Paradigm is an annual electronic music festival that takes place in Groningen, Netherlands. Originating in 2011, Paradigm Festival has grown to become one of the most versatile and innovative music festivals in the country. Priding themselves on a unique lineup each year, this festival focuses on artistic integrity over mainstream visibility. Paradigm stands for unity and togetherness and aims to share this inclusion with anyone who is willing to partake.
“Paradigm is a place but even more so, it’s a feeling. The feeling you get when people come together for music, art and creativity in an open-minded environment”
The 9th annual edition of Paradigm will welcome a wide range of musical talent and live acts. The festival will showcase the likes of Francesco Del Garda, Ferro, Inga Mauer, Reeko, The Ghost, Nick Curly Kate Miller, The DJ Producer and more. There will also be exclusive live performances from the British Murder Boys, Xosar, Cleric, The Horrorist and more. Speedy J will also perform an exclusive 5-hour set.
Paradigm takes place at Energieweg 10 in Groningen, Netherlands. You can find the event at Energieweg 10, 9743 AN Groningen.
Located in northern Holland, the nearest major airport is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport; located just under two hours from Groningen. The city can be easily reached by both car and public transport. The easiest way to get around is via intercity trains, which operate throughout the entire country and connect all major cities. Local buses and long distance coaches also operate throughout Groningen.
When getting around Groningen, the easiest way to get around is by bus, bike or on foot. The festival is easily accessible by both car and public transport. If you are driving to the festival, parking can be found at Johan van Zwedenlaan, Groningen. You can also reach the event by bus, travelling on Line 8 until you reach the bus stop ‘Atoomweg’.
Paradigm offers an exclusive campground for visitors, located just a short walk from the stages. The campgrounds are fully equipped with sanitary facilities and parking is available on site. You can also camp with a camper or trailer, bring your own camping supplies or purchase a pre-setup Kartent. Camping tickets and tent reservations can be made online in advance through the festival.
There is also a wide range of accommodation options available throughout Groningen. Nearby options include Rebel Rebel Hostel and City Lab Hotel, located just a short walk from the festival. There are also numerous hotel and hostel options throughout the city centre; as well as Airbnbs, which can be found throughout the city and surrounding the event. You can explore all the nearby accommodation options below.
The city of Groningen offers a wide range of activities and attractions. One of the most popular attractions is Martinitoren, a landmark gothic church dating back to the 12th-century; featuring a tower offering panoramic views. Nearby, you can also find the popular Groninger Museum, a futuristic museum showcasing contemporary art, fashion, design, local history and more. Other popular historical attractions include Martinikerk, a landmark church dating back to 800 A.D., and Family Park Nienoord, a historic Chateau.
You can also find a number of popular outdoor areas, such as Haren Hortus Botanicus; a long-running botanical garden with more than 20 hectares of themed areas. Other popular areas include Estate Nienoord, a family amusement park with outdoor open-air activities and a petting zoo; and Prinsentuin, a historic renaissance-style garden.
Paradigm will take place from August 9-11, 2019.
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