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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 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 12 november, 2014

Northern Light – a brilliant show on 13 December

Our Capital of Culture year is coming to a close but Umeå will continue shining as a city of culture. At 7pm on Saturday, 13 […]


Publicerat 11 november, 2014

Västerbotten County Locals Choose Culture over Sport

Sport or culture? Ask residents of Västerbotten County which they prefer to enjoy on their night off and their answer will likely be culture. What’s […]


Publicerat 7 november, 2014

Which of Umeå’s creators are your favorites?

Nominations can now be submitted for the 2014 Umeå Creator Prize (Umeå skaparpris), which recognises the talents of local creative people. The prize will be […]


Publicerat 31 oktober, 2014

Cultural Boost for Sami art

The exhibition Sami prism with four Sami artists gets a Cultural Boost from Umeå 2014. The four Sami artists have fundamentally different ways of expression […]


Publicerat 29 oktober, 2014

Wants to give everyone access to the music

Kristina Sturk wants give people who for various reasons are not reached by the regular selection of concert music a chance to experience live music […]


Publicerat 27 oktober, 2014

Master of classical music in Umeå

The second piano evening in the series Beethoven Inspires will take place November 20 and will be performed by the Romanian pianist Eduard Stan. The […]


Publicerat 23 oktober, 2014

Premiere of Veronica Maggio’s autumn tour

The acclaimed Swedish pop singer Veronica Maggio will perform in Umeå at the Idun theatre November 8. She’s at the moment close to breaking the attendance record of the arena. […]


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 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 8 oktober, 2014

International masters of jazz

Headline acts at this year’s jazz festival in Umeå are Hailey Tuck, Robert Glasper Experience, Charles Lloyd Quartet and Avishai Cohen. The festival takes place […]


Publicerat 17 september, 2014

Music students got a royal visit

During their visit in Umeå on 11 September, Swedish Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visited El Sistema, a choral and orchestral school at Ersängsskolan. […]


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 3 september, 2014

Relive the Choir Festival online

A long-standing dream became reality when the Umeå international choir festival A Choral Midsummer Light’s Dream was held in Umeå on 17-21 June 2014. 850 […]


Publicerat 1 september, 2014

Solo Pianists to Umeå Jazz Festival 2014

Umeå Jazz Festival presents four headstrong solo pianists who will enter the Jazz Lab stage, which is the festival’s research lab. Meanwhile, the dance hall […]


Publicerat 27 augusti, 2014

Starting the fall with a grand opening

During Tjakttjagiessie – the season of harvesting – it’s time to take on all that has been growing during the summer. Early autumn offers goodies […]


Publicerat 11 augusti, 2014

“It will be memorable”

A huge outdoor stage, metal giants and a theme of blood revenge will make Elektra the most memorable production ever in NorrlandsOperan’s history. “This is […]


Publicerat 5 augusti, 2014

BBC Proms class music visits Umeå

On 25 August, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra has been invited to NorrlandsOperan for a tour stop in Umeå before they head off to the world’s greatest classical music […]


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 9 juli, 2014

Say hello to Giessie – summer!

On 11 and 12 July, we are welcoming true summer! The Giessie season will be opened with music, dance and exhibitions. The inaugurations will take […]


Publicerat 8 juli, 2014

Sun and Song promised at Holmön Song Festival

It really shows that The Holmön Song Festival (Visfestivalen in Swedish) celebrates its 20th anniversary during the same year that Umeå is European Capital 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 9 juni, 2014

Packed Dance Season at Norrlandsoperan

The upcoming dance season at Norrlandsoperan offers waves, video and beloved reunions. Umeå Jazz Festival continues to attract the world’s greatest and the Swedish Radio […]


Publicerat 20 maj, 2014

Football Musical with Lots of Love

In the football musical Fair Game, football players, singers and actors will meet on the field. On 6 June 2014, the game takes place at […]


Publicerat 19 maj, 2014

Concentrated Culture at Umeå Culture Night

On Saturday 24 May 2014, Kulturnatta, or Culture Night, is celebrating its tenth anniversary in Umeå with hundreds of cultural activities and everything is free. […]


Publicerat 7 maj, 2014

Caotico to play at U x U Festival

Caotico is the latest addition to the U x U Festival in Umeå on 18-19 July. The Umeå based pop band Caotico, who just released […]


Publicerat 5 maj, 2014

First ever live performance together

The digital group Accent sings a cappella and jazz. They will now meet and perform live together for the first time ever. The premiere will take […]


Publicerat 30 april, 2014

Spring welcomed in Umeå

The third season opening of the European Capital of Culture year in Umeå was about the returning of the spring, celebrated on the City Hall […]