A calendar of alternative (boutique, transformational) small festivals and retreats in Europe and nearby.

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Festivals in 2021


Geneva Yoga Festival

2-3 January 2021 | Online

The Geneva Yoga Festival is an event that takes you into the world of yoga with intensive workshops, live spiritual music, and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The 2021 edition will be online. The fe ...

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International School of Temple Arts Festival

28-31 January 2021 | Online

We don’t know what sexual shamanism is but it seems to fit into the buzzwords of sacred sexuality, conscious sexuality etc that envelop tantra festivals like…like..an aura! The festival or ...

Oslo Yoga Festival

29-31 January 2021 | Oslo, Norway

These days everyone is doing yoga, practicing mindfulness, reading Sufi poetry and the shelves are full of self-help books that promise to bring you peace, happiness and fulfillment. But how about hel ...

To be confirmed: Austria Yoga Conference

31-31 January 2021 | Wels, Austria

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… A video from Austria Yoga Conference …  The organizers say (according to Google Translate): “The Yoga Conferen ...

To be confirmed: Winter Snowboard & Contact Festival

31-31 January 2021 | Slavsko, Ukraine

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Winter Snowboard & Contact Festival organizers say: “Hey, contact dancer! We are going to meet in a cozy ...


Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement Festival

20-27 February 2021 | Derry, Northern Ireland

Although for 2021 their main website does not have any dates yet, here we see that they are aiming for 20-27 February and their Instagram page also states February as the upcoming date. The Echo Echo ...


Elevate Festival

3-7 March 2021 | Graz, Austria

Elevate Festival is an annual event for music, arts and political discourse. Hosted in Graz, Austria each year, the festival features an extensive program of workshops, live performances, lectures, di ...

JoogaFestival Helsinki

6-7 March 2021 | Helsinki, Finland

The JoogaFestival Helsinki organizers say: “Yoga Festival Helsinki is a wellbeing event for everyone and an Expo event including about 130 exhibitors, over 100 classes & workshops and 40 lec ...

Taste of Love Festival

12-21 March 2021 | Byron Bay, Australia

The Taste of Love Festival organizers say: “Taste of Love Festival is back with inspiring presenters on the topics of awakening, love and consciousness and is scheduled for its 6th debut in Ball ...

European Sister Studio ATS®#6

13-14 March 2021 | Nice, France

The European Sister Studio ATS® #6 organizers say (according to Google Translate): “Our 6th 100% ATS dance weekend in Nice scheduled for May 2020 … given the COVID 19 pandemic will be pos ...

Yoga & Montagne : L'appel de la Montagne

18-21 March 2021 | Megève, France

Yoga & Montagne is a festival offering yoga, fly yoga, spa, and skiing classes. Yoga in the snow – what more could you want? They also have dates for April (15th-18th). What the organizers s ...

Elysia Yoga Convention

25 March-1 April 2021 | Amorgos Island, Greece

The Elysia Yoga Convention organizers say: “Elysia yoga convention first began in 2015 with the idea of bringing together yoga teachers from all over to world to honour the practice of yoga in ...

To be confirmed: International Push Hands Meeting Hannover

31-31 March 2021 | Hannover, Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The International Push Hands Meeting Hannover organizers say: “Because of the current situation, we can’t meet in M ...



1-5 April 2021 | Schönsee, Bavarian Forest

Pre-Workshop: 30.3.2021 – 1.4.2021 The Osterimprofestival (how the German language loves to connect words) is the Easter Improvisation festival for all fans of contact improv dance to get togeth ...

Amsterdam Tantra Festival

2-4 April 2021 | Amsterdam, Holland

The Amsterdam Tantra Festival is a 3 day festival with live music, workshops and apparently lots of exotic colours. They are planning to do the festival this year but give a warning, “This is a ...

Yoga Games - Gothenburg (the Nordic Yoga Conference)

16-18 April 2021 | Gothenburg, Sweden

The Yoga Games organizers say: “The new program is live and tickets for sale to Yoga Games Gothenburg 2021. The program is similar to the one we had for 2020 to make it easier for the once who a ...

Transition Festival

20-27 April 2021 | Doñana, Spain

Transition Festival takes place in a village where the tribal celebration never stops! You can expect psychedelic music and some solid visual arts. The organizers say: “Once you arrive at the g ...

Heartbeat Festival Women

21-25 April 2021 | Allgäu, Germany

Heartbeat Festival Women is for women to come together, explore and celebrate in an environment full of art and creation. It is a good way to spend a couple of days with like-minded women and get in ...

Om Yoga Show - Manchester

23-25 April 2021 | Manchester, England

The Om Yoga Show organizers say : “For over a decade the OM Yoga Show has grown ever more popular, becoming the biggest yoga gathering in Europe, and one of the largest events of its kind in th ...

Rampage Festival

23-24 April 2021 | Belgium

Rampage is the biggest drum and bass and dubstep party in the universe! Experience two days of the best of bass music in the heart of Belgium. The festival organisers say: “More than 30 artists will ...

Ibiza Spirit Festival

25-25 April 2021 | Ibiza, Spain

This is a one-day festival that looks to us like loads of positive vibes oozing all over everything. On the flip side, it might just be a very much needed detox from Ibiza’s world-famous lifesty ...

Hai in den Mai Festival

29 April-2 May 2021 | Stemwede, Germany

Magic forest, magic creatures and judging by the photographs always sunny weather – admittedly Hai in den Mai seems like great fun. Also, on an unrelated note – they have the most beautifu ...

Beltane Fire Festival 

30 April-3 May 2021 | East Sussex, England

Beltane Fire Festival has many workshops to offer… You can learn about foraging, take herbal walks, sing, dance, skate, practice archery or martial arts or circus arts… Now, that is a real ...

Scapa Yoga Festival

30 April-2 May 2021 | Ardkinglas Estate, Loch Fyne, Scotland

Scapa Festival offers a very rich schedule that worth checking out. The organizers say: “We are Scapa Fest, a multi-day, leave-no-trace and zero-waste yoga, adventure and sustainable living exp ...

Space to Emerge

30 April-3 May 2021 | Lake District, England

Space to Emerge is a weekend retreat full of workshops. In three days, you will be able to engage in one-to-one healing therapies, workshops and dance till morning while meeting like-minded people in ...

To be confirmed: Madrid Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 April 2021 | Madrid, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Madrid Contact Improvisation Festival organizers say: “We will work with strategies — mundane and magic — to ...

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To be confirmed: Spiritual Dance Festival - Conscious Holy Week

30-30 April 2021 | Barcelona, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… However, in the meantime, they have a New Year’s retreat-course at MasCarbó. The dates are Dec 30th – Jan ...

Wroclaw Contact Improvisation Festival

30 April-4 May 2021 | Wrocław, Poland

Wroclaw Contact Improvisation Festival is one of the leading contact improvisation festivals in Poland. The organizers say: “The festival, which has been taking place in Wrocław since 2010, has ...


