Sun 23 Oct - Sat 29 Oct
What happens to us in an individualistic society? What happens when the purchasing power will be the main driving force? These questions are central for scene artists and directors Carina Reich and Bogdan Szyber in the satirical opera Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, which had its world premiere in Leipzig 1930th Prepare yourself for an equally shocking as unforgettable opera experience.Read more
Wed 26 Oct - Sun 30 Oct
Since 1968, the highlight of all jazz music events in Sweden is the Umeå International Jazz Festival, one of Scandinavia’s oldest and most respectable festivals. The majority of the performances will take place on different stages and venues at Umeå Folkets Hus, every stage has a different character.Read more
Fri 4 Nov
Language Dance Cuban and Swedish dancers bring us on a journey in between trans and consciousness via cuban voodoo power and club beats. In Trans[e]ición we will see traditional dans, hip hop and popping!Read more
Thu 10 Nov - Sat 12 Nov
In 2015 Cirkus Cirkör celebrated its 20th anniversary of crossing boundaries! Under the artistic leadership of Tilde Björfors, Cirkus Cirkör has consistently explored and defied limits through performances and research projects, as well as through the interactions of circus and society, audiences and participants.Read more
Welcome to Umeå – a city that is always at its best!
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.
Ten restaurants are recommended by Sweden’s premier publication for restaurant recommendations.
A trip on a dog sled or would you like to go down hill skiing? That can be arranged.
Umeå brothers Samuel and Michael Åhdén possess one of the world’s largest privately owned collections of guitars and you have a chance to see it.