First Covid Free Festival Takes Place in Albania This Summer
Ever heard of UNUM Festival?
UNUM is a 5-day,4-night art & music festival hosted in Shengjin, Albania from June 3rd-7th, 2021.
Music lovers go and grab your tickets now because this event is 100% guaranteed to go! Let’s all appreciate what the Albanian government has done and go enjoy ourselves. UNUM 2021 is in partnership with Swallow Events (a British government approved company) who will provide 15 minutes, on-site, rapid testing, ensuring the festivities are virus-free. This trip to Albania is the perfect opportunity to leave our COVID prisons at home.
For those unaware, Albania is a Southern European country located to the west of the Balkan Peninsula. TLDR; We’ll be partying on the beach! The coastal city of Shengjin is best known for its seaside views, tourist accommodations, and breathtaking natural beauty. It is easily accessible from a multitude of European cities via bus, ferry, car, or plane. Furthermore, UNUM 2021 will take place outdoors this spring and with the average temperature of 28°C in June we are looking at a great time.
Get Lost in the Art
This two-year-old festival is a gathering to celebrate unity and cohesion. To further enjoy the beauty of life and community, you can expect to encounter multiple art installations. From street art to sculptures, to light installations, be prepared to immerse yourself in rich Albanian culture and craftsmanship. In addition to the gathering of visual artists, a multitude of musical artists is set to grace the 3 stages over the course of the event. Appearances from Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler, and Laolu are scheduled among other electronic, house, and techno musicians.
For those passionate about music and movies, UNUM has proudly declared its hosting of the DOKUFEST- an international documentary and short film festival. This year’s DOKUFEST will screen silent films coincided with UNUM fest musical artists. On the contrary, for those looking to indulge on the more peaceful axis of the vocational, UNUM will offer JOY ZONE. JOY ZONE is an arrangement of massage booths, yoga classes, water games, body painting, and other relaxing activities to revigorated and renew your mind and perspective on life.
For those interested in learning more about the UNUM festival, the event seeking to restore the harm and division done by COVID-19, visit their website and purchase tickets here