12 - 16 July 2017


Shankra Info

July 10, 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The atmosphere here at Shankra Valley is already dazzling with radiant energy spreading from roots in the depths of ground up to the majestic sky.
Be prepared to be overwhelmed by its breathtaking grace and warmth.

Here follows a guidance to make your stay cool and enjoyable.

Gates will open on 12.07 at 10 am. Please DO NOT come before!

The box office will be open 24h during the five days of festival, you can come the day you wish to purchase your ticket. Always remember to wear the Shankra bracelet, in this way re-entry will be authorized.

Our Shankra’s shuttle service will travel from Bellinzona train station to the festival area and back from 9 am to midnight everyday.
Shuttle Bus

Please remember to purchase the correct parking ticket (car or caravan), either online or on the spot.

Camping (tents only!) is included in the entrance ticket, no additional costs are required. Please note that tents are not allowed in the car parking are and camper parking area!

Minors can enter only if they are accompanied by their parents. Written authorizations won’t be accepted. Children below 11 years old have free entrance.

Music will start at 18 pm on the 12.07 and will stop at 18 pm on the 16.07.
Shankra, Horizon and Lotus dance floors will make you feel goosebumps through their authentic musical resonance, be sure to get the line-up timetable.

At the Gate you can find ear plugs, ,booklets, garbage bags.

Please keep in mind to leave the place as you have found it, be friendly with your sorroundings, party safe and follow the rhythm!

Your Life is Your Message
Shankra Team

Thank You For Shankra Festival 2016!

November 3, 2016

Dear Shankra Family,

our ambition and dream was, is and will always be to create a space and place for you to dance in harmony, share, care and celebrate life in oneness.
We are grateful to the people that came from 55 countries who reunited in our valley over 5 days of festival, which made our 11 months of intense work ... Read More

2016 Edition Photos are Online!

November 28, 2016

We want to thank all of our lovely photographers to have captured the beautiful moments of Shankra Festival 2016.

Annah Lab - Antje Schley - Dia KL - Erick Strange - Estelle Photos - GemeosVB Fotografia - Michela Di Savino - Pawel Wieloch - Timecatcher

Enjoy the photos and see you next year at Shankra 2017

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Haldolium Interview

January 17, 2017

If you were stuck on an desert island for a month, and all you could take was 3 books and 3 CD’s what would they be?

Jonathan Franzen - The Corrections
Jonathan Franzen - Freedom
David Foster Wallace - Infinite Jest

Recoil - Subhuman
S... Read More

Shankra Bus

March 31, 2017

Save time, money and be nice to the environment by taking the Shankra Bus from Malpensa Airport (MXP – Milan, Italy), directly to Shankra Festival and back.

One-way ticket costs only CHF 30,00; Shankra Bus is the most affordable way to arrive at the festival from Malpensa Airport; be aware that is cheaper to fly to Malpens... Read More

Music Application

November 3, 2016

If you wish to play at our festival, what we ask is to make a dedicated exclusive mix of 1 hour of your music and send to us thru a private link such; dropbox, wetransfer and any others. Your mix will be published on our Youtube and Soundcloud channels and we will help to spread your musical message to the Shankra Family followers all ove... Read More

save bansi of gms

January 12, 2017

We all know life can change in an instant.

One of the pioneers of the psytrance scene, Bansi of GMS (1200 mics and many other acts) has been diagnosed with a rare blood cancer called multiple myeloma.

We are asking family and friends alike to help continue the outpouring of support and love for this incredibly cha... Read More