11th edition of INmusic festival starts in Zagreb

The eleventh edition of INmusic festival started at Zagreb's recreational park Jarun on Monday, featuring Jake Bugga, Django Django and Pennywise, as well as the multimedia spectacle Gutterdämmerung

The festival, which lasts until June 22, is considered to be one of the biggest and most important European open-air music events.

Recently, the festival's venues has been expanded to include one more island on Lake Jarun, where the organisers plan to set up a new camping site for visitors.

Numerous foreign and domestic visitors praise the festival's visitor camp as one of the best equipped festival camps. Campers have at their disposal a number of amenities such as hot water, wireless Internet, cell phone and laptop charging units, lockers, etc.

The camping site has its own shop, beach and a small stage.

Visitors can participate in various entertainment and sport programmes at Jarun, take part in workshops or go on excursions.

The festival, which is likely to attract over 80,000 visitors will feature several international stars.

Some of performers  are Gutterdammerung featuring Henry Rollins, PJ Harvey, Florence + the Machine, Jake Bugg, The Coral, Monoswezi, FuGu MANGO, Django Django, Orkesta Mendoza The Bambi Molesters, Chui, Wilco, Skunk Anansie, The Kooks, Yeasayer, Pat Thomas & The Kwashibu Area Band, Shearwater, Gustafi, Zen and so on.

INmusic festival is invited to be one of seven partners of the appreciated Europavox project that has been granted for co-funding by the Creative Europe program of the European Commission. The project is dedicated to the promotion of European musical diversity and providing an international and interactive live music experience.

This year, INmusic has prepared a 100-feet tall replica of Tesla Tower that will stand proudly at Lake Jarun in tribute to great inventor Nikola Tesla when the world is observing the 160th anniversary of his birth.

The festival's previous editions featured some of the greatest names of world music today - Morissey, Franz Ferdinand, Iggy Pop & The Stooges, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Prodigy, Moby, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, Jamiroquai, New Order, Arctic Monkeys, the Black Keys and many others.

Last year's festival was visited by as many as 70,000 people and 4,000 campers from more than 50 countries.

The Times has for two consecutive years put INmusic on the list of Europe's 20 best summer music festivals.

New Musical Express, one of the most influential international magazines that has set trends in music since 1952, has published six reasons to visit INmusic festival on its web site.

Last update: Tue, 21/06/2016 - 10:40
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