FINLAND (CelebrityAccess) Live Nation Finland has announced it has acquired Blockfest, the leading hip-hip festival of Finland.
Blockfest, founded in 2008, is considered the top hip-hop festival in the Nordic countries and takes place at Tambere Stadium, attracting 75,000 attendees.
“This deal cements Blockfest’s position in the festival calendar and will ensure that the festival attracts the hottest international acts going forward,” Blockfest founder Kalle Kallonen said. executive.“We have a great team who are excited to work more closely with Live Nation Finland to deliver the best possible live experience for our audience.”
Live Nation Finland’s head promoter, Zachris Sundell, addied “Blockfest is one of the most innovative festivals in Finland and we are thrilled to be a part of its future. … We have always had a great relationship with Blockfest and are looking forward to putting our resources into bringing more of the world’s leading hip-hop, R&B and grime artists to the festival.”
Live Nation Finland and Blockfest have worked together since 2013 bringing acts like Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang Clan and Wiz Khalifa to the festival, according to the statement.