Raw and sensitive, close to nature and close to our nerves when she plays. Fay has a distinctive expression in her music, which has meant that she is met with great interest and joy both nationally and internationally.
Fay was nominated for the Spellemannspris and newcomer of the year under P3 Gold for her debut album Snow in 2015. After this, she has established herself as a thorough composer and songwriter, with music that can be heard, among other things, in the film Aksel, a documentary about the alpinist Aksel Lund Svindal.
Singer, guitarist and songwriter Fay lives close to nature, which can be heard and felt in her music.
True to his northern Norwegian roots, Kristian sings sensitive lyrics in his own dialect. He has established himself as a beloved songwriter and is a respected Norwegian artist. Kristian’s music is honest and direct, and tells stories that the artist himself has felt through growing up and up to the personal journey that has brought him to where he is today.
Recently, Kristian has delighted us with interpretations of artist colleagues’ music in the TV2 program Hver gang vi møtes. He is also a sought-after live artist, and hits the concert audience with, among other things, the hit songs Kan du lære mæ and Du ga mæ viljestyrke.
FRIDAY 1 september
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel is your home for this weekend. We meet at Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen at the scheduled time, followed by an hou´r boat trip across the fjord. Keep your eyes open for wildlife and enjoy the light in the arctic landscape. Upon arrival you are welcomed by the hosts, and later we gather for the festival dinner at 7.30 pm. The evening is rounded off with today’s musical highlight; an intimate concert with one of the artists.
SATURDAY 2 september
We bring the music experiences into the wild and rig ourselves for boat safari to the north side of Isfjorden. Here you will experience the bird mountain Alkehornet that dominates the landscape, and the mighty Esmark glacier that plunges into the bay of Ymer. While the boat is dipping in the green glacier water, we will enjoy an unique encounter between acoustic music and wild nature. Back at Isfjord Radio, we are captured again as we gather around the bonfire for cured meat, bubbles and music. After dinner, the evening is topped off with an exclusive intimate concert by one of the artists.
SUNDAY 3 september
The toughest festival participants starts the day with a fresh sea bath which is rewarded with a warm visit in the sauna. After breakfast, we put on our mountain shoes and wander into the beautiful Svalbard landscape. We walk towards Linnévannet, situated between characteristic mountains, or towards Båtodden, where the walruses often come to visit. The choice of route depends on weather conditions. Lunch is enjoyed outdoors before returning to Isfjord Radio and Longyearbyen.