Music on the waterfront 2
This relaxed route takes us from a scenic archipelago and a peaceful old ironworks milieu to a modern cosmopolitan setting.Pori Jazz is a perennial summer spectacular, with its own Pori Jazz Kids Festival arranged especially for children.The southwestern archipelago route also meanders through laid back summery towns, from the garden idylls of Hanko to the hustle and bustle of Kirjurinluoto.
Besides the attractions of jazz and classical music, travellers can look forward to fine sandy beaches that help make this an ideal route for families with children.
1. Baltic Jazz, Taalintehdas Festival on map | Read more3 July 2020 - 5 July 2020
Founded in 1987, this swinging music festival is always arranged for the first weekend of July when the summer is at its most glorious. Though growing over the years, Baltic Jazz has always managed to preserve its original cordiality and elevated mood with a balanced blend of classical jazz, blues and rock music in the unique old ironworks milieu of Taalintehdas. Baltic Jazz is part of the Archipelago Sea Jazz festival series.
2. Kimito Island Music Festival Festival on map | Read more6 July 2020 - 12 July 2020
Leading artists have been providing unique experiences for our audiences in the splendid cultural landscapes of Southwest Finland since 1999, with programmes ranging from familiar classics to the very latest chamber music performed in intimate manor houses and churches.
3. Pori Jazz Festival on map | Read more10 July 2020 - 18 July 2020
As one of the world’s longest-running major jazz events, the programme of Pori Jazz never fails to feature top names from Finland and the wider world. The unique atmosphere, diversified high standard programme, fine services and beautiful surroundings of this festival attract about 400,000 visitors every year. A special Pori Jazz Kids Festival will also be arranged for children.