Tomorrowland Festival (Belgium) is an electronic dance music festival held in Boom, Belgium. The venue is quite significant since it offers a variety of world class stages for performances. Tomorrowland was first premiered on the 14th of August 2005 and has become the most successful annual electronic dance music festival worldwide. The organisers, ID&T brought to life remarkable performances from electronic dance music artists such as Mike Push, Coone, Techoboy, Yves Deruyter among other performers. Up to 10,000 tickets were sold in 2005. Unfortunately the festival lasted only for 1 day in the beginning years. On the 30th of July 2006, the event lasted for one day and it features performances from Axwell, Ruthless, Armin Van Buuren, DJ Zany, David Guetta, Marco Bailey and many other great artists. On 2007, the festival was held for 2 days for the first time in the history of Tomorrowland. It was held on the 28th and 29th of July. The festival attracted more than 100 DJs and 50,000 visitors on the 26th and 27th of July 2009.In 2009, the event introduced editions. This fifth edition was dabbed the Masker (mask). It features a 90's stage and a similar SASH Moby main stage. It took place on July 25/26, attracting more than 90,000 at the audience. The Zon (sun) 2010 edition featured the Swedish House Mafia at the Main stage performance and over 120,000 at the audience. The "tomorrow/Give into the night " Anthem was born and ranked 5th in the Belgium music awards in the same year. The Tree Of life 2011 edition broke the previous records and lasted for three days. Over 180,000 seasonal tickets were sold in the edition. David Guetta, Nervo, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, among other top performances rocked the audience and made The Tree Of Life ranked as the best electronic dance music festival of the year. On July 27-29 2012,The book of wisdom was born at De Shorre, Boom. 400 DJs featured and performance included Skrillex, Avicii, David Guetta, Hardwell, among others. In this edition, 15 stages were used for the performances and a massive 185,000 tickets sold in less than 2 days. Over 75 countries were represented in the audience with the organisers partnering with airlines to make at least 60 flights around the world to accomplish the edition. In 2013, (The arising of life edition) broke the Tomorrowland Festival (Belgium). Most of the tickets were sold out in seconds and in 35 minutes, all the 180,000 seasonal tickets were sold out. This edition brought together over 214 nationalities. For the first time in the Festival, the 2014's Key Of Happiness featured 2 weekends to celebrate the Festival's 10th anniversary. It was held on the 18-20 July and 25-27 July. Over 360,000 people attended this anniversary. The Secret kingdom of melodia was held on the 24th to the 26th of July 2015 which featured the symphony of unity. The them for the stages was cartoons. There were also water cannons which rose from the beat and a Gothic Cathedral. The performance from David Guetta and Skrillex electrocuted the crowd despite the light showers during the festival.The Elexir of life 2016 edition was the 12th edition of this EDM festival. It lasted for three days (22-24 July). A total of 180,000 tickets were sold in this edition. The people of tomorrow united at the dragon main stage at Boom, Belgium for the edition.
The Tomorrowland features magnificent stages every year. They include large flower themes, smoke cannons, cartoon themes, cathedrals, active volcanoes, dragon stages, confetti among other stage themes. The Tomorrowland also features other editions such as the people of tomorrow's Brazil edition, held twice so far(2015, 2016), the Tomorrowland world edition held in Georgia from 2013 to 2015. The 2016 edition was however cancelled due to bankruptcy. Due to the great decorations, any interference with the decorations is greatly dealt with by being escorted out of the venue. It also features a church of love which is the best place described for lovers. It features a bed, condoms and tissues. The best deal for couples. The 2012 Tomorrowland video received an ignominious 95 million views. The festival also offers a great value for the audience's money. Instead of tickets, the organisers have an alternative for bracelets which are easy to use during the festival. While at the festival, the visitors can book hotels around Boom. The most booked hotel during the Festival is the Hotel Domus. Other hotels booked during the festival include Hotel Essenza, Hotel Kasteel Solhof, Hobbit Hostel Machelen, Hotel Drie Eiken among others situated at a circumference of 4 miles from the venue. A one day pass ticket costs only 110 dollars while a seasonal ticket for the three day festival costs only 282 dollars from online retailers.
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