Happening this week

14 Dec
21 Dec

Happy New Year Umeå!

New Year celebrations in Umeå. Program from 23:30. New Year's Speech, music, bells and giant fireworks show!
Sun - Mon 31 - 31 Dec - Dec


Creative workshop for children, along with parents. Crafts in different materials and techniques - both traditional and modern. Free of charge.
Fri - Fri 14 - 21 Sep - Dec

Art Friday with Christmas Market

Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! Bildmuseet kick-starts the Christmas market during the evening – now’s the time to grab some Christmas presents.
Fri 14 Dec

The Messiah

Underneath the pitch dark sky christmas approaches and with the atmospheric sound of music, also a promise of light. Since the mid-1700´s, Handel’s magnificent oratorio the Messiah, is an integral part of the music many of us associate with christmas. Tonight it´s this seasons last concert and we welcome you to a colorful evening, where the Norrlandsoperan choir accompanied by four outstanding soloists sing in the holiday season with this baroque masterpiece. Merry christmas!
Fri - Sat 14 - 15 Dec - Dec

Chrismas at Mickelbo Gård

Experience the christmas at the mini farm Mickelbo Gård. Meet the santa claus and trolls, meet and feed the animals, do some crafts and eat christmas porridge in the farm café.
Sat - Sun 15 - 23 Dec - Dec

Pilgatans Christmas market

Then it's time for Pilgatans annual Christmas market! At Pilgatan you are welcomed into a delightfully different holiday spirit.
Sat 15 Dec

Christmas market at Forslunda

Traditional market with around 130 exhibitors. Here you can shop crafts in wood, wrought iron, knitted and felted. Hamburgers, hot dogs, Christmas porridge, coffee and mulled wine. And then some more!
Sat 15 Dec

Traditional Christmas Concert

Welcome to a traditional Christmas Concert with the choir Kammarkören Sångkraft.
Wed - Sat 19 - 22 Dec - Dec

Whole House Party

Do what everyone else does this night - enjoy the night club at Umeå Folket Hus. Live music!
Sat 5 Jan

Twelfth night concert

In this year’s twelfth night concert we meet soprano Jeanette Köhn again and make new acquaintance with the dancing artists Rennie Mirro and Karl Dyall. And also Trio X. The team has toured all over Sweden with this show by now, however – never with a symphony orchestra by their side. Until now!
Sat 5 Jan

Chamber music series

Musicians in close up. Our chamber music series continues! Meet some of the musicians in Norrlandsoperan Symphony orchestra and listen to their favourite pieces! Always in the afternoon at 3 PM and always with a musician-chat after the concert.
Sat 12 Jan

Vertical Influences

Le Patin Libre is the world’s first and only ice skating-company for contemporary figure skating.They have developed a brand new artistic branch that emanates from both contemporary dance and figure skating.
Wed 16 Jan

We – an unknown opera by Bach?

A tribute to humanity through the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Also newly composed music by Siri Jennefelt and Thomas Jennefelt, opera singers, dancers and choir together with Norrlandsoperan Symphony Orchestra and conductor Olof Boman.
Wed - Fri 23 - 22 Jan - Mar

Welcome to Umeå – a city that is always at its best!


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