Reykjavik, Iceland, April 22, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Reykjavik Arts Festival 2011 will feature art in all its different formats including exhibitions, theatre performances, concerts, opera and dance. The event is famed for the talent it draws to participate and the same is true for this year with some of the biggest names in music taking part.
Opening the festival on 20th May will be performances by singer Olof Arnalds and composer and guitarist Skuli Sverrisson. Arnalds has received growing critical acclaim around the world for her singing ability and combining with, multi Icelandic Music Award winner, Sverrisson the show is set to be the perfect start to the festival.
Classical music fans can look forward to world renowned tenor Jonas Kaufmann as he sings alongside Iceland’s Symphony Orchestra. The classical partnerships are due to perform arias from famous operas by amongst others Bizet, Wagner and Puccini.
For visitors using a hotel in Reykjavik Airport
that are looking for something more contemporary they can check out Ojos de Brujo, an act from Barcelona that is a fusion of flamenco with funk, hip hop and all kinds of other sounds mixed from the street.
Lek Boonlert, marketing head at DirectRooms.com commented: “Up until the end of the festival on 5th June hotels are at their busiest and prices for rooms are often inflated such is the demand. Visitors can compare rates online however to find the good deals.”
DirectRooms is an independent discount hotel reservations company based in Asia. Established and online since 2000 with over 55,000 hotels worldwide.