One of the biggest and trendiest music festivals in the world is held each year in Iceland. Although it has a rather short history, being organized for the first time in 1999, the Airwaves festival has become a famous name in the industry, bringing together the biggest new names in a unique event.
Iceland is a magnificent destination, combining the best that nature and culture have to offer in an authentic setting, but adding the festivals that animate the scene each year, it becomes truly fascinating.
The Iceland Airwaves is sponsored by Icelandair, the national air company, as well as the city of Reykjavik, where it is hosted each year. The location is one of the coolest possible on Earth, in a huge airplane hangar.
Iceland Airwaves makes for the perfect reason to visit the country, giving a unique opportunity to see the best bands in Iceland, Europe, USA and the entire world. Actually, it has been acknowledged as one of the most anticipated rock and music festivals.
Trending and hot new bands are invited to capture the stage each year. Along the years, many famous artists have performed at Airwaves, including names as Bjork, Fatboy Slim, The Rapture, Yoko Ono, The Vaccines, The Bravery and many others, including world famous DJ’s. Reykjavik is the perfect setting for this music festival, with its cultural vibe and plenty of interesting things to do and see.
The Iceland Airwaves is definitely the musical highlight of the city throughout the year.