Have you ever been to a music festival on the Island of Malta? Here are three of the best!
FESTIVALS YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS IN MALTA
The Maltese islands have become a music haven for festival-goers worldwide offering a wide range of diverse music events this year. With guaranteed sunshine, idyllic landscapes, azure waters, chilled out vibes and intimate boat parties with discerning DJ’s, it’s a recipe for a hedonistic paradise. With the first festival kicking off in March there is something to suit everyone’s taste.
Lost and Found Festival: 31st March – 3rd April
Following the success of the first edition, which saw tickets sell-out in a matter of days, Annie Mac Presents Lost & Found Festival returns to the Maltese Islands. Curated by the UK’s most influential tastemaker, BBC Radio 1 DJ and broadcaster Annie Mac, the spring festival will expand to four days and will welcome headliners Disclosure (DJ set), Mark Ronson and Hudson Mohawke, Seth Troxler, grime giant Stormzy, DJ EZ, Eats Everything, Maya Jane Coles and The Martinez Brothers as well as Annie herself, playing sets against the dynamic and beautiful Maltese backdrop. The festival will feature pool and boat parties set against the stunning backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea, before moving onto an exclusive night-time venue, this is a festival not to be missed.
Groovefest Malta: April 29th – May 1st
Groovefest Malta has garnered international respect since it’s debut in the Dominican Republic in 2012 and for the first time ever, it’s hitting the Maltese shores for a phenomenal weekend of house and techno music. With an already killer crew drafted in Andrea Oliva, Art
Department, Jamie Jones, Laura Jones, Doorly amongst others, the festival promises to encapsulate the chilled Mediterranean vibe with legendary beats from some of the hottest dance acts around.
Embrace the vibrant musical landscape at Café Del Mar or at near-endless boat, after and pre-parties for Groovefest by day. Then continue the party well into the early hours where blissed-out revellers dance the night away to deep house and feel-good sounds at Gianpula, one of the nightlife gems of the Med. The festival promises an immersive dance and techno experience like no other. For flights and packages to Groovefest Malta log on to
Isle Of MTV Malta: 28th June
Marking it’s 10th anniversary the Isle Of MTV Malta, is one of Europe’s hottest FREE destination festivals, attracting 50,000 festival goers worldwide. Bringing some of the world’s biggest
International acts to perform on Il Fosos Square in Floriana, it has emerged as one of Malta’s premiere music festivals since its start in 1996. Grammy Award Winner Jess Glynne has been revealed as the first act to take the stage at this year’s epic summer music event with lots of exciting acts yet to be announced. On the run up to IOM comes Malta Music Week, with DJ’s taking over open air clubs and bars across the island, giving music fanatics a taste of what is to come.