Fyre Festival: Dream turned nightmare

The promises of the Fyre Festival have turned into a zombie movie, and judging by the images of those who have landed in the Bahamas, the expression is almost literal. Those attending this musical event arrived on Thursday to the island to live a dream experience for which they had paid a real money for and have found a camp without just light. A situation they have not hesitated to share with the rest of world through their social networks, to make the name of this festival a world trend and a viral joke.

Fyre Festival: Quality didn't met

Rapper Ja Rule and businessman Billy McFarland are hiding behind an organisation that blames the lack of experience and had already received their first bounce with the resignation of one of the scheduled bands. Blink 182 published in his Twitter account a message this Thursday in which he regretted not being able to act in a festival that in his opinion did not have the quality that they accustom to offer their followers.

Fyre Festival: Promoted by Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner

The event aspired to be a new Coachella and was promoted by influencers and models like Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner.

Forgiveness was not long in coming from the institutions of the island, which apologised for the "chaos" of the festival. Meanwhile, some of the public has already signed an official complaint to request the return of tickets that could be paid from $1,000 to $12,000 (11,015 euros). The festival was to be held for two consecutive weekends and touted the white sand and turquoise water of Bahamas beaches, plenty of yoga, and even private yachts for the night.

Fyre Festival: Offers were super luxurious

The offer of the Fyre Festival was succulent, a VIP spirit event located on a private island and designed to be one of the events of the year. A festival that offered a musical poster starring Major Lazer or Disclosure and has ended being postponed indefinitely. In an official statement, the organisation has announced that "due to extraneous circumstances, the infrastructure was not ready in time to meet the expectations it offered." Speaking to Billboard, promoters have taken responsibility for what happened at Great Exuma and have promised free passes for the Fyre Festival 2018 to all attendees of this first failed edition.

Fyre Festival: Major Lazer and Ja Rule

The original proposal of the organisers of Fyre Festival was "two transformative weekends" in a " remote and private" island in the Bahamas that "once belonged to Pablo Escobar." In the event they would present groups like Blink-182, Major Lazer and Ja Rule; was promoted on Instagram by models like Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and Emily Ratajkowski and the presence of many couture mannequins was promised .

Tickets ranged from a price of 2.6 million pesos, including transporting guests in a private jet, meals selected by the famed gourmet Stephen Starr and geodesic domes to sleep at night.