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​12 photos showcasing the enchanted utopia of UNTOLD Festival

A weekend of dance music hedonism at Europe’s largest festival back since the pandemic began

  • In association with UNTOLD Festival
  • 1 October 2021

UNTOLD Festival only comes once a year, but when it does, it returns bigger and better than the last.

From September 9 to 12 this year, UNTOLD bounced back at full force after two years with a monumental 260,000 people heading through the Transylvanian site and into its prodigious arena. Tucked amidst the Romanian forest of Cluj-Napoca, UNTOLD spills out across an enormous site welcoming in thousands of electronic music fans each day.

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This year, David Guetta took over the Main Stage headline slot, where artists like Afojack, Tyga and Martin Solveig also performed. Elsewhere on the techno and house filled line-up the likes of Amelie Lens, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Rhadoo, Pan-Pot, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tale Of Us and Nina Kraviz brought heavy-hitting sounds to the Galaxy Stage.

A drum 'n' bass takeover on the Alchemy Stage saw Netsky, Wilkinson, Rudimental, Chase & Status and more letting loose, completing the bill for a perfect hedonistic weekend for dance music fans.

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Six years deep into its formation, UNTOLD goes above and beyond with over 100 hours of non-stop music throughout the weekend and hundreds of acts across all seven stages.

Fireworks, confetti cannons, and the energy of 260,000 fans all created the spectacle of UNTOLD Festival 2021. Check out 12 magical photos from this year’s edition.

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