Award-nominated Bulgarian seaside festival SPIRIT of Burgas returns from 13th – 15th August this summer, with the headline acts now announced. The Prodigy return, alongside Gorillaz Sound System (DVJ), Apollo 440, DJ Shadow and a Bulgarian debut from Andy C, with many more TBA. Launched in 2008, SPIRIT of Burgas was the first event of its kind in the country offering a variety of stages and diverse range of artists covering all genres of music. The festival was launched in 2008 and has continued to grow each year and was nominated for 'Best European Festival' at the UK Festival Awards in 2008 and for the 'Best Overseas Festival' category in 2009. In the same year The Times named SPIRIT as one of the Top 20 European Music Festivals and a program about the festival was broadcast across the MTV European Network in 16 countries. In 2010 the festival was also shortlisted for the 'Best Medium Sized Festival' category at the inaugural European Festival Awards in January 2010.