June 16, 2024


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Danish Audio Festival Langelandsfestival Goes Bankrupt

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Langelandsfestival, one particular of Denmark’s longest-running tunes festivals, has submitted for personal bankruptcy, primary to the cancellation of this year’s function.

The yearly Danish songs festival Langelandsfestival, 1 of the country’s longest-running audio festivals, has submitted for personal bankruptcy. The event was initially released in 1991, with some 35,000 persons usually in attendance. 

In December previous yr, pageant organizers introduced that a 2023 version would not be probable thanks to financial problems induced by 2022’s 30th-anniversary version. But competition organizers launched a statement previous month declaring that Langelandsfestival “unfortunately has to announce that the firm will be closed down.”

“It has normally been a wonderful enjoyment for me to do the Langelandsfestival, and although the overall economy has been fluctuating, I have normally considered in the principle. Nevertheless, the troubles of latest several years, the market place, and the prospective clients as such have challenged me in that imagining,” claims Allan K. Pedersen, Pageant Director and proprietor of Langelandsfestival because 2006.

“Some of what I have beloved most has been assembly attendees, crew, and partners as I have walked around the pageant region,” Pedersen continues. “Happy men and women who have made their own festivities and enjoyed their (holidays) with us. So significantly the a lot more it annoys me that we did not get more than enough tickets sold this summer months.”

In accordance to the festival’s formal statement, not plenty of tickets were sold to assure an “acceptable pageant economic climate, and “after all bills for 2022 have been paid out, the final result is a large million deficit.”

“After an comprehensive research of the industry for option remedies and quite a few meetings with prospective companions and stakeholders, we however have to conclude that it has not been doable to discover a sustainable potential for the festival. We would also like to tell our small business associates and suppliers that there are no eligible invoices that are unpaid at this time,” the festival’s statement explains.

“We would like to thank our devoted crew, artists, company, and all those people who have supported Langelandsfestival A/S more than the a long time,” the assertion extra. “Although Langelandsfestival A/S closes down, the recollections and times from the pageant will always be element of our shared background. Thank you for 30 yrs — we hope you will all assistance other festivals and cultural situations in the potential.”

Amid the performances at Langelandsfestival in the previous include Santana, The Corrs, Earth Wind & Fire, The Doors, Skinny Lizzy, Sugarbabes, and Rick Astley.