Tuborg Greenfest is the huge musical event held in many countries in Europe, first held in St. Petersburg in 2005 and since then has been annually entertaining the Russian citizens. This year with a really stunning line up: Lyapis Trubetskoy (Belarus), Hollywood Undead (USA), Die Antwoord (SAR) and The Prodigy (UK).
Tuhma celebrates its birthday and everyone´s invited, but who the hell is Tuhma? Tuhma is the name of a Finnish company that mostly deals with promotion but also acts as a record label and so the only two bands that are currently signed to Tuhma Records, Defuse and Mind of Doll, of course also made their appearance at this 5th anniversary ... more/mehr
As mentioned, Finnish festivals have their name for a reason. Tuska, that means pain. For most of those 33.000 visitors it might be this horrible inflammation of hair roots that continued throughout the weekend, for others it might be their terrible sunburn or those blisters you got from your Three-Stage-Marathon. Or tension in your ... more/mehr
Also this year Tuska was sold out months before. Because the space in the heart of Helsinki allows only a limited number of people (about 35,000) you don´t have to fear a wannabe-Wacken a la Summer Breeze. Still very cosily spread on three stages and with probably the most child-friendly closing times – at 10 pm or 9 pm ... more/mehr
Tuska Festival 2009
A summer festival classic in the heart of Helsinki, Kaisaniemi park, and again a success although there was a slight visitor decline in comparison with previous years, "only" 28,000 metal fans roamed the area on the last June weekend. Yet that had happened before this year, also other festivals had to realize that even huge headliners ... more/mehr