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For two days, a picturesque beach by the North Sea turns into a dance floor for thousands of ravers. The Ostend Beach Festival is a massive open-air party that fills the coastal area with the sound of music and summer vibes.
The festival is dedicated to electronic music and unites local and international DJs. Over 80 artists come to Ostend, Belgium’s largest coastal city, to play EDM and techno, house and hardcore, dubstep and reggae. The lineup is diverse, and each of the festival’s scenes sticks to a precise genre. Aside from the main outdoor stage, there are several smaller stages scattered across the Klein Strand beach.
The festival was first organised in 2010 and immediately proved that the event would be a great success—finally, Belgium got its own Copa Cabana.