LOST PARADISE WAS BORN OUT OF A LIFE-LONG DREAM TO BRING TOGETHER KINDRED SPIRITS FOR A GOOD OLD FASHIONED PARTY AMONGST NATURE…
We’re into the little things that make for great experiences. A Hidden Wonderland is discovered…Dancing under the Stars. Nurtured by Nature. Sparkling Conversations by Water. Yoga in Full Flow. Acoustic Sessions. Inspirational talks. Pop-up Performances. Twinkling Pathways. Rejuvenating Massage. Disco Yurts. Twilight Parades. Electronic Alcoves. Sumptuous Feasts. Four-Poster Day-Beds. Late Night Speakeasy’s. Astounding Aerial Acrobats. Fabulous Friends. Flamboyant Spectaculars. Costumed Wonders. Outstanding Community.
ESCAPE THE NORM FOR AN ADVENTURE AMONGST NATURE.
Dive into a myriad of quirky portals indulging in music , food, art, yoga and performance. Lost Paradise is an unparalleled New Year’s experience shared with friends old and new.
CELEBRATE LIFE IN ALL ITS TECHNICOLOUR GLORY.
Lost Paradise is a music, arts, yoga, performance, food and camping experience like no other. Kindred spirits commune together for three or four days on the sacred grounds of Glenworth Valley, New South Wales to explore and discover new music, indulge in delicious dining, interact with visual and performance art outside a traditional setting, and celebrate life in all its technicolour glory.
THERE IS SOMETHING AT LOST PARADISE FOR EVERYONE.
Lost Paradise is an entire experience. Placed in an amazing setting within a valley on ancient land known to local Indigenous elders as ‘Paradise Lost’, it showcases a brilliant line up, secret hideaways and glittering late night discos, an inspirational art and performance repertoire, spoken word and debate, a magnificent Carnival parade, culinary feasts, restorative massage, a variety of Yoga to indulge the body mind and soul and much much more. It appeals to both fans of electronic music as to nature lovers, to families with young kids as to the 30 somethings that like the finer things in life, to foodies as to folkies, funksters as to late night revellers. There is something at Lost Paradise for everyone.
LOST PARADISE IS A FEAST FOR THE SENSES.
Across the bright canvas of Glenworth Valley is a twisting labyrinth of cubby-holes and curious corners coloured with roving performers, sporting contests and a glittering collection of art pieces and installations. Wander to the dreamscape that is the Shambhala Fields, relax, stretch and unwind by the winding stream. Meet acrobats, troubadours, belly dancers and drummers – all appearing and disappearing when you least expect it.
When the sun sets over the festival grounds, the night owls spread their feathers, emerging with a more mischievous energy and dreamt-up costumes. When the darker sounds of the night begin, a veil of mischief falls on the night – wander up to the fairy-lit trees and find some moonlight tunes at the Paradise Club, gather round a bass-filled Speakeasy, order a tray of cocktails, get distracted by the Aerial artists or find yourself lost in a row of bubbling hot tubs under a canopy of trees…
Lost Paradise is a feast for the senses. We aim to give you an amazing experience to carry with you year-round!
QUOTES & REVIEWS
“I had such an incredible time at Lost Paradise – it was a wonderfully unique experience. Thanks again for the opportunity to attend Lost Paradise – it was one of the best festivals I’ve attended in Australia and a fabulous start to the year.”
Sophie Dellagiacoma – Australian Traveller Magazine
“I had such a good time at Lost Paradise! It’s one of the coolest festivals I’ve been to. I loved playing the Lost Disco stage, the atmosphere was wicked, the decoration was class and the lit up signs the crowd brought with them, added to it too.
After my set I went on the dancefloor with a few of my mates and saw the new year in listening to Jackmaster & Jasper James, was a memorable new year!”
– Patrick Topping
“Lost Paradise was a totally unique festival, nothing like it in Australia. Thank you to everyone who made it such a beautiful place.”
– RÜFUS DU SOL
“The thing that really makes this festival shine is without a doubt the sheer variety of acts in that world class lineup. Dense, ambitious, and not afraid to throw in a few curve balls, Lost Paradise is much more than your average doof, but a playground for all, no matter what your age or musical alignment.”
“After Boomtown in England this is definitely the second festival with the craziest stuff”
“One of the most magical spots we’ve ever played in Oz and a night complimented by generous staff and hospitality that really looked after us. A show we’ll never forget”
– STICKY FINGERS
“My favourite view from stage in the world. Doof sticks and the Australian bush, insane energy.”
– Willaris. K
“Re-awaken your sense of wanderlust and adventure with the festival’s secret hideaways, glittering late night discos, and inspirational art and performance”
No1 NYE 2017/8 Event in the World – Buzzfeed
“As 2018 became 2019, I found myself feeling sorry for all my Sydney pals couped up in clubs and bad house parties. But also, not really. When you’ve got a festival like Lost Paradise waiting for you just down the road, why on earth would you spend your New Year’s anywhere else?”
– Hhhappy – Bill Robinson
“A picturesque setting in Glenworth Valley forest, a flowing river that hugged the venue and camping grounds, and one of the most characterfully constructed settings of any festival this side of the Pacific, Lost Paradise curates its New Year celebrations in the same way it curates its lineup: with weird and wonderful indulgence.”