Yoga-Rainbow Festival

1-5 May 2021 | Cirali, Turkey

The Yoga-Rainbow Festival organizers say: “Our international festival is conceived as an interesting and lively meeting, prepared by yogis and for yogis. The authors of the idea of ​​the fe ...

Green Vibrations

13-13 May 2021 | Enschede, Netherlands

The Green Vibrations Festival looks like one wild Saturday with all kinds of music. As the day darkens the after-party kicks off and it doesn’t stop until four in the morning. We’ll let th ...


14-16 May 2021 | Litomerice, Czech Republic

The Alchemy Festival (ALLfest) is to be held in the middle of May this year in the town of Litomerice. It’s a cosy festival with the usual workshops, talks and seminars on healthy living and hap ...

Kokopelli World Festival

16-17 May 2021 | Gullegem, Belgium

Kokopelli World Festival is a world music festival. They have a rich line-up and you can find something you will enjoy whether you like balkan music, ska, jazz, electro swing… or all! It is run ...

Tribal Gathering

20-24 May 2021 | Vernerovice, Czech Republic

Tribal Gathering is a magical celebration for the mind, body and soul. The four-day event features sacred music, dance, informative talks, meditation, yoga and much more in a sacred space within the f ...

Austrian Qi Gong Days 

21-23 May 2021 | Klostersee, Germany

This year’s topic is “Sehnsucht nach Ganzheit” (“longing for wholenesse”). The organizers of the Austrian Qi Gong Days say (According to Google Translate): “Once a year the ÖQGG ...

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Bio Dynamic Rebalancing Massage Training

21 May-1 June 2021 | Lesvos, Greece

Become  a professional massage therapist on the beautiful island of Lesvos, Greece at the Osho Afroz Centre. The retreat organisers say: ‘A golden opportunity to learn thorough and effective th ...

Wood Festival

21-23 May 2021 | Braziers Park, Oxfordshire

A small, welcoming festival that offers music, workshops, food and drink. They are welcoming to children. Great for families. The Wood festival invites us all to gather in a conscious celebration of M ...

Psychedelic Experience Festival

27-30 May 2021 | Ruthen, Germany

What to expect from Psychedelic Experience Open Air Festival? The organisers promise severe sleep deprivation due to dance floor activities and 2033 lakes in the area. Considering the season, 2,033,03 ...

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Gaia Tribe Family Summer Camp

28 May-2 June 2021 | Grosmont, England

Small and cosy, the Gaia Tribe Summer Camp is a family-friendly gathering with care taken of the decoration and mood in the surrounding woodland. The usual workshops, music and fun. The festival organ ...

Roma Tribal Meeting

28-30 May 2021 | Rome, Italy

Roma Tribal Meeting is a 3-day event for the lovers of Tribal Belly Dance. You will get the chance to attend workshops, explore your own creativity, create pieces and exhibit your creations afterward ...

Vurige Tongen

29 May-30 June 2021 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Vurige Tongen is a spoken word and music festival. It is created by artists and volunteers who give their time to create a nice gathering. The festival takes place in an arts village called Ruigoord, ...

To be confirmed: Barcelona Burning Bash

31-31 May 2021 | Barcelona, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Barcelona Burning Bash (BBB) is a yearly co-created event inspired by the ethos of Burning Man and Nowhere. This event ...

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To be confirmed: Berlin Contact Improv Festival

31-31 May 2021 | Berlin, Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The festival organisers say: “We warmly invite you to the Contact Improvisation Festival in Berlin! This unique and w ...

To be confirmed: Berner Contact Improvisation Jam

31-31 May 2021 | Berne, Switzerland

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The 2020’s event has been postponed to 2021 but we don’t have the exact dates yet. The Berne Bejam organizers s ...

To be confirmed: Burning Nest

31-31 May 2021 | Exeter, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Burning Nest is another gathering inspired by Burning Man, but they go their own way and sell ‘memberships’ ...

To be confirmed: Moving Life Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 May 2021 | Allgäu, Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “Listen to your inner movements and expand. Workshops in Yoga, Contact Improvisation, Bodywork &a ...

To be confirmed: Spirit of the Marsh Festival

31-31 May 2021 | Lincolnshire countryside, Central-East England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… A festival to start the summer immersed in untouched nature, pagan ceremonies, practical workshops, live music, dragons, fa ...

To be confirmed: Tribal Talisman Festival

31-31 May 2021 | Budapest, Hungary

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Tribal Talisman Festival offers 36 hours of dance! Are you interested in ATS®, tribal fusion, Indian fusion, old school t ...

To be confirmed: Ukraine Contact Improvisation Festival (Dancefulness)

31-31 May 2021 | Kiev, Ukraine

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Ukraine Contact Improvisation Festival organizers say: “Festival is a natural way for us to become a part of the ...


8th International Taiji-Push Hands-Meeting

3-6 June 2021 | Hassfurt am Main, Germany

The 8th International Taiji-Push Hands-Meeting organizers say: “This meeting provides TAIJI – practitioners of all styles (Yang, Chen, Wu, Fu …) in a friendly and harmonious atmosphe ...

Earth Garden

3-7 June 2021 | Attard, Malta

Earth Garden is mainly (but not “only”) a music festival that presents live music shows in many different genres of music. Workshops, unique markets, and food courts will also be there. T ...

EmBODYment Contact Improvisation Festival

3-6 June 2021 | Traunsee, Austria

The organizers say: “An invitation to dive deep into the body and flair awareness times quite arrive in itself. The nervous system gets space and time, deeply to regulate between the needs for r ...

Meadows in the Mountains

3-6 June 2021 | Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Meadows in the Mountains looks like a colorful, fun festival. They offer music to dance to, yoga classes to relax your body and mind, and a community of like-minded creative people. The organizers say ...

World Club Dome Festival

3-6 June 2021 | Frankfurt, Germany

World Club Dome is the biggest club in the world! Returning to the heart of Frankfurt, Germany each summer, the three-day electronic music festival will have something for everyone! The festival organ ...

Yoga Sound Festival

3-6 June 2021 | Ardèche, France

The organizers of the Yoga Sound Festival say (according to Google Translate): “Yoga and sound therapy festival at Domaine du Taillé in Ardèche (1 hour from Valence TGV) Take advantage of an e ...

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Seedcamp Festival

4-6 June 2021 | Kautzen, Austria

Seedcamp Festival’s 2021 theme will be: “Odyssey” The organizers’ say: “The coming theme of the ‘Odyssey’ brings with it some turbulent and fundamental expans ...

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Something to Smile About Festival

4-6 June 2021 | Lincolnshire, England

We don’t usually include music festivals on this site as there are just too many of them and then it would be hard to see all the unusual, unique, weird and wonderful festivals and gatherings th ...

Space of Love Festival

4-13 June 2021 | Böda Sand, Öland, Sweden

Space of Love Festival features a whole cast of teachers running workshops from family constellation to yoga to African dance. “There we celebrate and create, meet new and old friends, and try n ...

Anthropos Festival

10-14 June 2021 | Near London, UK

Billing themselves as ‘a new kind of festival’, Anthropos looks stylising, interesting and diverse. The festival organisers say: ‘With stunning visual art, diverse electronic beats a ...

