2018’s Tomorrowland edition witnessed a great deal of madness from DJs and stirred a bit of controversy. Take a look at all the big moments from the biggest EDM dance festival.
Viral alert: Salvatore Ganacci’s dance moves were L.I.T!
Swedish DJ Salvatore Ganacci got festival-goers cracked in laughter after performing insanely weird dance moves during his gig on the first week. At one point, he seemed to perform ‘air rope climbing’ moves, to another point when he acted asleep, followed by a series of moves that have become memes already.
Martin Garrix released his latest single during Tomorrowland finale
Closing the second week of Tomorrowland on a high note, the EDM star ended his set with his latest track ‘High On Life’, featuring Bonn. The song release was announced a day before his performance by his own record label, STMPD Records, which he founded two years ago after his split with Spinnin’ Records, due to creative differences.
Numerous tributes poured remembering Avicii
Remaining in everyone’s hearts till now, DJs like Hardwell, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike and Axwell and Ingrosso performed his hits, accompanied with a few words by them remembering the late Swedish DJ. Don Diablo did a moment of pause and Nicky Romero’s gig witnessed the unveiling of a large Swedish flag with Avicci’s portrait faded in it.
Dua Lipa’s ‘First Pop Star’ comment got troublesome
Brit pop sensation Dua Lipa rocked the second day of the festival and her gig also had an appearance by Martin Garrix, whom she performed ‘Scared To Be Lonely’ with, but she received backlash after her performance for her comment on social media that she’s the “first international female artist” and the “first international female singer”. In response, several followers replied to here, claiming it’s untrue because the festival has witnessed performances by international female artists like Alison Wonderland, Magdalena, Lauren Lane and there’s a long list to follow. She posted a series of replies, one of them which reads “When the hate is weak..I just gotta laugh.”
Check out the Tomorrowland aftermovie
Whoopee! The 23-minute long aftermovie looks undeniably memorizing, with so many happy faces around, Instagram-worthy views of the sets and booming music all over the place. What’s more, the aftermovie video on Facebook got people berzerk, commenting about the madness they experienced, praising it’s “all in all it is still the best festival in the world” and a “complete honour”. You can check it here: https://bit.ly/2NSnWCK.