The 10 Worldwide Music Festivals That Make You Want to Travel

The 10 Worldwide Music Festivals That Make You Want to Travel

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Do you like to watch music concerts? Or are you a traveling companion? Why not do both at the same time? The following music festival can be your reason to move from the front of a computer screen and pack your backpack.

1. Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavk, Iceland

Held every fall since 1999, Airwaves became the starting point of many famous musicians in Iceland. Enlivened by local and foreign musicians, you will be taken to the craziest weekend getaway near the Arctic circle. Several performances are held during the day where you can visit glaciers, geysers, volcanoes, waterfalls, and the famous Blue Lagoon. If you're lucky, you can also see the famous northern lights or aurora you know!

2. Lake of Stars Malawi Arts Festival, Mangochi, Malawi

Lake of Stars, which is held on the shores of Lake Malawi at the end of September, is a music festival and pioneering arts dedicated to building international attention to popular local music. In addition to enjoying music, you can also interact with local residents in the Malawi village while enjoying the abundant sunshine on the white sandy beaches. Romantic!

3. Fuji Rock Festival, Yuzawa, Japan

As Japan's largest music festival, Fuji Rock Festival attracts great world musicians to a ski resort located a few hours from Tokyo. The festival is held in mid-summer which usually falls in July.

4. Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland

The Montreux Jazz Festival is one of the world's oldest and most famous music festivals. The festival held since 1967 on the shores of Lake Geneva is more than just a jazz festival and has hosted many famous musicians from various musical genres.

5. Snowbombing, Mayrhofen, Austria

Want to feel the thrill of following a music festival while skiing or snowboarding? Snowbombing answer. The music festival held at a ski resort in Mayrhoven, Austria combines music and skiing when most resorts in the northern hemisphere close their place because of winter. In Snowbombing, you can ski or glide with your snowboard, rock to music, and eat schnitzel. Exclamation right?6. Laulupidu, Tallinn, Estonia

If you are a person who fuses with local culture and searches for traditional music festivals, take your time to attend the Laulupidu or Estonian Song and Eve Celebrations held annually in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. At this festival, some 30,000 performers danced and sang Estonian folk songs together with over 80,000 spectators. Wow!

7. Coachella, Indio, California, USA

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual event held in the deserts of Colorado, California. This event has been going on since 1999 and is one of the biggest music festivals in the United States.

8. Ultra Music Festival, Miami, Florida, USA

Perhaps this is one of the hottest music festivals on earth. In addition to being hosted on an exotic Miami beach, UMF has also been held in various parts of the world, such as Europe, Africa, South America and East Asia.

We also have loh, a music festival that can suck foreign tourists to come to Indonesia just to watch the event.

9. Djakarta Warehouse Project

DWP is the biggest dance music festival in Indonesia, maybe even in Asia. Prepare yourself, because maybe you can not stop dancing to electronic dance music, such as remix, dubstep, trance, and techno with local and international DJ-DJ.

10. Soundrenaline

After more than a decade since it was first held, Soundrenaline as a pioneer of rock music festival has evolved into the most prestigious music festival in the country. Soundrenaline is annually celebrated by local musicians from various genres has been held in various major cities in Indonesia by bringing different concepts from year to year.How? Ready to plan your next trip? Make sure the above music festival is on your next travel list.

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