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Top 6 music festivals around the globe

We all love the energetic, social atmosphere of a good music festival and what we love even more is that they are a great opportunity to see the world’s biggest and best performers.

However, with so many festivals stating to be the ‘best’, choosing which music festival to attend can leave you as undecided as having to choose your favourite flavoured ice cream.

So to give you a better idea, here is a brief rundown of the most renowned music festivals around the globe.

Glastonbury – UK

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At the top of the list, ranking number 1 we have Glastonbury, a five-day music festival held in a small town in Somerset, England. Glastonbury is most popular among the ‘more experienced’ festival goers and is well known around the globe for having headlined leading pop and rock artists.

Coachella – USA

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Number two presents Coachella, an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Coachella is the most famous music festival in the USA, featuring many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip-hop and electronic dance. Along with a world-class line up and an A-class guest list, Coachella is all about sun loving, body glitter and hippie vibes.

Tomorrowland – BELGIUM

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Tomorrowland at number three, is one of the worlds biggest electronic music festivals, taking place in Belgium. The festival is a full weekend of non-stop party and impressive beats, making it the perfect festival for those looking for music madness and a fun filled escape.

Festival Internacional de Benicassism – SPAIN


Festival Internacional de Benicassism, held in Spain and number four on the list, is one of the most famous music festivals in Europe. Mainly focused on pop, rock and electronica artists, the festival also includes short films, fashion shows and art.

Sunburn Festival – GOA

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Beach and party central Vagator, Gao, is home to every Electro fan’s dream, the ‘Sunburn Festival’. As one of the biggest music festivals in Asia, Sunburn is our favourite mix madness, including music, entertainment, food, shopping and life style.

Fuji Rock Festival – JAPAN

Fuji Rock Festival
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And finally, at number six and at the top every rock fans wish list, the annual Fuji Rock Festival, held in Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Well known for having some of the best British, American and Japanese Indie, dance and world music, Fuji Festival offers a variety or affordable foods, all night hot spring baths, breath takingly beautiful mountain settings and an all round friendly crowd.