The traditional elements of a Finnish midsummer celebration are fire and water, music and dance, and outdoor games under the national flag and birch trees. Why not bring the whole family to experience the enchanting magic and spells of the midsummer night bonfires at Seurasaari?
|Festival address||Seurasaari, Helsinki Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 40 649 3040|
|Office||Huvila 3, Seurasaari, FI-00250 Helsinki|
The most memorable moments often come unplanned. This major international celebration of folk dance and music has been bringing enthusiasts and their friends to Tampere since 1970 for the most foot-tapping scene of the summer. The Schottische programme provides a full range of folk dance concerts, training courses and night dances.
Sommelo is an international music festival arranged in Kainuu, Finland and Russian Karelia, which are the cradle of most runo singing and other forms of old and new folk music. The event incorporates concerts, courses, conferences, art exhibitions and other attractions for the whole family.
A unique event providing the coolest folk music in an openly experimental style that draws on tradition and respects the folk heritage. The biggest winter happening in the world of folk music and dance will kick off this very special festival year on 13-14 January 2017 as we celebrate our 22nd season on the theme of one hundred years of Finnish independence. Folklandia is backed by the main organisations, events and educational institutions in the field of folk music and dance.
A shipload of music, dance and merrymaking, featuring the semi-finals of the Golden and Silver Accordion competitions, dozens of performers, busking and community singing in the passageways, and the Accordion Fair. Organised by Sata-Häme Soi and the Finnish Accordion Association, this unique springtime cruise from Turku to Stockholm is the ideal event for all friends of the accordion, music and dance.