You are here

25,000 people attend "Positivus" festival

26.07.2012

A total of about 25,000 people attended the "Positivus" music and art festival in Salacgriva last weekend, of which about 10,000 were staying in the festival's tent village, according to festival organizers' estimates.

A total of about 25,000 people attended the "Positivus" music and art festival in Salacgriva last weekend, of which about 10,000 were staying in the festival's tent village, according to festival organizers' estimates.

"Positivus Music" representative Zane Peneze told LETA the organizers considered this year's festival a success.

Peneze also said she was sorry for those people who were hospitalized for food poisoning after eating at one of the kebab stands on the festival grounds, and wished them speedy recovery, adding that, despite the organizers' efforts to ensure all festival participant's safety, such incidents could not be completely ruled out.

Peneze said that the "Positivus" festival would certainly be organized next year as well - as usual, on the third weekend of July.

As reported, the sixth annual "Positivus" festival was taking place last Friday and Saturday.

Related news
The World Choir Games will be held in Riga for the first time next year, bringing together about 400 choirs from more than seventy countries, "Riga 2014" foundations' head Diana Civle said.
Recently, the Latvian capital Riga hosted the premiere of “The Barber of Seville” opera. The opera staging, performed by a 27-year old film director Hayk Karapetyan, enjoyed positive critical...
The travel time of the Riga-Moscow passenger train line will be reduced by several hours..
The popular U.S. singer and composer Michael Bolton will give a concert at "Arena Riga" on May 12, "Makroconcert Latvija" public relations manager Inese Keisa told LETA.