Music in Joensuu

Ilosaari Rock Festival

Founded in 1971, this massive three-day rock festival has a waterside location with its own beach, and attracts more than 60 Finnish and international acts on its five stages. It has received awards for its...

Music in South Karelia

Lemin Musiikkijuhlat

This four-day chamber-music festival takes place in late July or early August, mainly in churches throughout Lappeenranta, Imatra and Lemi. Many events are free.

Music in Lieksa

Lieksa Brass Week

During the last week of July, Lieksa Brass Week attracts international musicians. Competitions, concerts and lessons take place in venues throughout town.