We shall celebrate 20 years of Guardia Nueva in February with a programme of Finnish musical treasures, premiere performances, dance, community singing and outdoor events, and musical ambassadors from Finland and the wider world. This festival really brings out the versatility of the accordion, with folk, classical, modern and light music, and a special programme of guided tours, children’s music, lunchtime concerts and melodies for senior citizens.
|Festival address||Kokkola Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 50 511 8387|
|Office||Pitkänsillankatu 16, FI-67100 Kokkola|
Cultures from all over the world will meet in the Suvilahti district of downtown Helsinki on the last weekend in May for a sustainable development extravaganza, providing debates on global themes and inspiring activities for the whole family. The programme will feature dozens of performances from various parts of the world, forceful speeches and thought-provoking documentaries. The free admission event will provide an interface with a wide range of exhibitors and NGOs, with opportunities to sample exotic cuisine and purchase ethically sourced products.
Sata-Häme Soi is a colourful music festival that celebrates that most beloved of instruments in Finland, the accordion. This festival attracts both world-class professional artists and capable hobbyists with a programme that includes a wide spectrum of concerts from pop to classical and special events for children.
This unique urban festival is a joyful celebration that takes over much of downtown Kotka, bringing visitors back time and again to meet old friends and have lots of fun every year! The diverse programme will foster a wide range of cultural interests, with music, dance and theatre, sporting and boating events, and the largest parade of the Finnish summer. There will also be a generous programme of free admission events for families with children, including the Children’s Maritime Festival. Come and enjoy a splendid festival milieu in our seaside town!
Finland’s largest arts festival will once again provide a diverse programme of events throughout the city, with experiences ranging from classical to world music and pop, from drama to contemporary dance, and from visual art to film and children’s events. We invite and encourage you to lose yourself in the Night of the Arts or get carried away with our fringe programme. This is a festival that brings the arts to everyone!