Here’s Why You Should Attend the Djakarta Warehouse Project

Barely a decade since its inception, the annual Djakarta Warehouse Project has mushroomed into the biggest electronic dance music festival in Southeast Asia.

The biggest electronic dance music festival in Southeast Asia.

Barely a decade since its inception, the annual Djakarta Warehouse Project has mushroomed into the biggest electronic dance music festival in Southeast Asia. Last year’s event, pictured here, drew record-breaking crowds of 45,000 for each of its two days; more than half of those revelers flew in from abroad. The 2017 edition on December 15 and 16 carries plenty of star power, with DJs Tiësto and Steve Aoki making a comeback. Australian artist Flume will perform here for the first time, while Spanish clubbing brand Elrow—known for its extravagant, eye-popping productions—has chosen the event for its Asia debut.

This article originally appeared in the December 2017/January 2018 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“Jakarta Rising”)

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