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Published 1 December

Film in many ways

Mon

1 December 9:16

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, director visits, film quiz and … Read more about Film in many ways

Film in many ways
Interactive Art

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows

Sunday

From Nov 2

Opening Sunday 2 November at 14:00 Rafael Lozano-Hemmer works with robotically controlled lights, real-time animations, site-specific sound and film installations and much more. He finds his inspiration in architecture and … Read more about Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows

Time: Sun Nov 2 2014 - Thu Jan 29 2015
Place: Bildmuseet
Organizer: Bildmuseet
More information: http://www.bildmuseet.umu.se/english
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows
Art

Sami prism

Thursday

From Jan 22 2015

Exhibition with works by four Sami artists. They have fundamentally different ways of expression and driving forces, but a shared commitment on the basis of the Sami origin. It's about … Read more about Sami prism

Time: Thu Jan 22 - Mon Jan 26 2015
Place: Umeå folkets hus
Sami prism
Exhibition

Sámiid árbi – Sámi heritage

Sunday

From Mar 9

Sámij åhpadusguovdásj, The Sami Education Center, presents two duodji exhibitions in March with Sami handicraft and November with "duodji ja giella". We are an educational institution that focuses on the Sami … Read more about Sámiid árbi – Sámi heritage

Time: Sun Mar 9 2014 - Tue Jan 6 2015
Organizer: Sámij åhpadusguovdásj / The Sami Education Center
Sámiid árbi – Sámi heritage
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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
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 … Read more about 8 x Art

Organizer: Umeå kommun
8 x Art
Us and Them

Photography Talks

Wednesday

From Dec 17

The eight photographers from the project VODA invites you to a series of  Talks about their projects. N.B. in swedish "Vi och dom andra" or in English "Us and Them" … Read more about Photography Talks

Time: Wed Dec 17 2014 - Wed Jan 28 2015
Organizer: Västerbottens museum
Photography Talks
Christmas concert

Sarah Dawn Finer – Winterland

Thursday

Dec 18 19:30

Sarah Dawn Finer go on a Christmas concert tour. Together with selected musicians she performs songs from her gold-selling and critically acclaimed album Winterland live in a personal and atmospheric … Read more about Sarah Dawn Finer – Winterland

Time: Thursday Dec 18 19:30 - 21:30
Place: Idunteatern, Umeå folkets hus
Organizer: Blixten&Co
More information: http://www.blixten.se/musik/sarah-dawn-finer/
Sarah Dawn Finer – Winterland
Digital guidebook

UmepediA

Umepedia is a project that is about creating the first Wikipedia City in the Nordic Countries. The project aims at putting Umeå on the digital map by improving articles related … Read more about UmepediA

Organizer: Wikimedia Sweden
UmepediA
Dance

Plupp

A philosopher of life and a fantasy figure called Plupp is at the centre of a three-year long Umeå2014 project by Folkuniversitetet and Balettakademin. Plupp is the inspiration when spreading … Read more about Plupp

Organizer: Folkuniversitetet/Balettakademien Umeå
Plupp
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
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 … Read more about Comic anthology 2014

Organizer: Jonas Lidström Isegrim Seriefrämjandet
Comic anthology 2014
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