Music festivals are exciting and eagerly awaited moments for music fans. Especially if the main performer is the most awaited arrival. In addition, music festivals can also be a place for musicians to learn various things related to the performing arts. Starting from how the performers presented the show, to learn the sound and stage layout.
On the other hand, music festivals can also be an event to unite all music fans from various cross genres to come together as one without any identity. Not infrequently the music festival can also be a locomotive to introduce local cuisine to various other exhibitions.
Here are 5 lists of the biggest and most popular music festivals from various countries
- Mawazine Festival
Mawazine Festival has been held since 2001 in Rabat, Morocco. This music festival is held to promote Morocco to a world that is culturally open, tolerant and inclusive. This music concert is also free with the aim that those on low incomes can attend and celebrate this festival.
Donauinselfest is the largest open and free music festival in Europe. This festival was held in Vienna and has been held since 1984. This event presents all types of music. Uniquely, this festival prioritizes local talents and gives them greater space to perform, at least only occasionally they invite big artists.
The Summerfest has been held since 1968 and is held at the Henry Maier Festival Park, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This event is held every summer and is held for 11 days. Just like Donauinselfest, this festival seeks to present local talents with famous artists, One of which has performed at Summerfest is Jennifer Lopez.
- Pol ‘and’ Rock
Pol ‘and’ Rock was formerly known as the Polish Woodstock Festival. This event has been held since 1995 and is known as the largest free music festival in the world. Pol ‘and’ Rock is an event to have fun in the mud while enjoying rock music.
Coachella has been held since 1999 and was founded by Paul Tollett and Rick Van Santen as a way to provide unprecedented arts and music experiences. Coachella is a very auspicious event. During the two weekends held in 2013 alone, the festival was able to generate 67 million US dollars.