When it comes to the genre of Psychedelic Rock orPsy-Trance; our very own Goa continues to be the base for bands likeNeujahrstrance, Cosmic Brahma, Karnevals Trance, Vaikuntha and KannibalenMassaker, to name a few.
Looking outside the map, you might have heard of names like, Hungary’s Ozora Festival or Croatia’s Lost Theory Festival. Although Goahas acontinuous line up of festivalswhich are mixed with exotic backdrops and décor, and clubbed with perfect beach weather;there might be a few special overseas ones that are worth the flight tickets and student travel insurance. So, mark your calendars and frame your bucket list, we present the most promising Psychedelic festivals in 2015!
The Most Anticipated Festivals in 2015
The celebrations chalked out in these countries are designed to open up the mind, thus its namePsy-Trance.
- The Rainbow Serpent Festival– 23 to 26 January, 2015 – Victoria, Australia:
This festival will kick start the Australian round up for the year, making its spot on the Australia Day long weekend. This 2015 event will mark the 18th edition of the festival, and will feature electronic music, workshops, art installations and other attractions. The confirmed events include Broken Toy, Perfect Stranger, Vaishiyas, James Copeland,Rinkadinkand Laughing Buddha to name a few.
- Experience Festival – December 30, 2014 to January 2, 2015 – Thailand :
If you are looking for a New Year celebration, the one hosted on the island of Ko Tao in Thailand might be your winning destination. This7th edition boastsof E-Clip,K.i.M,Nukleall,Aquila,Special Kayand M-Theory, to name a few. And as always, the décor and ambience will outshine. This time of the year is rather busy and people are easily susceptible to pick pockets, so be sure to include student travel insurance to your list for that extra safety.
- AntarisProjekt– July 3 to July 6, 2015 – Germany:
If you are looking for something later on in the year, the AntarisProjekt; which mean “Against War”, stands for peace, friendship and freedom. Celebrating its 21st year in 2015, it has been planned for the entire family and also for the many foreign visitors arriving in numerous batches. The 2014 scene included Juno Reactor,LOUD,Eat Static,Ace Ventura,Man with No Name and ExtraWelt amongst others. So one only knows that this year is bound to be better!
Book your tickets and accommodations in advance to get the best deals. It is a great idea to involve your friends and classmates. Also, be sure to carry a student travel insurance and emergency reserve funds.