Best Psychedelic Festival of the year 2016 and overall (psybient, psychill)


It is time to nominate Best “Festival” of the year 2016 and Best “Festival” experience overall. In our opinion festivals play an extremely important role in connecting music lovers to each other and promoting music. The festival crews find gorgeous locations, install the best available sound systems, work hardly on deco. Not always but most of them do their best :) They also select artists and gather audience around events. There is nothing to be compared as listening to qualitative music outdoors, with sun and wind. Psychedelic Music Festivals are also the rare places that allow psybient/psy-downtempo artists to perform. We do hope that more and more festivals will make efforts to provide decent chillout areas with comfort conditions for people to enjoy music, relax and dance.

Our community selection will give you some ideas for the festivals to attend in future. Also follow our posts as we are preparing to publish the listing of summer festivals for 2017 in the nearest future. Meanwhile you can visualise them in a form of calendar on our festival page.

We at psybient.org love outdoor festivals and this poll is our way to thank some of the best festival teams for their work. We would appreciate if you share this page with the results over the internet in order to promote the “winners” and our poll, we hope to have more participants and more accurate results.


Best Psychedelic Festival” of the year 2016:

Congratulations to the organizers for keeping the good work. It is specially pleasure to see that we have 2 “psybient on mainstage” festivals Samsara and Vibronica in this chart. Also we would like to ask you to support Solar.United.Natives Festival and buy pre-sales as soon, they need to sell tickets fast in order to make event happen in a big scale, otherwise it will be a “small scale” event.

1. Boom Festival (Portugal)
2. Samsara Festival Europe (Hungary)
3. O.Z.O.R.A. Festival (Hungary) / Ozora Festival
4. Psy-Fi Festival (Netherlands)
5. Solar.United.Natives Festival – S.U.N. Festival (Hungary)
6. Vibronica Festival (Ukraine)
7. Triplicity Festival (United Kigdom)

Best Psychedelic Festival overall :

This results represents the answer of poll participants on the questions “best chillout” experience at Festivals overall. Results are very similar to 2016 results.

1. O.Z.O.R.A. Festival (Hungary) / Ozora Festival
2. Boom Festival (Portugal)
3. Samsara Festival Europe (Hungary)
4. Psy-Fi Festival (Netherlands)

Festival Reports Links 2010-2016 (Video and Pictures) from psybient.org forum:

have a look at the links we gathered for you in forum, they shall help you to go back to your past experience or get inspired to the new editions of festivals. Feel welcome to participate and complete our reports with the missing ones.

2016 – Festival Reports Links (Video and Pictures)

2015 – Festival Reports Links (Video and Pictures)

2014 – Festival Reports Links (Video and Pictures)

2013 – Festival Reports Links (Video and Pictures)

2012 – Festival Reports Links (Video and Pictures)

2011 – Festival Reports Links (Video and Pictures)

2010 – Festival Reports Links (Video and Pictures)

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what ambient / psybient / psychill festivals do you know ?

don’t forget to visit a calendar page on out website for more events.




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