Liminal Village 2018: Webisode 5

Interest towards indigenous cultures and their ways with spirituality, medicine and relation with life has been increasing over the past years - in this fifth Liminal Village 2018 Specials webisode, we approach this particular phenomena, its impact and other related topics.... read more

Liminal Village 2018: Webisode 4

In this fourth Liminal Village Special, medical doctor and psychedelic activist Andrea Zeuch bridges the world of psychedelics and society as we know it. We invite you to tune in with this inspiring talk!... read more

Boom Book 20 Years Now Available

Our most recent, and last newsletter for the year of 2018! Here we give you further information on the beautiful piece we've created for the 20th anniversary of Boom Festival... read more

Liminal Village 2018: Webisode 3

The third webisode of the Liminal Village 2018 Specials is a panel discussion on what is known as Harm Reduction and whether it caters to the diverse needs of individuals. Make sure to check it out!... read more

Liminal Village 2018: Webisode 2

In this second webisode of the 2018 Liminal Village Specials, we explore Pleasure and Happiness, the mechanisms behind addictive behaviour and many other thought-provoking revelations.... read more

Boom 2020 Dates Announcement

On this full moon night, we're letting you now the official dates for Boom 2020!... read more

Eco Letter to the Boomers 2018

Our usual assesment on sustainability measures and other key topics about Boom 2018, Boomland and the future!... read more

Liminal Village 2018: Webisode 1

'Woman Stands Shining - Rediscovering the “original instructions”: indigenous wisdom in service of thriving life' is the first webisode of the Liminal Village 2018 Specials - now available online!... read more

Boom Radio 2018 Sets launched today

Today we've published the first of many Boom Festival 2018 recorded sets! More are coming your way in the upcoming weeks.... read more


The Boom Festival 20 Years documentary (1997-2017) film sums up its origins, 11 editions of the festival and all the projects which emerged from its evolution over time.... read more

Letter to the Boomers 2018

A recollection of what marked this 2018 edition, an assessment of both positive and less positive aspects, and a message from our hearts to the whole Boom community.... read more

Boom Festival 2018 - Night Aerial Views (Extended)

Here's the extended of the night time aerial view of Boom 2018!... read more

Celebrating Boom Festival's 20th anniversary: official book and documentary film release

The unveiling of the book and documentary film which celebrate Boom Festival's 20 years.... read more

Kaleidoscopic Sounds are back

Before sharing with you the recorded sets from Boom 2018, we're giving continuity to the podcasts series Kaleidoscopic Sounds.... read more

Dharma Dragon 2018 now available online

We've just made available the most recent edition of the Dharma Dragon.... read more

Paradigm Films list

Find here the extensive list of the Paradigm films screened at Boom 2018!... read more

Lost & Found

Have you misplaced anything during Boom 2018? We've set up a website where you can look for your missing items and get them back.... read more

Your photography is your art - care to share?

If you've experienced Boom through a lens, we'd love to display your art on our channels.... read more


A few words of gratitude to all who contributed to an outstanding edition of Boom! (Translations available for Portuguese and French)... read more


We'd like to express our deepest gratitude to all Boomers who co-created this wonderful edition of Boom... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 8

How can we integrate what we’ve learned at Boom into our daily lives? On the day that marks the end of Boom 2018, here are some tips on how to take the Boom spirit home... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 7

Energies are in full swing for the final day of program at Boom 2018!... read more

Boom Festival 2018 - Aerial Views

Check out this night time aerial video of Boomland!... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 6

The day of the eclipse brought on a whole new level of Boom mysticism. As the end of our cosmic gathering quickly approaches, you could see the Being Fields fuller than ever as Boomers pursued the peace they need for resting, in preparation for the beautiful natural phenomena that energised the night.... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 5

It’s not just about pink unicorns: a Boomer sees his premonition come to life; we speak to the Dance Temple divas; and the psy trance tribe go wild to Ethiopian Jazz at the Dance Temple. Wanna know more? Then make yourself a Chai, get comfortable and read about Day Five at Boom in the Daily Diaries!... read more

Alchemy Stage music program update

Please read for updated information on the Alchemy Stage music program for today.... read more

Chill Out Gardens music program update

An update on the adjustments made to the Chill Out Gardens music lineup.... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 4

Boomers get holistic before they rock out on day four of the festival and we speak to various Dance Temple artists about their connection to Boom. Read all about it in today’s edition of the Boom Festival Daily Diaries!... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 3

