The biggest winter happening in the world of folk music and dance will kick off the Finnish festival year. Folklandia Cruise rides the crest of a Folk wave, calling on a long heritage while always remaining open and receptive to novelty. Folklandia is backed by the main organisations, events and educational institutions in the field of folk music and dance.
|Festival address||Helsinki-Tallinn Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 3 212 2147|
|Office||Satakunnankatu 13, FI-33100 Tampere|
Surprising and delighting audiences with a wide range of musical attractions for over three decades, this splendid folk music festival also ensures that ethno, bluegrass, fado, Irish folk, jazz and many other musical styles resound through the summer nights of Haapavesi. Poignant, high standard church concerts will captivate audiences. Organised for the 35th season ahead of the festival, our Folk Course is the core of this international event.
Welcome to the happiest days of the Finnish cultural summer! Kaustinen hosts the finest review of Finnish and international folk music and dance at hundreds of performances, workshops, folk busking and jam sessions in an absolutely unique festival atmosphere.
The 50th Spelit folk music event will be arranged in the school centre grounds at Kauhajoki, featuring more than 20 concerts of folk music, dance and singing, dozens of smaller musical events and performances, the Finnish championships for harmonica and mandolin players, and the Spelit competition for one and two-row accordions.
This festival of folk dance and folk music is a celebration of joy and colour, attracting international guests from five countries and a solid contingent of top Finnish performers. A combined event for the whole family will deliver lively dances, music to delight the listener, and stunning national costumes.