DATA: 30 May - 02 June 2019
PLACE: Attard, Malta
Since 2007, the year of its birth, Earth Garden represents one of the most important and followed alternative music festivals in Malta.
A Festival that celebrates music, diversity, creativity, and life, in one of the most important and appreciated tourist destinations in Europe. Particularly during the summer period.
Fun is guaranteed in the 5 large musical areas, with 120 artists from all over the world. World Music, Ska, Funk, Blues, Reggae, Alternative Rock, Dub, Hip-Hop, Psychedelic Trance, Techno, Acid, House, Electro, Drum 'n' Bass and more. Music is celebrated in all its forms. But she is not the only protagonist. In fact, Earth Garden offers many activities and events, catering, yoga and meditation with daily workshops. And yet, a colorful and varied ethnic market, two shady campsites and an amusement park.
No less important is the environmental aspect. Earth Garden, in fact, is also born with the aim of soliciting the public on important environmental issues, water and electricity consumption, and waste management.
HOW TO GET
The island of Malta is easily accessible by plane with direct flight. Luqa International Airport it is well connected with the main European destinations. Info and reservations from this link.
Outside the arrival hall, you will find the bus station.
Earth Garden takes place in the beautiful park Ta 'Qali, perfectly accessible with the comfortable and efficient public transport of the island. The location can be reached from various points, including Valletta and the Airport.
The line X3, from Hal Luqa to Bugibba, it connects the Park and the airport. It runs every day from Monday to Sunday, from 05: 30 to 22: 30, from Hal Luqa, and from 06: 00 to 22: 40 from Ta 'Qali. Tickets can be purchased on board for € 2.00 per person.
From 23: 25 to 03: 25, the night line is active N50 San Giljan - Rabat- San Giljan which stops near the park. The frequency is 30 minutes. The ticket on board, in this case, costs 3.00 € per person.
TIMETABLE AND PROGRAM
Earth Garden is designed as a large village, in which you will find numerous areas.
ROOTS STAGE represents the real fulcrum of the festival. It houses some of the main artists of the Earth Garden Festival. Performances Thursday, from 19: 30 to 23: 00. Friday, from 19: 30 to 00: 00. Saturday, from 16: 00 to 01: 00. Sunday, from 16: 00 to 23: 30.
ELECTRONIC SPHERE. During the 4 days, from 17: 00 to 01: 00, people dance and go wild to the rhythm of Techno, Psychedelic Trance, Acid, Rave and Ambient.
STRAWBERRY HILL is an area dedicated to electronics and alternative music, ranging from Electro, Drum & Bass, House and more. Thursday and Friday, from 17: 00 to 01: 00. Saturday and Sunday, from 14: 00 to 00: 00.
ENCHANTED FOREST it is a more intimate and evocative place. The music is particularly varied, ranging from Reggae, Dub, Hip-Hop, Blues, experimental music. And, of course, the DJs are ready to let you go wild.
The other areas of the festival, on the other hand, are accessible Thursday 30 May, from 18: 00 to 02: 00. Friday, from 17: 00 to 02: 00. Saturday and Sunday, from 14: 00 to 02: 00.
They are also waiting for you at Earth Garden Food Court, an area dedicated to quality cuisine. Includes an excellent organic and vegan offer.
Il ethnic market, instead, it is the most lively and colorful place of the festival. Lots of stalls with high quality artefacts and objects. To Healing Fields, there will be workshops, yoga and meditation courses, therapies, massages ...
LINE UP AND TICKETS
Adam Ben Ezra, Kumbia Boruka, The Rifffs, Ondubground, Onipa, Yaaba Funk, Airtist, Gypsy Hill, some of the stage performers at Roots Stage.
Atmos, Brian James, Owen Jay, Rod Minus, Flow, and others, will be on stage at the Electronic Sphere.
Il 4 DAY FESTIVAL PASS offers access to all areas of the Earth Garden Festival, except the campsite. Cost 80.00 € per person. You can attend all the concerts and performances, for the entire duration of the festival.
WHERE TO SLEEP
If you love camping, there are two large areas within the park. The campsite is ideal for fully appreciating the spirit of the Festival.
In this case, you will have to buy the GREEN MEADOW CAMPSITE, a ticket that offers access to the campsite within the perimeter of the Festival. Includes access to 4 days of concerts and Festival events. There is also the possibility of staying in a tent ready inside the area. In this case, there is a surcharge of at least 20 € per night. Prices vary depending on the size of the tents.
If you are allergic to camping, we recommend staying near the park. Morning Dawn B&B It offers accommodation with access to a garden. Excellent solution for value for money and, above all, position.
Offers free WiFi, and a large terrace. A few steps from the location of the Earth Garden Festival.
A continental breakfast is served every morning. Prices below 70 € per night. Info and reservations from this link.