MTV is now planning a spectacular open air concert which will be a three week festival. The concert will be held to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic.

The music channel has announced its return to Belfast. Belfast is the home to the ill fated liner where the music festival will be held six months after the European Music Awards.

The announcement of the festival has come after the government announced its plans for refurbishment worth £1.5 million for the dry dock where the White Star Line was built as well as revealed. The Thompson Graving Dock will be receiving a make over after nearly 100 years.

On April 13, several artists will features at the Titanic Sounds and will be performing at the backdrop of the new Titanic Belfast tourist attraction. The event is a part of the £2.4 million Titanic Festival in memory of the liner that drowned in the North Atlantic on its maiden voyage. A spokesperson for MTV said that more details on the performers for the Titanic concert will be announced in the upcoming weeks. 120 events will be stages b y the organizers of the festival and have also promised the world’s biggest ever digital projection lighting show.

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