts, Magnetic Fields, is a weekend music festival set in a 17th century palace in a desert in India. Wow! Definitely something to tick off your bucket list! It’s a little outside of the mainstream festivals, but it’s perfect for tourists also.
A magical event and the theme last year was the law of attraction.
Vive Latino, Mexico City, Mexico
The annual rock music festival in Mexico City, Vive Latino, is one of the most high profile Latin and Spanish music festivals in the world.
It also features lots of new acts looking to make it big.
Tomorrowland, Boom, Belgium
An electric dance music festival, Tomorrowland started in 2005 and is now one of the biggest music festivals in the world. It takes place over an incredible two weeks and tickets sell out minutes after release. It attracts a very diverse crowd, with many people waving their national flags from all over the world.
The festival is also known for creating really ambitious main set designs too.
Benicassim International Festival, Castellón, Spain
This huge multi-genre music festival on the Spanish coast, where festival-goers are affectionately known as Fibers! You can relax in the Mediterranean sun by day and party to live music through into the night. Amazing! The line-ups are often the biggest names in rock, pop, indie, rap and electronic music. Additionally, the coastal scenery is stunning and the sun shines all summer long. This is a really popular festival and it’s easy to see why!
Ever been to a music festival? Go to one this year!