Wurzel Festival

10-13 June 2021 | Niedergörsdorf, Germany

Wurzel Festival offers workshops, art events, and open airs. There will also be a marketplace for you to enjoy. Since free open airs are a tradition of the festival, you’ll surely enjoy your ti ...

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Italy Contact Festival

11-17 June 2021 | Rivignano (Udine), Italy

Set in a little historical town in the heart of Italy, the Italy Contact Festival is where to go to connect with the Italian contact improvisation scene. There will be teachers from around the world w ...

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Rumble Festival

11-14 June 2021 | Chesham, England

It’s great to see more festivals going alcohol-free. It makes such a difference to the overall feeling. A dance festival with contact improv, 5 rhythms, forró , acro-yoga and more. Rumble seems ...

Wake Up Experiment

15-20 June 2021 | Bulgaria

Wake Up! Experiment will give you an opportunity to learn new crafts, listen interesting lectures and get acquainted with practices of inner growth. Wake Up! has been going strong for 10 years and wel ...

Spirit Base Festival

17-20 June 2021 | Výrovice, Czech Republic

Spirit Base Festival seems to be both known and warmly recommended in their area, as the comments on their Facebook site reveal. Looks like a great place for us too. Suitably for a local secret, howev ...

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18-20 June 2021 | Croyde, North Devon, England

We know, England might not be top of your list when thinking about a festival by the beach but as little nature, as there is to find in the British isles, Devon has some of the best coastline and Ocea ...

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Stonehenge Summer Solstice Gathering

18-21 June 2021 | Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England

There used to be a Stonehenge Free Festival until the famous clash with the police that resulted in the Battle of the Beanfield. Hippies, pagans, free-spirited people against the British police in rio ...

Wald Healing Festival

18-20 June 2021 | Wehdem, Germany

The Wald Healing organizers say (according to google translate): “After the last ‘Forest Healing – Growing Together’ was another special experience, it is now the seventh tim ...

Mystic Garden Festival

19-19 June 2021 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Mystic Garden Festival is an annual music festival in the heart of Amsterdam. The magical paradise boasts a world-class lineup of house and techno artists combined with organic food, a hippie market, ...

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Art-Labyrinth Summer Festival

23-27 June 2021 | Romania

Ever been to Romania? The Art-Labyrinth Festival can be your excuse to go… The festival organisers say: “Art-Labyrinth’s Summer Festival is an annual event that takes place in the natura ...

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Sacred Dance Gathering

23-27 June 2021 | Haluzice, Slovakia

A great chance to celebrate the summer solstice at a 100-year-old villa in beautiful surroundings with just 150 people in attendance for an intimate atmosphere. The festival organisers say: “We ...

Aymon Festival

24-28 June 2021 | Koprinka, Bulgaria

Aymon Festival seems to be a small and cosy one, but the truth is that we don’t really know anything about it. The location looks sublime though and their aftermovie has some real Blair Witch mo ...

The Sheep Festival

24-28 June 2021 | landgoed Zeewolde, Netherlands

The Sheep is a Burning Man event. The participants make the event what it is. That means YOU are in charge of your own experience! It is an opportunity for everyone to be the most amazing and unexpect ...

Chamonix Yoga Festival

25-27 June 2021 | Chamonix, France

The organizers say: “The Chamonix yoga festival is voted the most beautiful and top European festival! It is located in a setting surrounded by glaciers and facing Mont Blanc! Between indoor les ...

Defqon.1 Festival

25-27 June 2021 | Netherlands

Defqon.1 is the world’s premier hard dance festival. Uniting thousands of ‘weekend warriors’ each year, the festival is the home of the harder styles and the Mecca for all hard dance lovers. The ...

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IX International Festival of Tantra, Consciousness, Shamanism and Relationship For Singles and Couples 

25 June-4 July 2021 | Nowe Kawkowo, Poland

Tantra festivals are on the rise in Europe and the IX International Festival of Tantra, Consciousness, Shamanism and Relationship for Singles and Couples at the “Here and Now Center” in Po ...

Taichi Festival Democritus

25-27 June 2021 | Xanthi, Greece

This year for the fourth time the festival will be taking place in Greece. The Taichi Festival Democritus organizers say: “International exchange meeting between teachers, experts and friends of ...

Awakenings Festival

26-27 June 2021 | Netherlands

Awakenings is the ultimate techno experience in the heart of Amsterdam. The completely sold out event will celebrate 20 years of techno this summer. The festival organisers say: “Awakenings Festival ...

Postponed: Awake Yoga Festival

30-30 June 2021 | Portimão, Portugal

Dates To Be Announced Awake Yoga Festival organizers say: “We have a rich & diverse program with many different styles of yoga and music from all over the world. We will be sharing healing ...

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To be confirmed: Agni Spirit Festival

30-30 June 2021 | Catalonia, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Run by a bunch of yoga instructors, Agni Festival is held out in the sticks of Catalonia with an impressive program featuri ...

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To be confirmed: Mystic Mountain Festival

30-30 June 2021 | Velebit Nature Park, Croatia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Mystic Mountain is a cozy, small and intimate psychedelic gathering. They are combining psytrance, goa trance, psychill, or ...

To be confirmed: Tantra Spirit Festival

30-30 June 2021 | Croatia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Ever wondered what tantra is all about? Having take a look at the teachers at the Tantra Spirit Festival this could be the ...

To be confirmed: Transoceanic Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 June 2021 | Bornholm, Denmark

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “TOCIF is a dance festival for the research and practice of Contact Improvisation. It takes place ...


Awake Dance Celebration

1-4 July 2021 | Monichique, Portugal

The Awake Dance Celebration is one of many festivals and events held at the Awakeland Centre for Reforestation in South Portugal. The festival organisers say: ‘Awake Dance Celebration is a gathe ...


Django Reinhardt Jazz Festival

1-4 July 2021 | Fontainebleau, France

How many musicians have a festival named after them? Django Reinhardt is held in a special kind of awe not only for being such a great guitarist despite missing a few fingers but because he made music ...

Funny Moon Festival

1-5 July 2021 | Valeč, Czech Republic

Funny Moon Festival has a long list of DJs from all around the world. A good place to dance your mind away. The organizers say: “Psy & Arts gathering In central Europe, finally ending up in ...

Mandala Festival

1-4 July 2021 | Wanroij, Netherlands

Mandala Festival is a creativity festival in harmony with nature. It encourages to bring your tent and enjoy the rest. The organizers say: “There is music, art and theater, but also games, well ...

Natural High Healing Festival

1-4 July 2021 | Narvilinna, Uusikaupunki, Finland

The Natural High Healing Festival will be held in Narvilinna, Finland. As you can guess from the name, alcohol and drugs aren’t welcome; instead, you’re invited to fly high with the power ...

Siberian Contact Improv Festival

1-10 July 2021 | Altai Mountains, Russia

The Siberian Contact Improv Festival organizers say (according to Google Translate): “9 days of immersion in practice is the possibility of a quality reboot, through movement, through dance, thr ...

