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Publicerat 28 september, 2015

EU final report: Benefits and lessons learned

The European Commission final report on the European Capitals of Culture has been published. It explains how Umeå and R?ga developed their application, designed their […]


Publicerat 11 juni, 2015

Get a Spanish cultural boost

Donostia / San Sebastián in Spain, one of the two European capitals of Culture 2016, has started an innovative programme of subsidies for cultural initiatives, based […]


Publicerat 25 februari, 2015

Umeå’s Capital of Culture year on film

The short film Co-Creating the Capital of Culture are filled with events from Umeå’s Capital of Culture year. Now you can watch the film here. During […]


Publicerat 16 januari, 2015

Experience the Northern Light show again

European Capital of Culture Umeå2014’s last big show Northern Light took place in Umeå on the 13th of December, 2014. Now you can experience the […]


Publicerat 19 december, 2014

Thank you!

The European Capital of Culture year is about to end but the cultural city Umeå remains and continues to develop. Thank you all creators and […]


Publicerat 13 december, 2014

The Grand Finale

Umeå2014 is coming to an end and, although the year is not yet over, residents and visitors to Umeå were able to enjoy the grand […]


Publicerat 11 december, 2014

Silent film concert closes UEFF

The closing act of the 2014 Umeå European Film Festival is a silent film concert. Two films from 1927 or 1928 will be accompanied by […]


Publicerat 1 december, 2014

Film in many ways

The Umeå European Film Festival starts Friday 5 December. During nine days there will be feature films, short films, documentaries, family films, a horror night, […]


Publicerat 1 december, 2014

Umeå Joins Royal Visit to France

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a state visit to France 2-4 December 2014 at the invitation of French President […]


Publicerat 14 november, 2014

Professor at Umeå University appointed Latvian Honorary Consul

Peter Sköld, Professor of History and Director of the Arctic Centre at Umeå University (Arcum), has by the Latvian Foreign Ministry been appointed to be […]


Publicerat 4 november, 2014

Human rights activist praised in Umeå

This year’s Per Anger Prize will be awarded in Umeå on 13 November as part of the city’s Swedish Forum for Human Rights event. The […]


Publicerat 24 oktober, 2014

Matera to be 2019 European Capital of Culture in Italy

The selection panel of independent experts responsible for assessing the Italian cities competing to be European Capital of Culture in 2019 has recommended that Matera […]

A park in central Umeå

Publicerat 23 oktober, 2014

More foreign visitors than ever in Umeå

Umeå had more foreign visits than ever during the summer 2014, according to Statistics Sweden. During the period of June – August in 2014 Umeå’s […]


Publicerat 22 oktober, 2014

Win tickets to the Balkan Party

On October 29 the Balkan brass band Fanfare Cioc?rlia from Romania will perform at the Idun theatre in Umeå. There will be full throttle from […]


Publicerat 21 oktober, 2014

Schoolchildren showcase glass art

Fifth graders at Vegaskolan in Vännäs and glass artist Camilla Caster has during the autumn worked together with the theme Glasåljud. The results are displayed […]


Publicerat 21 oktober, 2014

World Premiere with Mats Gustafsson

NorrlandsOperan’s Symphony Orchestra will premiere jazz saxophonist Mats Gustafsson’s first symphony. It’s one of the Capital of Culture season concerts and will take place while […]


Publicerat 21 oktober, 2014

Umeå in Swiss Forest for Europe

A forest of European culture is being planted in Switzerland. The first two trees were planted on October 14 at the former radio station in […]


Publicerat 20 oktober, 2014

A Brazilian view of the nature

The Brazilian design duo Fernando and Humberto Campana are known for their colourful, wilful, and experimental furniture influenced by traditional handicrafts. Inspired by the nature, […]


Publicerat 10 oktober, 2014

”Umeå full of desire!”

The European Capital of Culture season opening Tjakttja – the season of desire, marked the true beginning of autumn in Umeå. The event took place […]


Publicerat 7 oktober, 2014

Digital bridge links Sweden with the Netherlands

On Friday, October 10, the unique art project The Bridge opens a virtual bridge between Sweden and the Netherlands. A digital screen will link Umeå […]

Designhögskolan vid Umeå Universitet

Publicerat 3 oktober, 2014

That important first impression

Making a good first impression is important, and judging from the two students Martijn van den Broeck and Trieuvy Luu, Umeå made a great one […]


Publicerat 1 oktober, 2014

The meaning of homeland

Starting 10 October, the result of an extensive collaboration is presented in the group exhibition Homeland at Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art in Vaasa, Finland. […]


Publicerat 17 september, 2014

Information boards about Sami history in Umeå

Sami culture gets highlighted during the European Capital of Culture year in Umeå with the help of eight information boards that are placed at different […]


Publicerat 16 september, 2014

Worth a look: Umeå in German TV

The German tv-channel WDR has produced an episode about Umeå as European Capital of Culture. During 43 minutes, the show West Art Magazin Extra with […]


Publicerat 8 september, 2014

A quick look in the rear mirror

Five years ago today, on 8 September 2009, the jury selected Umeå as European Capital of Culture 2014. Fredrik Lindegren, artistic director at Umeå2014 remember […]


Publicerat 8 september, 2014

Plovdiv to be 2019 European Capital of Culture

The independent selection panel responsible for assessing the Bulgarian cities competing to be European Capital of Culture in 2019 has recommended that Plovdiv should be […]


Publicerat 28 augusti, 2014

Littfest Prepares for the Future

The European Capital of Culture year in Umeå is almost over for Littfest, but the literature festival just won’t stop. The organization sees 2015 and 2016 […]


Publicerat 27 augusti, 2014

MOVE Film Festival becomes UEFF

MOVE Film Festival has a new European profile and changes its name to UEFF, Umeå European Film Festival. ”There will be nine days full of […]


Publicerat 12 augusti, 2014

Contemporary circus for everyone

The Contemporary Circus Festival during 29 August to 7 September is Umeå teaterförening´s largest production during the European Capital of Culture year. During ten days […]


Publicerat 28 juli, 2014

From Perugia to Umeå

The Umeå2014 office has taken the European dimension of the Capital of Culture year into a new and very practical level. In the beginning of […]


Publicerat 15 juli, 2014

Umeå will be occupied by European music and emotions

Around 40 great young folk musicians, each from different parts of the world are occupying towns, villages and forests of Europe during three weeks of […]


Publicerat 1 juli, 2014

Voices of Umeå to Berlin

Singing instruments! – five interactive musical instruments created by Anders Lind – are being exhibited in Berlin this summer. The instruments are part of Anders […]


Publicerat 18 juni, 2014

Summer highlights

International choral singing, improvised outdoor theatre and a grassroots funded music festival. The Sami seasons early summer and summer in the European Capital of Culture […]


Publicerat 17 juni, 2014

Choir Festival Takes the Stage

30 choirs with about 750 singers are forming Umeå’s first International Choir Festival. The festival starts Tuesday, June 17 and will also include Midsummer and […]


Publicerat 11 juni, 2014

Würzburg Visit Brings Art and Music

In June 2014, more than a hundred people from Würzburg, Germany visit Umeå. It’s a sister city exchange that offers lots of art and music by […]


Publicerat 27 maj, 2014

Send a Letter to an Unknown Recipient

Receiving a real handwritten letter in the mailbox is always exciting and something that has been taken up by Sarah Kos and Sara Sjöström. Through […]