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 9 484 511|
|Office||Huvila 3, Seurasaari, FI-00250 Helsinki|
This major celebration is the largest and longest-running folk music festival in the Nordic countries. Its unique atmosphere is generated in the irrepressible encounter of amateur and professional music makers with their music loving public through Finnish and international folk music and dance. Get ready to enjoy hundreds of performances, workshops, folk busking and jam sessions.
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.
Bluegrass, polska, fado, klezmer and many other musical styles have resounded through the summer nights of Haapavesi in recent years. Our festival will continue an uncompromising artistic policy of providing a platform for new folk music and other genres, while the 30th folk course will remain the core of this international event.
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.