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Iceland is the focus country of this year's Eurosonic festival

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  • Rising star Iceland is this year's Eurosonic festival focus country. Ásgeir Trausti has performed at the festival. Photo/Valli

Iceland is the focus country of this year’s Eurosonic Noorderslag music festival. Árstíðir, Low Roar, Fufanu, My Bubba and newcomer Júníus Meyvant are among the many Icelandic acts set to perform at the festival which began yesterday.

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Eurosonic takes place in the Dutch city of Groningen and is Europe’s largest annual showcase festival. Organizers maintain they are responsible for kick-starting the careers of popular European acts like George Ezra, Hozier, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, MØ and the Icelandic musician Ásgeir, formerly known as Ásgeir Trausti. 

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