credit: Epizode Festival
Epizode Festival takes place on Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam from December 31st to January 10th 2018. Epizode is without a doubt a one-of-a-kind festival: Dance ’til dawn under the stars, bath in hot sun and world class beats all day and explore the tropical paradise in which it all takes place. Add in amazing party locations, delicious local cuisines, white sand beaches and stunning sunsets and you have a festival like no other.
After the success of 2016, Episode Festival Vietnam is back and reaffirming why it is one of the most essential music festival experiences out there. This year they have joined forces with the highly acclaimed Berlin based, underground electronic music brand, HYTE! Who will be hosting their own stage. With that, of course, comes some serious heavyweight names to the line-up, such as, Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Pan-Pot, Marcel Dettmann etc. After HYTE’s takeover there will be series of special sunrise after-parties that will highlight the beauty of the tropical island.
10 days of non-stop partying makes it easy to lose sense of reality. Luckily the festival is located in the perfect setting so you can take a break from the rave and immerse yourself in the culture of Phu Quoc. A beautiful utopia that has clung onto its unique identity amidst the rapid tourist development and urbanisation.
Step away from the commercialised Vietnam and dive into the paradise Island resort of Phu Quoc Island, where you find the perfect balance of tranquility and modernity. More than half of this tropical island is a UNESCO-listed national park, it is also a protected marine environment. Due to this, the beaches with white sand and turquoise clear water are true slices of unspoilt nature.
Although tourism has steadily increased over the last few years, Phu Quoc is still relatively untouched. This makes it the perfect tropical destination for those who want to experience the local lifestyle. Phu Quoc Island is home to unique Cao Dai and Buddhist temples, vibrant markets, traditional fishing villages and is perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving. The night market is an event that cannot be missed, especially if you’re an adventurous foodie!