After a two 12 months break because of the pandemic, the UK’s Glastonbury Competition is again and in full swing. The five-day-long pageant kicked off on Wednesday, June 22, and can proceed by means of June 26 in Pilton, Somerset, England. It options performances from artists throughout all generations, together with 20-year-old Billie Eilish (who made historical past on Friday because the youngest solo headliner within the pageant’s historical past), Kendrick Lamar, and Paul McCartney.
Along with its big selection of performers, the pageant can also be attracting big-name stars and public figures from the UK and past. Celebrities in attendance embrace Package Harington, Rose Leslie, and Sienna Miller.
This 12 months’s Glastonbury Competition is not nearly having fun with the music, nonetheless. Some performers and friends have taken the time to protest the US Supreme Courtroom’s choice to overturn Roe v. Wade, whereas activist Greta Thunberg urged attendees to take motion in opposition to local weather change. “We’re able to probably the most unimaginable issues,” she mentioned on Saturday, as reported by the BBC. “As soon as we’re given the complete story . . . we’ll know what to do. There may be nonetheless time to decide on a brand new path, to step again from the cliff. As a substitute of searching for hope, begin creating that hope your self.”
Take a look at the gallery to see all the celebs jamming out at Glastonbury this 12 months.