POW POW! Head to Bulgaria’s Horizon Festival in March


 7TH – 13TH MARCH 2015

Horizon Festival 2015 takes place at Bansko, the biggest ski resort in Bulgaria, from March 7th to March 13th 2015.

What makes this boutique festival such an unique and incredible experience, is the snow holiday element of both ski-ing and snowboarding, mixed in with some of the best electronic dance music Europe has to offer – all at unbelievably low prices.

Prices for the week (accommodation, skiing and festival entrance) start as low as 259GBP per person.

The festival represents a wide range of dance genres. 2015 will see established House and Techno artists Moodymann, KiNK, Ben UFO, Move D and Egyptian Lover performing both on the slopes and around the downtown clubs. The Bass and Garage scenes will be represented by acts such as DJ EZ, Om Unit and Benton, while the Groove side of the festival will be covered with live appearances from Submotion Orchestra, Fatima and the Eglo Band and Mungo’s Hi-Fi. On top of that, a whole host of up-and-coming artists are billed across the seven-day festival. Previous years have seen breaking dance music stars such as Jackmaster, Route 94, Ben Pearce and Bondax perform, so if you like to stay ahead of the crowd this is the place to hear music that is just about to break big.

Now in its third year, Horizon presents a unique winter snow holiday wrapped up in an abundance of cutting edge electronic music, spread across thirty unique venues. You never quite know where the next party will next take place with secret mountain hotels, forest stages, medieval banquet halls, underground cavernous clubs and abandoned warehouses all playing host to the Horizon parties, alongside the town’s numerous clubs and bars.

Bansko has one of the longest ski seasons in Europe and the 70kms of breath-taking mountain ski slopes up to 2600m high, provide all Horizon-goers ample ski and board fun. Beginners can take advantage of the ski school at very low cost and intermediates can make good use of the long blue and red runs. The mountains black runs are guaranteed to clear advanced skiers’ fuzzy heads in preparation for the next series of parties.

Food and drink are also super cheap – you can eat out for as little as £5 in Bansko, which also offers up the beauty of the Pirin National Park, ancient streets, culture drenched churches and a wealth of history dating back to the earliest settlers.

For a week of epic proportions, book your tickets early through the Horizon website now. A brilliant, affordable snow holiday, packed with novel Bulgarian charm, great quality food and drink, a breath taking mountain playground, friendly and beautiful faces and of course the non-stop music, which neighbouring towns can just about hear… What’s not to love?






Moodymann / Submotion Orchestra / KiNK / Ben UFO / Move D / DJ EZ / Fatima and The Eglo Band / Om Unit / Paleman / Mungo’s Hi-Fi / Benton / Egyptian Lover / Alexander Nut / People Just Do Nothing / Flava D / El – B / Dan Shake / Amy Becker / Edward Scissortongue / Dolan Bergin / Uncle Dugs / Dj Sammy B-Side / Nick Nikolov and many more…



  • Festival entry only (full 7 days) 99GBP
  • Five-day ski pass plus Festival 189GBP
  • Festival and accommodation from 169GBP
  • Festival, self catering accommodation and 5 day ski pass from 259GBP



FLIGHTS: Three hours flight.

Book in advance for cheap flights.

Frequent daily flights to Sofia run from Heathrow Gatwick, Stanstead, Luton, Manchester via EasyJet, British Airways, Bulgaria Air and Wizz Air.

Twice weekly flights to Plovdiv run from Stanstead via Ryanair.


TRANSFERS: Two and half hour transfer.

Transfers from both Sofia and Plovdiv will be made available to anyone booking a festival ticket from September.



Party leaders can earn amazing benefits for groups of over 10 people. Contact maria@theeventumbrella.com to find out more about this offer.



Alongside the snow and non-stop partying, Horizon will be putting on a few extras for its visitors this year. If the late nights are getting to you, or you just need a bit of TLC, there will be spa packages available and poolside Ibiza Chill-Out Sessions. Or, if you’re up for more action, why not get involved in snow mobiling, igloo building, the snow ball fight league, flash mob ski downs or the House and Techno vs. Bass and Garage Paintball war – the war to end all wars, where you defend your genre in this Pirin Mountain Forest colour bombing riot. For those looking to perfect their boarding technique, there will also be ‘Ride with the Pros’ sessions, where professional riders will show you snow park tips, tricks and demos.



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