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Monday 21 November 2016

TICKETS FOR POSITIVUS FESTIVAL 2017 ON SALE TOMORROW

Positivus Festival – the biggest music and arts festival in the Baltic states – will take place from 14 - 16 July next year. During the last decade, audiences of up to 30,000 visitors have experienced an unforgettable weekend with amazing music and atmosphere. Early bird tickets will go on sale this Wednesday, November 23rd and these tickets will be available until November 30st. One of the new special features of this year will be youth tickets that will cost only 50% of the regular festival ticket price and two day tickets.

Thursday 14 July 2016

PRESIDENT OF ESTONIA TOOMAS HENDRIK ILVES WILL HOLD A SIGNING SESSION AT POSITIVUS

President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves will hold a signing session in Tallinn Music Week (TMW) summer house on the main street of Positivus on Sunday, July 17th at 7:30 PM. The anthology album "Teenage Wasteland – Favourites 1963-1978” compiled by President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves was released on vinyl in the beginning of July. The vinyl compilation will be available in TMW summer house from 15th to 17th July.

Wednesday 13 July 2016

Mark Ronson will perform on the Main stage on Friday night

Mark Ronson is one of the hottest music producers and DJs and on Friday night he will perform on the Lattelecom Stage with a DJ set created especially for the festival’s anniversary. The Uptown Funk hitmaker will replace Ellie Goulding who had been forced to pull out due to being unwell. Ellie Goulding sent a message for her fans in Latvia: "I am sorry I can't be with you this weekend. I am unwell and have been advised not to fly. I was excited about these gigs so will hopefully be back next year."

Monday 11 July 2016

10th ANNIVERSARY POSITIVUS FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE THIS WEEK

Positivus Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Over the course of three days, from July 15 to 17, music lovers from Latvia and abroad will enjoy one of the most versatile line-ups in Positivus history on six stages. The anniversary festival will feature not only such world renown names as Ellie Goulding, Iggy Pop, M83., Years & Years, John Newman, Air, Hot Chip, Grimes un Richard Hawley, but also many rising popular music stars, as well as a vast array of local acts.

Thursday 30 June 2016

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL REVEALS FULL LINE-UP AND STAGES FOR ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Taking place from 15-17 July, Positivus has become the largest music event in the Baltics and will attract over 30,000 visitors across the 3-day event. Now just 2 weeks away, its 10th anniversary edition will see the likes of Ellie Goulding, Iggy Pop, M83., Joss Stone, Years & Years, Hot Chip, John Newman, Air, Grimes, Wolf Alice and many more take to the stage amidst a dreamy forest setting. With genres spanning pop, indie, synth-pop, punk rock, hip hop, electronic and more alongside the very best of the local scene there is something for every festival-goer to enjoy on this year’s diverse and exciting line-up.

Wednesday 15 June 2016

ARTS AND NATURE STAGE LINE-UP UNVEILED BOASTING INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL PERFORMERS

With Positivus 10th anniversary fast approaching (just one month left!), we are unveiling the Arts and Nature stage line-up. Arts and Nature stage - one of the most scenic Positivus stages, set in the dunes among the pine trees, - will host a variety of artists this year, from legendary Latvian musicians, improvisation theatre, poetry and musical performances, to exclusive album presentation and world re-known acts.

Monday 13 June 2016

DJ CRAZE AND KAMP! ADDED TO RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY LINE-UP

Joining the previously announced names on the Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) stage at Positivus Festival are DJ Craze and Kamp!, as well as other powerful DJs and electronic music acts. The RBMA stage line-up 2016 is now complete.

Tuesday 7 June 2016

THE BEST MOVIES, MUSIC AND FASHION MEET AT LATTELECOM CINEMA

The Cinema tent of Positivus festival has always been a special treat for the visual arts lovers, screening the best international and local feature movies and documentaries, and offering a specially selected short film program. This year Lattelecom Cinema tent will be bigger than ever and additionally offer discussions for the cinema connoisseurs, professionals and fans. Program includes the best films from local cinematography as well cinematic pieces that are critically acclaimed worldwide.

Monday 6 June 2016

POSITIVUS ONE DAY TICKETS ARE CLOSE TO SOLD OUT

If you are planning to go to Positivus Festival this summer, it might be high time to purchase the general admission tickets because they are selling out fast - the interest about the 10th edition of the biggest music festival in the Baltics is huge. There is a limited number of one day tickets available and they are close to being sold out on certain festival dates.

