The past few years have not been kind to India’s Sunburn Festival. After 2016, the festival was relocated from Goa to Pune, nearly 300 miles away. And the issues only continued to accumulate in 2017 and 2018. Now, miraculously, the tide could be turning for the legendary festival. In February 2019, the festival returns home to Goa as Sunburn Klassique.
The new festival will be hosted at the old Sunburn venue in Vagator which is now one of the
most popular areas in Goa. The venue was discovered by Sunburn in 2013 after being forced
to move from Candolim.
Karan Singh, CEO, Sunburn states, “Sunburn introduced the concept of dance music to India and has aided in building music tourism across India. Over the last 12 years we’ve evolved from being just a music festival to an aspirational brand with millions of loyalists. We hope our return to Goa is truly memorable and magical and we can once again build Goa into a thriving music destination. As a practice, we will deliver the most intrinsic and enhanced fan experience without compromising on our production and experiential ethics. A massive festival like Sunburn is built on foresight and passion and we’re going in all guns blazing to make an even bigger mark in 2019.”
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