Music festivals this summer not to be missed
Music - the eternal companion of almost any trip. And the best way to combine two passions - to go to a music festival. Especially that summer - the hot time of the festivals, and every music lover can find a like event.
We've put together for you a list of the world's fests, leaves a lasting impression and a storm of emotions.
Glastonbury Festival, England
Perhaps the most iconic music festival of the world, Glastonbury, spread among the hills and fields in the village of Somerset, an idealized English countryside, where unfold tent city will open the spectacular art exhibition, held a variety of entertainment programs for children, and even planned so much wonder and bright, music as such is only a secondary element to some of the guests of the festival. This year, among others, will be playing Arcade Fire, Kasabian and Doly Parton.
When: 25 - June 29
Park Live, Russia
For the second time in Moscow at the historic and legendary place VVC will host a music festival Park Live. This is the first urban festival in the open-air site, which lasts three days. This year's headliners will perform such stars as an American band Hollywood Undead, the Australians Wolfmother and Karnivool, and Swedish singer Lykke Li.
When: 27 - June 29
Roskilde Festival, Denmark
Almost throughout the year a small university city of Roskilde on the island of Zealand (the largest of the Danish islands) gladly welcomes guests who wish to enjoy the Viking era, which drenched the region. But every year since 1971, in July, people come here to become part of the history of a different kind. Weekly Roskilde music festival - one of the largest in northern Europe - a major event and a must in the program a true music lover. Especially in this year's festival will be headlining the legendary Rolling Stones. When: June 29 - July 6
Open'er Festival, Poland
This Polish festival takes place in Gdynia, a city located in the northern part of the country, and is a great event for the whole country. The deployed on the vast airfield, he collects "under one roof" lovers of almost all musical genres - from electronic and pop music to rock and reggae. The music sounds all day, and at night sets DJs.
When: 2 - July 5
Eurockeennes Festival, France
When it comes to festivals, France does not hesitate to carry them to the maximum span. Located in the open air in the city of Belfort area, practically on the border of France and Switzerland, Eurockéennes is one of the biggest festivals not only in France, but throughout Europe. Performances nonprofit independent musicians are held for three days and nights, combining as a little-known representatives of the music scene, and recognized masters of the genre.
When: 4 - 6 July
One of the most popular festivals in Russia. It held since 1999 in the Tver region in the Big Zavidovo. Every year it come from all over the country more than 150 thousand people. Invasion finally ceased to be just a music festival. The adventure of summer - a successful synthesis of the show, theater and cinema.
When: 4 - 6 July
Exit Festival, Serbia
Meet the sunrise in XVIII century fortress, which offers a wonderful view of the Danube after a whole night dancing on a huge site in the open air - this trip definitely be remembered for a long time. History Exit Festival has its origins in 2000, when the festival became a personification of the student movement for peace and democracy in the Balkans. Today, on his site meets annually to 200,000 music lovers, who are primarily attracted quite a varied list of headliners. When: 10 - July 13
Alfa Future People, Russia
The middle of summer. The fresh air and bright sun. Secret airfield on the Volga River. Music changes mood. Technologies that are changing the world. What you need to hear and see the future? It's simple. Be at Alfa Future People festival, which will take place in Nizhny Novgorod. Among the participants is to provide artists like Skrillex, Avicii, Nero, ATB, Infected Mushroom and Paul Oakenfold. Besides music, the guests waiting to demonstrate new technologies and extreme sports shows.
When: 11 - July 13
Festival Internacional de Benicassim, Spain
This four-day international festival - one of the biggest festivals in Europe - every year takes place in a place called Benicassim. This small town (only a few blocks wide) stretches for 6 km along the coast to the north of Valencia. Generally, this atmosphere of leisure and carefree life and now affects: the event usually starts late, headliners sometimes appear only two o'clock in the morning, and the DJs play, even at dawn. This year, special guest festival will be British band Kasabian, Scottish singer Paolo Nutini and needs no introduction Lily Allen.
When: 17 - July 20
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, USA
Music and Art Festival, which is held annually in San Francisco in the park "Golden Gate" (Golden Gate Park). The first festival was held in 2008, the program of which included more than 60 musical performances. Every day he was visited by guests 40000-60000, which was his greatest success. The festival is divided into several areas. Playground Polo Fields (Field polo) is home to the scene Lands End Stage, at the site located Speedway Meadow scene Twin Peaks and the Panhandle, at the site of Lindley Meadow - scene Sutro and Presidio. When: 8 - August 10
Sziget Festival, Hungary
Sziget Festival has grown into one of the biggest festivals in Europe. This year, fans of Hungarian folklore and modern European music will meet again in Budapest to greet newcomers and stars of instrumental and electronic music. Among other things, on the banks of the Danube perform such musicians as Queens of the Stone Age, Placebo, Lily Allen and Macklemore.
When: 11 - August 18
In six days the village Veselovka that in the Krasnodar region will become the epicenter of entertainment, and recreation on the Black Sea Coast has once again become a real musical feast! At the festival this year will make more than 40 artists of many different musical genres. On the stages of the cube will come, both Russian and foreign world-class teams. Among the participants in 2014 should be singled out for the first time coming to the Bastille English Russian, Danish Volbeat, and Swedes The Hives and Airbourne Australians.
When: 14 - 19 August
involved hundreds of the best Russian and foreign DJs, dancers, musicians, performers and other creative people in the annual International Festival of club culture. Traditionally it are more than 10 dance floors, 30 bars and restaurants, cinemas, spot very, and lots of strange architectural constructions. All is equipped with light and sound, and the night turns into a kind of space base. This year's festival will be held in the Georgian town of Anaklia. When: 20 - August 30