Palmesus Festival

2-3 July 2021 | Norway

Palmesus is Scandanavia’s biggest beach party! The annual summer beach festival attracts thousands of locals and visitors to the unique Norwegian town of Kristiansand. The festival organisers say: ...

Timber Festival

2-4 July 2021 | Feanedock, UK

Legend says there is a time in July when the trees gather in their own festival and we are all invited! Come and enjoy 3 wonderful days of magic, art, performance, and wellbeing. The organizers say: & ...

Yoga Mela

3-10 July 2021 | Farstorp, Sweden

The Yoga Mela organizers say: “Yoga Mela is a vivid blend of Yoga, Sacred Music and life wisdom. An inspiration to be part of a living spirituality. The 8-day festival is both grounded and celes ...

Ecstatic Dance Festival

4-9 July 2021 | Corfu. Greece

You, too, can dance your way to ecstasy without any chemical enhancement … The festival organisers say: “Welcome to 5 days and 6 nights of Ecstatic Bliss on the greenest island of Greece! ...

Masters Of Puppets Open Air Festival

5-11 July 2021 | Dolní Dvořiště, Czech Republic

Despite the sinister sci-fi sounding name, the Masters Of Puppets Open Air Festival seems to be rather benevolent creatures who go in for sustainability, charity and musical vibrations. The team behi ...


5-25 July 2021 | Alterode, Germany

The Sommerakademie organizers say: “The 27th Summer Academy will take place from July 5th to 25th, 2021 in Alterode. The program is currently in progress and will be published in early 2021. Rut ...

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Hungarian Contact Improvisation Festival

6-11 July 2021 | Három Kincs Völgye, Hungary

A cosy contact improvisation festival in Hungary for just 60 dancers. The organisers say: “We will celebrate Contact Improvisation and deepen together into our practise during 6 days surrounded ...

Nowhere Festival

6-11 July 2021 | Castejón de Monegros, Spain

A Burning Man event. What happens at Nowhere? A lot of things! Basically, what happens and what is there is what you bring with YOU, what YOU want to share. And, what the other participants want to sh ...

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Slot Art Festival

6-10 July 2021 | Lubiąż, Poland

The Slot Art Festival is held inside the compound of an old monastery giving a surreal, timeless backdrop to all the great art installations and music held over the 5 days. There are elements of punk ...

Airbeat One Festival

7-11 July 2021 | Germany

Transport yourself across the world at Airbeat One Festival. North Germany’s largest electronic music festival welcomes all of you and all your favorite DJs on a magical journey, bringing a taste of ...

Hieros Gamos Festival

7-11 July 2021 | Dronten, Netherlands

Hieros Gamos Festival is not just a festival. It is more like a weekend long experience in which you will become vulnerable and open to yourself and others. You will get the chance to open up and face ...

Shankra Festival

7-11 July 2021 | Lostallo, Switzerland

The organizers say: “Music is the ultimate and fundamental core of our Festival. Get an insight of the musical journey you will experience on the three dance floors, covering the wide spectrum o ...

Electric Love Festival

8-10 July 2021 | Austria

Electric Love Festival is Austria’s premier electronic music festival. Drawing in more than 190 massive acts over three days, this festival is one of the biggest electronic music events in the world ...

Exit Festival

8-11 July 2021 | Serbia

Exit Festival is Serbia’s biggest and best event. Twice voted as ‘Best Major European Festival’, what started as a student fight for democracy and freedom has now evolved into an epic summer mus ...

Kosmos Festival

8-11 July 2021 | Ristiina, Finland

The organizers say: “We are all about welcoming new artists into Kosmos Festival! If you already have some gigs or shows under your belt and feel like your sounds or arts would fit into our prog ...

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Noisily Festival

8-12 July 2021 | Leicestershire, England

We’ve come a long way from the big raves of the early 90’s. The music has evolved, the decor is mindblowing and there are festivals like Noisily where you can dance to electronic music wit ...

Berlin Yoga Conference

9-11 July 2021 | Köln, Germany

The Berlin Yoga Conference organizers say: “We’re an international yoga and mindfulness conference that brings together top quality experts for in-depth workshops, masterclasses, and discussio ...

Brainchild Festival

9-11 July 2021 | East Sussex, England

Brainchild Festival is an independent festival that doesn’t focus on any particular genre but is instead a big splash of creativity. It really looks like a lot of fun. The organizers say: “ ...

FCBD® General Skills and Teacher Training

9-15 July 2021 | Soest, Germany

The FCBD® General Skills and Teacher Training organizers say: “We are absolutely honoured to welcome Carolena, the originator and director of FatChanceBellyDance®, back to Europe for General S ...

Tai Chi Caledonia

9-16 July 2021 | Stirling, Scotland

The Tai Chi Caledonia organizers say : “Thank you for visiting our website where you will find details of our latest event, Tai Chi Caledonia 2020, our 25th year offering high quality teaching o ...

Ultra Europe Festival

9-11 July 2021 | Split, Croatia

Ultra Europe is Europe’s premier destination music festival. Escape to the stunning Croatian waterfront for one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world. The festival organisers say: ...

Mantra Sommer Festival

11-16 July 2021 | Oberlahr, Germany

Mantra Sommer Festival offers mantra, acro and yin yoga classes, workshops, healing area, music, vegan food and a smoothie bar. The organizers say (according to Google Translate): “Motto of th ...

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Buddhafield Festival

14-18 July 2021 | Taunton, Somerset, England

With 4000 people, Buddhafield hits a sweet spot between a small, cosy festival and an event big enough to have a lot going on. Infused with the philosophy of Buddhism, this is a very conscious festiva ...

Dour Festival

14-18 July 2021 | Belgium

Dour Festival offers five days of love and alternative music in the heart of Belgium. The multi genre festival welcomes visitors from all over the globe to one of the country’s top summer events. Th ...

Electric Castle Festival

14-18 July 2021 | Romania

Electric Castle is a five-day electronic music festival that takes place in the Transylvanian domain of Banffy Castle. Explore the unique Romanian sights by day and catch major electronic acts by nigh ...

Own Spirit Festival

14-19 July 2021 | Baldellou, Spain

Back when we were young and frying our brains on liquid LSD, trance music was all about the inner journey, turning the dance floor into one big shamanic space and seeing just how far you could push yo ...

The Living Village Festival

14-18 July 2021 | Dalfsen, Netherlands

The Living Village Festival has a very nice goal: Eventually to have its own village. How? With the profits from the festival. Meanwhile, they ask you, the future villagers, to join them, share, learn ...

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Baltic Tantra Festival

15-18 July 2021 | Ratnieki, Latvia

We invite you to Latvia for 4 Days that will transform your Life www.baltictantrafestival.com The 4th Baltic Tantra Festival in Latvia gathers hundreds of people from all over the World to join 4 days ...

Feel Festival

15-19 July 2021 | Bergheider See, Germany

Feel Festival is a music-focused festival but many other activities like yoga, guided meditations, and art workshops are being offered. They even have a half-pipe for skateboarding! The festival area ...

