MadNes Festival

Sustainable surf-, skate- and music festival on a Dutch island
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“When you leave your tent in the morning, you know it’s going to be a good day! Trying new things at the sport clinics, dancing to good music and enjoying lots of smiles and good vibes. Partying till the sun comes up and then go for a early morning surf the day after, that’s what MadNes festival is all about!”

MadNes is a sustainable surf-, skate- and music festival on the island of Ameland. In 2017, MadNes festival will celebrate its 10th birthday. The beach of Nes will be one big party from the 7th till the 9th of July. If you’re a boardsport lover, MadNes has plenty of clinics to offer: from wave surfing and power kiting to blow karting and kayaking.

More the creative type? How about learning to do graffiti or making your own flops? Or find a quiet place to relax and sit back. You can go for a coffee at the beach hut, enjoy a ride in the world’s smallest Ferris wheel or just sunbathe on the beach.

When you’re coming to MadNes for the music, you won’t be disappointed. With a cold beer in your hands, and bare feet in the sand you can dance to great music by various international bands and artists! The first artists that are confirmed for 2017 are Buster Shuffle (UK), Bohemian Betyars (HU) and Sean Koch Trio (SA) and many more.

And, one fun detail: at night, you’ll enter the festival area by using the big slide! You’ll instantly feel like a kid again.

Food, accommodation and clinics are all included in the ticket price. Tickets will be on sale from February 4th on. More information about the festival can be found on the website.

Photo credits photo 1-5: Mitch Nieuwenhuizen, photo 6-15: Bartolomedia

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