The last thing we imagine when we think of a musical festival is that it will be cold. Very cold. The Snowbombing in Mayrhofen, Austria, is designed for winter sports such as skiing or snowboarding in the mornings.

However, when the sun goes down, sports leave space to electronic music, techno and party, and the enormous white tracks transforms into multiple multicolored spaces that dance to the rhythm of the most accelerated beats.

The ‘Racket Club’ stage, the dream of the most ravers ones of the festival.

This bacchanal of snow and music takes place in the small Tyrolean village of Mayrhofen, which does not even reach 4000 inhabitants the rest of the year. This year’s party will take place between April 9th and 14th, a few days after the start of spring, with a stellar lineup that includes Liam Gallagher (former member of Oasis), Rudimental, Pendulum, Dizzee, Craig David, Wilkinson or Eats Everything.

For lovers of skis, the nineteenth Snowbombing Festival will have 650 kilometers of untouched tracks, among which you will find the steepest slope in Europe, ‘Harakiri’ with a 78% inclination. However, you can practice on different tracks suitable for any skill level.

The track ‘Harakiri’ with 78 degrees of inclination is the steepest one in Europe.

However, for those who are not very athletes, the mornings at the Snowbombing Festival will be anything but boring. The organization has planned spas, saunas, yoga in the snow, rallies in funny cars, leisure monitors, costumes, glitter parties and gymkhanas. And of course, you will find typical Tyrolean restaurants with food and the local beer of renowned purity.

The most enthusiastic young people have a wide range of options such as mountain rallies or gymkhanas.

When the closing time of the tracks arrives, the attendees of the festival will go to the amazing stages located in magnificent locations. The main stage, the ‘Forest’, located between haunted pines has witnessed the presentation in previous editions of The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim or BastilleIn this edition it will be the battlefield of the British Liam Gallagher and Rudimental.

Liam Gallagher, ex-leader of the British band Oasis will perform in the stage ‘Forest’

The ‘Street Party’ in the middle of the town, and mixing with the blond inhabitants, is another of the main stages of the festival. For its part, for techno and non-stop party lovers, the underground stage ‘Racket Club’, is the delight of the most intense ravers .

A surrealist igloo at almost 1900m above sea level and with capacity for 300 attendees per session, is considered the coldest party in the world and will take place in the icy ‘Arctic Disco’ stage.

The Smirnoff Arctic Disco stage at 1900m above sea level will make you defrost by dancing.

Other smaller musical scenarios will also be present during the daylight hours at the Snowbombing Festival 2018, with DJs playing in the ski tracks, in typical Tyrolean breweries, in the Hans charcuterie and even in heated poolsYes, in the Alps!

The charcuterie of the Austrian Hans will become a place where new DJs will present their most recent works.

The basic price for this festive edition includes the access to all the musical stages, sports courts and more lodging activities, where for approximately 300 pounds sterling (€335 approximately) you can choose between several small apartments. If you have a more comfortable budget, stay in huge 5-star hotels with access to all musical and sports activities (€720 approx.).

Can you think of a better way to start the spring? Enjoying the first solo album by Liam Gallagher ‘As you were’ after having skied all day, having tasted delicious Austrian high mountain specialties, and dancing with the most frantic electronics at dawn in a VIP igloo reserved only for 300 lucky persons.

The annual event in Mayrhofen will take place this year between April 9th and 14th.

So, can you ask for something more? Live the Snowbombing Festival in Mayrhofen, Austria (just 1h45 from Münich), between April 9th and 14th 2018, as if it were the last festival on Earth.