G! Festival

15-17 July 2021 | Gøta, Faroe Islands

G! Festival will give you just another reason to visit the breathtaking Faroe Islands. When you combine a beautiful landscape with nice people and good music, you can only get good times. That’ ...

Parookaville Festival

16-18 July 2021 | Airport Weeze, Germany

Parookaville is Germany’s most popular dance music event. The three-day festival welcomes more than 200,000 visitors and is one of the largest festivals in Europe! The festival organisers say: “Pa ...

Stainsby Festival

16-18 July 2021 | Stainsby, Derbyshire, England

Stainsby Festival has been going strong for 50 years! This is a live music festival that offers music, crafts stalls, entertainment for children, workshops, storytelling, theatre, film, philosophy, a ...

Dominator Festival

17-17 July 2021 | Eersel, Netherlands

Dominator is the world’s biggest outdoor hardcore festival. Lace up your Air Maxes and brace yourself for the best hardcore party of the year! The festival organisers say: “Dominator Festival is t ...

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European Juggling Convention

17-25 July 2021 | Hanko, Finland

You don’t have to be a juggler to go to the European Juggling Convention but it helps. Really, you only need to be interested in circus stuff and enjoy hanging out with jugglers, acrobats, hula- ...

Festival of Contact Improvisation in Ladoga

17-25 July 2021 | Lake Ladoga, Russia

The Contact Festival of Lake Ladoga organizers say: “This is our XII festival. After the fifth year of its existence, we began to call this festival the Dancing Village. Because they decided to ...

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World Bodypainting Festival

18-24 July 2021 | Klagenfurt, Austria

*Main days 22-24 July. Rest includes side events.* Claiming to be the most ‘colourful festival in the world’, the World Bodypainting Festival is set by a fabulous lake in Austria and is wi ...

SUN Festival

19-26 July 2021 | Csobánkapuszta, Hungary

S.U.N stands for Solar Unite Natives: a project growing out of the Hungarian Goa trance scene and it uses the profits from the S.U.N Festival to invest in a sustainable community. The organizers say: ...

Pachamama Festival

21-25 July 2021 | Switzerland

Pachamama Festival is named after the earth mother goddess of the Andes and has become a rallying cry for hippies everywhere, somehow more resonant than Gaia. The organisers say: “The beautiful ...

Boom Festival

22-29 July 2021 | Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal

The Boom Festival is a legend on the alternative festival circuit. It’s held every two years by a lake in Portugal and mixes up visual arts, street theater, psychedelic performances, fire dances ...

Desert Summer Fest

22-26 July 2021 | Almería, Spain

The organizers say (according to Google Translate): “Born in 2020 Desert Summer Fest! But our event has already been around for 6 years as we started out as Desert Contact Almeria. This event wa ...

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Fanø Free Folk Festival

22-24 July 2021 | Esbjerg, Denmark

Fanø is a little island off the south-west coast of Denmark about 12 minutes away from the mainland by boat and though the North Sea might not summon tropical vistas the west coast of the island is o ...

Flow Experience

22-25 July 2021 | Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Days of music in a nature sanctuary in the spirit of peace and love. The organizers say: “FLOW is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a fe ...

Sacred Earth Festival

22-25 July 2021 | Fagervik, Finland

We’re big fans of events that keep it small and beautiful, and Sacred Earth Festival does just that. The festival organisers say: “From the start in 2018 our vision has been to create a fe ...

Les Rencontres Jasnières

23-25 July 2021 | Marçon, France

The Les Rencontres Jasnières organizers say (according to Google Translate): “You will have the opportunity to practice the forms of taiji quan, tuishou, weapons in various internal styles and ...

Nation of Gondwana-Pyonen

23-25 July 2021 | Grünefeld, Germany

Nation of Gondwana is an outdoor electronic music festival. They have some amazing light installations and a long line-up. A “must” if you’re into electronic music and psytrance. C ...

Tomorrowland Festival

23-25 July 2021 | Belgium

Tomorrowland is the largest and most sought out electronic music festival in the world. Spread out across two weekends each summer, the three-day event is truly an experience unlike any other. Tickets ...

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Valley of the Arts

23 July-1 August 2021 | Kapolcs, Hungary

Hungary might seem to be Europe’s closest claim to a fascist state based on its treatment of refugees lately but there’s plenty of good things happening there and one of these is the Valle ...

Dance Camp East

24 July-1 August 2021 | Suffolk, England

Dance Camp East has been going strong for more than 25 years and as you may guess, some people even grew up going to this festival. It is a guaranteed family atmosphere with workshops, music, and dan ...

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Sadhaka Conscious Dance Festival

24-31 July 2021 | Orsennes, France

The Conscious Dance Festival will take place at the Sadhaka Centre in France this summer and it looks like an inspiring event. The festival organisers say: ‘The past year has been a period of co ...

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The Tribal Vibe Village Retreat Tantra festival 2021

24 July-1 August 2021 | Møn Retreat Center, Denmark

The Tribal Vibe Village Retreat looks like a gorgeous way to come together in an intimate little tantra festival with a strong community feeling. The organisers say: ‘Join us this summer for the ...

Angsbacka Tantra Festival

26-31 July 2021 | Molkom, Sweden

Angsbacka is a centre for spiritual festivals and events in Sweden and it’s been running since 1996. It hosts the Sexsibility Festival and also this tantra festival. Nice work if you can get it. ...

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Biodanza Tribal Gathering

28 July-1 August 2021 | Winterswijk, Netherlands

We almost didn’t include the Biodanza Tribal Gathering. It sounded groovy and then we saw the price of 360 euros for the week which, though it includes food, doesn’t sound too tribal, real ...

Camp Bestival

29 July-2 August 2021 | East Lulworth, UK

Camp Bestival is a festival of music, fancy, colorful dresses, and dance. It is a family-friendly festival. There is camping on-site and many hotels around. The organizers say: “Camp Bestival 2 ...

Magnesia Festival

29 July-1 August 2021 | Helsinki, Finland

Magnesia Festival is an annual celebration of yoga, music, food and heartful living. Hosted on a UNESCO world heritage site, the three-day event combines holistic wellbeing with beautiful music, nouri ...

Outlook Origins

29 July-2 August 2021 | Pirovac, Croatia

Outlook Origins will be a festival you will enjoy if you like sun and music. It is basically a big beach party with good music. There will be many live sets. The organizers say: “Now situated ju ...

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The Green Gathering

29 July-1 August 2021 | Piercefield Park, Chepstow, UK

The Green Gathering is an alternative festival par excellance powered by alternative energy (wind and sun) and featuring a plethora of alternative culture with acoustic music, workshops, skill sharin ...

World Yoga Festival

29 July-1 August 2021 | Beale Park, Berks, UK

The World Yoga Festival organizers say: “Four rejuvenating days incorporating yoga asana from many different lineages, pranayama, meditation, non-duality, Ayurveda, chanting, kirtan, wisdom tal ...