It's official - the dragon has been released! On Day 3, every part of the Boomland is buzzing with the plethora of different activities happening. Here's a glimpse of what happened...... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 2

The opening ceremony of the Dance Temple is a milestone at every Boom. On Day 2 of Boom 2018, we had that, and much more...... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - DAY 1

Day 1 sets the tone for the remaining week - and we are in for a cosmic ride!... read more

Boom 2018 Diaries - Day 0

The day of arrivals, long awaited encounters and unexpected surprises. Welcome Boomers!... read more

Sacred Fire lineup Update

Read here for the latest updates on the Sacred Fire music program for the 22 July!... read more

Cancellation of Dead Combo Concert

We're deeply sorry to announce that the Dead Combo concert at Boom 2018 has been cancelled due to health issues of one of the band's members. We're sending all our love and support to the artists and thank the community for your understanding and support.... read more

New Video: Skipping on Plastic at Boom 2018

Together we can combat plastic waste, through our own personal habits and choices - at Boom 2018 and in your everyday life, skip on plastic whenever possible!... read more

Boom 2018 Daily Program Release

It is our honour to share with you the daily program for Boom Festival 2018! Take a moment to dive in and explore how days turn into nights and how nights turn into days...... read more

The Art of Living at Boom - A Boomers’ Guide to the Galaxy

'The Art of Living at Boom' contains all the information you need for your stay at Boomland, and more!... read more

Reminder: Boom Bus ticket sales will close on the 2nd of July at 23:59 (Portuguese time).

The Boom Bus service is a charter bus service that brings you directly into the Boomland! There are still tickets available, but sales will close in 5 days, so make sure to prepare in advance and read all the information available.... read more

New video: Fire Prevention & Safety Measures

The Boomland is a high fire risk area! Please watch the video to learn about how you can help prevent fires.... read more

Last phase of returned ticket sales taking place today

Quick reminder that today we'll be having the last phase of the returned Boom Festival and Boom Bus ticket sales. Thank you Boomers!... read more

Last Phase of Returned Ticket Sales

On this Saturday 16th of June 2018 we’ll have the last phase of the Boom Festival and Boom Bus returned ticket sales. Make sure to plan ahead and read the available FAQs!... read more

New video: Get into the Boom State of Mind

When it comes to good advice, a little goes a long way. We've compiled a few tips to make your stay at Boomland more comfortable, safe and fun. ... read more


A new European regulation has been implemented to protect citizens’ data. To keep receiving Boom newsletters, you have to explicitely allow the usage of your data to that end. Please read the full text for further details!... read more


The first phase of returned ticket sales starts today. Please read attentively the information on this newsletter.... read more

New video: Skip on Plastic!

Small gestures make all the difference! Learn how you can leave a positive impact both at Boom and at home.... read more

New Video About Health & Substance Use

At Boom due to the decriminalisation law in Portugal we have official permission to have harm reduction services for substance use.... read more


Some long-awaited good news are finally here! We are launching a ticket refund system for 2018 Boom tickets. Please make sure to go through all the available information carefully!... read more

Latest Updates

These are happy times! After many months of dry weather, much needed rain has finally  nourished the Boomland. And with just a few months to go until we swing open the festival gates, the production crew has taken things up a gear and is busy working at top speed.... read more

A big THANK YOU to all applicants!

Applications for the Boom Festival 2018 program are now officially closed! For Volunteers and Workers, the online forms will remain open until the 31st of March. Thank you to all who applied so far!... read more

Reminder: Online applications are closing soon!

Some of the online applications to participate in the making of Boom Festival 2018 are closing very soon! Here, we give a brief recap of some of the areas for which applications will close on the 28th of February.... read more

New Video: Boomland Reforestation

Slowly, but surely, our reforestation program will help life flourish at the Boomland, making it greener and more comfortable for all!... read more

Activism will lead the 2018 Liminal Village program

Activism - in all its forms - will be the main theme for the 2018 Liminal Village program! Find out more about all the topics included in the discussion in these news.... read more

Official Sold Out

Tickets for Boom Festival 2018 are officially sold out, several months prior to the opening of the event! In these news you will find a quick recap of ticket sales, plus important information on event limitation and Boom Bus tickets availability.... read more

Update on Utopia Boom Landing

Utopia Boom Landing: is it happening? Many of you have been asking about this, and rightly so! Unfortunately, the ravaging fires that took place during the year or 2017 have severely damaged the lands where Utopia used to take place.... read more

Boom Festival - A celebration beyond the lineup

Music is at the core of Boom, yes. But many other things are part of the multi-dimensional Boom experience - across the Boomland, several areas hold a very specific program which we are carefully arranging for the upcoming edition. Read further to understand why we won't be disclosing the program until just before the festival begins!... read more

Start of Ambassador sales!

