Would you like to experience a music festival in Asia but aren't sure where to go? Below is our list of the 10 Best Asian EDM Festivals that you may not have heard of, to help you plan your next overseas rave!
1.) Ultra Asia (Road to Ultra)
Road to Ultra events are single-stage events with the same focus as the Ultra Worldwide festivals hosting debut editions in Macau, Singapore, Bali and the Philippines, in addition to return events in Korea, Thailand, Japan and Taiwan. Each event showcases cutting-edge stage production including world-class visuals, lighting and pyrotechnics. It features the top electronic music artists in today’s electronic music scene. Artists such as Tiesto, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Alesso, Steve Angello, Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand and more have already headlined previous RTU’s, bringing tens of thousands of fans to these events.
2.) Fuji Rock Festival
The Fuji Rock Festival is one of those awesome events where the food is cheap, beer is plenty, and the crowd is incredibly friendly. And have we mentioned all-night hot spring baths and a stunning mountain setting? Combine that with international megastars(Coldplay, The Pixies, Björk, Eminem, Scissor Sisters, and more), some of the best Japanese indie bands, and a stay in beautiful Tokyo afterwards and we’ve got one epic trip to reminisce upon!
3.) ZoukOut Music Festival (Singapore)
ZoukOut is a multi-million dollar electronic dance festival, organized by Zouk Singapore, delivered top-notch production of sound and visuals, and mesmerizing pyrotechnics held annually during year-end along Siloso Beach. In 2016, Zouk Singapore’s plans for expansion internationally by successfully launching its first ever overseas installation in Boracay.
4.) Neverland Manila
Neverland is known as the “biggest EDM event in The Philippines”. This festival brings a massive line-up full of commercial house music. If you’re looking for a solid party, this one will not disappoint! Upcoming festival dates haven’t been posted yet, but be on the look out because this will be one crazy rave.
5.) Djakarata Warehouse Project
Djakarta Warehouse Project is the largest electronic dance music festival ever held in Jakarta, Indonesia and featured the biggest lineups in Southeast-Asia. Awesome headliners such as Armin van Buuren, Kaskade, Major Lazer, Tiesto, R3hab, Galantis and many more have performed at the music festival. D.W.P was featured as one of ‘The Most Celebrated Achievements in The Last Five Years’ in Asia!
6.) 808 Festival
808 Festival is one of the most awaited EDM festivals held in Bangkok, Thailand. Massive names from across the world of EDM, house and techno have performed at the outdoor festival. The 808 Festival is held annually in the month of December.
7.) Gravity Music Festival
Gravity Music Festival is held in the heart of Bangkok with a 50 ton mechanical spider, 50 foot fireballs, groundbreaking stage design, thunderous C02 jets, and 360 degree multi sensory immersion, all set against the mesmerizing backdrop of the city’s imposing skyline.
8.) Mysterious World
For Electronic Dance Music fans, there is no better time to fly over to the Malaysian side of Borneo to experience Mysterious World and be part of a festival that you’ll never forget. Kuching is absolutely beautiful, Malaysians are really fun to party with, and tickets are really affordable!
9.) Sunburn Festival Goa - India
Sunburn Festival is Asia’s largest 4-day Electronic Music festival in Goa, India. Sunburn brought some of the worlds best DJs to India like Armin van Buuren, Avicii, deadmau5 and many more. Sunburn Festival in Goa won numerous awards for WOW Awards in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 and MyFav Awards Festival 2014 for ‘Festival of the Year’. Inaugurated in 2007, Sunburn is a synergy of music, entertainment, food, shopping and lifestyle that attracts music tourism in India and is now spreading its wings across the globe to Sri Lanka & Dubai.
10.) It's the Ship
It's the Ship is known one of the world’s largest EDM festivals at sea - sailing out of Singapore for an epic journey on a luxury cruise and host to over 30 international and regional headlining acts. First debuted in 2014, It’s The Ship featured many top headlining international and regional acts with the likes of Sander van Doorn, Andrew Rayel, Kaskade, Showtek, and many more.