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Faces Festival

30 July-1 August 2021 | Karjaalla, Finland

To be honest, we’re not really sure what Faces Festival is all about but someone wrote to us claiming it’s ‘a legendary etnofestival…very unique place in southern Finland & ...

The Spirit Of Awen

30 July-8 August 2021 | Arlingham, Gloucestershire, England

The Spirit Of Awen is a druid and pagan gathering. This gathering will give you the chance to indulge yourself with workshops by the fire, get inspired and dance. The organizers say : “This year ...

To be confirmed: Borderland

31-31 July 2021 | Hedehusene, Denmark

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Borderland is a festival gathering sustained by co-creators rather than spectators, with a cap of 1500 people allowed this ...

To be confirmed: Contact by the Sea

31-31 July 2021 | Brittany, France

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Contact by the Sea will encourage you “not-doing” (wei-wu-wei in the Chinese of Lao Tzu)… Sometimes the ...

To be confirmed: Drienok Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Mošovce, Slovakia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… This is Slovakia’s leading alternative festival with a strong theme on original handicrafts, concerts, workshops, mus ...

To be confirmed: Floating Castle Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Castle Snežnik, Slovenia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Floating Castle Festival has puppet shows, circus performances, street and improvisational theater, poetry readings, film p ...

To be confirmed: Harmonic Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Trigance, France

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… There’s a strong bias among English-speaking people to go to English-speaking festivals. So jump out of your comfort ...

To be confirmed: Netherlands Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Overveen, Netherlands

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “A yearly festival where people and dancers from all over the Netherlands and abroad are coming t ...

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To be confirmed: Ripollesdansa Dance Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Ripoll, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Ripollesdansa is a dance festival that offers free workshops and performances in the Catalonian town of Ripoli. It is found ...

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To be confirmed: Sadhaka Yoga Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Orsennes, France

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Sadhaka Yoga Festival is one of many interesting events held at the Sadhaka retreat centre in France. The festival orga ...

To be confirmed: Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Shrewsbury, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival is a cozy festival full of joy and happiness. If you want to escape from your dail ...

To be confirmed: Warsaw Flow Contact Improv Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Warsaw, Poland

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Warsaw Flow is Poland’s main contact improvisation festival and is one of the most dynamic CI events in Europe. The W ...

To be confirmed: Yogafestival Haarlem

31-31 July 2021 | Haarlem, Netherlands

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Yogafestival Haarlem organizers say (according to Google Translate): “It is now official; on 4 JULY the YOGA FE ...

To be confirmed: Zelenkovac Jazz Festival

31-31 July 2021 | Podrašnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Zelenkovac Jazz Festival is held each year in the ecological preserves of Zelenkovac, in the heart of Bosnia and Herzeg ...


Body Love Festival

1-6 August 2021 | close to Berlin & Hamburg, Germany

The organizers say: “INTERNATIONAL DJ´s & MUSICIANS in an eclectic evening program. DAILY Workshop Program with CONTACT IMPROVISATION – ECSTATIC DANCE – TRIBAL SHAKE – CONTEMPORARY DA ...

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Schwelle Festival Rretreat

3-8 August 2021 | Zöbern, Austria

Join a maximum of 100 people at a beautiful monastery in Austria for a week of workshops around conscious sexuality. The organisers say: ‘Lets come together again to celebrate, explore and learn ...

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Sexsibility Festival

3-8 August 2021 | Ängsbacka Kursgård, Sweden

Much as Swedes are confused why the rest of the world associates Sweden with sex (a legacy of Swedish cinema which was ahead of its time in showing female nudity and sexual pleasure), the Sexsibility ...

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Yiddish Summer Weimar

3-7 August 2021 | Weimar, Germany

Basics week Wed July 21 – Sun July 25 First week Mon July 26 – Sun Aug 1 FESTIVAL WEEK Tue Aug 3 – Sat Aug 7 Third week Tue Aug 10 – Mon Aug 16 Fourth week Tue Aug 17 – S ...

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Ancient Trance Festival

5-8 August 2021 | Taucha, Germany

To be honest, we know nothing about Ancient Trance Festival except that many people seem to love it. They offer music, workshops and a family environment. The organisers say (from last year): “W ...

Untold Festival

5-8 August 2021 | Cluj-Napoca, Romania

There’s never been a more magical land than Transylvania and the heart of Romania opens up its gates to the world each summer for Untold Festival. Enjoy everything from the biggest headlining acts t ...

Wilderness Festival

5-8 August 2021 | Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England

Don’t let the name fool you, as from what we can tell this festival is set on making sure you’re entertained by far more than just falling pine cones and chattering squirrels. This seems t ...

Yaga Gathering

5-9 August 2021 | Varėna, Lithuania

The Yaga Gathering is a psychedelic open-air gathering held in Lithuania each year. The festival first started in 2003 and has slowly grown since then. It’s the usual New Age and pagan themes wi ...

Emerging Hearts Contact Improvisation Dance Camp UK

7-12 August 2021 | Wiltshire, UK

A great opportunity to discover the magic of contact improv!  The contact improv camp organisers say: ‘Many of us have this innate desire to dance and be together, especially at this time whe ...

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The Road Junky Festival of Creativity

7-15 August 2021 | in the hills of Czech Republic

The Festival of Creativity is a different kind of festival. There are just 125 places available and all the food is included over the week of camping in the forested hills of the Czech Republic. All d ...

7 Day Meditation Summer Retreat

8-14 August 2021 | Brandenburg, Germany

An intriguing event by a lake with Tantric Energetics, Osho Active Meditations and Silent Meditations as part of a varied week-long program. The retreat organisers say: ‘This meditation retreat ...

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Ecstatic Dance Fest

8-15 August 2021 | Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine

Ecstatic Dance Fest offers sets of ecstatic dance, yoga sessions, contact improvisation classes, massage jams, breathwork, experimental theater, live music and many more. What can be better than findi ...

Modem Festival (Momento Demento)

9-15 August 2021 | Primislje, Croatia

Modem Festival has been going strong for years, and still on its way towards creating an unforgettable psychedelic experience. The organizers say: “A positive, festive and persevering spirit was ...

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Boomtown Fair

11-15 August 2021 | Winchester, Hampshire, England

Boomtown is an English festival with an anarchic creative spirit and its own mythology surrounding each year’s edition. Conceptualised as a city with its own politics and cultural evolution, tho ...

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Sacred Tribal Gathering - A Journey of Soulful Embodiment

11-15 August 2021 | near Berlin, Germany

Here’s a gathering from Power of Eros that invites you to go on a journey deeper into yourself. The festival organisers say: ‘Welcome to a sacred sexuality journey into centeredness and in ...

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Samsara Spiralis

11-15 August 2021 | Töreki, Hungary

The 1st edition of Spiralis will be in 2021. The organizers say: “We can’t wait to see you at Spiralis First Edition ‘Conception’ that sadly had to be postponed to next year: 1 ...

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Freiburg Contact Improvisation Festival

12-18 August 2021 | Freiburg, Germany

Freiburg is known as one of Germany’s most alternative town and if you want to sink into the contact improvisation practice then a week in August might not be a bad bet. The organisers say: R ...

