A 5-day event, the festival established itself as a reference model for high quality production and impressive, internationally acclaimed festival architecture.
Best Food & Drinks Award, 2018EUROPEAN FESTILEAKS AWARDS
One of Europe’s few truly 24-hour festival.
Best Camping Award, 2017EUROPEAN FESTILEAKS AWARDS
1000+ artists from around the world performed at Electric Castle over the course of 7 editions. Here are some of them:
FLORENCE+THE MACHINE / THE PRODIGY / SKRILLEX / 30SECONDS TO MARS / ENTER SHIKARI / DIE ANTWOORD / SIGUR ROS / ALT-J / DAMIAN MARLEY / JESSIE J / DEADMAU5 / FATBOY SLIM / BRING ME THE HORIZON / THIEVERY CORPORATION / BONOBO / RICHIE HAWTIN / MURA MASA / MACEO PLEX / LIMP BIZKIT / SON LUX / NILS FRAHM / METRIC / CHVRCHES / PAUL KALKBRENNER / GUS GUS / LAMB / ZOMBOY / EXCISION / MODERAT
2019 was the year the Castle turned into an art installation hosting our first internationally acclaimed new media artists. Here are some of them:
MEMO AKTEN / MATTHEW SCHREIBER / NONOTAK / 404 ZERO / SHOHEI FUJIMOTO / CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT / RNDR
Round the clock entertainment, artistic performances, immersive installations, stand-up comedy, fashion & fair area, carefully selected food & drinks vendors and a variety of daytime activities to choose from keeps everyone busy and excited day in and day out.
With breathtaking sights and amazing surroundings, the century old Bánffy Castle is the home of Electric Castle. As a premiere for the festival, the castle opened its doors to the public during the 5th edition of Electric Castle, hosting an array of exhibitions and interactive art installations.
Every year we try to bring our contribution to the restauration of one of Romania’s forgotten landmarks.
Learn more electriccastle.ro