Season Inauguration

Gijrra

Wednesday

Apr 30 15:00

30 April at 15:00–16:00 the Sami season Gijrra, True Spring, is inaugurated at Rådhustorget in Umeå. The show gets a head start at 14:00 with the collective performance act Convoy. The opening ceremony also … Read more about Gijrra

Time: Wednesday Apr 30 15:00 - 16:00
Place: Town Hall Square
Organizer: Umeå2014
Gijrra

Passion from Norrland

Saturday

From May 3

Three young dramatists with roots in Norrland have each written a drama piece. The resulting project, called Norrländsk passion (Norrland Passion), is made up of three separate plays. The project … Read more about Passion from Norrland

Time: Sat May 3 - Tue May 6
Place: Nolia
Organizer: Västerbottensteatern, Norrbottensteatern, Teater Barda från Estrad Norr – Jämtlands läns musik och teater, Scenkonstbolaget – Teater Västernorrland samt Giron Sámi Teáhter
More information: http://vasterbottensteatern.se
Passion from Norrland
Årstidskonsert 3 & MADE

Shape in Shambles – A musical discordance for Refused and orchestra

Thursday

From May 8

The hardcore band Refused from Umeå had the world at their feet for most part of the 1990s. They were reunited in 2012 for a limited number of appearances around … Read more about Shape in Shambles – A musical discordance for Refused and orchestra

Time: Thu May 8 - Fri May 9
Place: NorrlandsOperan
Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
More information: http://www.madefestival.se
Shape in Shambles – A musical discordance for Refused and orchestra
Documentary Photography

Meetings with people

Sunday

From May 18

Daina´s Life Photographs by Inta Ruka, the internationally famous Latvian photographer, are being shown at Västerbotten Museum. Since the 1980s she has taken captivating portraits of people in sparsely populated areas … Read more about Meetings with people

Time: Sun May 18 - Sun Aug 17
Place: Västerbotten museum
Organizer: Museum of Västerbotten
Meetings with people
Storytelling

Fairytales!

Tuesday

From Feb 4

The Culture pedagogues of the Culture Centre for children and youths will invite all kids to a party in the magic fairy tale world. Enjoy interactive storytelling programmes with all … Read more about Fairytales!

Time: Tue Feb 4 - Thu Apr 24
Organizer: Kulturcentrum Barn och Unga
Fairytales!
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Performing arts

Festival Normal

Tuesday

From Jun 3

Ögonblicksteatern have a biennal performing arts festival called Festival Normal. The festival includes dramatic art (theatre, film, dance, exhibitions, performances) that questions the norms and that works actively with accessible … Read more about Festival Normal

Time: Tue Jun 3 - Thu Jun 5
Organizer: Ögonblicksteatern
Festival Normal

Stor-Nila

Thursday

From Feb 13

Stor-Nila is a musical that revolves around love, unrest, poverty and Sami life in the 19th century. The text has been written by Mikael Niemi with music by Per Egland. … Read more about Stor-Nila

Time: Thu Feb 13 - Sat May 10
Organizer: KulturAkademin Storuman
Stor-Nila
News
Published 4 April

Siena meets Umeå

Fri

4 April 11:54

Sound and images from Italy meets Umeå when the Capital of Culture candidate Siena pays a visit to the Glass House. Representatives from the Capital of Culture candidate Siena in the … Read more about Siena meets Umeå

Siena meets Umeå
Opera

Elektra

NorrlandsOperan will create history when it presents a unique version of Richard Strauss’s Elektra. The opera is being performed for the first time ever in a full-format outdoor performance involving … Read more about Elektra

Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
Elektra
Literature & music

A Karin Boye evening

Wednesday

Apr 23 18:30

Author Pia-Kristina Garde talks about Karin Boye's life and Jan Hammarlund plays and sings compositions of her poems. Author Pia-Kristina Garde has been looking in the archives, gone through collections … Read more about A Karin Boye evening

Time: Wednesday Apr 23 18:30 - 20:00
Place: Umeå city library
Organizer: Umeå stadsbibliotek and Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan
A Karin Boye evening
Lars A Persson

North, new monochrome watercolour painting

Saturday

From Apr 26

Lars A Persson shows new monochrome watercolors inspired by the nature of northern Sweden. He is a professional artist, born, lives and works in Umeå. Exhibiton opening Saturday, 26 April … Read more about North, new monochrome watercolour painting

Time: Sat Apr 26 - Sat May 17
Place: Lilla Galleriet
Organizer: Lilla Galleriet
More information: http://www.larsapersson.com/north.html
North, new monochrome watercolour painting
Country

Halm

Thursday

Apr 24 12:10

Attention: Book release as well! (read more here) The National Public Art Council of Sweden (Statens konstråd), Akademiska hus and Umeå University have co-produced a new printed art brochure and … Read more about Halm

Time: Thursday Apr 24 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
Halm
Book talk

Mats-Eric Nilsson

Thursday

Apr 24 18:30

In Swedish. Listen when Mats-Eric Nilsson talks about his bestseller "Saltad nota" where he investigates the restaurant industry. Admission SEK 60. Tickets are available at the library reception desk. Photo: … Read more about Mats-Eric Nilsson

Time: Thursday Apr 24 18:30 - 20:00
Place: Umeå city library
Organizer: Umeå City Library and ABF
Mats-Eric Nilsson
Fighting games

Umeå Fight Capital 2014

Friday

From Apr 25

Umeå Fighting Games Association holds a big event for fighting games with tournaments including Street Fighter and Tekken, the most popular fighting games. Photo: Santiago Domínguez Noriega. Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike … Read more about Umeå Fight Capital 2014

Time: Fri Apr 25 - Sun Apr 27
Place: Hamnmagasinet
Organizer: UGD - Umeå Fightingspelsförening
Umeå Fight Capital 2014
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