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Monday, 2 July, 2001, 11:08 GMT 12:08 UK
Roskilde rocks again
The Roskilde music festival, which ended in tragedy last year when nine festival goers were killed in a crowd stampede, has closed after a successful and safe event at the weekend.

Festival organiser Leif Skov thanked the crowd for their enthusiasm and "caring behaviour."

Around 100,000 people attended the event, to hear an international range of artists including Wyclef Jean, Neil Young, Burning Spear, Patti Smith, Robbie Williams, Bob Dylan and The Cure.

Burning Spear, AKA Winston Rodney
Burning Spear gave the crowd some roots reggae at teatime on Friday

Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan performs on the main stage on Saturday

Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams took the stage late on Saturday night

Patti Smith
Patti Smith was the festival's penultimate act on Sunday

A Patti Smith fan i
A Patti Smith fan in the Roskilde audience

Roskilde festival tent
The audience was praised for its good behaviour

Robert Smith of The Cure
Robert Smith of The Cure, who closed the festival main stage

Roskilde fan
A long weekend of music was all too much for some fans


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