An exciting Midsummer festival on the serene coastal island of Seurasaari, where a verdant public park and idyllic outdoor museum provide a splendid backdrop to the solstice celebration. This key heritage event provides sights and activities for visitors of all ages.
|Festival address||Seurasaari, Helsinki Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 40 649 3040|
|Office||Huvila 3, Seurasaari, FI-00250 Helsinki|
The 50th Spelit folk music event will be arranged in the school centre grounds at Kauhajoki, featuring more than 20 concerts of folk music, dance and singing, dozens of smaller musical events and performances, the Finnish championships for harmonica and mandolin players, and the Spelit competition for one and two-row accordions.
Surprising and delighting audiences with a wide range of musical attractions for over three decades, this splendid folk music festival also ensures that ethno, bluegrass, fado, Irish folk, jazz and many other musical styles resound through the summer nights of Haapavesi. Poignant, high standard church concerts will captivate audiences. Organised for the 35th season ahead of the festival, our Folk Course is 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.
This festival of folk dance and folk music is a celebration of joy and colour, attracting international guests from five countries and a solid contingent of top Finnish performers. A combined event for the whole family will deliver lively dances, music to delight the listener, and stunning national costumes.