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MUMBAI: Sunburn 2012, came to a bedazzling close as EDM idol and Grammy nominee DJ Paul Van Dyk along with Latin house legend and Grammy winner Roger Sanchez enraptured a packed house of over 75,000 Sunburnites on the final day of Asia’s premier music festival.

Reinforcing Sunburn’s position as Asia’s biggest and most prominent music festival, the sixth edition of Sunburn witnessed an unprecedented response this year with the three day turnout totalling to over 150,000 visitors. Sunburn this year also tied up with YouTube to live stream the festival’s three enthralling days across 120 countries, reaching a global audience of over 1.2 million fans around the world.

The 2012 edition of Sunburn Goa, which takes place every year at Goa’s Candolim beach has so far been the events largest year yet, covering 2 grounds, 7 spectacular stages and a staggering line-up of over 50 Indian and international artists.

After a mesmerizing two days filled with spell-binding SFX and pulsating beats, Day 3 at Sunburn 2012 took on a whole new pace and vibe with some of the biggest EDM names in the house. Grammy nominee and globally acclaimed DJ Paul van Dyk, ranked the World´s No. 1 DJ twice by DJ Magazine´s 'Top 100 DJs poll' was back at Sunburn for his second year and unleashed a power packed set to a captivated audience who were still reeling from his unforgettable set in 2010.

Grammy Award winning producer, remixer and DJ Roger Sanchez, one of the world’s foremost names in house music also returned to Sunburn to a roaring ovation from thousands of fans who set aside all inhibitions and danced with all their energies. Sanchez had previously played at Sunburn 2009. The Grand Finale featured more than 30 Indian and International acts including British house music trio Dirty Vegas, Belgian Techno DJ and producer duo Filterheadz, Indian fusion group Midival Punditz, Arjun Vagale and DJ Pearl amongst a host of other popular names.

Paving the way for fresh talent, Sunburn 2012 also featured a plethora of new artists along with the best commercial DJs from world over. On display this year were Avalon, Sanjay Dutta, Anil Chawla, Firefly, Anish Sood, DJ Shaan, Ash Roy, Tribal Flora and Reggae Rajahs amongst a plethora of young talented DJs.

Sunburn 2012 was more than just spell binding music. Sunburnites heartily indulged in a host of other recreational entertainment on



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