A quick reminder that today is the start of Boom Ambassador ticket sales.... read more

Detailed results of the DDoS attack

The DDos attack audit has come to and end and we are finally able to share with you the results of weeks of investigation.... read more

Important Information about Boom Ambassadors

The Ambassador list is now available! Please make sure to take a look at this newsletter and to carefully read all the necessary FAQ's about Ambassador tickets.... read more

Online tickets are SOLD OUT!

Online tickets for Boom Festival 2018 are Sold Out! Ambassador tickets will be available from the 19th of December. Thank you Boomers!... read more

Tickets Are Back: Monday, 20 November 2017 (09H00 - Portugal)

Online ticket sales will be re-launched on Monday 20 November at 9am (Portuguese Time). Ahead of this time, we have laid out some details of the new process for purchasing tickets. Please be sure to read the following information with care and consideration:... read more

The online ticket platform will be relaunched on the 20th of November.

As the cyberattack audit has come to an end, the date for the relaunch of the online platform has been set!... read more

Water Scarcity in Portugal is an issue of the present

The impacts of climate change can be felt as we write these words - in Portugal, some regions are facing severe droughts and measures are being taken to supply the populations with water in places where reservoirs levels are below half of their capacity.... read more

The official Boom Festival 2016 movie is finally here!

Unveil the psychedelic wonders of Boom 2016 as you dive into an interactive movie experience that lets you choose your own path.... read more

Newest Update Post-Cyberattack (3rd of November)

Following the most recent events regarding the online ticket sales and cyberattack, we have taken legal action as to fight against and prevent any future attacks of this nature. More information on ticket will be available next week!... read more

More Info on Cyber Attack (22 October Update)

After meeting with a series of experts, it has been made clear that the Boom Festival has suffered a concerted cyber-attack, led by someone who has the means and resources to intervene in such a way.... read more

Cyber Attack Update (21 October 2017)

Here is the newest update on the present situation!... read more

Online Ticket Sales Will Temporarily Freeze Until Further Notice

An update on the present Online Ticket Sales situation!... read more


It is with immense pleasure that we finally launch the 1st phase of Online ticket sales for the 2018 edition of the Boom Festival!... read more

Tickets will be launched at 20h20 Portuguese time

Here are some news about the hour of release of Boom 2018 Tickets, plus some other topics worth addressing.... read more

Info about Tickets Release Dates & Prices

Here's what you need to know about 2018 ticket phases, ambassadors, prices and other news...... read more

Guest Country for Boom 2018 - Costa Rica!

For the 2018 edition of Boom Festival, we picked Costa Rica as the Guest Country - find out why!... read more

Website Launch & Tickets Info

Get to know the Boom 2018 website and learn the latest news on Ticket Dates & Prices!... read more

Young Dragons at Boom 2018

Make sure to take a look at this precious information on bringing your kids at Boom. Families, welcome to Boom 2018!... read more

Eco Lettter to the Boomers 2016

An eco-report that adresses not only sustainability issues, but other Boom projects as well.... read more

Carta aos Boomers 2016

Uma breve recapitulação e análise da edição do Boom 2016.... read more

Lettre à Tous Les Boomers 2016

Un compte-rendu de l'édition du Boom 2016... read more

Letter to the Boomers 2016

A brief assessment of the Boom 2016 edition.... read more

A Barrier-Free Boom Festival

Just because you have impaired physical abilities you don't have a reason not to join us on the visionary journey that is Boom Festival.... read more

The Natural and Cultural Setting of Boom

Nature and Interculturalism has a long history in the pristine surroundings of Boom... read more

Boom Broadcast: Alternative Models

At Boom our aim is to plant the seeds for change. However, the actual growth and evolution takes place in everyday life.... read more

How Boom Can Be Life-Changing: An Example

What's a life-changing experience? A big question, isn’t it? Let's break it down to something more tangible.... read more

Letter to the Normalizers

A manifesto anti Sustainable Events Standard ISO 20121... read more

Boom Power Plants

Learn about some of the aquatic plants we use for our 100% biological water treatment system at Boom.... read more

Power Plants I: Azolla

Learn about some of the aquatic plants we use for our 100% organic water treatment system at Boom.... read more

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