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Top 5 Winter Events in Europe 2014/2015

The winter season of 2014-2015 promises to be exciting and invigorating, delivering stellar entertainment and adventure options that will get your adrenaline pumping. With an array of such events occurring across Europe, here are the top five that you do not want to miss.



1. Top of the Mountain Opening Concert with James Blunt

Singer-songwriter James Blunt headlines the opening concert that kicks off the Top of the Mountain on 29/11/2014. This annual event features free gigs that signal the opening and closing of the Ischgi season. In past years, Mariah Carey, Elton John and Robbie Williams have headlined this event. Blunt, a prolific skier himself, is including the stop while on tour.

2. Holmenkollen Ski Festival

One essential travel highlight is the long-running Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Oslo, Norway. Dating back to 1892, the festival is arguably the world’s most distinguished ski jump contest. Slated to take place from 12/3/2015 to 14/3/2015, the event draws thousands of spectators and competitors.

3. Momentum Ski Festival

On the Telegraph website, they include an extensive list of events. The Momentum Ski Festival that takes place in Switzerland is located in Crans-Montana, Valais. This festival includes three distinct events: the Alpine Business Forum, the Momentum Apres-Ski and the City Ski Championships.

4. Altitude Comedy Festival

Mayrhofen, Austria is the host of this unique combination of skiing some of the world’s best slopes with top notch comedic talent. Past headliners of the event have included Al Murray, John Bishop and Phil Jupitus. If you like heckling and the shows of Live at the Apollo, you will not want to miss this event. Visit Kristall Spaces to find alpine ski properties in Austria.


5. Air and Style

Another Austrian entry into this lineup signals its premium skiing opportunities. Held in Innsbruck, this event originally begin as a competition among snow boarders. It has quickly grown, however, to include a number of other extreme sports to provide a complete package of adrenaline pumping events in one fun-filled location. Relax in the evenings with stellar musical acts from around the globe.

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