A great electronic festival is a freeing experience for all those involved as crowds gather to celebrate the fusion of music and technology and let their inner selves shine out. Some events bring together thousands, even tens of thousands, of revellers as people gather to hear the world’s best DJs spin. Many of these events beyond the music act as opportunities for people to let loose and show off all their sides, even their hedonistic sides. Some of the best music festivals in the World Include.
Where: Popovka, Crimean peninsula, Ukraine
kaZantip Republic, or its shorter moniker – simply Z, is one of the longest, most intense house events in the world. Known as the “Woodstock of the East”, Z lasts for 5 – 6 weeks each summer in the Ukraine and has featured the talents of DJs like Armin Van Buuren, Carl Cox, and Paul Van Dyk in the past.
Where: Idanha-a-Nova Lake, Portugal
There are so many great things to see in Portugal and the festivals are no exception. Boom Festival does not rely at all on any commercial sponsorship to bring together their weeklong celebration to Trance music and all things artistic. Held each year near the Ponsul River in Portugal this festival is similar to Burning Man with music, sculpture, painting, art, yoga, theater, and cinema all celebrated. Each year a roster of fantastic of independent artists contribute.
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Held the first Saturday of each July in Amsterdam Sensation has become a European wide event. Now several other countries – including: Germany, the Uk, and Denmark – get in on the party hosting their own Sensation events. Sensation has always been known for having people at the event all wear the same coloured clothes in order to create a unified image. Beyond just fantastic music Sensation is also known for having live acrobats, light shows, and fireworks that thrill the crowd.
Velsen Valley, Spaarnwoude, Netherlands
Dance Valley is a one day dance music festival that attracts over 50,000 people each year. Each year around 150 artists perform on a variety of stages – with the biggest pulsing out trance music – and the others dedicated to other styles such as hardcore, dub step, and techno.
Once called “one of the essential festivals of the world” by Armin Van Buuren Global Gathering is an epic two day long dance festival that blows up Stratford- Upon- Avon in the UK each year. This festival draws in around 250,000 people yearly and is known for some of the most amazing LED screens in the world.