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December 11, 2017

Polaris Electronic Music Festival

Come and Have a Taste of Electronic Music at this year festival!

Being the month of festivities, December 2017 comes with some of the top world events especially in the music scene. Now, if you are using your event finder to search for the best winter events, event around me or music festivals in Switzerland and Europe generally, then you are in luck because the Polaris Festival, 2017 is here with us from December 7, 2017 to December 10, 2017. The thee-day event promises a taste of the best electronic music from well-known international artists. This being its third year, the Polaris festival promises to stay true to its culture of showcasing famous electronic music artists. Over the years, the festival has brought performances from Luciano, Laurent Garnier, Seth Troxler and Carl Craig to an event center that is known for creating the perfect atmosphere for electronic music; that is none other but the Mouton Noir in Verbier village, Switzerland. Verbier is a holiday resort and the perfect place for skiing because some of its areas are snowy throughout the year. The area also boasts of steep slopes and a culture involving annual events such as Patrouille des Glaciers and the Verbier Festival; an international music festival. Therefore, apart from enjoying the thrilling music experience, revelers can also enjoy the breath taking view of the Mont Blanc and Combins Massif not forgetting the sceneries at Valais. The delicious food served at the Le Mouton Noir will also keep you coming back to Verbier for the festival. Enjoy the event and share your moments with friends by pictcha app. Just open Pictcha at the event and capture moments, take photos and videos and share them in event page in Pictcha. Have a live conversation with participants and fans outside the venue and share your experience with them. Pictcha lwt you make new friendships by its cool social features. You’ll not miss the esperience of any event by Pictcha.

The Polaris Festival at Verbier is just one of the many music festivals Switzerland held yearly. The year 2017, has been a beehive of activities with interesting music festivals such as Lucerne festival, Zurich Festival, Montreux jazz festival and to end the year, we have the Polaris music festival Verbier. When going through the Polaris festival review of the past years, it is clear that the event has been a success. The event photography has brought out the reality of the festival with images of enthusiastic fans, DJs and artists; you cannot miss one or two Polaris festival photos that will convince you to attend one of the best music festivals 2017. The Polaris music festival debuted in the year 2015 and has grown to become one of the highly attended annual events in Switzerland; the Polaris festival video for 2015 and 2016 is available in the official website. The festival started off with just a two-day show, but the Polaris festival 2016 extended over three days; the same is happening in 2017. After outstanding performances from Laurent Garnier in 2015, the event brought in more international artists in 2016 including Richie Hawtin, a Canadian legend and Dj Dixon. However, apart from the international artists, the festival acts as the perfect platform for Swiss artists and especially the upcoming ones who gain popularity among the Swiss fans and the international public.

Just like the other years, the Polaris electronic music festival is slated to happen in six stages. However, the main event center is the Mouton Noir which is situated at the center of Verbier’s ski slopes. The interesting part is that the event center is located at a 2,200 meters altitude, thus providing a perfect spot for enjoying a panoramic view of the beautiful slopes. Also, all artists perform under a crystal dome; for a new fan, this is the place to be this year. The only way of getting to Mouton Noir is from Le Châbleor Medran by use of Televerbier lifts. You do not have to worry about the lifts charges because they are included in the festival pass.

The Polaris festival 2017 lineup is already out and all fans can view the main performances for all the days. All performances will be exciting and electrifying but there are those that you cannot afford to miss. Take the example of Ninakraviz, an accomplished Russian music producer and singer. She will be at the Mouton Noir event center on 10th December, 2017 with a couple of her electronic music collections. Her appearance at the festival is one of the many concerts planned for in the NinaKraviz tour. She is also set to perform in Manchester, Houston, Chicago and Miami in the coming weeks.

Derrick May dj, is also expected at the event. He has played in many exciting Europe events and his appearance at the Polaris festival Switzerland doesn’t come as a surprise; he will be at the Etoile Rouge event center. Other big names expected at the festival include Seth Troxler an American DJ who will be at the main event center on December 8, 2017 and Kenny Dope DJ a renowned record producer. You can also catch Omar-S on December 9, 2017 at the Mouton Noir.  Derrick Carter is also in the Polaris festival 2017 lineup; he will be playing on December 8, 2017at the Farm stage. Derrick Carter is one of the best house producers in Europe and his superb remixes will get all revelers on their feet. The expected artists are not new to the Swiss and Europe fans because most of them have performed in multiple Europe events.

If you want to have a first-hand experience of the Polaris festival live, get your tickets in advance. Once you get to the event center, the ticket will be exchanged with a festival wristband; make sure that you don’t lose or break it lest you are denied admission into the venue. Since Verbier is snowy for most times of the year, dressing in warm clothes and winter shoes is the best way of beating the cold temperatures before reaching the event horizon. Just like other events, fans are obtaining the event information from the Polaris Festival, 2017 website and from the event sharing activities in different social media channels. All the information you need to know about any event just like Polaris festival is available in Pictcha. Events are created in Pictcha before their real start time and contain a complete description of the event with includes the venue information, exact location and any other must known details of the event like website. Before choosing to attend any event you can check its photos and videos on Pictcha app to see whether you like the atmosphere or not. Pictcha will picture all events for you to follow and enjoy.

If you have missed most of the 2017 events, then keep a calendar of all the music festivals 2018. In the meantime, get ready for the Polaris festival, 2017 and remember to share the experience with fans community in Pictcha the social network of event lovers.


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