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Sommelo Ethno Music Festival

Sommelo is an international Ethno Music Festival in Kainuu, Finland and in Viena Karelia, Russia. Sommelo will introduce an enthusiastic encounter of contemporary ethno musicians and traditional runo singers.

Programme information

Ticket prices vary depending on the event. Many of the events like seminars, art exhibitions and some concerts have free admission.

Themes of Sommelo Ethno Music Festival in 2018 are death and ballads.

On wednesday june, 27th festival opening program takes place in Kuhmo.

Thursday june, 28th theme of the day is ballads. The theme shall be handled is seminar and in concerts.

Festival programme continues in Kuhmo on friday june 29th, before festival goes to Viena Karelia on Saturday 30th June and 1st july.

The programme consists of nearly 30 concerts, workshops, and seminars.

Price / person
starting from

5 €

Sommelo Ethno Music Festival

phh@runolaulu.fi

+358 40 179 8600

Season

Summer

Programme description

The programme consists of nearly 30 concerts, workshops and seminars. Kuhmo is the main venue for the Sommelo Festival in the province of Kainuu. The seminars, training courses and the majority of the concerts on the Finnish side will take place there. (poistettu) Festival venues in Viena Karelia include villages of Uhtua and Haikola.

Detailed programme

Themes of Sommelo Ethno Music Festival in 2018 are death and ballads.

On wednesday june, 27th festival opening program takes place in Kuhmo.

Thursday june, 28th theme of the day is ballads.

Festival programme continues in Kuhmo on friday june 29th before festival programme continues in Viena Karelia on Saturday 30th of June and on sunday July 1st.

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Sommelo Ethno Music Festival

Sommelo Ethno Music Festival

Price / person starting from

5 €

Season

Summer

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