Welcome to Luleå’s coolest winter event. By combining Swedish Lapland’s climate with beautiful music, the town now has a meeting point for townspeople and a major attraction for visitors from all around.
Editor’s note: Ice Music has been cancelled, for the time being, there are no concerts scheduled for 2017.
Every weekend until April, beautiful sounds have come from the high mounds of snow at Gülzauudden. “We offer a fantastic experience. When you step into the concert auditorium you are suddenly in a magic place. Your toes might get a little bit cold, but you grow warm inside. People can’t believe it’s true,” says Tim Linhart, founder of Ice Music.”
Tim, who started life in New Mexico, USA, has been working as an ice artist for 30 years. Since he began to build ice instruments at the end of the 1990s it has, in his own words, completely taken over his life. Tim designs both concert halls and instruments. It takes about two months to finish the 20 ice instruments. The collection includes different string instruments, guitars, drums, xylophones and mandolins. Tim is constantly constructing new types of instruments.