Woodstock Poland – the biggest open-air festival in Europe
Yes you read correctly, the biggest open-air festival in Europe and one of the biggest in the world takes place in Poland, this festival is called Przystanek Woodstock.
There is a small town in the middle west of Poland called Kostrzyn, here it takes place this giant event. The organisers of this annual event is a foundation called ‘Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity‘ (Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy), a nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising money for children’s health 🙂 The first concert took place in 1995 and it has been organised every year since then.
If you love the music, if you feel like getting dirty in the mud this festival is for you. The festival is really popular among the Poles, but also the festival receives a lot of foreigners that visit Poland just of this festival, on average the festival receive every year more than 600,000 people! And the best thing is that this event is for FREE, you just need to get there and of course take a tent with you, other wise you will be sleeping on the floor.
During the festival there will be more than 30 bands waiting for you! Also, the ‘traditional’ dances over the mug that the visitors organise.
There have been crazy stories and legends that happened on this festival, but what we can say is ‘What happens in Woodstock… stays in Woodstock’.
This year Przystanek Woodstock will be 3 days in a row starting on the 14th of July and finishing on the 16th of July.
As the festival motto says: “Love, Friendship and Music.” 🙂
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