Tomorrowland takes you back 'Down Memory Lane' to the iconic year of 2012

Tomorrowland takes you back 'Down Memory Lane' to the iconic year of 2012

The 2012 Tribute Collection features an exclusive 2012 vinyl compilation and vintage apparel inspired by the first chapter in The Book of Wisdom

Monday, 26 April 2021 - Do you remember when the first magnificent chapter in The Book of Wisdom was written? With 2012 widely considered as one of the most iconic years in the history of Tomorrowland, the festival is now paying homage to one of the most popular Tomorrowland themes of all time: ‘The Book of Wisdom – The first chapter’. TML by Tomorrowland – the apparel & accessories label behind the music festival – presents the limited edition ‘2012 Tribute Collection’ with vintage apparel inspired by ‘The Book of Wisdom’, as well as an exclusive vinyl compilation with the most iconic tracks of the 2012 edition. 

Travel back in time with the ‘2012 Aftermovie Soundtrack’ 2LP vinyl set, which features the best tracks of this magnificent year by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Laidback Luke, Steve Aoki, Swedish House Mafia, Yves V and many more. A magical trip down memory lane, all within a beautifully detailed packaging – a must-have for any vinyl collector!

Continuing the tribute to the year 2012, TML by Tomorrowland has curated 4 statement pieces – including 3 vintage t-shirts, 1 vintage hoodie and a couple of nice accessories – for a bold & vintage look. Each design features a large screen-print of the 2012 Mainstage on the chest, as an ode to one of the most legendary stories ever told in the history of Tomorrowland: the first chapter in ‘The Book of Wisdom’.

Discover the entire 2012 Tribute Collection, now exclusively available on

Journey back to Tomorrowland 2012 with 10 fun facts!

1) The Mainstage at Tomorrowland 2012 was centered around a giant bookshelf with one of the books coming alive and speaking to the crowd via huge eyes which overlooked the entire audience.

2) The 2012 Book of Wisdom Mainstage measured 130 meters in width and 28 meters in height.

3) Tomorrowland was awarded ‘Best Music Festival’ for the first time at the International Dance Music Awards in Miami in 2012, officially becoming the most global festival on earth.

4) Two million people visited the website of the festival when ticket sales opened up, hoping to score a ticket for the 2012 edition – over 10 times more than the number of available tickets.

5) Tomorrowland launched its own YouTube channel in 2012, broadcasting DJ sets, interviews and behind-the-scenes features. With well over 8 million people from around the world tuning in to Tomorrowland’s first-ever livestream during the festival, Tomorrowland quickly became the most-watched music festival on the planet.

6) The Tomorrowland 2012 Official Aftermovie is still the most popular aftermovie in the festival’s history, currently at 168 million views and still counting.

7) The line-up of Tomorrowland in 2012 consisted of 400 artists playing on 15 different stages each day, including Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Avicii, Carl Cox, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Hardwell, NERVO, Skrillex, Steve Aoki, Swedish House Mafia and many more.

8) Tomorrowland 2012 welcomed 180.000 People of Tomorrow from over 70 countries around the world – tickets sold out in minutes.

9) Tomorrowland kicked off its travel program ‘Global Journey’ in 2012, offering special travel packages with flights & trains and bringing more than 2.500 festivalgoers from over 15 different cities around the world to Belgium.

10) In 2012, Tomorrowland partnered with Brussels Airlines to organize the first-ever Tomorrowland Party Flights.

About Tomorrowland Belgium

Celebrating 20 years of Tomorrowland, Tomorrowland Belgium 2024 will take place across two weekends from July 19-21 and July 26-28. Set to open up a new world in the beautiful scenery of De Schorre in Boom in the summer of 2024, the festival’s new theme ‘LIFE’ is the prequel of the 2016 ‘Elixir of Life’ theme.

Tomorrowland is one of the largest and most iconic music festivals in the world held in recreation area De Schorre in Boom, Belgium, organized and owned by the original founders, the brothers Beers. Tomorrowland was first held in 2005 and has since become one of the world’s most notable global music festivals, where music and magic converge to create an unparalleled experience. It takes place every year in summer and stretches over 2 weekends, welcoming 400,000 People of Tomorrow from over 200 countries, and selling out in minutes year after year. Offering a unique camping experience with a wide range of accommodations, DreamVille is Tomorrowland’s official camping site located right next to the festival grounds, while people from every corner of the world can travel to Tomorrowland thanks to Global Journey, Tomorrowland's official travel program. Tomorrowland is located in a beautiful natural place: recreation area De Schorre in the town of Boom in Belgium. It is a true fairy tale world situated in beautiful natural surroundings with a strong eye for detail such as enchanting décor, magical stages, fascinating acts and peripheral animations, tasty and healthy food & drinks from around the world and spectacular fireworks – an unforgettable and incomparable show. Every year, the festival features a special theme that inspires the famed Mainstage design and stage production.

Tomorrowland caters to all genres in electronic dance music with hundreds of renowned artists performing across more than 16 different stages. More than a festival, Tomorrowland is a celebration of diversity and unity. Being a home to hundreds of thousands of people from all walks of life, one of the most unique things about Tomorrowland remains the whole world coming together in one magical place with everyone being equal and uniting as one – symbolizing the values of freedom, respect, diversity, and solidarity. 

Tomorrowland Belgium 2024
Weekend 1: Friday July 19 – Sunday July 21
Weekend 2: Friday July 26 – Sunday July 28
Boom, Belgium

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