Bestfest Summer Camp is a new and alternative European festival taking place on the shores of Pasarea Lake, near the capital city of Bucharest in Romania.
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The event features top international artists alongside local and regional favourites across 4 stages with numerous other entertainment and sports areas, bars & terraces that feature live shows, DJ sets, unconventional art exhibitions, creative workshops, chill out zones, arts&crafts corner, well as a special designated place for eco-green activities and NGO's programs there really is something for everyone.
History and facts
Launched in 2007, B'ESTFEST is Romania’s leading festival brand. After winning a place in the finals of the UK’s event industry Oscars the UK Festival Awards 2009 (for Best Overseas Festival), B’ESTFEST also received a nomination for the Best Medium Size Festival category at the European Festival Awards, followed again by nominations in the 2011 UK and European Festival Awards.
B'ESTFEST has become a representative cultural brand for Romania, presenting more than 200 outstanding acts from all over the world to an audience of over 175.000 people, and becoming the only Romanian music festival included in the Top 20 European Festivals published in The Times, 2009 and Guardian, 2011. B’ESTFEST is also proud member of Yourope, an association of the most important European festivals which helps promote new European artists at top international festivals and a part of ETEP (European Talent Exchange Program).
Music stages and other entertainment
The main and the secondary stage schedules will alternate, giving the crowd the best mix of alternative, indie, pop-rock and fusion music.
The Dance Arena combines both live acts and DJ sets serving up the best of breakbeat, drum’n’bass, dubstep, electro and house.
The Aftershock Stage is dedicated to the rock, punk, hardcore and metal fan.
There is also some chillout terraces, good for hanging around and listening to good music and more relaxed areas, with chill-out, IDM or reggae rhythms.
More than just music the festival area has an amusement park, a sports area, chill out zones close to the lake, an arts&crafts corner, as well as a special designated place for eco-green activities and NGO's programs.
Food and drink
As well as the variety of entertainment and great value ticket price, the food and drink is also cheap with 1 cold beer for less then €2 and a food court featuring traditional restaurants, enabling festival goers to sample delicious local Romanian dishes
Location and travel
By Plane: There are many airlines flying direct to Bucharest from UK and European destinations including British Airways, Lufthansa, and Wizz Air.
From the airport: As official transport partners of B'ESTFEST Summer Camp, eufest is offering a scheduled service of transfers from Bucharest Otopeni Airport and Bucharest Baneasa Airport. The journey takes approx 20 mins and prices start from £7 each way.
Transfers can be booked via the website eufest.
- 3 day festival pass: 150 RON (34 EURO)*
- 1 day festival pass: 70 RON (16 EURO)*
- camping voucher: 20 RON (4.50 EURO)*
Buy tickets here (for every 1 ticket bought, you receive one for free for a limited period): https://www.myticket.ro/en/events/bestfest-summer-camp-bestfest-park-tun...
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