Why is the Glastonbury Festival a global magnet?
28 June 2013 Last updated at 07:01 BST
As the Glastonbury Festival begins, Lucy Hockings speaks to some of the fans who have travelled from around the world to savour the atmosphere and watch their favourite bands.
The world's biggest green field festival has come a long way since 1970 - all 135,000 tickets for this year's show sold out in under two hours.
Lucy Hockings reports.