This year’s Quest Festival will take place from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25 on Ba Vi Mountain, 30km outside of Hanoi.
One of the best-known names on the Swiss house and techno scene, last year Viet kieu DJ and producer Phuong Le headlined Quest as part of her duo act ME & her. This year under the auspices of her record label, Die Empathie, she is running a stage and curating her own line-up. She’s also performing under her new artistic presence, MYLE
Known for his celebration of all things electronic, Tri Minh is one of the country’s foremost musicians. He has now returned to his professional roots and teamed up with Danish jazz singer Nanna Bottos to form the Bay Collective.
The organisers of Quest Festival have just announced they have added more than 60 new acts to the line-up for the festival in November. Leading the way is Spanish one-man band, Vurro, who will bring his keyboards, cowbells and signature LED cow skull to Southeast Asia for the very first time.
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This year's Quest from Nov. 10 to Nov. 12 is gearing up for another great festival.
The creative director for Quest Festival, Mark Harris is one of the new breed of event planners based in Hanoi. Photo by Julie Vola
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