Friday 3 June 2016

SOFI TUKKER AND THE VERY BEST ARE ADDED TO THE NORDEA STAGE LINE-UP

New York City-based dance pop duo Sofi Tukker and the Swedish-Malawian duo The Very Best have beed added to the Nordea stage line-up, which is now complete. Other previously announced acts that will perform on the Nordea stage include Mark Ronson, Grimes, Mercury Rev, Richard Hawley, Seinabo Sey, Oh Wonder, Minor Victories, C Duncan, and many more.

Thursday 2 June 2016

TALLINN MUSIC WEEK ACTS AND OTHER EXCITING NAMES COMPLETE PALLADIUM STAGE LINE-UP

Seven exciting and promising acts, courtesy of Tallinn Music Week, and a few notable names from Latvia, Lithuania and Russia have beed added to the Palladium stage line-up, making it complete and final. Other previously announced acts that will perform on this stage include Liima, Cigarettes After Sex, 20syl & Mr. J. Medeiros present AllttA, Satellites LV, Skyforger, Postaal and many more.

Tuesday 31 May 2016

FULL LINE-UP OF POSITIVUS I LOVE YOU STAGE UNVEILED

Seven new attractive acts join the artists already announced for the I Love You stage – electronic band from Italy JoyCut, the project Erki Pärnoja : Himmelbjerget from the member of the Estonian superband Ewert and The Two Dragons, The Roop from Lithuania and Latvian musicians Kaspars Bedrītis, Kasetes, Howling Owl and Židrūns. This announcement completes the program of this stage.

Friday 27 May 2016

MIKE SKINNER AND BRANKO AMONG FIRST NAMED ACTS ON RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY STAGE

Mike Skinner and Manchester-based music and arts collective Murkage and Branko, the driving creative force in Buraka Som Sistema, are among the first names joining the Red Bull Music Academy stage at Positivus Festival. The Saturday line-up also includes Smthing Smthing, Mario Moretti, NiklāvZ, Dave Storm & Stee Downes, Fingalic & Vaiper, Cartoon and MHKL & Quest.

Thursday 26 May 2016

GRAMMY AWARDS WINNER JOSS STONE JOINS POSITIVUS PROGRAM

Charming jazz rhythms, passionate and emotional essence of blues, reggae and rock – this is the atmosphere that will take over Positivus festival when Grammy Awards winner, British singer Joss Stone will perform on the main festival stage - the Lattelecom Stage - on Saturday, July 16th.

Friday 20 May 2016

AT THE POSITIVUS FESTIVAL RIMI KIDS ISLAND LITTLE VISITORS WILL BE ENTERTAINED BY DWARFS, FAIRIES AND INDIANS

This year Positivus has put an extra thought into the good times for the small visitors of the festival and has organized an entire territory for kids – Rimi Kids Island. While parents will enjoy the festival, kids together with dwarfs, fairies and Indians will have a chance to indulge in playing games, having sport activities and adventures that develop their intelligence - and this is only a part of the generous program that will keep busy and entertain the festival's youngest visitors.

Friday 13 May 2016

Positivus surprise – a captivating performance by Transe Express giant dolls!

French artists Transe Express, who have performed all over the globe from Sydney Harbour to the London Olympics, are coming to Positivus Festival! Don't miss the captivating performance where Giant Dolls will move magically through the festival grounds, delivering haunting operatic melodies as they go.

Tuesday 3 May 2016

PLAN YOUR TRANSPORT TO POSITIVUS FESTIVAL!

Don’t leave preparation for the last moment and plan your transportation to the Positivus festival well in advance! As usually, the already well known Positivus Express will be running, also there will be a special offer from Baltic Taxi. Those who arrive in their own car will appreciate the novelty of having a parking pass for multiple entry and exit. In addition, both parking tickets and passes will be available in advance for a better price.

Friday 29 April 2016

POSITIVUS OFFERS EXCLUSIVE HOUSES TO RENT AT FESTIVAL CAMP SITE

How would you like to spend the tenth anniversary of Positivus in an exceptionally comfortable setting, and create that special celebratory feeling? This year, for the first time, Positivus is offering festival-goers the chance to rent an exclusive VIP house in the camping grounds for the duration of the festival. Get a good night’s sleep in a real bed, while not missing out on any of the fun! For those who don’t feel like lugging their tent along to the festival, rental tents will be available. In addition, this year the festival provides a much larger and comfortable area for campers.

Wednesday 27 April 2016

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL STARTS OFFERING GROUP TICKETS

It's always more fun to enjoy the Festival together with your friends! Buy ​your festival ​ticket​ ​together with five friends and pay less. The group ticket​ discount​ ​is​ available​​ for​ a group of six people buying the three day​ Festival tickets​ with​ or without​ ​Camping Site.

