Festival Internacional de Benicassim 2010

Festival Internacional de Benicassim 2010 - around the site
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Festival Internacional de Benicassim 2010

Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th July 2010
near Valencia, Spain, Spain
4-days £160
Last updated: Tue 20th Jul 2010

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

Established in 1994 and now in its 16th year, the International Benicàssim Festival, FIB Heineken, near Valencia, Spain is back for 2010 from Thursday 15th until Sunday 20th July. With camping thrown in with the ticket price, all night music over 4 days, and sited just walking distance from the beach and a huge water park.


The first acts have been announced as Gorrillaz, Kasabian, Ian Brown, The Specials, Public Image Ltd. (PiL), Dizzee Rascal, Vampire Weekend, Leftfield, Klaxons, The Courteeners, The Prodigy, Calvin Harris, Echo And The Bunnymen, Hot Chip, Mumford & Sons, Cut Copy, Yuksek, Magnetic Man featuring Skream & Benga, Ellie Goulding, The Cribs, Foals, and more. For the line-up and latest rumours on who might play 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.


Early bird tickets have sold out. an adult weekend ticket is priced at £160 for the four days, with camping included. To buy, click here.

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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 Heineken. 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 document can be downloaded (in PDF format) here, and must be handed in at wristband exchange.

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.

More information will be here when available.

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