A peek into the magic of Tomorrowland

July 2023

Hi there!

The legendary 17th edition of Tomorrowland has come to an end. More than 400.000 People of Tomorrow celebrated love, music and unity across 16 mesmerizing stages. Today, the Tomorrowland team is getting ready for Tomorrowland Brasil in only 2 months, while prepping the Tomorrowland Winter ticket sale as well. ​

Enjoy summer!

TikTok at Tomorrowland

TikTok was Tomorrowland's Official Content Partner this summer. This groundbreaking result across both weekends demonstrates the appetite of the #Festival and #ElectronicMusic loving community who enjoyed the content from across the globe, with @Tomorrowland now the biggest non-artist music account on the platform with 4.7M followers. TikTok hosted a who's who of the world's leading DJs and producers - including Netsky, Lost Frequencies, Steve Aoki, Nina Kraviz and Shaquille O'Neal at the TikTok x Tomorrowland Content Studio on site. Views of the #Tomorrowland hashtag also rose from 3B to 3.6B, as the TikTok community turned up in droves to grow the festival's global reach and appeal, with 32 LIVE streams featuring a host of the biggest names in dance music, including Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Amelie Lens, Tiësto, Hardwell, Amber Broos, Timmy Trumpet, Afrojack & Armin van Buuren who performed on the Adscendo Mainstage. Latin hitmaker and global superstar Maluma joined DJ & producer GORDO on the Mainstage to perform their unreleased collaboration. Watch their video right here.

A special Tomorrowland Foundation Collection

Last year, the Tomorrowland Foundation joined forces with Ek Tara to open the second Tomorrowland Foundation Music & Arts School in Kolkata, India, giving 1.500 underprivileged girls the chance to attend dance, music and art classes. Based on the drawings created by the kids in these classes, an exclusive Tomorrowland Foundation capsule collection has been made, embroidering the drawings on magnificent apparel & accessories, including t-shirts, hoodies, tote bags, bucket hats, laptop sleeves and makeup bags. All proceeds of this unique collection will be donated to the projects of the Tomorrowland Foundation, supporting kids and youngsters across the globe. More information via https://foundation.tomorrowland.com/.

A platform to young and aspiring DJ talents

The Tomorrowland Academy, a high-quality music academy and DJ & producer school located in Antwerp and Hasselt (Belgium), organized kids & adult bootcamps at Den Oven, located 200 meters from De Schorre. Kids, teenagers and adults were mentored by professional DJs through a week of DJ workshops, immersing themselves in the magical world of DJing and learning all about beatmatching, phase matching, EQ’ing & filtering, Rekordbox, loops and hot cues. One of this year’s new stages, the Rise stage, nestled in green nature full of beautiful plants and summery vibes, gave a platform to young and aspiring DJ talents from all over the world to showcase their skills in collaboration with the Tomorrowland Academy. More information via https://www.academy.tomorrowland.com/.

Love your Neighbours

Tomorrowland aims to involve the neighbors as much as possible into the festival. The festival has an ombudsperson and team, a community center close to the festival site, a dedicated neighborhood newspaper, a free phone number (24/7) and and a separate website. In between the festival weekends, Tomorrowland also organizes a party for the neighbors and a guided tour behind the scenes of the festival. On Wednesday July 26th, 15.000 neighbors were welcomed for a big party at Tomorrowland. After the festival had ended, 3.000 flowers have been brought to neighbors to thank them for their support.

Gault&Millau at Tomorrowland

Gault&Millau was present at Tomorrowland for the 9th time this year for inspections of festival food. ​ "Impressive to see that guests there can enjoy a high quality and very varied range of diverse dishes," said Gault&Millau. ​ From over 100 food stands with more than 300 dishes, some winners were selected within five categories.

  • Gault&Millau Best Festival Food - Street food: Bánh Mi Pulled Pork from Bánh Mi
  • Gault&Millau Best Festival Food - Gastronomic: Ceviche Ms Maria & Mr Singh by Gaggan Anand
  • Gault&Millau Best Veggie Food: Pulled Jackfruit Burger by Pastorale
  • Gault&Millau Best Creativity at the Festival: Fermented fries by Ponyhof
  • Gault&Millau Best Dreamville Experience: Waffles & Barbecue Pulled Chicken by Gaufres/Waffles

Debby Wilmsen Press Coordinator & Spokeswoman, Tomorrowland
About We Are One World

Tomorrowland has evolved into a global entertainment brand and media powerhouse. Today, over 200 passionate employees are creating magic in the We Are One World headquarters in Antwerp (Belgium) as well as in Brazil and France. We Are One World organizes festivals & events like Tomorrowland in Belgium, Tomorrowland Brasil in Itu (São Paulo), Tomorrowland Winter in Alpe d’Huez, a yearly residence at Ushuaïa Ibiza and several groundbreaking digital festivals. In addition to the festivals & events, the record label Tomorrowland Music, the Tomorrowland Academy (a DJ & producer school), the music management & booking agency One World Artists and a Tomorrowland DJ & Experience Store were established. The Tomorrowland universe is brought into people's homes through Tomorrowland Fiction, the radio station One World Radio, the iconic Tomorrowland aftermovies and several exclusive documentaries. With the Tomorrowland apparel & accessories label and homeware, Mesa (the Tomorrowland restaurant), The Ride to Happiness by Tomorrowland (at Plopsaland De Panne), the specially painted aircraft Amare in collaboration with Brussels Airlines, the Tomorrowland hot air balloon Zephyr, Tomorrowland art projects (The Stairway To Unity, One World Bridge, Magical Troll Forest) and the sparkling wine Solo Vida, the world of lifestyle and leisure is being tapped into. We Are One World keeps on working on a better tomorrow thanks to the sustainability platform Love Tomorrow and the Tomorrowland Foundation, building several Music & Arts Schools in the world.