There are many different sorts of music and style up first on the list would be something for punk, rock and gothic people or people who genuinely enjoy rock and heavy metal music. The M’era Luna is a rock, heavy metal and Industrial music festical. It is held every year on the second week of every August (Aug 12 – Aug 13, 2017). It is held in Hildesheim, Germany at Flugplatz Hildesheim-Drispenstedt which is a former British army air base. People go there dressed up in costumes, Punk, Goth or in their own clothes. This festival attracts artists and music lovers from around the world. It has amazing music and fascinating people it is great fun and it is good for the people who just want to try something new and different in their life. Estimated to have 20,000 – 25,000 people attend it each year.
Second on the list is I Love Techno which is a huge music festival is an international techno music event that takes place in Flanders Expo, the city of Ghent, Belgium. National and International DJ’s perform here every year. Over 40,000 people attend this every year. This takes place in December and it is held on December 16 for the year of 2017. It is amazing if you love techno music as you can not only listen to something you love you can also listen to some of the newest tracks live.
The Carnival of Venice is an annual festival held in Venice, Italy. Up to 3 million people attend it each year. It ends with the Christian celebration of lent forty days before Easter, on Shrove Tuesday the day before Ash Wednesday. This festival is famous all over the world for its fascinating and elaborate masks.
Afisha picnic is a one-day outdoor festival, held in Moscow Russia every summer. This year’s date is 29 July (2017). It takes place on the territory of Kolomenskoye a former tsar’s estate now state owned historical, architectural and nature reserve museum. It has a mixed genre as it plays Indie rock, Indie pop, Indietronica, alternative rock, experimental music and more. The first one was held in 2005. This is a festival for practically anyone as a lot of people would find at least one thing they like about it. It is visited by around 50,000 a year.
Exit is an award winning festival held in the city Novi Sad, Serbia. Held on the second Thursday of July lasts 4 days. For the year 2017 the dates are July 6th – July 9th. This extremely fun festival plays Rock music, Electronica, Electronic Dance music, Heavy metal, Hip hop music, Reggae, Punk rock also Drum and bass. It is one of 40 largest festivals in Europe and has an award for the ‘Best European Festival’. Over 35,000 people attend ever year.
La Tomatima is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Bunol, a town located on the East of Spain. It is held on the last Wednesday in August. The participants throw tomatoes and get involved in this fight just for entertainment purposes. Approximately 9,000 people attend this each year. 120000 kilos of tomatoes in less than an hour.
Audioriver is a festival held over 3 days in Plock Poland. It is held in the summer usually around July. It is an open air festival that plays electronical music. First two years it was held the entrance was free but in the year 2008 this was changed.
Oerol Festival is a cultural festival on the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands that is held annually in June. It lasts 10 days it is mainly live public theatre as well as music and visual arts. The dates for 2017 are 9th of June till the 18th of June. It holds big crouds the over all experience is actually really good people usually have a great time.
Roskilde Festival is a Danish music festival held annually on the south of Roskilde. It is one of the lasgest in Europe and the Largest in Northern Europe. It plays music marked under the Rock, Pop, Electronic, Reggae, Hip hop and ‘world’ genres. It was nominated in the UK Festival Award for the Best Overseas Festival. This years dates are 24th June – 1st July for the year 2017. In the year 2013 it had more than 180 live bands, which some bands had up to 130,000 festivalgoers alson with more than 21,000 volunteers, 5,000 media people and 3,000 artists which added up to 160,000 people who attended the festival in total.