The 9 Greatest Electronic Dance Music Festivals in Asia
Are you planning to attend the greatest dance music festivals in Asia but not sure where to go? Here, we have compiled and selected the latest Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Festivals list for you! EDM festivals in Asia countries has grown strong for the past few years after the biggest music festivals in the world entered the Asia region.
Asia’s EDM festivals attracted many festival-goers around Asia region and other parts of the globe, featuring the biggest music acts / DJ lineup ever, Tiesto, Hardwell, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Carnage, Skillex, deadmau5, NERVO and many more, you name it and they have it. There are also benefits of hosting a music festival, it helps to attract people from other countries and boost the tourism of the country.
Top 9 greatest EDM Festivals You Must Go in Asia REVEALED
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If you’re lucky enough, during your holidays or traveling, you will get the chance to attend your favourite artists who was on Asia tour. So, make sure to follow closely with your favorite DJ on their social medias for their latest tour dates.
The best outdoor dance music festivals can be found in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, India, South Korea, Philippines and just to name a few. Now we says, Welcome to Asia’s greatest EDM festivals, the RAVE is on!
Ultra Asia – Road To Ultra
Stretching across a staggering eight countries, ULTRA Worldwide doubled its presence in the region in 2015, hosting debut editions in Macau, Singapore, Bali and the Philippines, in addition to return events in Korea, Thailand, Japan and Taiwan.
With the ULTRA Korea festival and Road To Ultra events in Thailand and Macau kicking off an incredible string of events back in June, five more followed in the space of one week this September. ULTRA Japan – having expanded to three days in 2015 following its 2014 debut – SOLD OUT for a second consecutive year, consequently breaking its very own record for hosting the largest electronic music festival in Japanese history, welcoming 90,000 fans into the heart of downtown Tokyo.
ZoukOut Music Festival – Singapore
ZoukOut, the multi-million dollar electronic dance festival, organized by Zouk Singapore, delivered top-notch production of sound and visuals, and mesmerising pyrotechnics, plus fringe activities, held annually during year-end along Siloso Beach. In 2016, Zouk Singapore’s plans for expansion in the region and internationally and successfully launch its first every overseas installation as a prelude in Boracay.
DJakarta Warehouse Project – Jakarta, Indonesia
Djakarta Warehouse Project is the largest electronic dance music festival ever held in Jakarta, Indonesia and featured the biggest lineups to ever land on Asian soil. Mind-blowing headliners such as Armin van Buuren, Kaskade, Major Lazer, Tiesto, R3hab, Galantis and many more has performed at the music festival. D.W.P was featured as ‘The Most Celebrated Achievements in The Last Five Years’ in Asia!
Gravity Music Festival – Bangkok, Thailand
Gravity festival is one of the most spectacular outdoor music festival in Thailand. At Gravity, a unique city centre event and one of Asia’s most cutting edge festivals, Arcadia Spectacular’s breathtaking production will be mirrored by a 100 meter, custom designed, surround sound field that locks audiences into a new dimension of sonic experience and of course not to miss, the Arcadia Spider.
Gravity is held in the heart of Bangkok with a 50 tonne mechanical spider, 50 foot fireballs, groundbreaking stage design, thunderous C02 jets, and 360 degree multi sensory immersion, all set against the mesmerizing backdrop of the city’s imposing skyline. Impressive!
Sunburn Festival Goa – India
Sunburn Festival is Asia’s largest 4-day Electronic Music festival in Goa, India. Sunburn brought some of the worlds best DJs to India like Armin van Buuren, Avicii, deadmau5 and many more. Sunburn Festival in Goa won numerous awards for WOW Awards in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 and MyFav Awards Festival 2014 for ‘Festival of the year’. Inaugurated in 2007, Sunburn is a synergy of music, entertainment, food, shopping and lifestyle that attracts music tourism in India and now spreading its wings across the globe to Sri Lanka in 2012 & Dubai in 2013.
808 Festival – Bangkok, Thailand
808 Festival is yet another amazing EDM festival held in Bangkok, Thailand. Massive names from across the world of EDM, house and techno have performed at the outdoor festival. 808 Festival is held annually in the month of December.
It’s The Ship
Known as the world’s 2nd largest EDM festival at sea, It’s The Ship sailing out of Singapore for an epic journey in a luxury cruise. First debuted in 2014, It’s The Ship featured many top headlining international and regional acts with the likes of Sander van Doorn, Andrew Rayel, Kaskade, Showtek, Tigerlily, DJ Soda and many more.
Shipsomnia is the world’s first themed festival-cruise, debuted in 2016. Shipsomnia featured many top international and . regional acts during the 5-day event. During their debut, nearly 2,000 revellers onboard the Costa Victoria. Shipsomnia sailed from Singapore to Phuket and Langkawi before returning to Singapore. Keep track for the next thematic journey on Shipsomnia Facebook.
Neverland Manila – Philippines
Neverland Manila is the premier electronic dance event in the Philippines. The organizer flew in the best international DJ’s and producers to create the biggest and best electronic dance music events the Philippines have ever seen. Expect to witness the worlds hottest acts to perform in the country.