EPIZODE is a music and art festival held at Vietnam’s most picturesque island getaway, Phu Quoc. The 11-day long festival kicks off after Christmas and ploughs through the hustle and bustle of the New Year. Over the last three editions, the festival has successfully featured some of the biggest electronic music headliners including the likes of Carl Cox, Ricardo Villalobos, Loco Dice, [a:rpia:r], alongside some of the most prolific talents in Asia. In 2019, attendance rates doubled from previous years, with more than 10,000 people from 79 countries. In only three years, EPIZODE is already recognized as one of the most iconic electronic music festivals in Asia. It is also touted as one of the best NYE music getaways that gathers ravers, industry folks and avid travelers in a dreamy environment equipped with an unparalleled music selection, combined with next level production and in artistic setting.
This year's event will take place on a larger site with chill-out and daily activities zones, a food-court and market place. A significant effort is also put into the creation of a comfortable leisure area with yoga and sports, group meditation classes and healing sound sessions that will bring the mind and the body to balance.
The art-program remains a priority with more new installations and a full list of the artists and key projects to be announced soon. Add in a world class team who bring exceptional sound systems, lights and next level ideas in the field of stage and light design and you have a wonderfully high class and immersive experience in paradise.
This year the festival will also focus on green credentials with a new eco-initiative that will substitute plastic straws with organic ones made in Vietnam, introduce a cup-sharing system, reusable pocket ashtrays and a focus on educate the team, local partners and the audience about the responsibility that one can take to prevent the collapse of the eco-system. through a series of advisory meetings, lectures, cleaning actions on the beach, in the forest, on the road and so on, all of which adds to the importance of Epizode Festival.