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Pori Jazz Festival

Established in 1966, the Pori Jazz Festival is one of Finland’s biggest summer events, attracting international names in jazz, blues, funk and Latin rhythms, as well as 150,000 listeners each summer. More than 100 c…
Music in Finland's West Coast

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival

Since 1968 the village of Kaustinen has come to life in July, when hundreds of musicians descend on its dusty streets for six days of concerts, bar gigs and impromptu jam sessions. Playing on 30 stages, the music re…
Cultural in Närpes

Siirrettävien Saunojen

An only-in-Finland experience, the two-day Siirrettävien Saunojen, held at lakeside Parra, 34km west of Närpes, sees entrants vie for the most unusual homemade mobile sauna. The only rules are that it must fit at le…
Music in Seinäjoki

Provinssirock

This open-air rock festival sees international acts duel with top Finnish bands from across the musical spectrum (David Bowie and the Black Eyed Peas have held the same stage as HIM and the Rasmus). It's held over t…
Dance in Seinäjoki

Tangomarkkinat

Seinäjoki is the undisputed tango capital of a country that is certifiably tango mad, and enormous crowds descend on this international festival. The first heels are kicked up at a huge open-air dance party in ‘Tang…
Music in Rauma

Rauma Blues Festival

Finland’s best blues musicians and international visitors perform over a July weekend.
Cultural in Rauma

Pitsiviikko

Beginning in the last week in July, Rauma’s biggest event celebrates the town’s lacemaking history. From the turning of the first bobbin to the crowning of Miss Lace, the whole town comes to life, particularly for M…
Music in Rauma

Rauma Rock

A one-night rock festival featuring primarily Finnish bands, held at Kivikylä Arena.
Music in Rauma

Festivo

Chamber music plays at venues throughout the Old Town over five days.