After Split, Croatia Ultra Music Festival Goes to Brazil in October 2016.

Currently the largest independent electronic music festival held in the world, the ULTRA Worldwide has produced events in 18 countries and with this announcement the Brazil becomes the 19th nation to join the family ULTRA in October 2016 (the biggest Ultra Music event after summer and Ultra Europe in Croatia . The exact dates will be announced in the coming months.
Famous throughout the world for various reasons ranging from its iconic tourist attractions such as the Christ the Redeemer and the Iguaçu falls to his reputation as a dominant force in world football, the Brazil is without a doubt one of the main destinations of holidays on the planet and the arrival of the ULTRA the country further strengthens this identity. The news is a great milestone for the country, which will receive in 2016 2 of the great spectacles of the world: the Olympics and the ULTRA festival.

As the speculation will now be around the site of the Ultra Brazil, fans can register to receive information on the site, where all the details will be announced soon.

The global expansion of the ULTRA Worldwide started in São Paulo in 2008, with Russell Faibisch, founder, CEO and executive producer of the ULTRA Music Festival andthe ULTRA Worldwide by selecting the country as first recipient of the concept created in Miami. Since then the ULTRA went on to produce festivals all over the world, including Japan, Korea, South Africa, Argentina, Chile and Croatia, and soon returns to Brazil even bigger and better than before!

The news comes in a really historic year for the ULTRA brand. With new events announced in Bali, Singapore, Macau, Philippines, Bolivia, Peru and Puerto Rico in 2015, Brazil is the first country to be confirmed for 2016.


Avicii Finished Career!

It is official – DJ Avicii finished career at the age of 26. Worked with Madonna, Coldplay and David Guetta, Avicii is the star of a new, globally successful DJ generation. Surprisingly, Tim Bergling has announced his retirement from the stage.

The Swedish DJ and producer Avicii withdraws from the public. In 2016 he will complete his last tour and perform also for the last time on the stage, announced on Tuesday on his Facebook page. As the reason, he stated that he have desire on “Other things” in his life.

In the announcement published on his Facebook page, he wrote a very detailed letter to his at least 19 million followers and fans.
Avicii is one of the most successful DJs of the world. In 2012 and 2013 he was in the ranking of the “DJ magazine” respectively on the third place of the best DJs. Among others, he worked with Madonna, Coldplay and David Guetta.

Lastly, the musician showed signs of fatigue which caused some health problems. Two years ago, he canceled several concerts after an appendix and gall bladder surgery. Last year then, Bergling cancelled several appearances with the argument he needs a “well-earned break”.

In his letter, Avicii thanked (the name is a variation of the Buddhist term for hell, Avici) his followers for their support. At the same time, he promised that he “never leave the music”.

Avicii and Ariana Grande @ Rock in Rio

The Swedish DJ and producer Avicii, the singer Ariana Grande and the Portuguese D.A.M.A. join the poster of the festival Rock in Rio Lisbon, scheduled for May in the Parque da Bela Vista, was announced today.

Within 100 days of the start of the seventh edition, the Organization made a new anouncement to the dates: the festival will take place on days 19, 20, 27, 28 and 29 may (this last day we now have in place of the day 26). Tickets will be on sale on Thursday.

Avicii, Ariana Grande (both on day 29) and D.A.M.A.- who will be the Brazilian Gabriel o Pensador as a guest on day 28 – are the three new names to join the poster of the stage. Still announce an artist for that stage and the sign of the other two stages.

To Avicii this will be a return, but for Ariana Grande this is a Portuguese stage debut, while the D.A.M.A. will promote the latest album, “give me a second” published in October and with the participation of Gabriel O Pensador.

Actress and singer, Ariana Grande have 22 years and many fans like to call her “mini Mariah Carey”, by singing and by approximation to R&B, although today more as a singer of the pop universe. Alongside the work on television series – Ariana Grande edited two albums: “Yours truly” (2013), which includes the song “My way” and “My everything” (2014).

The World of Stage will feature in total with 15 performances, which joins all the days the interpretation of a musical that tells the story of the festival.

The poster includes artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Queen + Adam Lambert, Hollywood Vampires, Maroon 5, Xutos Kicking – which featured in every edition of Rock in Rio Lisboa, Stereophonics, Korn and Ivete Sangalo, another of the repeaters of the festival.

Created in Rio de Janeiro for more than thirty years, the Rock in Rio festival was first printed in Lisbon in 2004, going on since every two years at the Parque da Bela Vista.