Umeå Open & Littfest

Freedom of Words

Tuesday

Dec 2 18:00

On December 2 Littfest and Umeå Open join forces to blow out the construction dust from the new culture centre Väven. To help us, we have the most passionate writers … Read more about Freedom of Words

Time: Tuesday Dec 2 18:00 - 23:00
Place: Väven
Organizer: Humlan & Littfest
Freedom of Words
Co-creation

Programme series – Bill 365°

Sunday

From Oct 12

The exhibition Bill 365° will be filled by dancing, live-drawing, performances and  a book release! Oktober 12, 13:00 OPENING AND BOOK RELEASE Participants: Lars Sahlin,  Umeå municipality, Roland Spolander, Ulrica Grubbström, … Read more about Programme series – Bill 365°

Time: Sun Oct 12 - Tue Dec 9
Place: Västerbotten museum
Organizer: Västerbottens museum
Programme series – Bill 365°
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Northern Light

Saturday

Dec 13 19:00

This year, 13 December will be an extraordinary Lucia Day. A colourful show kicks off at 7pm at Rådhustorget. Northern Light includes light projections onto the old town hall and … Read more about Northern Light

Time: Saturday Dec 13 19:00 - 20:14
Place: Town Hall Square
Organizer: Umeå2014
Northern Light
Music project

Seasonal Concerts

The capital of culture year will feature eight seasonal concerts. At the start of each new season NorrlandsOperan presents a new, highly artistic concert project, each with an exciting theme. … Read more about Seasonal Concerts

Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
Seasonal Concerts
Västerbotten

River Stories

One of the most characteristic elements of the Västerbotten landscape is the rivers running down from the mountains in the west to the sea in the east. River Stories is … Read more about River Stories

Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
River Stories
Challenging Power

G14 – Challenging Power

Wednesday

From Nov 26

National conference on gender research and equality, in cooperation with Umeå university, Nationella sekretariatet för genusforskning, Genusforskarförbundet, the municipality of Umeå and the County Administration Board of Västerbotten. The conference … Read more about G14 – Challenging Power

Time: Wed Nov 26 - Fri Nov 28
Place: Umeå folkets hus
Organizer: Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS)
More information: http://www.ucgs.umu.se/english/
G14 – Challenging Power
Exhibitions

Eight Sami artists

During the capital of culture year Bildmuseet will showcase eight artists with Sami roots in eight different exhibitions – one for every season. The artists are based in Sweden, Finland … Read more about Eight Sami artists

Organizer: Bildmuseet
Eight Sami artists
Lunch theatre

One does not tolerate everything

Monday

From Nov 24

What really happened the day when some piglets ran across a road and Bengt and Roland became enemies for life? A one-man storytelling performance with Stig Östman playing fifteen characters. … Read more about One does not tolerate everything

Time: Mon Nov 24 - Wed Nov 26
Place: Studion, Umeå folkets hus
Organizer: Västerbottensteatern
More information: http://www.vasterbottensteatern.se
One does not tolerate everything
Author visit

Pehr G Gyllenhammar

Thursday

Nov 27 12:10

Author visit - talk about the book Oberoende är stark (English translation: Independence is strong), by Pehr G Gyllenhammar and Anders Palmgren. After fifty years in the spotlight, Mr Gyllenhammar now … Read more about Pehr G Gyllenhammar

Time: Thursday Nov 27 12:10 - 12:50
Place: Umeå university, ljusgården i Lärarutbildningshuset
Organizer: Culture on Campus
More information: http://www.umu.se/english/about-umu/news-events/campus-culture?languageId=1
Pehr G Gyllenhammar
Author visit

Pehr G Gyllenhammar

Thursday

Nov 27 16:00

Pehr G Gyllenhammar talks about his book Oberoende är stark ("Independent is strong"). After fifty years in the spotlight, he now draws his conclusions about business conservative structures, greed, corruption, the … Read more about Pehr G Gyllenhammar

Time: Thursday Nov 27 16:00 - 17:30
Place: Väven
Organizer: Umeå Kultur stadsbiblioteket, Albert Bonniers förlag, Din Bok Umeå and Umeå2014
Pehr G Gyllenhammar
Rock, jazz, latin

Umeå Music School's Fusion Band

Thursday

Nov 27 17:00

Music students aged 16-19 play an exciting instrumental mix of rock, jazz and latin on saxophone, guitar, bass, piano, trumpet and drums. Tunes by Dave Grusin, Chick Corea, Focus, Michael … Read more about Umeå Music School's Fusion Band

Time: Thursday Nov 27 17:00 - 18:00
Place: Väven
Organizer: Umeå kultur
Umeå Music School's Fusion Band
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