Isle of MTV

The Isle of MTV is an annual music festival organized by MTV Europe, which is part of Viacom Media Networks. It has been held in Malta since 2007 while previous editions were held in Portugal, France, Spain and Italy. The Isle of MTV is one of the smallest music festivals in Europe,[1] and the latest editions were attended by approximately 10,000 people.

Isle of MTV
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Stage preparations on 26 June 2016
GenreElectronic music, Pop, Hip-hop, Rapcore, Alternative rock
DatesJune or July
Location(s)Lisbon, Portugal (2002)
Six-Fours-les-Plages, France (2003)
Tossa de Mar, Spain (2004)
Trieste, Italy (2005)
Floriana, Malta (since 2007)
Years active2002–present
Attendance50,000
Websitewww.isleofmtv.com

The festival is organized annually on one day in June or July. It begins at 18:00 and ends before midnight. Entrance is free of charge, and there are no age limits. Malta Public Transport runs special bus routes on the day to facilitate travel.

By yearEdit

 
The Isle of MTV has been held at the Granaries in Floriana, Malta since 2007.[2]

2002Edit

The 2002 edition was held at Belém Tower near Lisbon, Portugal. The line-up was as follows:[3]

2003Edit

The 2003 edition was held at Île Gaou in Six-Fours-les-Plages, France.[4]

2004Edit

The 2004 edition was held at Platja Gran in Tossa de Mar on the Costa Brava, Spain. The line-up was as follows:[5][6]

2005Edit

The 2005 edition was held on 14 July at Piazza Unità d'Italia in Trieste, Italy.[7] The line-up was as follows:

2007Edit

The 2007 edition was held on 26 July at the Granaries in Floriana, Malta. The line-up was as follows:[8]

2008Edit

The 2008 edition was held on 25 June at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[9]

2009Edit

The 2009 edition was held on 8 July at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[10]

2010Edit

The 2010 edition was held on 30 June at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[12]

2011Edit

The 2011 edition was held on 30 June at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[13]

2012Edit

 
Nelly Furtado at Isle of MTV 2012

The 2012 edition was held on 26 June at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[14]

2013Edit

The 2013 edition was held on 26 June at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[4]

2014Edit

The 2014 edition was held on 25 June at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[15]

2015Edit

The 2015 edition was held on 7 July at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[16]

2016Edit

 
Isle of MTV information post at Auberge d'Italie
 
Stage preparations

The 2016 edition was held on 28 June at the Granaries in Floriana.[16] The line-up was as follows:[17]

2017Edit

The 2017 edition was held on 27 June at the Granaries in Floriana. The line-up was as follows:[18]

2018Edit

The 2018 Isle of MTV edition will take place at the granaries in Floriana with the following musicians:[19]

2019Edit

The 2019 Isle of MTV was held on 9 to 14 July.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Isle of MTV Malta 2013". MTV Poland (in Polish). Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  2. ^ Ameen, Juan (25 May 2012). "At last, modern architecture is protected". Times of Malta. Retrieved on 13 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Isle of MTV chega hoje a Belém". universia.pt (in Portuguese). 20 July 2002. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Isle of MTV - Malta". Red Carpet Magazine. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Black Eyed Peas Headline Isle of MTV 2004". MTV News. 1 August 2006. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Manumission is on but..." Ibiza Spotlight Forums. Retrieved 2018-09-07.
  7. ^ "Speciale Isle of MTV". Trieste.com (in Italian). Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Isle Of MTV 2007 Comes To Malta". billboard.com. 21 June 2007. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Isle of MTV line up announced". MTV News. 5 June 2008. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  10. ^ "Isle of MTV line-up announced". Times of Malta. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  11. ^ Ltd, Allied Newspapers. "MTV show rapped over Lady Gaga's Malta swearing".
  12. ^ "Isle of MTV - Malta 2010". last.fm. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  13. ^ "Isle of MTV - Malta 2011". last.fm. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  14. ^ "Isle of MTV 2012". Malta Today. 27 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  15. ^ Camilleri, Grazielle (21 January 2014). "The Isle of MTV Malta 2014". Azure. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  16. ^ a b "Isle of MTV tomorrow - next year's concert on June 28". Times of Malta. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  17. ^ "Last preparations ahead of Tuesday's Isle of MTV concert in full swing". The Malta Independent. 27 June 2016. Archived from the original on 27 June 2016.
  18. ^ "Crowds rock the Granaries at Isle of MTV". Times of Malta. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  19. ^ Ltd, Allied Newspapers. "Isle of MTV 2018 line-up revealed".

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