Happening this week

18 Nov
25 Nov

Snow Fair at IKSU

You can find bargains on winter-related items from the fair's exhibitors or on Friluftsfrämjandets popular replacement market "Snömässan".
Sun - Sun 26 - 25 Nov - Nov


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


MADE stands for a constantly surprising mixture of different expressions and art forms. This is where international artists of high caliber, local creators, enthusiasts and spectators from all directions come together. Music, Art, Dance, Experience - MADE is much of everything!
Fri - Sat 23 - 24 Nov - Nov

Traditional Christmas Market at Olofsfors Bruk

Welcome to a traditional Christmas Market at Olofsfors Bruk.
Sat - Sun 24 - 25 Nov - Nov

Umeå European Film Festival

A film festival in Umeå at Väven. The festival includes a large selection of films, guests and seminars.
Tue - Sun 27 - 2 Nov - Dec

Mozart, Brittish & the children´s choir

Norrlandsoperan Symphony orchestra. Meet Ruth Gipps, one of England’s foremost female composers. Just like Mozart she was a child prodigy with a rare ability to write music. This concert presents an exciting meeting between Gipps, Mozart, Rossini, and Vaughan Williams. As a soloist, we hear the young rising star Danae Dörken – of the newspaper Die Welt called ”a poet of the piano”. Conductor Eugene Tzigane leads the concert.
Thu 29 Nov

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 1 - 23 Dec - Dec

Concert with Umeå Musiksällskap & Operastudio Kapellsberg

Welcome to a wonderful concert with the symphony orchestra Umeå Musiksällskap and Opera Studio Kapellenberg.
Sun 2 Dec

Christmas in Strömbäck

Enjoy the christmas feeling in Strömbäcks historical enviroment. Christmas fair, musical performance and traditional christmas smorgasbord. 3,8,9 & 10 December.
Sun 2 Dec


Formstråket is located on between Öre and Hörnsjö is 35 km long. Here you will find six different craftsmen for a unique and wide range of things.
Sun 2 Dec

The legacy of Alfhild Agrell

A triple program of physically demanding dance and contemporary music. Alfhild Agrells strong and tragic stories of the “Lappbok” has given inspiration to three choreographers, three composers and one costume designer. The story of the whitest reindeer of all, “Glansvit”, interpreted by the entire company and the story “Black inwardly”, about a horrible accident during the calf’s marking, interpreted as a trio and a quintet.
Wed 5 Dec

Bartók´s viola concerto & Brahm´s Third

Béla Bartók explores the border between the known and the unknown, the wonderful and unimaginable. Brahms’s hopeful Symphony no. 3 seems to want to tell us that everything is possible. In the footsteps of these masters we find the courage and the strength of Missy Mazzoli.
Thu 6 Dec

Traditional Christmas fair at Västerbottens museum

Traditional Christmas fair at Västerbottens museum with christmas carols, coffe by the fireplace, and handicraft especially from Västerbotten. Welcome!
Sat - Sun 8 - 9 Dec - 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

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

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

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

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