Finkenbach Festival

13-15 August 2021 | Rothenburg, Germany

This festival looks very German and so incredibly stocked with bluesy music we can’t help but think magic mushrooms and/or acid will be available on demand. Here’s a video from 2018 to giv ...

Masters of Calm Festival

13-22 August 2021 | Dubingiai, Lithuania

Masters of Calm is a festival held in the middle of the forest in Lithuania with a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere.  The festival organisers say (according to Google Translate): “Holidays, afte ...

The Qontinent Festival

13-15 August 2021 | Belgium

Belgium and Holland’s biggest event companies join forces once again to present The Qontinent. The festival is ‘Breaking Boundaries’ this summer with three-days of hard dance action in the heart ...

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Awaken As Love Tantra Festival

14-19 August 2021 | Meeuwenveen, Netherlands

The Awaken As Love Tantra Festival includes biodanza, ecstatic dance, yoga, live music and a great line up of teachers. The Awaken As Love Tantra Festival organisers say: “Imagine a group of won ...

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Sadhaka Tantra Festival

15-22 August 2021 | Orsennes, France

The Sadhaka Tantra Festival is one of many interesting events happening at the Sadhaka retreat center in France this summer. The festival organizers say: “In the middle France, hidden among natu ...

New Healing Festival

16-22 August 2021 | Prignitz, Germany

New Healing Festival is a family-friendly festival. They seem to have a relaxing environment and a variety of activities to enjoy. The organizers say: “The magic continues… At the New Healing ...

Impulse Festival

18-22 August 2021 | Saint-Pierre-de-Maillé, France

Impulse Festival is a gathering located in the beautiful atmosphere of the Château Anand. It is a special event mainly for millennials, that demographic cohort famous for being lazy and spoiled for ...

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Green Man Festival

19-22 August 2021 | Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK

Green Man is an alternative music festival set in Wales ‘where mystical ley lines meet amid ancient Welsh oak trees’. It’s primarily a place to catch great concerts and recent years ...

Creamfields Festival

26-29 August 2021 | United Kingdom

Creamfields is one of the largest dance music festivals in the world. Selling out each year, the event draws in the world’s biggest electronic artists for an unforgettable weekend in Northern En ...

Shambala Festival

26-29 August 2021 | Northamptonshire, England

The Shambala Festival looks determined to be the Midlands of England’s most diverse gathering. People of all ages are welcome, families are encouraged, and young children are promised an experie ...

Yoga Dance Nature Festival

26-29 August 2021 | Feistritz im Rosental, Austria

Yoga Dance Nature Festival organizers say (according to Google Translate) : “Yoga Dance Nature combines nature, yoga, dance and music. With the handover of the festival to Julia and her team Pe ...

Alfresco Festival

27-29 August 2021 | Kent, England

Alfresco Festival is an electronic music event in the UK. It might be a great event but we can’t tell you much as the organisers aren’t particular loquacious. The festival organisers say: ...

Exhale Yoga Festival

27-30 August 2021 | Steyning, UK

The Exhale Festival organizers say: “Exhale is a friendly, cosy boutique festival which grew from it’s foundations in yoga and expanded to embrace intelligent movement and fitness, mindfulnes ...

Into The Wild

27-30 August 2021 | East Grinstead, UK

A small beautiful festival that is drug and alcohol-free, this one looks like a proper good family event for making memories both children and the grown will never forget. We’re pretty sure this ...

Mysteryland Festival

27-29 August 2021 | Netherlands

Come and embark on the journey of a lifetime at Mysteryland. This festival is one of the oldest electronic music festivals in the world and they organisers definitely know a thing or two about putting ...

Reading Festival

27-29 August 2021 | Richfield Avenue, United Kingdom

Reading Festival is an annual alternative music festival that takes place each Bank Holiday Weekend in Reading, England. Sharing the same bill with Leeds Festival in the south, the pair are some of th ...

Space Safari

27-30 August 2021 | Belgian Ardennes

The lineup is probably the same as 2020’s lineup but we are not sure…The organizers say: LINEUP 🌌 SUPERNOVA STAGE 🌌 1200 Mics by Riktam ⎥ TIP Records ⎥ NL Andrew Till ⎥ Psy-Har ...

To be confirmed: Beglika Festival

31-31 August 2021 | Golyam Beglik, Bulgaria

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Beglika Festival is the biggest alternative festival in Bulgaria and it’s hosted at the enormous Golyam Beglik. Up h ...

To be confirmed: Cardedeu Contact Festival

31-31 August 2021 | Cardedeu, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Cardedeu Contact Festival organizers say: “7 days of contact improvisation in a quiet and cozy atmosphere. Conta ...

To be confirmed: ECITE

31-31 August 2021 | Bedford, UK

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Ecite for Contact Teachers organizers say: “As organisers, we are deeply considering the role of ECITE as a place ...

To be confirmed: North Sea Tai Chi Festival

31-31 August 2021 | Zeewolde, Netherlands

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The North Sea Tai Chi Festival organizers say: “The North Sea Tai Chi Festival is a 3-day outdoor festival where, in ...

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To be confirmed: Roztoc Circus Festival

31-31 August 2021 | Prague, Czech Republic

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Fire acts, juggling, eclectic musical performances and all kinds of crazy, creative people hanging out, camping for super c ...

To be confirmed: Slovenian Hula Hoop Convention

31-31 August 2021 | ​Dvor, Žužemberk, Slovenia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Who doesn’t love hula hoops? Creative, artistic, elegant and sexy as hell. Set by a river, you can hoop all day long ...

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To be confirmed: Small World Summer Festival

31-31 August 2021 | Headcorn, Kent, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Small World Festival has a reputation for being a friendly event with a lot of great music ranging from ska to gypsy jazz t ...

To be confirmed: Spiritual Dance Festival - Días de Luz

31-31 August 2021 | Clariana de Cardener, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Let the spirit dance, they cried. And it was so. There isn’t a lot of information to be found on this festival that w ...

To be confirmed: Touch and Play Festival

31-31 August 2021 | South Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “An immersive community experience with daytime intensives, workshops and offerings and evening e ...

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To be confirmed: Wild Heart Gathering

31-31 August 2021 | Sussex, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Wild Heart Gathering has grown enough of a following to sustain two events each summer with the first in Sussex in May, and ...


Portugal Tantra Festival

7-12 September 2021 | Awakeland, Portugal

Awakeland, in South Portugal, hosts in an incredible location the Portugal Tantra Festival. Just check out the video to get a feel for what it’s all about:  The organizers say: “The bea ...


9-13 September 2021 | Powys, Wales

The MicroBurn is a not-for-profit community that is inspired by Burning Man principles. The festival organisers say: “We MicroBurners like to enjoy ourselves. We cannot deny that we have loads o ...

International Push Hands Meeting in Prague

10-12 September 2021 | Prague, Czech Republic

The International Push Hands Meeting in Prague organizers say: “All fans of push hands (tui shou) and Tai Chi Chuan, who want to meet in a friendly atmos­phere and exchange their experiences, a ...

