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10 brilliant music festivals in Asia you don't want to miss

Unleash your inner party animal at these music festivals across the region


Yearly, several prominent music festivals light up Asia's calendar. Don't hesitate – catch that flight, as there's nothing quite like joining a pulsating crowd of fellow revelers, dancing and shouting your heart out to the tunes you love alongside beloved international artists.

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1. Fuji Rock Festival

Where Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

When July 26 to 28, 2024

Rock your senses at Fuji Rock, the ultimate music festival experience nestled amidst the breathtaking mountains of Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Camp out and enjoy electrifying performances from top international and local artists across multiple stages. From indie gems to world renowned chart-topping headliners, this year's lineup include top acts like Peggy Gou, SZA, Kraftwerk, Noel Gallagher's, and more. Purchase your tickets here.

2. Clockenflap

Where Hong Kong 

When November 29 to December 1

The prominent music and arts festival of Hong Kong, Clockenflap, is set to make its return towards the end of this year. 2023's lineup featured big acts like Yoasobi, Arctic Monkeys, Idles, and more. While specifics regarding the festival's lineup and ticket information remain undisclosed, you can stay informed by keeping an eye on their official website.


3. Sunda Festival

Where Singapore

When TBA

Singapore has never seen anything like the Sunda Festival. This unique event is bringing a fresh new take on partying – Singapore's first-ever camping festival. Last year's lineup featured an impressive mix of live acts and DJs from a variety of countries including Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, and Singapore. This includes home-based Darker Than Wax’s Dean Chew and Kaye, together with Hokkaido-based electronic music legend Kuniyuki. Information on 2024's edition has yet to be released, so stay tuned by following their Instagram page here.

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5. Wonderfruit

Where Pattaya, Thailand

When December 12 to 16

Wonderfruit is no mere music festival, it's a whole celebration of art, food, lifestyle and ideas set in the magical location of The Fields in Pattaya, Thailand. Championing sustainability and inclusivity, Wonderfruit offers a wide-ranging programme that includes workshops, talks, art installations and live music acts. The lineup for 2024 has yet to be announced.

6. It's The Ship

Where Busan and Nagasaki

When May 23 to 26, 2024

All aboard Asia's largest music festival at sea! It's time to get wrecked – and by that we mean, shipwrecked. This year's edition features artists like Amber Broos, Afro Bros, Quintino, Acraze and more. Click here for the full lineup. Book your cabins here.

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Where Singapore

When TBA

Held across two days, the highly-anticipated dance music festival features dusk-till-dawn music raves with internationally acclaimed local, regional and global acts, along with the return of roving acts, food village and spectacular stage designs at this year’s event. Stay tuned for updates on on their socials.

8. Beyond the Valley

Where Australia 

When TBA

Not part of Asia, but we think it’s truly worth mentioning.

As the festival is usually held at the end of each year, what better way to welcome the new year than at Australia’s Beyond The Valley festival – the essential destination festival that aims to bring stellar acts to Barunah Plains. Just 90 minutes outside of Melbourne, they've seen a great roster of acts including Peggy Gou, G Flip and The Jungle Giants. Subscribe here to receive the latest updates for 2024's edition.


9. Djakarta Warehouse Project

Where Bali, Indonesia

When TBA

The lineup for this year's long-running Djakarta Warehouse Project has not been announced. However, 2023's edition was a bombastic three-day affair featuring favourites like Alesso, DJ Snake, David Guetta, Fisher, and more. Stay tuned for more updates!

10. Sunburn Festival

Where Goa, India

When TBA

The largest music festival in India is none other than Sunburn Festival. This massive festival has brought in big names in EDM such as Swedish House Mafia, Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Avicii, Armin van Buuren...you get it. Taking place on Goa's beaches, every edition is bigger and better than the last. More information on the 2024 edition has yet to be released, so stay tuned.

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