Coriopolis Heerlen, Saturday 23 July 2016

Coriopolis Heerlen, Saturday 23 July 2016

The Hidden Paradise is ahead!

“I did not tell half of what I saw, for I knew I would not be believed."
On his deathbed January 01, 1324 ― Marco Polo

Home is now behind you: The Hidden Paradise is ahead! Do you have what it takes to unravel the mysteries of The Hidden Paradise? Do you have what it takes to join the adventures ride in 2016?! We are Essential, are you?!

We present to you: Essential Festival 2016 | The Hidden Paradise!

Far to the east over rough seas and cold mountains lie mystical lands which hold a mythical city isolated from the outside world.

The greatest explorers from our history have dedicated their expeditions and traveled extensively around the globe to find: The Hidden Paradise.Death lay before those who sailed to find the hidden paradise. The greatest explorers of our time tried to sail to the end of the earth and beyond in order to find out if the legend was true. No map nor compass could guide the expedition to The Hidden Paradise.

Home is now behind you: The Hidden Paradise is ahead!

Date and openinghours

Essential Festival 2016 will take place on July 23rd 2016 - 13:00 till 23:30. Yes that's right! We will have one half hour extra this year meaning we will end at 23:30 instead of 23:00!

Location

Essential Festival took place at Coriopolis Heerlen in 2015 and will return to the magnificent venue in 2016!

Coriopolis Heerlen
Nieuw Eyckholt 208, Heerlen

5 stages

Essential Festival will have 5 stages/area's with 5 different genres and all stages will have their own theme and unique design:

  1. Shambhala (mainstage)
    Genre: EDM/house
    Open-air stage with a shelter tent for shadow or cover against rain and a sufficient amount of wooden floors
  2. End of the Earth (mainstage)
    Genre: Hardstyle
    Open-air stage with a shelter tent for shadow or cover against rain and a sufficient amount of wooden floors
  3. The Dirty
    Genre: Eclectic/HipHop/R&B
    Stage inside a big-top tent and wooden floors
  4. Beyond
    Genre: Future house / Deep house
    Open-air stage with a sufficient amount of wooden floors
  5. The Underground
    Genre: Techno
    Open-air stage with a sufficient amount of wooden floors

Line-up

The line-up of Essential Festival will be released in phases. The first names of the line-up will follow soon. Line-up of the outdoor experience in 2015: DVBBS, Carnage, Jay Hardway, Tony Junior, Sandro Silva, Mightyfools, Mitch Crown, Morello Twins, AIZY, Brennan Heart, Frequencerz, Warface, Titan, The Pitcher, Rebourne, Peckman, Physika, MC Apster, De Sluwe Vos, Dekmantel, Arjuna Schiks, Boris Werner, Glenn Thompson, Storm and Kapibara.

Early Bird Ticket Sale

Secure one of the few cheaper Early Bird Tickets for just €19,99 (43% discount) on Saturday February 27th - 19:00!

Other changes

All stages/area's will have their own unique theme and design;
Toilet use will be free at Essential Festival 2016;
More toilet groups (less walking distance);
More entertainment (more detailled info soon);
Different and bigger set-up of the festival terrain;
More artists, genres and stages/area's.

Minimum age

The minimum age of Essential Festival is 16, no exceptions will be made.

dj mag over Essential

"Vlammen en stampen in The Gate to Happiness."
"Het eerste wat opvalt aan dit feest is de line-up."
"Het stond goed vol in de zaal, wat de sfeer erg ten goede kwam."
"De organisatie heeft er alles aan gedaan om Essential Festival tot één groot succes te laten verlopen."
"Ook is de datum van de volgende editie al bekend: op 23 juli vindt de zomereditie weer plaats. Deze staat dan ook zonder enige twijfel op het verlanglijstje van volgend jaar."

Full report DJ MAG here!

Lost & Found?

Alle gevonden voorwerpen zijn af te halen bij de receptie van het MECC. Neem via deze link contact met hen op.
Spullen in je locker vergeten? Neem via deze link contact op met Eventsafe.

Timetable

Hoe ziet jouw persoonlijke timetable eruit?!

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