This summer, Lisbon, Portugal will play host to the 2018 edition of Nova Batida boasting an incredible line-up with the massive addition of alternative synthpop masters Little Dragon at the top of the bill as well as a range of exciting activities on offer. The rest of the line-up is filled with revered names of the electronic music scene including Mount Kimbie, Maribou State, George Fitzgerald and Gilles Peterson, Afrobeat legend Seun Kuti will also be joining the bill accompanied by Fela Kuti’s original Egypt 80, as well as Stones Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf. Nova Batida is all set to be one of 2018’s most unmissable events.
Taking place in two of the most exciting locations in this beautiful city, the LX Factory and Village Underground near the old Lisbon docks. A sprawling converted factory with courtyards, out buildings, even avenues and warehouses has been turned into LX Factory, one of the most significant creative hubs in Europe with roof terraces, bars, fashion outlets and much more.
The festival sight only being 10 minutes away from Lisbon airport, Nova Batida is easy to get to from all over Europe with flights available from a range of airlines.
This year, the festival will be hosting the Nova Batida road trip! Whether you’re coming from London, Paris, Munich or somewhere else, travel with us through the many wine regions in the south of France and the Rioja region of northern Spain before finally arriving at the festival with some parties to be announced on the way.
An efficient public transport network with trains, trams and busses as well as recently having Uber launch in the city makes getting around Lisbon a breeze.
Lisbon is a thriving city in Europe with accommodation options to suit any budget, from 5-star luxury hotels to hostels. Make sure you book your accommodation in advance as Nova Batida is a ‘No Camping’ festival.
Some of Lisbon’s finest yoga instructors have been enlisted to provide classes will bring you the well needed detox in the LX Factory. More announcements to be made very soon on the Nova Batida website.
Nova Batida has teamed up with some of the best surf teachers in Lisbon and will be offering both half day and full day surfing classes throughout the festival. With the powerful breaks of the Portuguese beaches just a stone’s throw away this is an ideal opportunity for you to enjoy a surf and body boarding experience.
Prices and more information will be available on the Nova Batida website soon.
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