Oya is the perfect middle ground for those wanting to feel the serenity of being out in nature but the convenience and hustle and bustle of a city. The boutique festival that’s set in Oslo’s in Medieval Park has views to the forest-clad Ekeberg Hill to the East, the Oslo Fjord to the West, and the Oslo Skyline to the south.
What’s more, the festival has a stunning sense appreciation for the natural beauty that surrounds its site and has been the winner of The Greener Festival award on several occasions. To make the scenery all the more majestic and allow your full appreciation are 5 days of live music from the best established and up-and-coming pop and rock in the world.
Of the big names playing; legendary Britpop group Blur are set to ignite the audience with a memorable set of ’90s hits. Baltimore three-piece, Beach House who are still mesmerising audiences with songs from their masterpiece, 'Bloom' will cement themselves as one of the most atmospheric live acts around.
Whilst the prolific Swedish electro-pop duo The Knife will be play host to one the biggest party of the week. Meanwhile, highlights of the smaller names on the bill are New York’s latest starlets Parquet Courts, and West Coast, U.S rockers Mikal Cronin. Both bands will show that the future of rock music is in safe hands, while Danish band Efterklang are simply unmissable live.
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