Envision Festival, Costa Rica’s internationally-acclaimed conscious gathering, has announced the first round of their forward-thinking 2018 programming aimed to tantalize music lovers of all strides and tastes.
With gorgeous rainforest backdrops, four breath-taking stages, and 6 workshop spaces, Envision Festival brings a subsection of thought provoking music and education to to the shores of Costa Rica. Attendees will be treated to a soulful array of performances from the likes of multi-instrumentalist indie electronic act Bob Moses, the empowering singer-songwriting of Xavier Rudd, South American live Tribal Tech House Band Matanza, the soulful electronic genre-blasting Manic Focus and much more world-class live acts taking over the Sol Stage.
Envision’s Luna Stage will offer bass-heavy tones from the Queen of Glitch-Hop herself CloZee, experimental master Thriftworks, the sonic bass duo Desert Dwellers, and to no surprise but with great excitement, Random Rab who will be returning for his eighth year with his introspective sunrise set to the Luna Stage in tow. The producers are excited to unveil more big names and several of their favorite up-and-coming secrets in the second round.
We can expect the deeper sound waves radiating from the Lapa Stage with Italian techno legend DJ Tennis, globetrotting party-starter Behrouz, Spanish techno giants Audiofly, Israeli maestro of desert-tinged House music Chaim, German live electronic purveyor Monolink and many more scene leading acts.
As a Costa Rican festival, Envision is excited to highlight some of Latin America’s most experiential sounds including, Mantanza (Chile), Chancha via Circuito (Argentina), La BOA (Bogotá Orchestra Afrobeat / Colombia), Patterns (CR) and local underground favorite Santos y Zurdo (CR).
The Envision experience extends far beyond the music, offering an awakening journey for those who seek adventure, thirst for knowledge, and strive to be apart of an inspiration-driven community. In accordance with this ethos, the festival has also revealed its first round of World-Class Yoga Instruction including classes lead by Gina Caputo, Carson Clay Calhoun, and Robin Martin plus Though Leading Workshops with astrologer Kaypacha, activist and Dakota Access Pipeline Protest leader Winona LaDuke, and Bioneers co-founder Nina Simons.
Envision’s mission aims to spread innovative ideas and build consciousness through music, thought leading panels and workshops, and mind-easing meditation and yoga to transform their harmonious community into a lasting reality. By immersing its participants in the wondrous beauty of the Costa Rican coastal rainforest, Envision provides a deep escape from social conditioning and a chance to collectively re-envision our future. It is with the future of the world in mind that this pivotal event drives forward into its 2018 edition, calling upon the world’s thinkers and doers to gather and help permeate its message worldwide.