Ecstatic Dance Forest Gathering

24 September-27 July 2021 | Olhao, Portugal

The Ecstatic Dance Forest Gathering is a festival focusing on ecstatic dance with yoga, meditation, sound healing and more! The festival organisers say: ‘We believe that Ecstatic Dance can cr ...

Huéznar Festival

29 September-4 October 2021 | San Nicolás Del Puerto, Spain

The festival organizers say: “Batán de las Monjas, Ohmnium Records and Mimesis unite to bring to life a new concept, created from, for and by the location; Huéznar Festival! A festival that be ...

To be confirmed: Dancing Date Georgian Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 September 2021 | Tbilsi, Georgia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… In case you needed an excuse to travel to Georgia… The CI festival organisers say: ‘This is a festival of Conta ...

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To be confirmed: J-Fest Turkish Juggling Convention

30-30 September 2021 | Antalya, Turkey

The 2021 edition is planned to be in September but we do not have the exact dates yet.  J-Fest is held at the Sundance Camp in Antalya and it’s a magical location in a kind of secret bay with w ...

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To be confirmed: Portugal Contact Improv Festival

30-30 September 2021 | Algarve, Portugal

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Portugal Contact Improv Festival invites you to come early to help set up with the camp and stay afterwards for a kind ...

To be confirmed: Silent Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 September 2021 | Shuakhevi, Georgia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “We are happy to invite you again to a beautiful village of Gomarduli for a 3-d edition od Silent ...

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To be confirmed: Spiral Knights Eco-Fest

30-30 September 2021 | Mount Telethrion, Greece

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Free and Real is a community on the enormous island of Evia where they have an impressive set up with huge geodesic domes a ...

To be confirmed: Yoga Festival Venezia

30-30 September 2021 | San Servolo, Venice, Italy

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Yoga Festival Venezia organizers say: “Concentration, peace, light, silence. Two days in the heart of the practic ...


Yoga Games - Stockholm (the Nordic Yoga Conference)

8-10 October 2021 | Stockholm, Sweden

A drop-in yoga conference also held in Gothenburg in April and in Copenhagen. The organizers of the Yoga Games say: “Finally, we can present Yoga Games Stockholm 2021. The conditions have chang ...

Om Yoga Show - London

15-17 October 2021 | London, England

The Om Yoga Show organizers say: “Visitors come to the OM Yoga Show to immerse themselves in a truly yogic atmosphere for the whole weekend. Free open classes provide the opportunity to be inspi ...

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

16-30 October 2021 | Edinburgh, Scotland

It’s in the capital of Scotland and people from around the world are telling stories. What more could you possibly need to know? But yes, there is a video. Storytelling Festival 2015: Stories w ...

Halloween Adams Flight!

29-30 October 2021 | Austria

Gecko Acoustic & friends will prepare a special Halloween Event… More info about Halloween Adams Flight! will be coming soon… Learn more about the Halloween Adams Flight!


29-31 October 2021 | Tavistock Devon, UK

The Serendipity organizers say: “Join us for a fabulous weekend of inspiring workshops, explore the history and roots of ATS® from the music – drumbeats and rhythms, the dance – ste ...

Pumpkin Festival

31-31 October 2021 | Germany

Pumpkin is Germany’s hardest halloween event. Dress up in your best costume and come down to Oberhausen for an epic spooky celebration featuring the best hard dance acts in the world. Be part o ...

To be confirmed: Semibreve Festival

31-31 October 2021 | Braga, Portugal

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers of the Semibreve Festival say: “In its nine editions, Semibreve has consistently presented a forward-t ...

To be confirmed: Unsound Festival

31-31 October 2021 | Krakow, Poland

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers of the Unsound Festival say: “… a week of concerts, club nights, installations, talks and scree ...

To be confirmed: Yoga Festival Italy

31-31 October 2021 | Milan, Italy

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Yoga Festival Italy organizers say: “Two days to have fun, play, laugh, learn, reaffirm the indispensable contac ...


Stockholm Yoga and Dance Festival

5-7 November 2021 | Stockholm, Sweden

The Stockholm Yoga and Dance Festival organizers say: “Welcome to this year’s baby YoDa festival! This year’s edition of Stockholm Yoga & Dance festival takes a new form for this year. ...

The Sahara Meditative Yoga & Joy of Movement Retreat

14-20 November 2021 | the Sahara Desert, Morocco

Once again we’re heading out into the dunes for a week of storytelling, music and meditation under the desert sky. We’ve been running meditation and yoga retreats in the Sahara Desert in Morocco s ...

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Immersion retreat to yoga, meditative arts and traditional tantra

26-28 November 2021 | Sierra de Gredos, Spain

This tantra and yoga course repeats in March 2022. The retreat organisers say: ’12 hours of continuous training YACEP, Continuing Education Provider by Yoga Alliance. The retreats take place in ...

To be confirmed: AlgoMech Festival

30-30 November 2021 | Sheffield, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… AlgoMech Festival is an interesting one. Algorave (algorithmic rave) is kind of like electronic music in which people are ...

To be confirmed: Fall in CI

30-30 November 2021 | Fethiye, Turkey

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… There is not much to do during the cold November days… Fall CI saves the day. The weather is good, CI community is ac ...


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To be confirmed: Israeli Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 December 2021 | Tel Aviv, Israel

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… When Europe has been cold and miserable for ages, Christmas is coming and it’s too early to join us in the Sahara, th ...

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UFO Bufo Festival

23-26 June 2022 | Hadinka, Vítkov-Klokočov, Czech Republic

UFO Bufo encourages good old-fashioned face-to-face communication as their festival location provides a natural digital detox (in two words – no coverage). So why not challenge oneself? We also ...


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Woman to Woman Festival

22-29 July 2022 | Czech Republic

Woman to Woman Festival is an event for 100 women – not a guy in sight! The festival organisers say: “Join 100 other women to camp for a week on a beautiful mountain without alcohol or pho ...


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Ozora Psychedelic Festival

1-7 August 2022 | Dádpuszta,Hungary

Ok, Ozora is a big festival and mostly we’re about small events and gatherings on this site but as long as you don’t think psytrance music should have remained in the 20th century and woul ...

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Punk Rock Holiday

8-12 August 2022 | Tolmin, Slovenia

You might have noticed now this site has a bias towards hippie festivals and gatherings. So we thought we’d include at least one loud festival! Punk Rock Holiday had a pretty good lineup for 202 ...

Psy-Fi Festival

24-28 August 2022 | Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Arts? – Check. Music? -Check. Insane laser shows? – Check. A website that looks like a love child of Art Deco and Eastern philosophy? – Got that too. Add a good splash of dedication ...


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29 September-3 October 2022 | Bristol, UK

SWhoop organizers say: “SWhoop is the South West Hoop Conference brought to you by Hooping Mad (aka Emma Kenna).  Held in a converted church in the heart of Bristol in the UK, SWhoop is a hi ...