Thousands of people hear the same live-sound of their favorite artist or band, see the same view and finally share the same emotions. Do you know how all these factors come together and make the whole impression multiplied repeatedly and unforgettable adventure for a long time?

Festival “Donauinselfest”

Place: Vienna, Austria

The music festival on the island of Donauinsel is the largest free music festival in Europe in the open air. The media claim the festival stepped over the milestone of 3 million visitors in 2013. The island of Donauinsel is an artificial island on the Danube. Donauinsel also is known as a popular holiday destination in Vienna.

In the center of the island are a lot of bars, restaurants, nightclubs, while the southern and northern parts are suitable for outdoor activities: biking or hiking, rollerblading, running. For three days at the Donauinselfest festival are about 2,000 performances on 11 stages, more than 600 hours of live music. As a matter of fact, music is very versatile. Do not forget to visit in Vienna Stephan’s Cathedral and walk along Ringstrasse. Due to that fact this music festival takes place on an island located in the middle of the Danube River. In order to get to the festival, you need to take a ferry.

Mawazine Festival

Place: Rabat, Morocco

The Mawazine Festival is one of the most important musical events in the Middle East and North Africa. The event is chaired by Munir Majidi himself, the personal secretary of King Mohammed VI. Thousands of singers and musicians from all over the world are invited to the festival. Thus, the government of the country encourages Moroccans to tolerance and dialogue with other peoples in a good way. Mawazine Festival unites cultures.

The event takes place in the capital of Morocco and attracts more than 2.5 million people annually. Within the framework of the festival there are exhibitions, performances, as well as various street shows. Among the musical performers are both Moroccan artists and world stars. Headlining Mawazine Festival was: Shakira, Joe Cocker, Kaney West, Whitney Houston, Rihanna and other celebrities.

The festival “Mawazine” is one of two music festivals in the world, which last year was visited by more than one million people. In 2014, 2.6 million people went to this festival, which takes place annually in Rabat, Morocco. The festival “Mawazine” is a celebration of Moroccan culture and art.


Place: Budapest, Hungary

The Sziget Festival is one of the largest European festivals that has been held in August since 1993 on the Danube island of Hajógyári Sziget in Abuja. In Hungarian, Sziget means “island”. The Giant European Festival annually attracts more than 350,000+ revelers around the whole world. Within 7 days on the stages of Sziget are world celebrities and young musicians of all genres and trends. In fact, this festival represents a whole mix of festivals and attracts more and more people, as versatile music, and incredible comfortable conditions. In addition to the main stage with the selected rock of different classical orientations, the people also hang around scenes with ethnic-rock and heavy rock.

The European level of infrastructure here flashes in everything. Sending the children to the “children’s room” where they will be looked after, you can go to the hairdresser with free internet, where a multicolored Iroquois will make you a cup of coffee, and you will go to the sausage near the stage, and afterwards calmly wash the sweaty and smoke-smelling clothes in local laundry. In these comfortable conditions with a great pleasure come such music monsters as Radiohead, Franz Ferdinand, Placebo, Iggy Pop, The Prodigy. And many others.


Place: Benicassim, Spain

Benicàssim it’s a paradise for people suffering from insomnia as there are fans of beaches, women, and men with ideal bodies and all fans of art and music hanging out whole day and night. There is Sapphire Sea, and a beautiful city, Mediterranean beaches and incredibly pleasant weather – this is at least 4 indisputable advantages for visiting the festival.

In addition to music, dance and general atmosphere, at the rock festival, you can watch movies, go to a theatrical performance or even play football. This festival is a good opportunity to combine a daytime beach holiday with an evening visiting of concerts. The prices for the Benicassim festival are quite democratic. For example, a ticket for 4 days is only 85 euros.


Place: The United Kingdom, Isle of Wight, Lulworth Estate

Generally, Bestival is four days of fun and music on the Isle of Wight! Bestival has a stellar reputation and status as the best festival in England. It takes place in early September. Among the headliners of the event were seen: The Cure, Major Lazer, MØ, Skepta, Wolf Alice, Years & Years. Here music lovers can enjoy an anarchic atmosphere, have fun at the carnival and even visit an inflatable church, in which everyone can tie up himself with the ties of a marriage.

Coachella Indio

Place: Indiana (Indio),

Coachella – perhaps is the most famous celebration of independent music ─ got its name at the place of registration in the Coache Valley, located near the paradise of millionaires, the glamorous town of Palm Springs in California. In 2018, the festival is held for the 20th time. The first Coachella was held in 1999, although the unofficial reference point is still 1993 when the Pearl Jam group collected about 25,000 people in a picturesque valley. The first “Coaches” were experimental, therefore, even despite the significant status of headliners (The Chemical Brothers, Paul Oakenfold, Björk, Rage Against the Machine, Fatboy Slim, Oasis), they did not collect a lot of spectators and did not bring profit.

To understand the musical diversity of Coachella, it’s enough to know that in different years the headliners were The Chemical Brothers, Paul Oakenfold, Bjork, Oasis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Coldplay, Depeche Mode, The Killers, Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Calvin Harris, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, David Getta, Moby and many others.

George Millington