Iceland Welcomes Inaugural “Secret Solstice Festival” to Reykjavik June 20-22, 2014

Enjoy music from 100+ artists and 24 hours of sunlight during Iceland’s summer solstice.

REYKJAVIK, Iceland--()--For the first time ever, Secret Solstice Festival will be held in the centre of Reykjavik, Iceland, the most northerly capital city on the planet, June 20-22, 2014.

With over 130 acts announced including headliners like Massive Attack, Disclosure, Schoolboy Q, Woodkid, Banks, Jamie Jones, Múm and more, the first-time event has already pulled in an epic level of international talent.

But it’s not just the music that’s grabbing attention; it’s the unique concept of the event itself. Due to Iceland’s location close to the Arctic Circle, the sun literally will not set throughout the festival weekend during the summer solstice. This means festivalgoers will be treated to an unforgettable natural light show as the sun makes an arc through the sky every 24 hours, never truly setting.

That’s not all Secret Solstice has up its sleeve. With features like a volcano-powered geothermal pool and tours available to the country’s famous waterfalls and scenic beauty, the festival has more than music to offer.

Tickets are available now at secretsolstice.is. Flights to Iceland are available from any of Icelandair’s North American hubs.

About Secret Solstice

Secret Solstice is an Icelandic music festival that’s being held for the first time on the 20th-22nd of June 2014. The festival features over a hundred artists both local and international from a various array of genres. It showcases both established artists as well as exciting up-and-coming talent over the course of three days in the 24-hour midnight sun during the summer solstice. It’s themed after the Norse religion and mythology of old. It’s set to deliver a unique party atmosphere filled with great entertainment. For more information, visit: www.secretsolstice.is.

About Iceland Naturally

Iceland Naturally is a cooperative marketing organization that promotes the tourism, services, products and culture of Iceland. It represents the true essence of Iceland; its creativity and spectacular natural wonders. The group is comprised of Icelandair, Icelandic Group, Islandsbanki, Reyka Vodka, City of Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial Water, Blue Lagoon, Keflavik International Airport (KEF), Landsvirkjun, Promote Iceland and the Government of Iceland. For more information, visit: www.icelandnaturally.com.

Contacts

Secret Solstice Contact
enquiries@secretsolstice.is
or
Iceland Naturally Contact
BIGfish Communications
Meredith Frazier, 202-609-7622
iceland@bigfishmarket.com

With over 130 acts announced including headliners like Massive Attack, Disclosure, Schoolboy Q, Woodkid, Banks, Jamie Jones, Múm and more, the first-time event has already pulled in an epic level of international talent. (Graphic: Business Wire)

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For the first time ever, Secret Solstice Festival will be held in the centre of Reykjavik, Iceland, the most northerly capital city on the planet, June 20-22, 2014. Tickets: secretsolstice.is

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Contacts

Secret Solstice Contact
enquiries@secretsolstice.is
or
Iceland Naturally Contact
BIGfish Communications
Meredith Frazier, 202-609-7622
iceland@bigfishmarket.com