The best music festivals around the world

FIB BENICASSIM (SPAIN)

Best festival if you love: sunbathing by day and carousing by night

When? 19-22 July 2018

Where? Benicàssim (well, obviously!), Spain

Acts include: the Killers, Liam Gallagher, Pet Shop Boys

What’s good about it? Diverse music acts don’t start until late afternoon, so you can top up your tan on the beach before joining in the festival groove at night

 

FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL (JAPAN)

Best festival if you love: international headliners, spectacular mountains and clean(ish) toilets

When? 27-19 July 2018

Where? Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata Prefecture (Tip: not Mt Fuji!!)

Acts include: Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar, Jack Johnson

What’s good about it: A quirky, well-planned festival with lush forests trails in between stages

 

Crowd surfer

 

BAHIDORÁ (MEXICO)

Best festival if you love: revelling in the colour, energy and feathers of a carnival

When: 2018’s festival has been and gone, so start planning now for February 2019

Where: Cuautla, Mexico

Acts include: Axel Boman, Gilles Peterson, Romare

What’s good about it? A wonderfully eclectic festival where you can kayak down the river, learn circus skills and be swept along by the incredible carnival spirit

 

SUNBURN FESTIVAL (INDIA)

Best festival if you love: stunning EDM shows with breath-taking lights and sound

When: December 2018 (dates tbc)

Where: Pune, India

Acts include: International DJs and massive stage productions (2018 line up tbc)

What’s good about it? Dancing the night away at Asia’s biggest EDM (electronic dance music) festival is a fantastic way to end the year

 

Tents at a festival

 

MAWAZINE (MOROCCO)

Best festival if you love: brilliantly varied music from across the globe

When: 22-30 June 2018

Where: Rabat, Morocco

Acts include: Only Bruno Mars confirmed so far, but Mawazine Festival attracts huge international acts as well as fantastic African musicians

What’s good about it? The festival’s unique combination of local African rhythms with international mega-stars provides a festival experience like no other

 

MEADOWS IN THE MOUNTAINS (BULGARIA)

Best festival if you love: eco-friendly partying with ambiance

When? 7-10 June 2018

Where? Rhodopes Mountains, Bulgaria

Acts include: Art installations, workshops and music that swerves clear of A-list acts

What’s good about it? The magical atmosphere of the beautiful Bulgarian mountains is the perfect setting for an experiential festival that aims to help the local community

 

Flowers in girl's hair

 

COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL (USA)

Best festival if you love: Instagramming your amazing star-studded life 

When? 13-15 April & 20-22 April 2018

Where? Indio, California – out in the Colorado desert, so pack your sun cream!

Acts include: Jamiroquai, Beyonce, Eminem

What’s good about it? A major celeb hotspot, featuring a highly eclectic range of music and art installations, including huge headline acts

 

Related Articles

Comments

Reply:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow Us

Join us on Instagram @i_to_i_tefl

Our Friends
ODLQC
FCO Know Before You Go
Impact English China
Best Learning
877 526 3959

Open Mon-Thu 7am-10pm / Fri 7am-5pm BST

i-to-i accepts the following payment methods:

Visa
Visa Debit
MasterCard
Maestro
JCB
Paypal

Teach and Travel Group Ltd. Registered Company No. 7935847.
Suite 2, Chantry House, Victoria Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3JB, United Kingdom

i-to-i TEFL is rated 4.51 stars by Reviews.co.uk based on 1948 merchant reviews