12 - 16 July 2017
Switzerland

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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
Soundgarden - Superunknown
Township Rebellion - Vobia

Do you get nervous before a performance?

Yeah, actually yes. All the people, and you have to rely on the computer, and especially for my kind of music it's never 100% sure the audience will pick up the story..

Would you like to share with the Shankra family something about your project or your future projects?

Well, I'm working on my 11th album for haldolium, but this time I do it not all in a long row of productions, but I have some breaks to get new inspirations. Mainly from other projects that I do. That is library music for extrememusic.com, together with my friend Andreas Pique, and my Deephouse Project Kleiber, that slowly evolves.

If you could give a message to all the humanity, what would it be?

Education. Enlightenment. Humanism.

Your track remix of Pink Floyd’s “One of These Days” is still being played at parties; there is a specific reason why you choose this evergreen track?

There was a remake of this track from "Girls under Glas" - maybe mid 90's. It's hard to find these days.. I think it is NOT even online:) This one was a blast when played for Indie dancefloors. I listened to it thinking this is just unforgettable powerful and deep at the same time - and it's actually not so far away from trance.. so I decided to give it a try. Would say, that worked out:)

Which moment of your gig at Shankra Festival's last edition did you enjoyed the most?

The last 45 minutes was pretty much an improvisation and it was really big fun.. when I noticed the people were totally into and loving what I was doing, totally picking up on the stories and emotions the songs are telling.

What impressed you most of the Shankra Festival?

The people! A very mixed, positive and altogether pretty 'alternative' audience and party society. Like the old days! Really!

What do you think about the festival’s location?

Beautifully placed between the mountains.. Really absolute wonderful!

One word to describe yourself, and one word to describe Shankra Festival.

Me: Deep-Trancer - Shankra: Glow-In-The-Dark-Festival

What is your opinion regarding the festival’s organization?

Very professional, but also very heartful and familiar. Couldn't be any better.

Hypnoise Interview

December 13, 2016

Would you like to share with the Shankra family something about your project or your future projects?

Hey there! For Hypnoise I'm now working in some great collaborations to release a few EP and also will start in 2017 my second studio album. Just an advance tha... 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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Line Up will be announced on the 15th November

November 3, 2016

The 3° Edition musical line up will be announced on the 15th November 2016.

Feedbacks of 2016 edition

November 3, 2016

Learning is an infinite process, your suggestions and critics are most welcome to: feedback@shankrafestival.ch

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

Time tables are online

July 07, 2017

Shankra Floor


Horizon Floor


Lotus Floor