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EDC Japan will make it’s debut next year! Read below what Insomniac had to say about this upcoming EDC expansion! ✌#SCEE

July 17, 2015

INSOMNIAC ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER EDC JAPAN

Electric Daisy Carnival will make its debut in Tokyo, Japan July 2016

Visit Japan.ElectricDaisyCarnival.com

(LOS ANGELES) — Today, Insomniac announced that for the very first time, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) will bring its unparalleled music festival experience to Tokyo, Japan in July 2016. In partnership with GMO Culture Incubation, 2016 will be the debut of the festival in the Asian continent and the first time local fans can experience what has made EDC a celebrated global phenomenon.

“Dance music is truly a global movement, and over the last few years I’ve been fortunate enough to bring EDC to our Headliners in Mexico, the UK, and later this year, Brazil,” said Pasquale Rotella, Founder and CEO of Insomniac. “I can’t tell you how excited I am to announce that in 2016, we’ll be adding Japan to that list! More info to come, but make sure to follow @EDC_Japan for all the details. #EDCJP.”

The unique elements of EDC are unlike any other events in the region, with its focus on putting the fan experience first. Spectacular carnival rides, roaming theatrical performers, immersive décor, and interactive art installations will create an incredible atmosphere where people can connect with one another and live in the moment. Insomniac’s signature state-of-the-art lighting and pyrotechnics will fill each creatively designed stage as fans enjoy performances from today’s most sought after DJs and artists.

With the inclusion of EDC Japan into Insomniac’s portfolio of international events, Electric Daisy Carnival has continually captured the hearts of fans all over the world.  During Insomniac’s marquee festival, EDC Las Vegas, which attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days this June, the company announced the debut of EDC Brazil, coming to the country for the first time this December. Millions of Brazilian fans celebrated the news as they watched the announcement live through their television sets on one of the largest television networks in the country.

EDC is also held annually in the United Kingdom where almost 40,000 fans gathered in celebration earlier this month. EDC Mexico has attracted more than 100,000 excited attendees, making it the largest music festival to ever be hosted in the country. In addition to international locations, Electric Daisy Carnival takes place in all corners of the U.S. including Las Vegas, New York and Orlando.

In every region where the event is held, the economic effect has been amazing for the local community. In 2014, the largest EDC in Las Vegas brought an estimated $337 million (40.4 billion yen) to the area and more than $1 billion (120 billion yen) since 2011.

Details for EDC Japan regarding date, location and ticket sales will be announced in the coming months.

For the latest updates on EDC Japan, visit Japan.ElectricDaisyCarnival.com.

About Insomniac:
Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority.

Throughout its 20-year history, Insomniac has produced more than 250 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly 5 million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom. The company’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America, and attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days in June 2015.

The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.

Keep up with Insomniac announcements and news on Insomniac.com, Facebook and Twitter.

About GMO Culture Incubation (GMO Internet Group)
GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) the Group headquarters is located in Tokyo, Japan. Even in the ever evolving Internet industry, the entry of an Internet services conglomerate into the music and culture incubation space is unique.  In December 2014, the Group established GMO Culture Incubation (GMO-CI), an event promotion and artist management businesses supporting the promotion of world-leading artists.  GMO-CI is the local partner of EDC Japan. Amidst the rising popularity of EDM and other music genres, GMO-CI is supporting music and youth culture.  Visit http://www.gmo.jp/en.

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