Summer music scene with Emirates

SINGAPORE, 13 May 2019: This summer, travellers can look forward to basking in sunshine and song at some of Europe’s biggest music festivals. Whether it’s contemporary entertainment or classical genres, music and culture lovers can now discover the best of Europe’s summer music scene with Emirates’ special deals.  

For a limited time only, holiday-goers can enjoy exclusive deals to Europe on Economy Class and Business Class. All-inclusive Economy Class fares from Singapore to Europe start at S$869, while Business Class fares start at SGD3,959. Bookings have to be made by 21 May 2019, for travel up to 12 December 2019. 

With big savings to be had this season, travellers now have more reasons to fly better with Emirates and create memorable moments through music. From international music festivals in Paris to classical opera performances in Rome, here are some of the featured destinations within Emirates’ network that will have some great live entertainment programs for travellers to check out:

 London, United Kingdom

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Expect nonstop fun and entertainment at the Wireless Festival, the biggest urban music festival in the United Kingdom. Returning this year to London’s Finsbury Park from 5-7 July, Wireless is set to feature an impressive lineup of artists, including hip-hop heavyweights such as A$AP Rocky, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Future and many more.

London-bound classical lovers should check out The Proms, an eight-week long celebration of classical and orchestral music. Held from 19 July-14 September, The Proms has grown into one of the world’s biggest classical music festivals. In London’s Hyde Park, visitors can enjoy live performances by the BBC Concert Orchestra and spectacular fireworks displays at Proms in the Park, which takes place on the closing night of The Proms. Emirates has three gateways to London including Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted with 11 flights daily from 1 July.  To London’s Heathrow airport alone, Emirates has six daily flights from Dubai at convenient timings, for seamless connectivity with the minimum waiting time.

Economy class fares to London start from SGD929. Business Class fares are also available from SGD4,989.

Paris, France

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Originating in Chicago, the iconic American festival Lollapalooza makes its return to Paris this summer at the Hippodrome de Longchamp on 20 July. Since its debut in 2017, Lollapalooza Paris has wasted no time in establishing itself as one of the biggest musical festivals in the French capital. This year’s lineup promises to be exciting, with international artists such as Martin Garrix, Twenty One Pilots and Clean Bandit scheduled to take centre stage. Other acts set to perform also include English pop rock band The 1975, Kodaline and much more.

Economy class fares to Paris start from SGD1,019. Business class fares are also available from SGD4,689.

Zurich, Switzerland

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Multi-genre music fans should check out Zurich Openair, the largest and most popular open-air music festival in Zurich. Held from 21-25 August, this year’s lineup is as diverse as it is impressive, featuring headliners such as Calvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia and Billie Ellish. Situated close to Zurich Airport, this festival also makes for an ideal event for travellers stopping over.

Economy class fares to Zurich start from SGD1,049. Business class fares are also available from SGD5,319.

Athens, Greece

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Travellers hoping to unlock a culturally immersive experience should pay a visit to The AthFest Music and Arts Festival. Taking place in downtown Athens between 21 to 23 June, the 3-day event brings the best local and regional musicians and visual artists together. The annual festival also serves as a fundraiser for AthFest Educates, a non-profit organization that supports arts and music education for local youths in the area.

Economy class fares to Athens start from SGD869.Business class fares are also available from SGD3,959.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Fancy opera or classical music? At the Netherland’s oldest and largest performing arts festival, The Holland Festival, visitors will be treated to Dutch and international performances covering a wide variety of genres. Established in 1947, the festival offers the very best in theatre, opera, dance, classical music, world music, ballet, art and multimedia performances.

Business class fares to Amsterdam start from SGD5,269. Economy class fares are also available from SGD1,129.

Rome, Italy

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What better way to spend a balmy summer night in Rome than enjoying an opera staged under the stars against a beautiful ancient backdrop? At the Festival di Caracalla 2019, visitors can indulge in the best of performing arts, opera, ballet and live music performances at the historical Baths of Caracalla in Rome. Produced by the Teatro dell’ Opera of Rome, the concerts will run from June to August.

Business xlass fares to Rome start from SGD4,659. Economy class fares are also available from SGD1,029.

Barcelona, Spain

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Touted as one of the main cultural attractions in Barcelona, the Festival Grec de Barcelona is an international theatre, dance and music festival. With a 40-year history, the festival has become the leading producer of shows in Catalonia, giving support to local productions showing some of the best creations from Catalan collectives and artists. This year, festivalgoers can choose from a selection of classical opera performances and avant-garde art shows that seek to inspire and challenge one’s way of thinking.  

Business class fares to Barcelona start from SGD4,579. Economy class fares are also available from SGD1,009. Emirates flies to over 155 destinations, including 42 cities in Europe. Furthermore, Emirates and flydubai have connecting codeshare networks to over 91 cities, bringing the number of combined destinations to over 200. For more information on Emirates, including how to book flights and a complete list of terms and conditions, contact your travel agent or visit www.emirates.com/sg.

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