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Sunburn Goa 2015 closes with the largest ever attendance. fans from over 50 countries
30 December, 2015

Sunburn, one of the world’s largest electronic dance music festival, came to life at Vagator with dance music enthusiasts from over 50 countries getting enthralled by electronic dance music powerhouses  like of Dimitri Vegas Like Mike, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Kygo.
The ninth year of one of the world’s biggest festivals in association with Goa Tourism, left a cherished memory in the dance music fraternity offering festival goers an unparalleled immersive experience, coupled with the very best in music across a whole spectrum of electronic genres. 
An eclectic assortment of India's homegrown artists like Nucleya, Shaan, Anish Sood, Priyanjana, Ash Roy, Calm Chor, Joshi and Func provided their own bits of magic while Dyro, Bassjackers, Julian Jordan, Seth Troxler, Sam Feldt, Juliet Sikora, Headhunterz, Progressive Brothers and Echofloat weaved a web of mayhem as they unleashed their electrifying sets.
The very last day of Sunburn Goa 2015 was the perfect happy ending at Vagator Beach. A picturesque sunset, cool breeze , great food, high spirits and India’s favorite international DJ, David Guetta headlining the event.
One couldn’t think of a better way to bid goodbye to 2015. The day started Shaan and Friends playing noon onwards at Cubezoid. Shashank, Folic State, Back to Mars and Nitin took over the line up on all 5 stages of Sunburn arena. Russian beauty and Hindi film actress, Julia Bliss set the pace with her complex drum beats and percussion sounds with KSHMR throwing in some electro progressive house and big room bass with some "Kajra Re"from Bunty Aur Babli.
The ninth year of Sunburn Goa was memorable, musical and magical. The artist village reverberated by all sorts of bass-lines buoyed by the incessant energy of a crowd that was nothing but love, excitement and positivity. The animated flea markets, multiple adventure sports and lip smacking gastronomical delights added to the mega celebrations that dive into the anniversary year of the brand. 
Adding to the madness of Sunburn - the highlight of the event was French DJ, record producer David Guetta, a much loved figure in India who has attended Sunburn for  the 4th time. The long locked DJ delivered one of his most diverse sets. Covering classics like “Titanium” "Sexy Bitch– to which the audience chanted religiously, progressing on to his more recent hits like “Hey Mama” and “Lovers On the Sun”". The high octane night ended with the much acclaimed producer proclaiming his love for Indian fans and how India is the temple of dance music.
Ushering in the post festival madness were the after parties at the craziest clubs in town. Headhunterz, MATTN, Kash Trivedi, Moti x Lucas & Steve, Rohan Kapoor, Aerreo vs NDS, Aly & Fila, Sidney Samson, Justin Mylo, Brian Cross x Shaan, Zenith and Candice Redding at club NYXE; Trevor Moontribe, XP VOODOO, Priyanjana, Deser Dwellers, LABRATS, RELATIVE, Boombaba, Back to Mars, Aphid Moon at Hilltop; Tube & Berger & Paji, Tara Mobayen, Avantika Bakshi, Art Department, Sequ3l x Qwiver, Joshi, Seth Troxler, Swami Harami, Oozeundat, Cid inc and COALITION at Marbella; Christ Burstein, Manu Ferrantini, Nephra, Juliet Sikora, Jade x Maher Daniel, Arsh x Folic State and Orbs & Zen at Antaris cocooned the speculator journey with their  heavy-hitting sets.
Karan Singh, CEO, Sunburn states, “ Sunburn Goa 2015 was truly magical in every aspect. The event witnessed a colossal turnout with some of the biggest headliners, top class security measures and world class production and design. The event was streamed live and watched by over a million of fans across the globe with on-ground participation from more than 50 countries. A big thank you to all the fans for their continuous support and love. A special thanks to the Goa Government and associated  sponsors cum partners without which Sunburn Goa 2015 wouldn't be rated amongst the top players in the world. Sunburn 2016 will get only bigger as we will enter our 10th anniversary celebrations next year.”
Nikhil Desai, Managing Director, Goa Tourism Development Corporation, states, “It is a privilege to be associated with Sunburn Goa 2015. The brand has fulfilled its commitment to the state. The footfall has witnessed a drastic increase over the past 4 days. Sunburn Goa continues to foster a healthy relationship with Goa Government and is a major contributor to Goa Tourism year after year.”
With a combination of some of the biggest names in dance music with a carefully crafted selection of the very best and burgeoning talent from India and around the world, dance music aficionados were spoilt for choice. Stellar stand-out sets from a number of different dance genres pulsed through Vagator  spanning over four days, sprawling venue with spectacular performances by the world's finest electronic artists who performed alongside their Indian counterparts to give music fans the incredible music experience they seek as an annual ritual.
Trance, house, electro, techno, drum & bass, psychedelic, experimental – Sunburn Goa covered all these genres and more, unifying the crowds that gathered on the Northern shores of Goa to celebrate dance music and the unique unifying feeling it creates. An immersive experience with on-site camping, artist and fan village, adventure sports, flea markets, elaborate food courts & delectable cocktails and crazy after parties, 2015 marked the culmination to a beautiful year in dance music.
With more than 150 artists and about 248 hours of music spread across 5 high octane stages including Main Stage, Label Stage, Experimental Stage, Techno/Deep House Stage and Psy Stage - giving music enthusiasts completely varied and individualistic experiences within the overall festival.
Sunburn Goa restored the spirit of community to Goa's EDM landscape, bringing together music lovers of all colors, shapes, and sizes to celebrate the peace, love, unity, and respect that defines dance music. See you next year!