UNUM is a truly cultured and uncommercialised festival that is a music and travel lover’s dream. It happened in a quiet corner of Albania on a gorgeous coastline and with a clued-up crowd. It has quickly become one of the most talked about underground events in the game and as it approaches this year you should head to unumfestival.com for full details and ticket info.

Before that, here are five reasons not to miss it.

The Line-Up
House, techno and minimal is all covered by the best in the game including Ricardo Villalobos, Dyed Soundorom,Rhadoo, Raresh, Praslea, Priku, Sonja Moonear, Margaret Dygas, tINI and Anthea amongst many more.

The Location

The hidden secret paradise of Rana e Hedhun is a quiet corner of Europe in the town of Shengjin on the picture-perfect Albanian coastline. It is here that all your senses will be tantalised by the rich array of local cultures and customs as well as uninterrupted sun, sean and world class sounds.

Stage Hosts
The Pine Stage is one of the scene’s most iconic with towering pines all around the woodland clearing. It opens on Thursday and runs 24/7 non-stop with stage partners Animal Crossing, Club Der Visionaere and After Caposile, while Monday is a special day into night family gathering with Slapfunk.

The Community
There are few festivals in the world with the cosy, close knit and friendly community vibe of UNUM. People come from all over the world to get down together at this gorgeous and organic event and you should be one of them.

The Production
World class sound systems are installed at UNUM as the music is the most important part of the event. It is delivered with crystal clear hi hats and punchy bass and offers the sort of immersive experience that few other events can.

For tickets head to https://www.unumfestival.com/