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    DJ Harvey Opens Mercury Rising With A Dancefloor Roadblock

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    Essential Ibiza

    Last night one of Ibiza’s coolest cult parties entered its third summer on the White Isle with an opening that saw the iconic Pikes Ibiza bursting at the seams. With two successful – and critically acclaimed – seasons at the mischievous party palace already under his belt, the excitement surrounding DJ Harvey’s Mercury Rising concept is far from waning. In fact, as he returned in his new role as Pikes’ Cultural Attaché and on the brink of releasing a Mercury Rising compilation, the buzz surrounding the man and myth that is DJ Harvey is bigger than ever.

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    25 Years Of Back To Basics

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    Essential Ibiza

    Club parties that manage to celebrate a decade of making people dance tend to make a big deal of the anniversary, and rightly so, lasting ten years in one of the most competitive businesses is worthy of a mention.

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    Sa Capella Ibiza 2015

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    Essential Ibiza

    Ibiza is a bonafide foodie destination these days, the addition of some high profile restaurateurs to a scene that already boasts some of the finest independent operators as well as traditional eateries has placed it firmly on the radar of the gastronomic set.

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    Yemanja Beachfront Oasis

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    Essential Ibiza

    The other day I made the rather bold claim (I see in hindsight) that the overall atmosphere of the island at the moment was like the calm before the storm; the silence before the thunderbolt; the misplaced sense of happiness before the crushing blow of reality.

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    Amnesia Opening Party 2015

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    Essential Ibiza

    Saturday May 30 sees the return of a true Ibiza heavyweight as Amnesia gets set to open its doors for the stat of its 2015 season

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    Flower Power Pacha 2015

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    Essential Ibiza

    Flower Power, the longest serving residency in the Ibiza super club, returns to Tuesday night on June 2 until September 22 for 17 weeks of nostalgic magic. From the golden sixties up to date, Flower Power offers a genuine break from the four-four beat that normally fills the famous club.

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    Hooked On DJing

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    Essential Ibiza

    When I found out that Peter Hook was in Ibiza and happy to talk to us a million potential questions started flooding through my mind; this is a guy who co-founded Joy Division, New Order, The Hacienda, the list goes on, suffice to say a massive influence in pop culture and music from the ‘80s to date

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    Punta Arabi Hippy Market Celebrates 43 Years

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    The Hippy Market at Punta Arabi celebrates its 43 year in 2016 with the slogan ‘#behappybehippy’. The oldest and largest Ibiza hippy market offers an authentic vibe and a place to discover some of the fantastic home made island products.

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    Punta Arabi Hippy Market Opens

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    Wednesday Aril 2 sees the first hippy market of 2014 at Punta Arabi, from 10.00am until 18.00hrs. The hippy market is a bucket list entry for numerous travellers heading to the island, the cool vibe, the amazing array of hand made crafts and the special memento that can be picked up.

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    Punta Arabi Welcomes Bing Ji Ling

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    Wednesday July 5 sees Ibiza’s most famous hippy market, Punta Arabi, welcome New York based musician Quinn Luke, AKA Bing Ji Ling, who will perform at the hippy market as his only Ibiza date during his extensive European tour.