Stormzy joins the massive line up of Weekend Festival. Elley Duhé and Isaac Sene as well as Pehmoaino will also be seen on the festival stages. The Weekend Festival is celebrated on July 1-3, 2022 in the Kantola Event Park in Hämeenlinna.
Stormzy is one of Britain’s most inspiring and influential cultural figures. Stormzy arrives to perform at the Weekend Festival, accompanied by high demand: the star last performed in Finland in 2017, and has since released numerous hit songs and his album “Heavy Is The Head”, the songs of which have not been heard live in Finland. The album reached number one on the UK’s official album chart and has been streamed more than a billion times worldwide. In addition to being one of the great pioneers in the underground music world, the artist is also known as an advocate for equality.
The festival will also receive international confirmation as Elley Duhé takes the stage. American singer-songwriter Duhé is known for his empowering lyrics and hits “Immortal,” “Middle of the Night,” and “Happy Now”. The artist is listened to at Spotify almost 20 million times a month.
Rising from Siilijärvi, Isaac Sene is a multi-talented artist / songwriter whose long-awaited EP was released in February 2020. During 2021, Sene released new singles: “N-sana” and “Hunger.” Isaac sene, who performs modern soul-tinged pop, which is also influenced by jazz music, also competed in the UMK finals this spring with his song “Kuuma Jäbä”.
Pehmoaino, who makes personal indie-influenced pop music, has become one of the most talked about new artists with her singles “sekaisin” and “rakasta mua”. Released in August 2021, the debut single “sekaisin” rose on YleX’s playlist and next summer the artist will be seen at her first festival gigs.
The artist coverage of the Weekend Festival, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary, will be unprecedentedly diverse. The festival brings the largest international and Finnish artists to Hämeenlinna at the moment. The artist line-up involves the top names in dance, rap and pop music with more than 80 artists.
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