This Week in Ibiza (May 19- May 25)
May 18, 2023
6 min read
The opening parties continue this week, alongside exclusive events, gathering people from the worlds of culture, art, and fashion all over the island. No matter what you are looking for, there is sure to be an option for you!
It’s All About the Music Opening Party | Amnesia | Friday, May 19
After a one-off event last summer, Ibiza-born radio show and party brand It’s All About The Music returns to Amnesia, launching four exclusive parties through May and June under the concept "Electric Garden." Celebrating ten years, It’s All About The Music has hosted parties beyond the Pityusic Islands in London, Holland, Italy, and The States featuring up-and-coming DJs and producers alongside well-established names from the tech house and deep tech scenes such as Audiofly, Proudly People, Richy Ahmed, Nic Fanciulli, Marco Faraone, and Yousef.
The men behind the concept are Italian entrepreneurs and promoters Ernesto Senatore and Roberto Postiglione, formerly of Music On. They are inviting a wonderful blend of emerging and well-known Ibiza artists to the opening party, including, Latmun, De La Swing b2b Caal, Anna Tur, Proudly People, and support from Ukranian-born Ibiza-based Alev Tav. Let the music do the talking!
III Ibiza Inclusion Fashion Day | Hï Ibiza | Friday, May 19
Fashion and music are universal languages that celebrate and promote freedom and diversity. The third edition of Ibiza Inclusion Fashion Day tales over Hï Ibiza with its groundbreaking 100% inclusive catwalk. Fashion Day showcases the creations of talented designers from the island and beyond, including Oscuro Ibiza, Jose Perea, Delfina Bianco, Trinidades Ibiza, Origens Pomar, Alfonso Sanchez, Etikology, Lina Rojas, and the Escuela de Arte de Ibiza y Formentera. Also scheduled to attend are influential leaders from the world of fashion, music, culture, and media, such as the plus-size modeling ambassador Raquel Villadiego, international model Krys Pasiecznik, journalist, author, and para-olympian Irene Villa, and international singer Rebeka Brown.
Entrance donation is 20€, and tickets are limited based on capacity. All proceeds will be donated to ADDIF Adapted Sports Association of Ibiza and Formentera.
Ants Day & Night Edition Part 3 | Ushuaïa & Hï Ibiza | Saturday, May 20
The final part of ANTS Day & Night edition takes place this Saturday, kicking things off open-air at Ushuaïa then moving across the street to Hï at midnight. On its 10th anniversary, the Ants colony welcomes Adam Beyer, Chelina Manuhutu, East End Dubs, and more to play daytime. Get a double dose of Davide Squillace, Francisco Allendes, and Andrea Oliva playing both day and night, alongside German rising star Melanie Ribbe, all playing the Theatre room. Completing the lineup, the Club Room will feature wAFF, Archie Hamilton, and Mahony B2B Wheats.
Do not miss the last chance to dANTS to 12 hours of the best underground house and techno sounds!
Matinée Gold | Amnesia | Saturday, May 20
Matinée Group was born in Barcelona in 1999 and quickly captured the heart of Ibiza nightlife with its provocative shows. Expect joyful house music, the best tech house tunes(the Matinée Gold Music playlist is the perfect primer), and Matinée Gold Classics. The Matinée All Star DJs are leading the dancefloor for this edition. Enjoy the sounds of Juanjo Martin, Taito Tikaro, and a live performance by Rebeka Brown. Although it was born as a party made for the LGBTQIA crowd, it soon became a welcoming event that transcended cultural and sexual boundaries. This Saturday, May 20, Matinée returns to Amnesia, its new permanent home in San Rafael (after a few glorious years leading Space Ibiza mornings), to recapture ‘the gold old’ years with a special one-off event.
Flower Power Opening Party | Pacha | Monday, May 22
Pacha’s flagship throwback party (and the longest running on the island) is back this Monday, celebrating over ten years of parties. Flower Power is synonymous with Ibiza celebrating its unique spirit of peace, love, and freedom with anthems from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Pacha is celebrating its iconic 50th anniversary this season, so the opening party promises to be unique, featuring interactive performances and many surprises. Pacha resident DJs Victor Nebot and Sergio Vicedo will make you feel the real essence of Ibiza!
Celebrate freedom, peace, and love at the Flower Power Opening Party
Camelphat Opening Party | Pacha | Tuesday, May 23
After successful seasons at Hï and Ushuaïa Ibiza, Liverpool duo Camelphat now takes on hosting Tuesday nights at the legendary Pacha. Mike Di Scala and Dave Whelan became Camelphat in 2010, and have remained Ibiza regulars since. This season, the British duo moves to Pacha on its fiftieth year, delivering a great mix of house and melodic techno, accompanied by an incredible weekly line-up of international guest DJs and live acts. For the opening party, they bring Agents Of Time and Massano.
Get tickets for the Camelphat Opening Party at Pacha
Bedouin presents SAGA Opening Party | Pacha | Wednesday, May 24
After a great debut last summer under The Cherries' roof the mesmerizing melodies of Bedouin return to Pacha with SAGA. Tamer Malki and Rami Abousabe, better known as Bedouin, are two Brooklyn-based, Middle Eastern-rooted artists who have traveled the world with their unique musical vision, fusing their Eastern influences with melodic, shamanic, deep house and the most sophisticated techno sounds. A new chapter begins this Wednesday night at Pacha.