Fri 19 Sep - Sun 19 Oct
Survival Kit is an art festival about survival on many levels, both globally and locally. It showcases the works of some 30 artists from Sweden and the rest of the world. Survival Kit was conceived in Riga in 2009. Since 2012 it has generated an active exchange between the art scenes in Riga and Umeå.Read more
Tue 7 Oct - Sat 11 Oct
Umeå Fashion Week is an arena in which designers, contractors, stores, retail, hospitality and activity organizers build relationships and create business opportunities.Read more
Thu 9 Oct - Sun 12 Oct
Cross-border music, innovation and development are the focus during the three-day-long Chamber Music Festival in september 2014. Artistic director is Svante Henrysson, internationally renowned cellist, double bass player and rock musician who grew up in Umeå. He is active in three musical genres: classical music, jazz and rock.Read more
Fri 10 Oct
Darkness approaches. The temperatures are falling and the earth is getting ready for a long rest after the harvest. But waiting for the next explosion of life is more than just silence. Beneath the surface there is the energy that is Tjakttja – the Season of Desire.Read more
Tjakttjagiessie - Early Autumn - The Season of Harvesting
Umedalen Skulptur (a sculpture park), Bildmuseet (the Museum of the Image) and Västerbotten museum with many interesting exhibitions. There is something for everyone!
Visit Umeå the biggest city in northern Sweden
Umeå brothers Samuel and Michael Åhdén possess one of the world’s largest privately owned collections of guitars and the whole world has a chance to see it.
Eight restaurants are recommended by Sweden’s premier publication for restaurant recommendations.
The countryside is on Umeå’s doorstep and offers you many exciting possibilities with kayaking, hiking and much more.