The world’s first digital currency is making headway in the UK circuit. 

How low will they go?

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In an attempt to make festival transactions much more fluid, UK’s Shambala festival has now decided to make their tickets available for purchase via Bitcoin – the world renowned digital payment system. Going cashless is not new to the music festival circuit, but Shambala is taking it a step further by tying up with the open source software.

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The festival takes place across four days on the August Bank Holiday Weekend (August 27 – 30) at a stunning secret location in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside. The variety and quality of entertainment on offer is staggering for a festival of its size. With over 200 diverse musical acts across 12 live stages, world-class cabaret, an amazing array of workshops, stand-up comedy, inspirational talks and debates, jaw dropping circus and acrobatics, interactive theatre and nationally acclaimed poetry all housed in beautifully decorated venues.

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Pioneering, intimate and truly innovative, the festival has perfectly blended creativity and participation for well over a decade. Shambala is a special place where you play, revitalise, make lots of new friends and return to the world fuelled-up on the beauty of being alive. As well as being known as a “legendary party”, it is also a haven for cutting edge theatrics and performance, a think-tank of ideas and an award winning green event.

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