Awakenings Festival is one of the highlights of world's techno music calendar and one of the most well known electronic events in Europe.
With more than 70.000 visitors in a weekend, Awakenings Festival is the largest outdoor techno festival in the world. The event organizers of ‘Monumental Productions BV’, the ones, who are also behind the 24 hours Awakenings parties in Gashouder, Amsterdam, Belgium, USA, Chile and other locations throughout the year, are the guys organizing the Netherlands based festival. Awakenings Festival is a two-day festival, held annually since August 2001, at the very same location- Recreatiegebied Spaarnwoude, Amsterdam.
Awakenings can easily be named as one of the Kings of Techno Festivals, and the one that should always be on your Must-Go Festival list. The 2014 edition of the the festival was visited by more than 40, 000 people. One of the reasons for the growing interest in the festival is its expansion from 1 day to 2 days festival.
Going to Recreatiegebied Spaarnwoude, Amsterdam you will witness not 1, not 2 but 8 stages, with World class quality sound systems, and some of the best DJ’s putting them through the test! There are 2 Open-air stages, 1 Semi Open-air, 3 Tent stages.
The ravers have witnessed memorable performances by the Techno Heavyweights- Carl Cox , Jeff Mills, Dave Clarke, Loco Dice, Ben Klock, Nina Kraviz, Pan-Pot, Maceo Plex, Joseph Capriati + many others. The UK scene have been represented at the festival by the ones Dubstep Godfather, now spinning and producing House bangers, Skream, together withBreach, Pangea, and Warp Records only Speedy J.
The 2017 edition of the festival once again took place in Recreatiegebied Spaarnwoude, with the festival spanning over 2 days (27th and 28th of June). Some of the names from last year’s lineup included Sven Väth, Adam Beyer B2B Ida Engberg, Nicole Moudaber, while the Live DJ acts included some of the best live acts in electronic music, Henrik Schwarz, Guti, Matador, and the best live act for 2015 by Resident Advisor, KiNK. This year will see Joris Voorn and Friends Stage, with sets from Joris himself, Kölsch, KiNK (live), Agoria, Andhim and other.
Techno pioneers such as DJ Rush, Adam Beyer and Sven Väth, are playing records alongside Awakenings Festival 2017 debutantes like Eagles & Butterflies, Minimum Syndicat (live) and Monoloc (live). During the 2-day festival, there are more than 100(!) techno DJ’s playing their best sounds for one of the most dedicated crowds.
Watch Sven Väth at Awakenings Festival 2016
VISIT AWAKENINGS FESTIVAL
Awakenings Festival offers a broad variety of ticketing options, ranging from daily tickets, to combo tickets including accommodation and a festival ticket.
Awakenings Festival offers 3 kinds of accommodation packages to suit your personal needs. Ticket + hotel package, ticket + close to the festival hotel and the full package, ticket + hotel + transportation to the festival.
How to get to Awakenings Festival
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