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!
|Festival address||Oulu Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 400 492 649|
|Office||PL 42, 90015 Oulun kaupunki|
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.
Our splendid wintertime city festival will bring a wide range of Finnish and international artists to Oulu. Artistic Directors Elina Vähälä and Jukka Perko have prepared a programme of premiere performances, major productions, chamber concerts and club events, together with master classes in classical and rhythm music.
A colourful music festival focusing on the accordion, an instrument that is dear to everyone in Finland. This event attracts world class professionals and capable hobbyists to the scenic old market town of Ikaalinen for a broad programme of concerts ranging from pop to classical, without forgetting the interests of children and young adults. Sata-Häme Soi celebrates its golden jubilee in July 2022.
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. 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.