5 Sep, 2022 @ 17:30
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This year Starlite Festival in Marbella received more visitors than in 2019

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THE Starlite festival in Marbella welcomed over 362,000 visitors this summer, 80,000 more than in 2019.

Nearly half of those attending concerts (48.3%) were foreigners with an average age of 39.

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This year Starlite Festival in Marbella received more visitors than in 2019. Image Starlite Festival.

International auditors Price Waterhouse Cooper calculated that the festival contributed €315.5 million to Spain’s GDP.

Since the festival started 10 years ago, it has generated €1,44 billion in total – more than 1,7 million people from 95 different countries have attended concerts and events organised by Starlite.

Organisers expressed their gratitude for the involvement of Marbella’s town hall in the event and especially the mayor of Marbella, Angeles Muñoz.


Jorge Hinojosa

Jorge Hinojosa Mena was born and bred in Madrid before moving to the UK to study. After an undergraduate degree in Manchester, he completed an MA in International Journalism at City. He has worked in radio and for Spain’s Efe news agency before joining the Olive Press in March 2022. Contact: [email protected]

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