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Midnattsrocken sets a record. This year’s Midnattsrock festival in Finnmark in northern Norway set a new audience record at the weekend. 13, 069 music-lovers visited Brennelvneset, three kilometers outside the town of Lakselv, reports NRK. Midnattsrocken is an annual outdoor music festival that began in 1984, and is northern Norway’s largest. There were more than 20 concerts on three stages this year. The music spanned a broad range of genres, and was played by bands from local and regional ones, to major national and international music groups and artists.

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Midnattsrocken sets a record

Published on Tuesday, 13th July, 2010 at 14:32 under the news category, by Inez Dawczyk.

This year’s Midnattsrock festival in Finnmark in northern Norway set a new audience record at the weekend. 13, 069 music-lovers visited Brennelvneset, three kilometers outside the town of Lakselv, reports NRK.

Mari Boine
Mari Boine
Photo: Terje Krogh/Midnattsrocken


Midnattsrocken is an annual outdoor music festival that began in 1984, and is northern Norway’s largest.

There were more than 20 concerts on three stages this year. The music spanned a broad range of genres, and was played by bands from local and regional ones, to major national and international music groups and artists.

Though the festival was relatively quiet, it wasn’t without its incidents.

“Somebody had a bit of fun and started a small fire in one of the loos. Luckily, it went well and no-one was injured,” said press officer Stian Eliassen.

Maybe the reason why so many people came could have been famous bands such as Nerd, Kent, DumDum Boys, or Sami Mari Boine? Or perhaps it was the lovely location that grabbed people from other parts of Norway, as well as tourists from various countries.



Published on Tuesday, 13th July, 2010 at 14:32 under the news category, by Inez Dawczyk.

This post has the following tags: midnattsrocken, festival, finnmark, northern, norway, brennelvneset, lakselv, mari, boine, dde, nerd, kent, dumdum, boys.





  
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