Beat the summer heat with the freshest hip hop sounds and fun water activities. Over the Songkran holiday, the first off-the-hook VOLO Festival will give hip hop heads a treat with world-class and local artists.
This weekend event is something to look forward to with the mash-up of hip urban culture at the resort town of Hua Hin.
This summer, the first edition Volo Festival unites hip-hop enthusiasts and tourists alike to a showcase of urban culture. The 2019 Volo Festival will be happening on April 13-14 at Vana Nava Water Jungle, Asia’s first water jungle, in Hua Hin district.
Expect nothing short of music, fashion, art, and food here in Southeast Asia’s largest hip-hop festival.
The festival will kick off at Vana Nava Water Jungle in Thailand’s thriving Hua Hin District, Thailand. If you’re coming from Manila, you can take a flight to Bangkok.
There are daily direct flights from local airlines including Philippine Airlines. Other international air carrier options include Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, and Jetstar.
From Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, you can travel to Hua Hin via bus, train, or express train depending on your budget and preference.
Experience a pirate theme two-day 2019 VOLO Festival. Festival-goers 18 year old and above are encouraged to dress up and express themselves. Tickets are sold for PHP 4,153 and gates are opened at 4PM.
Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect at the premiere hip hop festival:
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Shout out to hip hop heads/enthusiasts. Clear your weekend this April 13 to 14 and dig into the festival’s huge debut party with the big shot American rapper A$AP Rocky top billing the event. Another global hip hop figure headlining the event is 2 Chainz.
Rocky is the frontman of A$AP Mob and has collaborated with Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Skrillex, Rihanna to name a few.
Other confirmed regional artists to join them in the spotlight are Asian-American artist Daboyway, Thai artists Pok Mindset & Double P, eclectic hip-hop/rapper Youngohm, FIIXD, Younggu, Diamond, Young Bong, and Gavin Duval.
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The fest will also showcase lit lifestyle zones including a Fashion Zone strategically located at the grounds. The area will feature curated local streetwear and again, Rocky is the best choice as the headlining act.
The American rap figure has been included in several best-dressed men lists both online and offline. Don’t miss out to get a glimpse of his unique fashion taste as well as the other attendees’ OOTD.
Your tastebuds will not suffer from a serious case of FOMO. Fulfill your festival experience while exploring the Food Zone, bringing Thai’s gastronomy scene within your reach.
You got an array of finger-licking food trucks to choose to give in to your cravings, from world-class Pad Thai to sliders. Don’t forget to chug it down to a bottle or two of cold beers that are also served in the area.
Beyond the festival’s eargasmic beats, your ticket also includes entrance into the waterpark starting from 10 am into the course of the festival.
Vana Nava Water Jungle’s entertainment complex offers an array of tropical attractions such as signature rides, exciting slides, as well as Thailand’s First Professional Underwater Studio, Vanadio.
Aside from the festival’s Food Zone, the water park has a selection of dining options combining Thai flavors and Western cuisines.
Could there be any better than having a great time with music, food, fashion, and even water activities? Yes, and it’s capping the after party to relaxing and comfortable hotel accommodation. Festival-goers can choose to any of our top hotel choices in the area:
Location: 129/129 Petchkasem Road, Nong Gae Dist, Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
As the venue of the music festival itself, booking a room here would be the most comfortable and convenient. You’ll get easy access to the festival grounds and there’s no need to worry about how to get home after a long night of partying.
Location: Petchkasem Road Hua Hin 87, Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
This hotel is a convenient option for festival goers as its right beside the venue. You can also enjoy amenity perks like access to the pool and buffet area.
Location: 117/74 Takiab Road, Nongkae, Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Hua Hin Beachfront, Hua Hin District
Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay at this 4 star hotel that’s just a few minutes away from the festival venue.
Calling y’all hommies out there. Since Volo Festival 2019 is the biggest hip hop fest in Southeast Asia, and on its debut edition, best to come prepared for this event.
You should take into consideration that this is a part of the Songkran celebration, the most festive merriment in Thailand. For the festival goers, make sure to bring these items:
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