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Untold Festival is the largest[1] annual[2] electronic music festival held in Romania, taking place in Cluj-Napoca. Untold has been designated Best Major Festival within European Festival Awards 2015.[3]

Untold Festival
Untold logo.png
Untold Festival 2015, main stage
Genre EDM (main),Trance, techno, house, hip hop, drum and bass, dubstep, reggae, pop, jazz
Dates First weekend in August
Location(s) Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Years active 2015–present
Official website



Untold's official website is referring to editions as chapters.

Untold: Chapter 1Edit

The first edition of the festival took place in 2015, when Cluj-Napoca was appointed the European Youth Capital. The main artists that performed were Tom Odell, ATB, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Avicii, Armin van Buuren and David Guetta. During the four days of the festival, more than 240,000 people attended the concerts held on several stages in the centre of Cluj-Napoca.[4]

Untold: Chapter 2Edit

The second edition of the festival took place in 2016, 4–7 August. There were six main artists which have been revealed in January 2016, the first confirmed name being Tiësto. The other five confirmed names were Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Afrojack and Armin van Buuren.[5] The festival took place during four days in the centre of Cluj-Napoca and involved 10 stages.

Untold: Chapter 3Edit

The third edition of the festival will take place from 3 to 6 august of 2017. There are seven DJ headliners who were announced in Jannuary 2017: Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Hardwell, Martin Garrix and Steve Aoki. This year's festival features a special guest, Marshmello, who is playing for the first time ever in Romania. In March the live acts were announced, these being Ellie Goulding, Example, Hurts, Jasmine Thompson, , R. City and Tinie Tempah. The festival will take place during four days in the centre of Cluj-Napoca and will involve 8 stages which will also have some important names. Other artists performing at this year's edition are: Alan Walker, Don Diablo, Dillon Francis, Sander van Doorn, Dubfire, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Solomun, Sven Väth, Andy C, Borgore, Pendulum and Chase & Status. More names will be announced during next months.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Largest music festival in Romania brings 300,000 spectators to the heart of Transylvania". Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Untold Festival va avea o a doua editie, in 2016". Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  3. ^ (Romanian) Raluca Tanasă (14 January 2016). "Untold a fost desemnat cel mai bun festival european". InfoMusic. 
  4. ^ "Cluj: 240.000 de spectatori în cele patru zile ale UNTOLD Festival". Retrieved 5 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "5 kings will rule The Land of Untold". Retrieved 5 January 2016. 

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