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More than 1.5 lakh revelers get set to be Sunburnt as DJs Pete Tong, Markus Schulz and Anish Sood descend on Goa
27 December, 2013

The countdown to Sunburn - Asia's biggest electronic dance musical festival - has begun.  The three-day long festival will kick off at Vagator village in North Goa, 20km from Panaji, on Friday.  The seventh edition of the festival is expected to attract over 1.5 lakh revellers from across the world.  The festival will draw over 1.5 lakh music revelers from across the world. The festival will draw over 1.5 lakh music revellers from across the world The giant wheel at the venue in Vagator, Goa.  "The online booking of the tickets has shown amazing response and what's striking is that people from 36 countries including America, Australia, Brazil and Spain have confirmed their presence for the festival," Shailendra Singh, Joint Managing Director, Percept Limited, the organiser of the festival, told Mail Today. Since the Sunburn's inception in 2007, this is the first time that the festival will not take place at its traditional venue - Candolim.  Singh said that this year's annual party will be more magnificent than ever as the venue has been shifted to Vagator which is ten times bigger than Candolim and offers a spectacular sunset view.  The festival will showcase three special stages - Jacked! presented by Afrojack, Toolroom Knights by Mark Knight, and Pete Tong presents his All Gone stage. Markus Schulz (left) will be attending, along with English DJ Pete Tong, who will present his All Gone stage Among other Global superstars Axwell, Markus Schulz, Andrew Rayel, Quintino, James Zabiela and Ummet Ozcan will be performing. "The festival is only growing bigger every year. We started with a humble 10,000 music-lovers and now lakhs of them come from all parts of the world only to attend the music fest," Singh added. The festival will showcase Jacked! presented by Afrojack, while Indian artistes such as Dualist Inquiry (right) and Anish Sood will also play Indian artistes such as Dualist Inquiry, (S)haan, Lost Stories, Anish Sood, Kohra, Jayant and Nucleya will also play at the festival aptly held between Christmas and New Year's Day. The year-ender festival will end on December 29.