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Goa’s Premium Beach Event Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013 kicks off in Goa

Experience the ONENESS of Music at Candolim Beach, store Goa – 26th to 30th December

Nikhil Chinapa brings back PLUR (Peace, Love, Unity & Respect) to the EDM Community

All devout electronic dance music fans will unite this winter, making sure to transform the shores of Goa into a giant dance floor! Goa’s premium beach event Vh1 SUPERSONIC kicked off in Goa on the sands of Candolim beach. For the next five days the sands of Goa are going to experience the heat with an amalgamation of some of the world’s best artists uniting on one stage to dole out pulsating beats that will transport music enthusiasts into an unparallel world of unadulterated music and dance. The event promises to ensure a scaled up musical experience with Electronic Dance Music that does not dictate, preach or judge but breaks all barriers of elitism and hierarchy. Conceptualised and produced by LIVE Viacom18 and M/s Starlight Events & Ent Pvt. Ltd, Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013 was a go from day one.

Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013 aspires to give serious music lovers an electrifying experience capturing some of the finest artists from the dance music community across the globe. With Viacom18’s huge broadcast strength, leverage of iconic music brands like MTV & Vh1 and considerable knowledge of events across all platforms – not forgetting Nikhil Chinapa’s in-depth understanding of the global dance music industry –Vh1 SUPERSONIC promises to create a truly unforgettable experience on the sands of Goa in just a few weeks time. The festival will witness a galaxy of Indian and International artists performing live under one single roof to deliver a consummate and unparallel EDM experience that India has been awaiting.


Nikhil Chinappa (Chief Curator and Partner Supersonic) and Jaideep Singh (VP Viacom 18) (L to R)


Commenting on the launch of Vh1 SUPERSONIC 2013, Jaideep Singh, Sr. Vice President and Business Head – INS, Viacom18 said, “We sincerely thank the Chief Minister of Goa and the Government of Goa for having faith in our maiden endeavour of providing serious EDM lovers  a destination to experience a blend of popular and underground music.  With this long term unique collaboration with the Government of Goa that extends to 4 mega events through the year, we will move towards establishing Goa as the ultimate music destination on the global music map.  Through this particular event we are all set to provide unparallel scale and grandiose that will redefine live events in India. The festival, consisting of three stages and multiple after parties, will keep festival goers entertained throughout the 5 days.”

India’s much loved DJ, VJ and dance music promoter; Nikhil Chinapa with his extensive understanding of the Indian dance music industry will be adding another dimension to the festival in the capacity of ‘Festival Director’. Speaking with the media at a walk through of the festival venue, Nikhil said that he would like to bring back PLUR; Peace, Love, Unity, Respect to the EDM community that will be visiting the festival over the next five days.

Vh1 Supersonic aspires to reinstate this spirit of community, connection and conversations in dance music that has been lacking in many electronic music festivals conducted in the recent past. The festival will connect fans directly with the artists they love and become a sanctuary for forward-thinking music fans seeking life-affirming experiences. Adding a dash of international experience art installations, hippy market, solar powered stalls, beach sports, grafitti panels painted through the festival, chill-zones to combat the afternoon sun, a library to relax in local sustainable charities that fans can engage with and contribute towards coupled with the best cuisine.  This event will also have strong emphasis on security for women. Specialized teams will be trained to monitor the festival and will work closely with local authorities to ensure that all festival goers indulge in safe and legal revelry.

Come make dance music your religion of choice and the soundtrack of your life.  Experience this ONENESS at Candolim Beach, Goa – a land synonymous with timeless festival magic, to celebrate friendship and love amidst euphoric music.