Terry Boyd started the topic LIFESTYLE & CULTURE Europe and beyond: Dispatches’ 2019 list of the best Spring in the forum Travel 3 days, 10 hours ago
Reykjavík, Iceland – Secret Solstice 2019:
Where else would you want to be on the longest day of the year other than a place where the sun never sets?
Secret Solstice is five hours north of London … what does that tell you? It tells you the party goes for 96 hours straight … only the DJs and sets change…>
Eastern Electrics Festival: This promises to be a huge outdoor weekend of games, music, pool parties – you name it – with the festival followed by an after-party at Fabric (see below).
A highlight of summer, Eastern Electrics runs two days – 3 and 4 August – in Morden Park in south London.
This is two very fu…>
Pilton, England – Glastonbury Festival: We thought Brexit would come on 29 March, so we resolved not to include festivals in the United Kingdom. But 29 March came and went and Britain is still in the European Union. So what do we do?
We include Glastonbury, that’s what … the English Woodstock, which has drawn horde…>
Frankfurt – World Club Dome: All you beautiful people who were sad to be leaving London for Frankfurt, never fear. Frankfurt has one of Europe’s biggest EDM festivals and its coming up soon.
From 7 thru 9 June World Club Dome turns Commerzbank Arena football stadium into “the world’s biggest club” for the seventh y…>
Terry Boyd started the topic An island in the Danube outside Budapest, Hungary – Sziget: in the forum Travel 1 week, 3 days ago
An island in the Danube outside Budapest, Hungary – Sziget: We checked with our Hungarian connection and Sziget is the festival they rate as the top festival in Hungary, Romania and the whole of Eastern Europe.
We looked at the lineup and you know what? They’re right.
For 2019, Sziget runs from 7 thru 13 Aug…>
Outside Lisbon – NOS Alive: Another huge number of nostalgic acts including The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, Johnny Marr and Weezer mixed in with newer acts and a few locals.
But here’s where NOS get interesting. There are also street-art tours, tasting tours and surfing. Because it’s Lisbo…>
The first Gin Festival Eindhoven will take place on Saturday 29 June! You can taste hundreds of gins, tonics, genevers and much more that day. There are seminars, speakers from home and abroad, various tastings, good food, but especially the tastiest gin and tonics to enjoy with your friends!
WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2019, 6 & 7 JUNE IN BERLIN
Can you go to a developer event and hear real influencers and experts, but not have to pay 1,000 euros? YES!
WeAreDevelopers World Congress has Doom creator John Romero, Ripple’s famous/infamous CTO David Schwartz, Alina Denisenko, N26’s tech lead, Dan…>
FIELD DAY is coming up on 7 and 8 June at The Drumsheds London. This is a London festival running from midday to 3 a.m. across two days.
Diplo, The Black Madonna, Modeselektor, Jungle, Pusha T, Earl Sweatshirt, Octavian, Deerhunter and Julia Holter.
Want to see the future? Then head to Barcelona in July with your MacBook, but leave your sailboard at home.
Since 2013, this Sónar+D (no, we have no idea what that stands for) attracts creative types including artists, creative technologists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, thinkers, scientists, entrepreneurs,…>
Waking Life: This festival 14 thru 19 August in the wilds of Portugal is one of the most popular with people who like the more intimate settings, camping and outdoor activities. There are at least 150 performers lined up, you can get tickets here starting at 125 euros.
If you’re bored on the beach, this could be just the ticket. Flow Festival is a celebration of music and all the performing arts from street art to light installations. Oh, and there’s an opera. Contemporary dance, electronic music and audiovisual art take over the Finnish National Opera’s Almi Hall Wednesday, 7 Aug…>
We meant to post this earlier because this is the event that got the most positive reaction from our readers last year. Sorry, sorry, sorry.
Meadows in the Mountains runs from 6 June thru 9 Junes in the bucolic mountains between Plovdiv and the Black Sea. This is another boutique event that’s not for everyone ……>
Amsterdam – Diynamic Festival: The 2019 edition of Diynamic Festival Amsterdam in the Amsterdam forest will be the first time that this annual underground EDM gathering created by Diynamic producer/label president Mladen Solomun will move to Saturday 1 June from the normal Friday schedule. The reasoning is that on t…>
IT Arena is a tech event with a global outlook and scale, which takes place in Lviv, Ukraine on the last weekend of September. Productive networking, business matchmaking and festival spirit are IT Arena trademarks. Three intensive conference days catalyze exponential growth and inspire new solutions and business…>
Stoke Travel cements its move into the “festival travel” space by securing Australia’s Dune Rats for a series of festivals and events, beginning with London’s Big Day Out. The Dune Rats, music festival headliners, and heroes of Australia’s surf rock scene, will be joining Stoke for a string of events from the Londo…>
TECH OPEN AIR, 2 THRU 5 JULY IN BERLIN
This is sort of the Her Damit of tech conferences/festivals … the beautiful people gathered at their own Haus of Tech and forest stage on the water in Berlin talking about tech before they head to Berghain. In other words, Europe’s coolest tech conference, and one that sta…>
From 3 July to 7 July, a huge lake in rural Hungary is the setting for what is arguably (we’re arguing with ourselves because we tend to call every big festival “the biggest”) the biggest festival of 2019.
We’ve hesitated to recommend Hungary this year because of the politics. But this 12-year-old festival has the…>
Terry Boyd started the topic CAREERS War for Talent: Career Hunt campaign offers expenses-paid VIP career tr in the forum Jobs 1 month, 3 weeks ago
File this under “too good to be true” … though it’s totally legit. This is the second year econ-dev group Work Estonia is offering superstar tech talent a free 5-day VIP career trip to Tallinn, one of Europe’s most innovative cities
Here’s the deal: Work Estonia wants you to explore Estonia like a local and c…>
Another mega summer festival with Name acts, Garorock runs from 27 thru 20 June in Marmande southeast of Bordeaux.
Let’s get right to the Names (live acts and DJs), which are semi-huge in the 12th year for this festival: DIMA, Marshmello, Charlotte de Witte, Vici Vici, Ben Harper, Macklemore and DJ Snake, with s…>
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