The names of well-known artists and DJs for the second edition of Summer Daze Malta have been confirmed . . . a musical event for youths, with the climax to be reached on the eve of the feast of The Assumption.
David Guetta, Tyga, James Arthur, Danny Howard, Alle Farben, Tenishia and a number of prominent DJs will be the protagonists of this year’s edition, an event organised by the Ministry for Tourism in collaboration with Creamfields and BBC Radio 1 Dance. Last year about 20,000 people attended for the first edition that featured popular artists such as Rita Ora and Martin Garrix.
The festival is due to be held between the 11th and 17th August in various localities around Malta, with the main event taking place at Ta’ Qali on 14th August, the eve of the feast of The Assumption.
The activities that will be free of charge will include shows by contemporary music legend Monki from BBC Radio 1 and David Guetta.
The Minister for Tourism, Konrad Mizzi, said Summer Daze is expected to be the most sought-after event by Maltese and foreign youths this summer.
He said different niches are being organised with Summer Daze proving to be a great success last year and 64% of those who attended were foreigners. This year’s event will be spread over a whole week and has been advertised outside Malta.
Lionel Gerada, the official responsible for the Tourism Authority’s activities said the event will continue into 16th August in a number of entertainment establishments with the participation of DJ and former Italian national football striker Christian “Bobo” Vieri and Music House DJ, Roger Sanchez.
He said the event has a widespread appeal for all people, for tourists who have to travel to Malta, and this induces greater competitiveness.
Tourism Authority Chairman Gavin Gulia said this festival will continue to strengthen Malta’s reputation as a centre of attraction for youths.