The Sea Star Festival, officially the second-largest festival in Croatia, is back with a bang for its 5th anniversary edition. Taking place on May 19th and 20th, against the stunning backdrop of Stella Maris lagoon and the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea, this year's festival promises to be an unforgettable experience.
Organized by the team behind EXIT, the festival boasts an impressive lineup headlined by the highly sought-after group, The Prodigy, and renowned DJ Robin Schulz. Joining them are an array of international and regional stars, including Indira Paganotto, Mahmut Orhan, Daria Kolosova, Etapp Kyle, Senidah, Hiljson Mandela, Krankšvester, and many more. The demand for tickets has been overwhelming, with two-thirds of them already sold.
Sea Star Festival, part of the EXIT festival family, was the first festival to take place after a two-year hiatus. Since its inception in 2017, the festival has showcased over 100 international and regional artists, including Wu-Tang Clan, Cypress Hill, Fatboy Slim, Dmitri Vegas & Like Mike, Paul Kalkbrenner, Nina Kraviz, and Amelie Lens, among others.
The fifth edition of Sea Star Festival kicks off the summer season at the Stella Maris Resort Plava Laguna in Umag on May 19th and 20th. The festival will feature four stages: Tesla Main Stage, Nautilus Arena, Electric Waves, and Silent Octopus.
On Friday, Robin Schulz, one of the world’s biggest hitmakers, takes the lead with support from Mahmut Orhan. The trap heroes Senidah and Hiljson Mandela will also deliver captivating performances, along with exciting b2b sets by Daria Kolosova & Etapp Kyle and Marko Nastić & Dejan Miličević. The Electric Waves stage will be curated by Ilija Rudman.
Saturday will see The Prodigy, the electro-punk giants, taking the stage at the Tesla Main Stage. Techno superstar Indira Paganotto will also captivate the audience, joined by regional trap stars Krankšvester, Grše, 30Zona, Fox & Surreal, and many others. The Electric Waves stage will feature headliners Ian F and Marcelo.
The Sea Star Festival marks the beginning of summer and the festival season on the Croatian coast. Held in Umag, a picturesque town known for its narrow streets and Mediterranean climate, the festival attracts visitors from all over. Located just 12 km from the Slovenian border and 35 km from the Italian border, Umag is a popular tourist destination in the Istria region.
Set in the beautiful Stella Maris resort, the festival can accommodate between 20,000 and 25,000 attendees. The Tesla Stage and Nautilus Arena, located within the ATP Stadium, are among the most technologically advanced stages in the region, managed by the same production team responsible for the renowned EXIT Dance Arena.
Tickets, including daily passes and VIP options, can be purchased on the official festival website. This year, the Sea Star Festival is supported by the Croatian Tourist Board, Istria County, the City of Umag, the Umag Tourist Board, the Istria County Tourist Board, and Plava Laguna.
Don’t miss out on the Sea Star Festival – the ultimate way to kick off your summer!