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Published 1 December

Film in many ways

Mon

1 December 9:16

The Umeå European Film Festival starts Friday 5 December. During nine days there will be feature films, short films, documentaries, family films, a horror night, director visits, film quiz and … Read more about Film in many ways

Film in many ways
Interactive Art

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows

Sunday

From Nov 2

Opening Sunday 2 November at 14:00 Rafael Lozano-Hemmer works with robotically controlled lights, real-time animations, site-specific sound and film installations and much more. He finds his inspiration in architecture and … Read more about Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows

Time: Sun Nov 2 2014 - Thu Jan 29 2015
Place: Bildmuseet
Organizer: Bildmuseet
More information: http://www.bildmuseet.umu.se/english
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows
Art

Sami prism

Thursday

From Jan 22 2015

Exhibition with works by four Sami artists. They have fundamentally different ways of expression and driving forces, but a shared commitment on the basis of the Sami origin. It's about … Read more about Sami prism

Time: Thu Jan 22 - Mon Jan 26 2015
Place: Umeå folkets hus
Sami prism
Exhibition

Sámiid árbi – Sámi heritage

Sunday

From Mar 9

Sámij åhpadusguovdásj, The Sami Education Center, presents two duodji exhibitions in March with Sami handicraft and November with "duodji ja giella". We are an educational institution that focuses on the Sami … Read more about Sámiid árbi – Sámi heritage

Time: Sun Mar 9 2014 - Tue Jan 6 2015
Organizer: Sámij åhpadusguovdásj / The Sami Education Center
Sámiid árbi – Sámi heritage
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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
Artistic Depictions

8 x Art

The 8 x Art project involves eight different artistic representations linked to the Sami seasons that are featured throughout the European capital of culture year. These representations can be anything … Read more about 8 x Art

Organizer: Umeå kommun
8 x Art
Digital guidebook

UmepediA

Umepedia is a project that is about creating the first Wikipedia City in the Nordic Countries. The project aims at putting Umeå on the digital map by improving articles related … Read more about UmepediA

Organizer: Wikimedia Sweden
UmepediA
Presence-abscense of light

The Beacon

The theme of this art project is the Presence-Absence of Light, hence the name Fyren (“The Beacon”). A beacon is a light in the night that will prevent you from … Read more about The Beacon

Organizer: Umeå 2014, Church of Sweden, Sensus studieförbund
The Beacon
Christmas concert

Sarah Dawn Finer – Winterland

Thursday

Dec 18 19:30

Sarah Dawn Finer go on a Christmas concert tour. Together with selected musicians she performs songs from her gold-selling and critically acclaimed album Winterland live in a personal and atmospheric … Read more about Sarah Dawn Finer – Winterland

Time: Thursday Dec 18 19:30 - 21:30
Place: Idunteatern, Umeå folkets hus
Organizer: Blixten&Co
More information: http://www.blixten.se/musik/sarah-dawn-finer/
Sarah Dawn Finer – Winterland
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

Traditional Music Enters the City

For one week, during 3-10 August 2014, Umeå will be filled with folk music and song. Riksspelmansstämma (a national get-together of folk instrumentalists), Zornmärkesuppspelningar (auditions to reach a nationally recognised … Read more about Traditional Music Enters the City

Organizer: Björksta folkdanslag and Västerbottens museum
Traditional Music Enters the City
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