Following months of intense speculation, and with the rumour mill now churning at full capacity, Tomorrowland is ready to put the gossip to rest once and for all.
Tomorrowland, which sold out all tickets this weekend in just one second, is very proud to be welcoming 180,000 people from no less than 214 different countries from all over the world to its birthplace in Belgium. This number means even more nationalities will attend this year's edition than those that participated in the last Olympics in London, which was 204 - making the 2013 edition the most international gathering of people in the entire world! Included in this number are all the Global Journey packages, bringing in travellers from 120 cities worldwide on unique Tomorrowland planes.
Finally the time has come; Tomorrowland is able to offer an extra opportunity for all to experience the magical fairy-tale.
A mystical and fantastical trailer has been released for what will be the start of a truly incredible international adventure.
Over the coming weeks, the unique bottle as featured in the trailer - packed with the secret formula required to produce the super festival - will make its way across thousands of miles worth of ocean and eventually dock at the first location selected to host the next chapter in the festival's magical history. This new location will become the centre of a second worldwide gathering of music fans from across the world for one weekend of September this year.
Belgian brothers Manu & Michiel Beers, creators of Tomorrowland, said: "Having the chance to organise a Tomorrowland outside of Belgium is more exciting than anything we ever dreamed of when we started years ago as young music lovers and entrepreneurs. This year it has become more and more of a reality. We see it as a fantastic and very unique opportunity; it will be an enormous challenge and a big step for our young, creative and vibrant team. We're all very motivated and excited to begin this new chapter and create the same unique experience that we do in Belgium. We're very happy we can finally give an alternative to the enormous amount of people from all over the world that want to visit our festival. We've found a beautiful location that feels like a second home, and it's very similar to our fantastic terrain in Belgium. We will reveal all the details within the coming weeks."
And so the guessing game begins! With official confirmation that Tomorrowland will travel, taking on the most appropriate name as it does so - TomorrowWorld - it's anyone's guess where the first ever edition of the festival outside of Belgium will take place. You have the dates - now start imagining the location!
The magnificent Tomorrowland tale continues.TomorrowWorld is coming.
27th, 28th, 29th September 2013