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European Summer Festivals 2022: Electric Castle

Name: Electric Castle

Local: Bonțida, Romania

Date: 13 to 17 of July 2022


Genres: House, EDM, Drum & Bass, Electro, Funk, Pop, Reggae, Rock, Techno


Between 13 and 17 July 2022 there will be the 8th edition to Electric Castle, which usualy takes place next to Bánffy Castle, Bonțida in Cluj County, Transylvania, Romania.

This is the first festival from Romania who moves electric music from indoor to outdoor having had the first edition in 2013 with 32.000 people.

Awards and recognitions: Superbrand Status in 2021 (offered by Superbrands Romania), The Best Medium-Sized Festival in Europe in 2019 (European Festival Awards), Best Food & Drinks Award in 2018 (European Festileaks Awards), Best Camping Award in 2017 (European Festileaks Awards).

Electric Castle 2022, 13-17 July, 24/24 hours, 5 days, 10 scenes, over 250 artists (Twenty One Pilots, Gorillaz, Deftones, Disclosure, Peggy Gou, Moderat, Caribou, Editors, Aurora, Sven Väth, Mogwai and others), the best European festival of medium size.

At the main stage (live acts and electronic dance DJ-sets), Hangar (alternative live acts/ niche acts and more sophisticated club music), Booha (house, groovy house, bass, disco and melodic techno), Hideout (bossa nova, cumbia, bossa breaks, rare grooves, afro beat, nu jazz, funk, northern soul), Drip Factory (hip-hop & trap), The Beach (sunshine music, soulful house, deep house, funky house, local DJs), Dance Garden (ro-minimal, techno, microhouse), Backyard Stage (great music coming from all over the global variety of interesting acts).

A General AccessPass to Electric Castle 2022 costs about 180 euros, and a one-day ticket to Electric Castle 2022 costs almost 60 euros.

Electric Castle has its own campsite - EC Village with glamping options, and non-stop entertainment, art shows, lighting installations, stand-up comedy, exhibitions, fashion and fairs, food and beverage vendors and activities during the day.

Electric Castle is a festival that emphasizes the environment and sustainability and supports the custodians of Banffy Castle in their efforts to restore the castle and the surrounding historic buildings.

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