Stihia is an independent project incepted in 2017 in Uzbekistan with an aim to raise awareness about the environmental catastrophe of the Aral Sea. "Stihia" means "force of nature" and it comes from greek.
The dates of the next festival are 14-15 May 2021.
The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest saline lake. Over recent decades, man-made diversions have caused it to shrink to a mere shadow of its former size and created the most acute environmental problem in the Central Asian region.
While being primarily a music event, the project quickly grew into a solid movement and expanded its boundaries beyond playing techno sounds at the edge of the dead sea.
Stihia is a combination of several projects that include collaboration of musicians, artists, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs - all united to produce a spectacular blend of human interaction in one of the most unique places in the world.
We believe that gravitational pull of talent and inspiration may produce some of the most unexpected and breakthrough results.