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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 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 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 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 5 juni, 2014

Digital Pilgrimage in Umeå

Equipped with a walking stick and a cell phone, you can now go on a pilgrimage in Umeå. A brand new pilgrimage app makes it easier […]


Publicerat 21 maj, 2014

A yellow trail of encounters and experiences

On May 11 2014, students at the Umeå School of Architecture organized a bicycle tour to foster new encounters and experiences. The participants pedalled around […]


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 8 maj, 2014

A bicycle-city manifestation

Four students at the Umeå School of Architecture will organize a bicycle tour in Umeå on May 11 2014. The idea is to gather Umeå citizens […]


Publicerat 27 februari, 2014

Rough but supportive on wheels

The association Umeå Roller Derby receives a culture boost by Umeå2014 to implement the full-day event Radical Rookie Rebellion in Umeå in May 2014. Roller […]


Publicerat 15 januari, 2014

Radio amateurs promote Umeå2014 globally

FURA – Umeå Radio Amateurs will spread the message about Umeå2014 throughout the entire year. They have also put in a request for a special […]


Publicerat 9 januari, 2014

GameDev a creative melting pot

Regional game developers will get plenty of water on their creative mill during GameDev 2014 on 25 February. Among other things participants will get to […]


Publicerat 7 januari, 2014

Gender equality in gaming

The gaming association “Gaia-projektet” receives a cultural boost from Umeå2014 to implement the game convention Femcon 2, on 7-9 March 2014. The convention will focus […]


Publicerat 20 november, 2013

Umeå targets event big league

Umeå municipality invests in a multi-million event budget. The goal is to make Umeå one of Sweden´s top five event cities by 2020. In total, […]


Publicerat 20 augusti, 2013

Thousands of children create culture

Kulturverket presents five major Fair-projects, focusing on thousands of children and young people as co-creators and audiences for Umeå2014. The projects receive SEK 800 000 from […]


Publicerat 12 augusti, 2013

Watch the slideshow from the Nolia Fair

Umeå2014 had a so called “cultural path” at the Nolia Fair last week where fair visitors got to meet the Umeå2014 team and the project […]


Publicerat 30 juli, 2013

Umeå2014 at the Stora Nolia Fair

This year’s Nolia fair will be characterized by Umeå2014 – European Capital of Culture. The first day has a Umeå2014 theme and during the week […]


Publicerat 4 juni, 2013

Treasure hunt in the Capital of Culture

The Umeå Geocaching Community wants to organise a large geocaching event during 2014. The Umeå municipality Capital of Culture committee has granted SEK 100,000 to […]


Publicerat 31 maj, 2013

Sami gardening traditions with ”Horticultural Växterbotten”

Umeå City Garden Society, Lapland Garden Society and Lapland Culture Botanical Garden will be hosting a summer event next year – “Horticultural Växterbotten”. They are […]

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Publicerat 17 april, 2013

Umeå Football Festival embraces Europe

Umeå Football Festival wants to evolve in four areas and for this they are granted SEK 600.000 by the Umeå municipality capital of culture committee. […]

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Publicerat 25 mars, 2013

Film: Umeå and the Northern room

Together with the local company Kreator, Umeå2014 has produced a short film meant to excite curiosity for the upcoming Capital of Culture year. – Our goal […]

Eight voices on Umeå2014

Publicerat 14 mars, 2013

Eight voices on Umeå2014

Eight people with different capital of culture projects speak about what they are focusing on in 2014. Emma Bergman Involvement: Project manager for Crossing Boarders […]


Publicerat 30 november, 2012

Successful computer games event looks to grow

Awarded a cultural boost by Umeå2014 earlier this year, UmeLAN’sFrostByte project staged such a highly successful computer games event in 2012 that planning has now started […]


Publicerat 16 oktober, 2012

Music and sports

StadiumMusic is one of a total of eight “season concerts” by NorrlandsOperan in 2014. With the collaboration of eight elite sportspeople, 200 young sportspeople and ten […]


Publicerat 27 augusti, 2012

Athletics championships in Umeå in 2014

Umeå is to host and arrange the Swedish athletics championships in 2014. “I believe that the 2014 Swedish athletics championships will be one of the […]


Publicerat 29 maj, 2012

Championship week in Umeå during 2014

Umeå will be the host city for a winter sports championship week during the European Capital of Culture year 2014. The decision has been taken […]


Publicerat 17 april, 2012

Crossing Boarders offer girls better opportunities

The project Crossing Boarders Camp challenges what usually applies for recreational activities and will give girls access to a broader selection of activities. This will be carried […]