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 … Läs mer om River Stories

Arrangör: Norrlandsoperan
River Stories

Umeå – A city of culture with a bright future!

Umeå was the European Capital of Culture in 2014 and that gave us the chance to showcase and develop our cultural life along with the rest of Europe for a year. Europe has had a chance to get to know Umeå’s cultural life. And we have established bonds with new European friends. At this website you can see what happened during the year, check out flashbacks and films from the events, read about the project’s background and much more.

Artistic Depictions

8 x Art

The 8 x Art project involves eight different artistic representations linked to the Sami seasons that are featured throughout the European capital of culture year. These representations can be anything … Läs mer om 8 x Art

Arrangör: Umeå kommun
8 x Art
Exhibitions

Eight Sami artists

During the capital of culture year Bildmuseet will showcase eight artists with Sami roots in eight different exhibitions – one for every season. The artists are based in Sweden, Finland … Läs mer om Eight Sami artists

Arrangör: Bildmuseet
Eight Sami artists
Innovative music

Voices of Umeå

Voices of Umeå draws attention to the most fundamental thing in our everyday communication with the world around us – our unique possibillity of making sounds and music, through our … Läs mer om Voices of Umeå

Arrangör: Umeå University
Voices of Umeå
Visual art

Comic anthology 2014

A comic anthology will put the spotlight on the many talented comic artists in the Umeå and Västerbotten region, who deserve to be seen more. We will publish stories that … Läs mer om Comic anthology 2014

Arrangör: Jonas Lidström Isegrim Seriefrämjandet
Comic anthology 2014
Presence-abscense of light

The Beacon

The theme of this art project is the Presence-Absence of Light, hence the name Fyren (“The Beacon”). A beacon is a light in the night that will prevent you from … Läs mer om The Beacon

Arrangör: Umeå 2014, Church of Sweden, Sensus studieförbund
The Beacon
Nyhet
Publicerat 10 juni

Umeå moved boundaries

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10 juni 11:13

A well-executed European Capital of Culture Year that provided tremendous cultural variety of the highest quality, excellent public attendance, positive total funding and a strong contribution to community development in … Läs mer om Umeå moved boundaries

Umeå moved boundaries
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Publicerat 11 juni

Get a Spanish cultural boost

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11 juni 8:11

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 on Umeå2014's experience of the … Läs mer om Get a Spanish cultural boost

Get a Spanish cultural boost
Collaborations

Corners

Turning Europe Inside Out Masterminded by Intercult, Corners: Turning Europe Inside Out is a cross-border cultural project involving 17 European countries. Its contribution to Umeå2014 will primarily involve enhancing the … Läs mer om Corners

Arrangör: Intercult and CORNERS
Mer info: http://www.cornersofeurope.org
Corners

Traditional Music Enters the City

For one week, during 3-10 August 2014, Umeå will be filled with folk music and song. Riksspelmansstämma (a national get-together of folk instrumentalists), Zornmärkesuppspelningar (auditions to reach a nationally recognised … Läs mer om Traditional Music Enters the City

Arrangör: Björksta folkdanslag and Västerbottens museum
Traditional Music Enters the City
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. … Läs mer om Seasonal Concerts

Arrangör: Norrlandsoperan
Seasonal Concerts
Culture of Birds

Birds over Europe

In the project Fåglarna visar vägen (“The Birds Show the Way”) Umeå gets its own cultural birds. Via the internet and apps everyone can follow the cultural birds as they … Läs mer om Birds over Europe

Arrangör: Umeå Fågelförening
Birds over Europe
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