All devout electronic dance music fans will unite this winter, making sure to transform the shores of Goa into a giant dance floor! This December Goa’s premium beach event Vh1 SUPERSONIC is going to up the heat with an amalgamation of some of the world’s best artists uniting on one stage to dole out pulsating beats that will transport music enthusiasts into an unparallel world of unadulterated music and dance. The event promises to ensure a scaled up musical experience with Electronic Dance Music that does not dictate, preach or judge but breaks all barriers of elitism and hierarchy. Conceptualised and produced by LIVE Viacom18 and M/s Starlight Events & Ent Pvt. Ltd, Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013 has received the State Level Event Permission Committee (SLEPC) to host this festival. The next 48 hours will see action unfold with an announcement of the intriguing artist line-up and bookings begin in full throttle. Get ready to experience this 5 DAY musical madness at Goa’s preferred music destination Candolim Beach from 26th to the 30th of December 2013.
Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013 aspires to give serious music lovers an electrifying experience capturing some of the finest artists from the dance music community across the globe. With Viacom18’s huge broadcast strength, leverage of iconic music brands like MTV & Vh1 and considerable knowledge of events across all platforms – not forgetting Nikhil Chinapa’s in-depth understanding of the global dance music industry –Vh1 SUPERSONIC promises to create a truly unforgettable experience on the sands of Goa in just a few weeks time. The festival will witness a galaxy of Indian and International artists performing live under one single roof to deliver a consummate and unparallel EDM experience that India has been awaiting.
Speaking on the launch of Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013, Ferzad Palia Head, English Entertainment, Viacom18 said “Vh1 has been the front mover in the English music scene and has been the ultimate destination for International English Music enthusiasts. Always the first to define trends and lead by example, Vh1 brings with it immense experience of international music genres and high octane music events. Now Vh1 Supersonic all set to be a tipping point for dance music in India. A festival dedicated to blue-blooded dance music fans for whom music is a way of life, it will witness a constellation of international and home-grown talent performing at the festival”
Commenting on the launch of Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013, Jaideep Singh, Sr. Vice President and Business Head – INS, Viacom18 said, “We sincerely thank the Chief Minister of Goa and the Government of Goa for having faith in our maiden endeavour of providing serious EDM lovers a destination to experience a blend of popular and underground music. With this long term unique collaboration with the Government of Goa that extends to 4 mega events through the year, we will move towards establishing Goa as the ultimate music destination on the global music map. Through this particular event we are all set to provide unparallel scale and grandiose that will redefine live events in India. The festival, consisting of three stages and multiple after parties, will keep festival goers entertained throughout the 5 days.”
India’s much loved DJ, VJ and dance music promoter; Nikhil Chinapa with his extensive understanding of the Indian dance music industry will be adding another dimension to the festival in the capacity of ‘Festival Director’. Known as a much sought after name in the global dance music festival fraternity who have efficaciously executed some of the world’s most prolific events across Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Puerto Rico, and London, Insomniac Events will be working closely with LIVE Viacom18 in putting this festival together to deliver top notch production and sound quality.
Vh1 Supersonic aspires to reinstate this spirit of community, connection and conversations in dance music that has been lacking in many electronic music festivals conducted in the recent past. The festival will connect fans directly with the artists they love and become a sanctuary for forward-thinking music fans seeking life-affirming experiences. Adding a dash of international experience art installations, hippy market, solar powered stalls, beach sports, grafitti panels painted through the festival, chill-zones to combat the afternoon sun, a library to relax in local sustainable charities that fans can engage with and contribute towards coupled with the best cuisine. This event will also have strong emphasis on security for women. Specialized teams will be trained to monitor the festival and will work closely with local authorities to ensure that all festival goers indulge in safe and legal revelry.
Come make dance music your religion of choice and the soundtrack of your life. Experience this ONENESS at Candolim Beach, Goa – a land synonymous with timeless festival magic, to celebrate friendship and love amidst euphoric music.