Creamfields 2008 - Global Festival Schedule Announced

Creamfields 2008


Global Festival Schedule Announced

The world's leading festival promoters Creamfields are set for an unprecedented year having just announced their international festival schedule for 2008 which features a record breaking 13 shows throughout the year. The companies flagship festival in Daresbury, Cheshire in the UK will celebrate its 10th Anniversary August Bank Holiday weekend and will coincide with Liverpool's Capital of Culture year, the show will also see BBC Radio 1 return to broadcast over 10 hours of live coverage.

This year the Cream team have pushed the boundaries once again and are to take the festival into new territories including Czech Republic, Malta, Romania and a secondary Spanish show in Vigo. With a total of 13 Creamfields festivals confirmed for 2008, attracting approximately half a million people, this impressive schedule cements their position as the world's leading festival promoters.

The company staged its first international Creamfields festival in Ireland in 2000 and following its success went on to stage Creamfields further a field in Spain, Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Chile and Argentina which alone attracts over 60,000 people every year and has gone on to become THE biggest electronic music festival in Latin America, adding to the strength of the brand in south America, a second show is planned for Brazil this year. Spain is another key area for Creamfields, having staged sell out shows in Andalucia over the last 4 years, it has been decided to capitalise on its success and stage a second show in Vigo, on the west coast.

Cream CEO James Barton comments: "The reputation of Creamfields is globally recognised as a quality festival that delivers great line ups, great production, a great atmosphere and gives people a memorable experience, its taken a lot of hard work, thought and energy to get to this point and the strength of the brand continues to grow. The UK are leaders in the global festival market and with a 10 year heritage Creamfields is at the forefront. This being our 10th anniversary year was the perfect time to take Creamfields to new territories and we look forward to working with new partners around the world and establishing the Creamfields brand further.

Details about this years Creamfields UK 10th Anniversary Festival will be announced exclusively on Jo Wiley's BBC Radio 1 show on Friday 7th March 2008.

Festival Schedule (* = New Festival)

Creamfields Malta* - 28th June

Creamfields Central Europe (Czech Republic)* - 12th July

Creamfields Vigo (Spain)* - 2nd August

Creamfields Romania* - 2nd August

Creamfields Andalucia (Spain) - 9th August

Creamfields Poland - 16th August

Creamfields UK - 23rd August Bank Holiday Weekend

Creamfields Argentina - 8th November

Creamfields Chile - November

Creamfields Rio (Brazil) - November

Creamfields Belo Horizonte (Brazil) - November

Creamfields Peru - November

Creamfields Mexico - November

Information about all Creamfields shows will be announced on which will launch in March.

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