Friday 22 April 2016

POSITIVUS UNVEILS FIRST I LOVE YOU STAGE ACTS

Untamed sounds, musicians on their way to fame, a platform for the local artists and an epicentre of all that's new and trendy - these are just a few of the best Positivus Festival components. The I Love You stage in particular has been a long standing favourite with both mainstream and alternative music aficionados - it's where young, ambitious artists meet well-known, seasoned musicians.

Thursday 21 April 2016

MARK RONSON RETURNS TO POSITIVUS FOR A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY DJ PERFORMANCE

Global superstar, music producer and DJ Mark Ronson will perform at Positivus Festival on Friday night, July 15. Right after Ellie Goulding's set, Ronson will play a special festival anniversary DJ set on the Nordea stage, delivering the biggest, loudest and wildest performance of epic proportions to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Positivus Festival. Ever since rocking Positivus main stage back in 2011, Ronson has been a most expected festival guest.

Friday 8 April 2016

APPLICATIONS TO TRADE AT POSITIVUS FESTIVAL ARTS AND CRAFTS MARKET ARE NOW OPEN

Each summer Positivus Festival offers its visitors not only a versatile music and arts programme, but also a chance to discover and purchase original designs - apparel, shoes and various accessories. Festival market features a wide range of items from contemporary and vintage, traditional and untamed, to true elegance and funky ethno simplicity.

Tuesday 22 March 2016

SPECIAL FLIGHT AND TAXI OFFERS FOR POSITIVUS FESTIVAL VISITORS

We're making it easier than ever to book your tickets and travel to Positivus Festival this summer! We have teamed up with the national carrier airBaltic to offer a special travel deal for the festival goers from abroad, so you can travel to the festival and back much easier and cheaper.

Friday 4 March 2016

IGGY POP, M83 AND ELLIE GOULDING TO HEADLINE POSITIVUS FESTIVAL 2016

Rock legend Iggy Pop, French electro dreamers M 83 join British pop icon Ellie Goulding as this year’s Positivus Festival headliners. Other acts confirmed for the 10th anniversary edition include Years & Years, Hot Chip, Air, John Newman, Grimes , Charles Bradley, Richard Hawley, Mercury Rev, Wolf Alice, Oh Wonder , The Japanese House and many more.

Thursday 3 March 2016

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL WELCOMES CATERING APPLICANTS

Positivus Festival’s catering application is now open. The festival organisers will once again offer visitors four catering areas - the main food court, camping site food court, Fresh Garden and Trailer Park. Baltic's biggest music event will be taking place from July 15th - 17th in Salacgrīva, for the tenth anniversary year.

Thursday 7 January 2016

JOHN NEWMAN, WOLF ALICE AND OTHERS ADDED TO POSITIVUS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Positivus Festival will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary this summer, with new acts from the UK, United States and Sweden joining previously announced headliner Ellie Goulding for this year’s grand celebration. The festival is proud to welcome the Grammy-nominated alt-rock darlings Wolf Alice, soulful British singer John Newman, the troubadour of a bygone era Richard Hawley, the hushed Scottish ballad composer C Duncan, American psychedelic rockers Mercury Rev and the orchestrally dynamic San Fermin, as well as Sweden’s emerging superstar Seinabo Sey. These are only the first festival programme additions - further artist names are still to be announced, including Saturday's and Sunday's headlining acts.

Monday 30 November 2015

FIRST POSITIVUS 2016 HEADLINER – ELLIE GOULDING

Next year Positivus Festival will celebrate its 10 year anniversary with a line-up of some of the most anticipated visitor artists. British singer Ellie Goulding is amongst the first announced headlining artists, and even though this will not be her first visit to Latvia, she is currently amongst the top-played and demanded global pop singers.

Monday 23 November 2015

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL TO ANNOUNCE FIRST HEADLINER

In the summer of 2016, Positivus Festival will celebrate its 10 year anniversary by offering its most vibrant and music-packed programme yet, with the first headlining female artist to be announced on November 30th. Ticket prices are set to increase from December 3rd, with a gradual rise up until the festival week, when Salacgriva’s fisherman’s park will transform into Baltic's three-day musical capital.

Monday 21 September 2015

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 10TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL DATES

Next year’s 10th annual Positivus Festival will be taking place on the 15th, 16th and 17th of July in Salacgriva, Latvia. Globally renowned artists and tens of thousands of visitors from across the globe will be brought together for a massive celebration. And in honour of the anniversary, Positivus Festival tickets will be available for a special price for 10 days only - starting from September 21st.