5 Brilliant Dance Music Festivals You Probably Didn't Know About

Posted at June 19th, 2015 | by Karan Acharya | in Dance Music, Entertainment, Featured, Music Festivals, World Festivals

 

  1. Great Wall Music Festival, China

 

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A music festival at one of the most iconic and historic sites in the world – The Great Wall of China, It doesn’t get better than that. Playing host to some of the biggest names in the EDM industry including Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Kaz James, Fatboy Slim and a whole lot more , the event has all that a fan could ask for and more as they dance to the beats at the Great Wall itself .

 

Where: Beijing , China
Website: http://www.greatwallmusicfestival.com/

 

  1. kaZantip, Ukraine

 

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kaZantip Republic also known as just “Z” is one of the most longest lasting and liveliest  music festivals in the world having a blend of techno, trance, and house music. Although quite notorious for its extremely rave atmosphere it is popularly known as the “Woodstock of the East” and has over 150,000 “paradiZers” attending each year in the summer at Ukraine. Some who have performed in the past include Paul Van Dyk, Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Carl Cox, and Above & Beyond apart from over 100 other artists who showcase their talents .

 

Where: Popovka, Crimean peninsula, Ukraine
When: July 31, 2015 – August 16, 2015
Website: http://kazantip.com/

 

  1. Into The Valley, Sweden

 

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The reason why this festival sits at number 3 out list is just because of the unique location that it is held. Believe it or not, the festival occurs at an open air venue , which happens to be located in a former limestone quarry . Here fans get to witness acts from some of the most respected musicians and DJ from around the world within one of the most unique venues as yet.

 

When: 31 July – 1 August, 2015
Where: Dalhalla Rättvik, Sweden
Website: intothevalley.se

 

  1. Shambhala Music Festival, Canada

 

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The Shambhala Music Festival had its humble beginning back in 1998 at the Salmo River Ranch where it was nothing more than a small gathering of locals who showcased their organic food, art and of course music. But love for the 500 acre ranch and fuelled by what festival goers call the “Shambhala love” , the festivities began to mount over the years and is now one of the most sought after venues with artists like Bonobo, Claude VonStroke, DJ Harvey, DJ Zink, Dusky, Thomas Jack, Skrillex, Pretty Lights, MK and  Kygo performing at the scenic venue.

 

When: August 7-10 , 2015
Where:
Salmo River Ranch, British Columbia
Website: 
shambhalamusicfestival.com

 

  1. Ozora Festival , Ozora

 

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Flocked to by psychedelic and trance music fans from around the world, The Ozora Music Festival had etched its names in among the most sought after festivals. Located at a small Hungarian village, Ozora is not just about the music but is a dissemination of several art forms . Here there are workshops, , activities and exhibitions.

 

When: August 3-9 , 2015
Where:
Ozora , Hungary
Website: 
https://ozorafestival.eu/

 

Karan Acharya

Exceptionally passionate about music especially Electronic Dance Music. Freelance Disc-Jockey. Actively involved in Sports and Dramatics as well

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