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. We welcome you to join us in celebrating our 60th anniversary in 2022!
|Festival address||Kotka Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 5 234 4700|
|Office||Tornatorintie 99, FI-48100 Kotka|
The seven festivals and fringe events of this late summer celebration attract a total of between 55 and 60 thousand visitors every year. Oulu August Festival incorporates Elojazz, Oulunsalo Soi Chamber Music Festival, Muusajuhlat Literary art festival, Oulu Arts Night, Oulu Music Video Festival, the Air Guitar World Championships and Flow Productions. The programme varies from year to year, ranging from small concert events and the Oulu August Festival presents series for local talent to contemporary circus and choral celebrations. Many programme events are also open to the public free of charge, meaning that everyone is invited to our August sensation!
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!
This annual celebration encompasses several cultural events, with theatre, high-class art exhibitions, design, gift items, open-air dances and musical events. Orivesi Summer School never fails to inspire visitors with cultural courses and lectures. So why not mix business and pleasure at Orivesi this summer?
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.