WHERE: Katowice, Poland
WHEN: 20 - 22 June 2019
An event that combines, in a perfect way, the most modern and futuristic sounds, with the historical heritage of Upper Silesia.
The first festival in the world, which made its visitors dance and unleash in an old coal mine.
A relatively young audience, in constant and continuous growth.
It is with these premises that the new edition of the Tauron Nowa Muzyka Festival, in Katowice.
It was the 2006 when some friends, linked to the band "Hypnoza" decided to organize a music festival. The evening was attended by DJ Krush, Swayzak and Cristian Vogel who made dancing and entertaining the audience at the coal mine "Wieczorek", Near the deceased Wilson tree.
From that moment on, from the niche event, Nowa Muzyka Festival has assumed its current form. Four days of music and fun. Electronic music, in all its variations, is the protagonist of the review. During the Festival, however, you will not miss to listen to jazz, alternatives and rock.
A festival to follow. In fact, despite its young age, the event has won the European Festival Awards, for the best 3 years, in the "Best Small Festival" section. An award that, in fact, has helped to decree its success even outside of Poland. The Guardian, however, has indicated him as one of the ten Festivals to which one should participate at least once in his life!
Photo, 2009 Umkatowice
HOW TO GET
By plane and train you can easily reach your destination. The international airport of Katowice Pyrzowice, is connected with several European cities. The Low Cost companies operate mainly. A bus frequently connects the airport to the city center. The journey takes about 50 minutes. The ticket can be purchased directly on board the vehicle, at the cost of 20 PLN (about 5 euro).
Alternatively, you can land at the airport of Krakow, located less than 70 km from the center of Katowice. The latter can easily be reached by bus in about an hour. Book, from here, your flight at the best price!
The Central Railway Station of Katowice, on the other hand, is well connected to several Polish and European cities. From here, many medium and long-distance trains run mainly from Polskie Koleje Państwowe.
For those arriving by car, a large FREE parking area is available.
Photo, 2014 Yarl
The program of this edition perfectly reflects the character of the Nowa Muzyka Festival. In fact, there will be numerous international artists from different countries. Great expectation for Kraftwerk, an extraordinary German band, pioneer of electronic industry. Space, then, to Oscar Mulero, GusGus, Neon Chambers, Novo Line and many others.
TICKETS AND TIMES
2019 Nowa Muzyka Festival can only take part, only children aged 18 and up. At the entrance, the valid identification document will be asked.
There are different types of tickets, which vary exclusively based on duration. Tickets are sold in different phases, at increasing prices. If you buy them in advance, you can get the best price.
The ticket for the single day, at choice, costs from 179PLN in presale, to 229PLN in the last sales phase.
Then there are the comfortable PASSs, to watch two or more days of the event, and they can also include camping. The PASS valid for two days (Friday and Saturday only) costs from a minimum of 199PLN (1a phase) to a maximum of 329PLN (last phase). The Pass for 3 days (from Friday to Sunday) costs, instead, from 309PLN to 389PLN.