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BALATON SOUND FESTIVAL 2018 CLOSED WITH A NEW RECORD

This year’s Balaton Sound was attended by a record amount of people, with 165,000 visitors over five days. This number is 8,000 visitors higher than 2016’s record-breaking year. Festival-goers from nearly 60 countries were present at Europe’s coolest beach festival, Balaton Sound. The strongest day of the festival was Saturday when 40,000 visitors showed up […]

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WORLD BALLET STAR SERGEI POLUNIN TO PERFORM AT EXIT FESTIVAL’S OPENING CEREMONY

The countdown to EXIT festival, twice a winner of the “Best Major European Festival” award, is on, with over 1000 music stars set to perform at more than 30 festival stages from 12 to 15 July at collossal and unique Petrovaradin Fortress (biggest of its kind in Europe) in Novi Sad, Serbia.  One of the […]

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THE RECORD AMOUNT OF VISUAL ARTS AT POHODA 2018

Visual arts at the 22nd Pohoda will be the strongest in the history of our festival. Its main part will consist of art works within the Visual Stage. The grounds will host the work of Ilona Németh Hľadisko pre Pohodu (Auditorium for Pohoda), Mega Viki by Viktor Frešo, and Minaret. We will honour the big […]

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152.000 PEOPLE ARRIVED AT THE 26. TELEKOM VOLT FESTIVAL IN SOPRON 2018

One of Hungary’s most important touristic events, the 26. Telekom VOLT Festival ended at dawn on Sunday with 152.000 people arrived to Sopron, for the five-day program. It was impossible to find accommodation in Sopron and its surrounding areas, including nearby villages in Austria, during the Telekom VOLT Festival. This year’s festival was characterized by a […]

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AMSTERDAM DANCE EVENT ANNOUNCES FIRST CONFIRMED ADE 2018 ARTISTS

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and business conference for electronic music, today announced the first selection of artists for 2018. Among them are Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte, Colin Benders, GAIA, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Martin Garrix, Nina Kraviz, Orbital, Peggy Gou and Richie Hawtin. The organisers expect to welcome a record […]

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SÓNAR’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY BRINGS TOGETHER 126.000 PEOPLE, THE HIGHEST ATTENDANCE IN IT’S HISTORY

Sónar 2018 has offered 150 musical performances distributed across 10 stages (6 at Sónar by Day and 4 at Sónar by Night), presenting 230 activities and projects at Sónar+D, with more than 500 speakers and exhibitors. The festival has brought together 64,000 people at Sónar by Day and 62,000 at Sónar by Night, with an […]

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COLIN BENDERS & METROPOLE ORKEST TO DELIVER OPENING CONCERT FOR AMSTERDAM DANCE EVENT

The Metropole Orkest and the Dutch modular synth artist Colin Benders will jointly participate in the opening concert of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) of 2018. This takes place on Wednesday 17th October in the Melkweg.  After the successful composition and performance of Scripted Orkestra with Henrik Schwarz in 2016 and Fool with Jameszoo in […]

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BILBAO BBK LIVE 2018 ANNOUNCES MORE ACTS AND TWO NEW MUSIC SPACES

Having already unveiled its impressive 2018 line-up, Bilbao BBK Live today reveals another big surprise for festivalgoers, with the announcement of two new music spaces and more new acts joining the bill for this year’s edition, which takes place from 12-14 July 2018 on Bilbao’s Kobetamendi Mountain in the heart of the Basque Country. Today’s […]

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EXIT FESTIVAL 2018 ADDS FRENCH MONTANA, JOSEPH CAPRIATI, KÖLSCH AND ZHU TO IT’S STAR-STUDDED BILL

Straight from the top of many international charts, rap superstar French Montana joins the bill of EXIT, the officially Best Major European Festival, which will take place from 12th to 15th July at the spectacular Petrovaradin Fortress in Serbia. He will join the already announced lineup with Migos, Grace Jones, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Ziggy […]

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M.I.A. IS SET TO BE A HIGHLIGHT OF THIS YEAR’S OFF FESTIVAL & FINAL ACTS ANNOUNCEMENT

She’s controversial, bold, and original: M.I.A. is sure to be a highlight of this year’s OFF Festival! Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, known to the world by her stage name, M.I.A., is a British singer, composer, songwriter and producer. Her Tamil heritage and pugnacious personality have made her a vocal supporter of what some might consider lost […]

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