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Folk Music Event

Finnish Folk Music and Folk Dance Day in the centre of Kokkola for free! Come with your family and friends!


Kokkola City Center: Purje Stage, Kokkola City Library & Shopping Center Chydenia

Free admission

Folk Music Event


Purje Stage

At the intersection of Tehtaankatu and Rantakatu, Kokkola

10:30 a.m. Accordion Concert
Music on the diatonic accordion. (If it rains the concert will be cancelled.)

Kokkola City Library

Isokatu 3, 67100 Kokkola

11:00 a.m. Kantele Concert
The kantele students of the Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory perform solo and in ensembles.

12:00 p.m. Midday Quadrille
We welcome everyone to dance the quadrille. The steps will be taught just before midday and instructions are shouted as the dance progresses. Everyone is welcome to try, no prior dancing experience needed!

12:30 p.m. Hop off the Ground!
Children’s concert. Welcome to sing, dance and play in Finnish and Swedish!

1:15 p.m. Folk Song Concert
Soloists and voice ensemble perform traditional songs.

2:00 p.m. Who Can Sail Without Wind?
Welcome to our sing along event! We will sing folk songs with accordion accompaniment in Finnish and Swedish.

Shopping center Chydenia

Entrance at Tehtaankatu, 2nd floor

3:00 p.m. Spelmans’ Spring Gathering
Folk music concert with soloists and ensembles.

In cooperation with Keski-Pohjanmaa Conservatory.