Tomorrowland denies Thailand to host EDM event

The world-class Tomorrowland music event in Belgium in 2017. (File photo)
The world-class Tomorrowland music event in Belgium in 2017. (File photo)

Organisers of the Tomorrowland, a large electronic dance music (EDM) festival, has denied a government statement suggesting that the annual event will come to Thailand, saying they need to study the offer.

According to a report from on Thursday, the organisers said further exploration is required, and the venue in Thailand has not yet been confirmed.

The clarification follows a statement from a government spokesman who announced that the government plans to bring the event to the country in 2026, potentially hosting it for nine years.

The statement came after a meeting between the Tomorrowland team, organisers of other events and Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. confirmed that their team met with Thai officials in December last year but insisted that there was no confirmation regarding the festival's venue.

Tomorrowland is a world-class music festival drawing 400,000 music lovers every year. The two-week summer event is held in Belgium. Since its debut in 2005, Tomorrowland has had spin-offs, including TomorrowWorld in Atlanta and Tomorrowland Winter in France. Brazil will also host the event in October.

The government spokesman also said Thailand has secured a deal to host Summer Sonic, one of the most successful music festivals from Japan.

It will take place at Impact Arena from Aug 24-25 following the shows in Tokyo and Osaka.

The government's efforts to bring concerts and other events to Thailand aim to attract more visitors to the country and boost the economy.


  • clarification (noun): explaining something more clearly so that it is easier to understand - การทำให้กระจ่าง, การอธิบาย
  • confirm (verb): to state or show that something is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence - ยืนยัน
  • deny: to say that something is not true or does not exist - ปฏิเสธ
  • economy: the relationship between production, trade and the supply of money in a particular country or region - เศรษฐกิจ
  • exploration: when you search and find out about something - การสำรวจ, การค้นหา
  • official: connected with the job of somebody who is in a position of authority - ที่เป็นทางการ
  • organiser: an event organiser; a person or company that organises big events such as beauty contests -
  • potentially: possible in the future - ที่อาจเกิดขึ้นได้
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