The IceMusic Festival, Geilo – Where Aesthetics, Music and Nature Melt Together

This is a unique event: ALL musical instruments, the scene and festival arena are made of ice and snow.

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This year a full pass to the music festival costs 600 kroner (82 euros), a single ticket – from 100 to 300 NOK, depending on day of week and the selected event. Besides the concerts featuring local and international artists, participants can see the process of creating unusual musical instruments out of ice. This will be performed, as in previous years, by Bill Covitz – American master.

The popular ski resort of Geilo, Norway is located five kilometers east of Hardanger national park, on the RV 7 road between Oslo and Bergen, 150 kilometers north-west of the capital. You can get here by car or bus. The resort has a well-developed base for winter sports with more than century-old tradition.

About the Festival

The Ice Music Festival is a festival where everything is made exlusively from snow and ice. The IceMusic Festival is a unique, artistic and musical project that takes place annually at the first full moon of the year. This festival is tribute to art and nature, and to one of the most important recourses in the world – water. 

The festival venue is located near Geilotjødnet at Kikut, 4 km south of Geilo. All premises are set by the nature, with the majestic mountain landscape of Hallingdal as it’s surrounding scenery. The weather is essential for the Ice Music Festival. The quality of the ice depends on the winter conditions and the sound of it vary as the temperature differs. Therefore, every concert is a unique  experience. The festival is in the mercy of the nature where the moon decides the time and the weather decides the music.

More information about the festival is available at:

www.icefestival.no/en

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