December 4, 2019 – If anyone is still wondering why Ultra Europe in Split is such a hit, the official 2019 after movie should clear up any doubts.
Dalmacija Danas writes that in nine minutes, the Ultra Europe Aftermovie tells the marvelous story of a music giant that has become one of the symbols of Split and Croatia. Three magnificent festival days at Split’s Park Mladezi stadium were presented to the world in a magnificent film produced by Final Kid, and for the first time, Zagreb and many other fairy-tale Croatian locations are shown. For those who have not yet felt the magic and infectious energy of this unique destination festival, this will be more than a great invitation to join thousands of electronic music fans next summer.
The Ultra Europe Aftermovie traditionally comes out at the end of the year, with over 13 million views so far.
The directing and editing are again credited to Charly Friedrichs and Diogo Camargo, and the film’s superb quality is the result of the work of the talented and expert Final Kid Films film crew. All the footage was shot with RED digital movie cameras and top-notch equipment, and for a visual experience to be complete, all footage is in 4K resolution. More than 3 million kuna has been invested in the production of this nine-minute reminder of the best moments of the festival – and the live stream of the festival itself, which has been viewed in more than 124 countries around the world on Youtube and Facebook, has seen over 7 million views.
This year’s film begins in the largest Croatian metropolis, with attractive views of the Zagreb Cathedral, Strossmayer Promenade, Upper Town, Central Station and the airport. The after movie also stars Croatian models Luna Valas and Paula Puškas, who take viewers on a journey through some of the most recognizable parts of Croatia. Swimming under the Krka waterfalls, walking through Primosten, and driving to Klis are just a few of the locations featured in the film, and girls are joined by another famous fashion name, Patrik Cvetko, on the way to Split.
“This was a truly special adventure and filming this will remain in my memory forever. We often forget how beautiful our country is, and to be able to visit it as a tourist, to feel the magic of its fairy-tale locations and to finally meet, socialize and dance with people from all over the world, was an unforgettable experience. I believe that the film will appeal to everyone and will show that our country is not only beautiful and worth visiting, but that we know how to do a top-notch and unique event and be a real host to the young people who come here from all over the world,” said Luna Valas.
After the spectacular scenes of the packed Park Mladezi lawn and fireworks above the big central stage, the film crew takes you to the other stages, RESISTANCE and UMF. Ultranauts are reminded of some of the performances of the DJs that marked the record-breaking festival release – Swedish House Mafia, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Afrojack, Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Maceo Plex, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano – and showed the fans of this festival why they are the best and love coming back to Split.
“The seventh edition of Ultra Europe will be remembered for its numerous achievements and record numbers, and we are sure that the seventh Aftermovie will join the trend. It is a film that has an invaluable marketing and tourist value in promoting Croatia worldwide, especially for the target segment of young people aged 18 to 28. Bearing in mind all the potential and power of our films, which have been viewed by over 13 million people so far, we decided to start this year’s trip to Split in Zagreb. Namely, during the festival, the Split Airport operates at full capacity, so our goal is to increase the number of arrivals and to direct our guests to use Zagreb and the Zagreb airport as an incoming destination. In addition to extending their stay, we will also give them the opportunity to experience continental and coastal Croatia,” said Joe Bašić, CEO of MPG Live, organizer of the festival.
Choosing a musical backdrop is vital for creating a successful emotional film to remind you of the most beautiful festival moments. The production team selected four singles that perfectly accompany the story – You & Me, performed by Futuristic Polar Bears, Daffy Muffin’s Select, Tom Staar & Trace’s East Soul, and Tim van Werd’s Break the Night.
As the second-largest event in the Ultra Worldwide family, Ultra Europe announces a new experience with more than 160,000 fans from July 9 to July 15, 2020, in Split, Brac, Hvar and Vis. Tickets for the three days of Ultra Europe at Park Mladezi are already on sale, while the RESISTANCE Croatia tickets allow visitors to enjoy six days of music behind this music brand.
For the full Ultra experience, or a seven-day journey to four magical locations and ten unique party stations, you’ll want to tag along to Destination UltraEurope, and in addition to three festival days in Split, you’ll go to the Ultra Europe Opening Party, Ultra Brac, Ultra Hvar, Resistance Hvar and party Resistance Vis.
For all those coming to the eighth edition of the festival in the company of friends, group tickets are available – and, if you buy five tickets, the sixth ticket will be free.
The organizers also announced the possibility of paying in installments, and benefits also await the owners of Ultra Passport, the first international customer loyalty system for music festivals that continues to grow with more than half a million users.
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