9 FESTIVALS THAT WERE MADE FOR INSTAGRAM
Festival season is fast approaching and Instagram feeds are already starting to fill up with FOMO-inducing photos from some of the best festivals around the world. Don’t be left behind…start planning your summer snaps now. Here’s nine of the summer’s most instagramable festivals.
7 – 14 July 2015, Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad, Serbia
Set in a Historic fortress overlooking the river Danube, each stage is connected by cobbled streets, ramparts and tunnels leading you to some of the world’s biggest and most diverse musical acts. With impressive lightshows, fireworks and faultless weather Exit is the ultimate destination for snap happy revellers.
8-12 July 2015, Lake Balaton, Hungary
Stretched along the glittering shores of Lake Balaton, once a year this small town converts in to an electrifying party resort with massive arenas, buzzing beach parties and the biggest names in electronic music. Channel Ibiza style with lots of glitter and neon for Hungary’s biggest ever rave!
15 – 18 July 2015, Jaz Beach, Budva, Montenegro
Winner of ‘Best Medium Sized Festival’, this hot new festival delivers sizzling day party vibes to some of the most stunning beaches along the Adriatic coast. With draping palms, constant sun, brilliant blue sea and the freshest names in electronic music Sea Dance is the ultimate no filter fest.
17-19 July 2015, Salacgriva, Latvia
Taking place in the picturesque coastal town of Salacgriva, Positivus transports chart topping headliners, underground emerging talent and exciting art and dance stages to their unspoiled holiday location. Set in a magical woodland draped in lights and lanterns leading to inspiring main stages, think small scale Glastonbury without the mud!
7-9 August 2015, Katowice, Poland
Featuring one of the boldest and most eclectic line-ups on the festival circuit, OFF Festival is the place to snap your new favourite band before anyone else has heard of them yet. Apply your best vintage filter to create Woodstock style prints.
29-30 August 2015, Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands
Just a short distance from the city of Amsterdam, the world’s longest running dance music festival takes visitors on a creative journey, combining music, theatre, movies, interactive art, street performers and spectacular shows. Dressing up is key and with art installations covering the grounds you’ll never be short of colourful back drops.
SZIGET FESTIVAL – ISLAND OF FREEDOM
10–17 August 2015, Óbuda Island, Budapest, Hungary
Winner of this years ‘Best Major European Festival’ award, Sziget Festival is one of the worlds biggest multicultural events. With light installations, interactive art, paint parties and sizzling summer sun Sziget is one of the most creative and colourful events on the music calendar.
11-13 September 2015, Marrakech, Morocco
Oasis is set to put Marrakech on the festival map with its inaugural event this summer! Set in the idyllic surroundings of the Fellah Hotel, it’s the perfect location to snap a poolside pic with the stunning Atlas Mountains as the backdrop. Traditional Moroccan lounges and vibrant prints adorn the surroundings of this glamorous five star location.
AMSTERDAM DANCE EVENT (ADE)
14-18 October 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Taking over the beautiful city of Amsterdam for 5 whole days and nights of electronic music this is the biggest club festival in the world. With over 115 venues you can party until the early hours with an impressive list of international DJ’s. As the sun rises take a trip to one of the many record stores or local ‘cafes’ for a cultured city snap.