EXIT Festival is a renowned annual music festival held in Novi Sad, Serbia. The festival occurs at the Petrovaradin Fortress, a historic venue providing a unique and captivating backdrop for the performances.
EXIT Festival is known for being a beacon of social activism, promoting human rights, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility.
The festival was founded by a group of university students in 2000 as a form of protest against the government of Slobodan Milošević and the oppressive regime in Serbia at the time.
The name "EXIT" symbolized the collective desire for a better future and the hope of "exiting" from the political and social turmoil. The founders envisioned the festival as a platform for promoting freedom, unity, and positive change through music and culture.
EXIT Festival holds the title of being one of the longest-running music festivals in Southeast Europe, with its first edition taking place in 2000. It has since grown into a massive event, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors worldwide each year.
Impact on the Music Industry:
EXIT Festival has had a significant impact on the music industry, both locally and globally. The festival has played an important role in reinvigorating the Serbian music scene by providing a platform for local artists to perform alongside internationally renowned acts. This exposure has helped boost the visibility and recognition of Serbian musicians on a global scale.
Festival was scheduled from 06 Jul to 09 Jul 2023 (3 day(s)).
EXIT Festival takes place in Novi Sad, Serbia. Here is the full address of the festival: Petrovaradin Fortress 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
Epica, Wu-Tang Clan, Ben Böhmer, Alesso, Skrillex.