Festival Internacional de Benicassim 2013

Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st July 2013
Benicassim, near Valencia, Spain, Spain
£150 for 4-days with camping
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Tue 4th Jun 2013

the town & beach - Benicassim

Benicassim has something to offer across the whole musical spectrum, as indie and rock bands rub shoulders with DJs and more experimental music projects.

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Established in 1994 and now in its 19th year, the International Benicàssim Festival, FIB, near Valencia, Spain is back for 2013 from Thursday 18th until Sunday 21st July. With camping thrown in from 9th until 16th July with the ticket price, all night music over 4 days, and sited just walking distance from the beach and a huge water park.

Line-up

The latest additions are Beach House, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Dorian, Bigott, Rudimental, And So I Watch You From Afar, Smile, Grupo Salvaje, Attic Lights, The Child of Lov, Soledad Velez, Alba Lua, and Pleasant Dreams.

They join The Killers, Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, Dizzee Rascal, Primal Scream, Kaiser Chiefs, Bastille, The Courteeners, Hurts, AlunaGeorge, China Rats, Deap Vally, Echo Lake, Rizzle Kicks, Temples, Azealia Banks, Jake Bugg, Palma Violets, La Roux, Miles Kane, Everything Everything, Woodkid, Le Carousel, Childhood, Christian Smith, Chvrches, The Coronas, El Gran Manel, Hanni El Khatib, Hyetal, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Jacco Gardner, Pegasvs, Ratoniles, The Riptide Movement, Terrence Dixon, and more.

For the line-up details, and day splits as available please click here.

As well as this diverse array of musical performers, the festival has an extensive bill of non-musical entertainment, including dance, art, theatre, fashion, silent disco and short films.

On site

There's the usual markets, bars, and food outlets. Several other celebrations of the arts take place within the Benicassim festival, including a short film festival, a fashion weekend, art exhibition, and a festival of dance and choreography, with educational arts courses on top of all this provided by local university, Universidad Jaume I.

Tickets

With 8 days free camping thrown in from 15th until 22nd July with the ticket price, all night music over 4 days, and sited just walking distance from the beach and a huge water park. Early bird tickets have sold out. Tickets are available priced at £150 for a four day ticket, or £325 for VIP.

To buy tickets, click here.

Taking minors

Minors under the age of 18 may enter FIB Heineken accompanied by their parents or legal guardians. In order for the Organisation to grant entrance to minors under the age of 18, a National ID Cards or passports of the minor and the accompanying adult must be presented, plus proof of legal guardianship issued in their countries of origin must be presented.

The parent or legal guardian of the minor will be required to sign a document assuming all responsibility, direct or indirect, for the entrance of the minor to FIB. In the event that a parent or legal guardian refuses to sign this document, the Organisation reserves the right to deny entry of the minor to the concert venue.

The failure of a parent or legal guardian to comply with the obligations relating to the responsible protection and custodianship of a minor will authorise the Organisation to expel said adult and the accompanying minor from the venue.

Travel tips

Get travel insurance and check what it covers. Apply for a European Health Insurance Card. Leave a photocopy of your passport with your family in the UK. Fill in the last page of your passport with your emergency contacts. When you arrive, make sure you lock your valuables in one of the lockers available on site. If camping, don't leave anything valuable in your tent. Carry a photocopy of your passport with you and leave the original locked away. Have one of your cash cards and some cash separate from the rest of your valuables just in case. Be extra careful in large crowds, keep your cash in a zipped pocked or bag. Follow the instructions of the event organisers and Spanish Police whenever necessary.

After it's over, be extra vigilant, you will be tired, which makes you more vulnerable. Don't fall asleep on the beach if you have your valuables on you Public transport can be busy so give yourself plenty of time to get to the airport or to get your train.

If something goes wrong, your local Consulate is available to offer help and support if you have been hospitalised, arrested or are a victim of crime. Their details are 0034 913 342 194 if you need help, advice or an Emergency Passport.

Don't forget that the festival organisers can also support you. Go to one of the information points, or contact the Red Cross (Cruz Roja) for more information.

For more information please click here.

More information will be here when available.

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Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st July 2013
Benicassim, near Valencia, Spain, Spain
£150 for 4-days with camping
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Tue 4th Jun 2013


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