Swedish DJ star headlines new music festival in Bangkok

Following on Swedish star DJ Steve Angello’s recent performance as among the headliners at the recent sell-out ZoukOut Festival 2014 last December in Singapore, he is now abound also for a show in Bangkok. The producing artist/DJ/remixer will headline the debuting Maya Music Festival on 7 March 2015. Steve Angello is in particular known as a member of the former trio Swedish House Mafia.

Steve-AngelloTo be held in Northern Bangkok the event is described as a world-class festival of Thai arts and electronic music. Organised by Thailand-based FEEL Corporation with the support from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the first ‘Maya Music Festival: A Miracle of Art, Magical of Sound’ brings a combination of the miracle of Eastern arts and the magical of Western electronic music to the world’s first Naga-theme stage, featuring a state-of-the-art production and the legendary Steve Angello. In total four internationally renowned and four local DJs will perform including Markuz Schulz, Paullie and Ono.

Set to showcase Thai arts, which form part of the distinct entity and characteristic of the Thai people and the nation’s cultural assets or “Thainess”, the festival is in line with TAT’s new campaign. The elaborately designed Naga-theme stage will play a part in presenting the unique Thai fine arts to the global scene. The story of the King of Naga under the majestic Chao Phraya River will be told on a 20-metre height stage designed by one of Thailand’s top architects. The Maya Music Festival will also be held in Shanghai, Sydney and New York in 2015.

The first Maya Music Festival takes place at the 11th Infantry Regiment, King’s Guard (Rab 11) in Bangkhen, Bangkok. The event venue is designed to hold 1,500 seats in the VIP zone and up to 25,000 people in the regular zone.

For more info: www.mayamusicfestival.com

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