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Ozora Festival

The Ozora Festival, stylised as O.Z.O.R.A., is an annual transformational festival and arts festival in the Hungarian village of Ozora.

History and growth

The festival has been held on an estate in Ozora near the small village of Dádpuszta every year since 2004. The first modern music festival held in Ozora was called Solipse and took place during the Solar eclipse of August 11, 1999. ''Solipse' had a sequel in Zambia 2001, https://www.goabase.net/festival/solipse-2001/4118 but in Ozora' did not get a sequel until the first Ozora Festival was held in 2004.

The Ozora is with Solar Festival one of the two sizeable transformational festival festivals in Hungary, one of the largest psychedelic trance festivals in Europe, Ozora is similar to the Boom Festival in Portugal, Burning Man in United States, Fusion Festival in Germany one of the Most Famous Festivals in the World, who also reach more than 40,000 visitors every year.

Due to its success, several one-day spin-offs from the Ozora Festival have been held in several other countries such as Tokyo, Japan, Paris, France and São Paulo, Brazil.

Reception

Ozora is considered one of the "leading festivals" around the world, "one of the largest gatherings of trance and psychedelic music in the world", and according to Trax Magazine "the principal hub of psytrance culture in Europe". La Dernière Heure likened Ozora to an "ecological Tomorrowland with the Peace & Love atmosphere of a 21st-century Woodstock".

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