After four unforgettable days from May 25 to 28, with spectacular performances and endless energy, the first edition of the EXIT’s brand-new Sea Star Festival finished in the sunny lagoon of the Stella Maris resort in Croatian coast town Umag. Big regional festival-run dubbed EXIT Summer of Love, marking the 50th anniversary since the original in 1967, while also connecting four countries of the region, started by launching a new bright star on the festival sky of Europe. There was an almost instant high interest for a new festival in Croatia run by the team behind the acclaimed Serbian EXIT Festival ever since the festival was announced and now, from the get-go it resulted in becoming one of the largest sea festivals in Europe. It is interesting to note that the Sea Star Festival tripled its initially annonced capacity and eventually even doubled the number of festival zones, all due to great interest. 50,000 elated visitors from over 70 countries that passed through the festival gates in the four days and nights have witnessed superb performances with impeccable production.

The beautiful lagoon of the Stella Maris resort proved to be a wonderful home for the festival. The Prodigy left their stamp on the entire festival, with a spectacular pe