Wed 26 Feb - Wed 12 Mar
Sami week – Ubmejen Biejvieh is a celebration of Sami culture.Read more
Thu 13 Mar - Sat 15 Mar
Littfest in Umeå is the largest literature festival in northern Sweden. Via seminars, presentations, exhibitions and performances, new forms are sought for exchanges between writers, publishers, critics, researchers and readers.Read more
Fri 21 Mar
Meet the magician Joe Labero in the show Inferno. In recent years, he enthralled and seduced much of Asia with their finger skills. Now he's finally back - with an explosive show that crackles on every corner.Read more
Mon 24 Mar - Sat 29 Mar
The indoor festival Umeå Open is very popular. The festival focuses on good quality pop and rock music of all genres. Leading Swedish and international artists will be in Umeå for the three action-filled days of Sweden’s largest indoor rock and pop festival. The artists that will perform are: Yelle (FR), ljuvliga Ane Brun (NO) och popundret Highasakite (NO) and many more.Read more
Gijrradálvvie– Early Spring - The season of awakening
Umedalen Skulptur (a sculpture park), Bildmuseet (the Museum of the Image) and Västerbotten museum with many interesting exhibitions. There is something for everyone.
We warmly invite you to come and experience the year´s cultural offerings!
The countryside is on Umeå’s doorstep and offers many possibilities.
Vindeln smoked ham, Västerbotten cheese and other ingredients from local producers feature prominently in the city’s restaurants.
Ubmejen Biejvieh is a celebration of Sami culture.This is an annual event in Umeå where visitors of all ages can experience diverse activities from reindeer racing to traditional Sami singing, jojk.