Season Opening

Tjakttjagiessie

Saturday

Aug 30 14:00

The Tjakttjagiessie opening ceremony heralds not only the start of a new season, but also the beginning of the Umeå Contemporary Circus Festival. This is why our opening ceremony will be challenging and … Read more about Tjakttjagiessie

Time: Saturday Aug 30 14:00 - 15:00
Place: Broparken
Organizer: Umeå2014
Tjakttjagiessie

Cultural Market at Pilgatan

Saturday

Sep 13 11:00

Fifty exhibitors sell their art, design, crafts and literature at Pilgatan, which is closed for cars between Kungsgatan and Skolgatan. Events during the market include music, poetry, circus and workshops. … Read more about Cultural Market at Pilgatan

Time: Saturday Sep 13 11:00 - 15:00
Place: Pilgatan
Organizer: Kreativ Kollektiv, Bokcafé Pilgatan, Bildmuseet, Galleri Verkligheten, ABF
More information: http://kreativkollektiv.se/
Cultural Market at Pilgatan
Craft exhibition

Next Level Craft

Friday

From Jun 13

June 13th - September 21st The exhibition shows  especially made works by thirty craftsmen, artists, musicians and dancers from different areas. We meet Helena Hörstedt, Hanna Hedman, Anna ”Ninja” Näsström, Jögge … Read more about Next Level Craft

Time: Fri Jun 13 - Wed Sep 24
Place: Västerbotten museum
Next Level Craft
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Music project

Seasonal Concerts

The capital of culture year will feature eight seasonal concerts. At the start of each new season NorrlandsOperan presents a new, highly artistic concert project, each with an exciting theme. … Read more about Seasonal Concerts

Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
Seasonal Concerts

River Film Stories

Saturday

From Aug 16

Imagine sitting on the riverbank. By the river is a huge screen. There you are, sitting, watching a movie. Maybe you have a cup of coffee in your hand, maybe a treat. At … Read more about River Film Stories

Time: Sat Aug 16 - Sun Aug 31
River Film Stories
Music and storytelling

Along Art Road Seven Rivers

Saturday

From Aug 23

As a stand-alone sequel to the tour in 2011 we repeat the trip from hills to coast along konstvägen 7 älvar ("art road seven rivers"). We begin in Borgafjäll one year after the … Read more about Along Art Road Seven Rivers

Time: Sat Aug 23 - Sat Sep 20
Organizer: River Stories (NorrlandsOperan)
Along Art Road Seven Rivers
Västerbotten

River Stories

One of the most characteristic elements of the Västerbotten landscape is the rivers running down from the mountains in the west to the sea in the east. River Stories is … Read more about River Stories

Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
River Stories
Exhibition

Cecilia Hultman / Att börja med en sten

Thursday

From Aug 28

Trailer Gallery presents Cecilia Hultman’s drawing installation “Att börja med en sten” (“To Begin With a Stone”) where she combines drawing with small symbolically chosen objects. Like small-scaled conversations and … Read more about Cecilia Hultman / Att börja med en sten

Time: Thu Aug 28 - Sun Aug 31
Organizer: Trailer Gallery
More information: http://www.trailergallery.se
Cecilia Hultman / Att börja med en sten
Photography

Crossing Borders

Friday

From Aug 29

The portrait exhibition Crossing Borders at Umeå Airport consists of 14 portrait photographs of famous Swedes who have attracted international attention. Västerbotten is represented by Torgny Lindgren, whose portrait is … Read more about Crossing Borders

Time: Fri Aug 29 - Fri Oct 31
Place: Umeå Airport
Organizer: Nationalmuseum and Swedavia
Crossing Borders
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