Tucked within the abundance of the Costa Rican jungle awaits a colorful realm of tangible visions. The brilliant minds who combined the richness of Central America with the potency of the music festival have announced the dates for Envision Festival 2016. It will be held on February 25-28, 2016 in Uvita, Costa Rica which is located on the southern Pacific side of the country. Justin Brothers of Envision shares these inspiring words about the festival:
The blood, sweat, and tears we have poured into this wild dream over the years came back to us in the form of pure, unadulterated joy. We sit in continuous amazement of the community that has come together to experience and live Envision. We witnessed people from all over the globe smiling, laughing, talking, discussing, building, and growing together.
Our fans are up with the sun, practicing yoga, planting trees, listening to speakers, and celebrating our beautiful life and planet all night. We set out 5 years ago to have a gathering in paradise that would leave the world shining a little brighter, and what we ended up with was a big, extended family. Thank you!
As a celebration dedicated to awakening our human potential, Envision provides a platform for different cultures to co-exist in sustainable community and inspire one another through art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, education, sustainability and our fundamental connection with nature. We hope that Envision changes people, and that they leave with a desire to continue to grow and evolve in their relations with one another and with the world.
Growing exponentially with each year, Envision Festival is a part of the counter-culture Renaissance. Creating a dimension where humans can freely express themselves above judgement is how magic is born. Some of the greatest artists of our time are featured and worshiped at these festivals offering the perfect soil for their creative minds to blossom and for germinating seeds to grow into world-changing ideas.
On May 19th, the first round of super early bird tickets sold out in just 13 minutes! Not only a place for psychonauts to freely experiment, but a place to learn, create, and build, Envision is a beacon of hope in a world that is slowly being swallowed by darkness. With permaculture seminars that promote sustainable and regenerative lifestyles, Envision is not only improving the country of Costa Rica but also the world.
The healing qualities of fun and happiness are not to be taken for granted. There are countries in the world that forbid many of the practices held at music festivals. Some people are even deprived of the act of dancing in all its glorious forms. Forbidden by many conservative countries, religious prohibitions against dancing are still a reality in parts of the world and not just the story-line from the movie Footloose.
Envision Festival is a progressive movement that evolves with each year as newcomers discover it and veterans return. Patrons are not just seen as ticket-buyers and money-spenders but as vibe-ambassadors and emissaries of love. Without the vibrant energy of festival goers, Envision would be but a conch shell, a natural beauty with nothing inside. It is a celebration of the beautiful freedom that we are blessed with. A freedom that allows our minds to flourish, create and help others. A freedom that we sometimes forget we possess because it is all that we know. Envision Festival celebrates this freedom and teaches us to share our gifts with others less fortunate. Together as Envisionaries, we will strive to unify, beautify, and edify.