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EDC heads for the Far East

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Festival News
February 2, 2018
Electric Daisy Carnival

Organisers of festival brand Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) are to take the event to its sixth international location after announcing it will be staged in China.

Insomniac has teamed up with local promoter Zebra Entertainment Enterprise and will put on the electric dance music festival at Shanghai’s International Music Park (cap. 30,000) from 29-30 April.

Pasqale Rotella © Erik Kabik/

“China marks EDC’s sixth international location, and I’m excited to connect and create beautiful new moments with the country’s passionate and ever-growing dance music community,” says founder and CEO of Pasquale Rotella.

“To bring EDC halfway around the world is a milestone for our entire Insomniac family.”

The festival will consist of three stages, with artistes expected to be revealed shortly.

EDC was started in Los Angeles 20 years ago and has gone on to be held in Mexico, Brazil, India, Japan and the UK.

Tickets for the two-day China event cost 880RMB ($140).

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