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Events - Finland

In October more restrict limitations were re-introduced. Depending on the Covid-19 situation per region, events will be limited to 20, 50 or more persons. Therefore it is likely that more events will be either cancelled, moved out or changed to a different kind of event, e.g. online.

Music & Theatre

January:   2022-01-07 - 2022-01-08   Folklandia, cruise Helsinki-Tallinn (folklore festival)
    2022-01-27 - 2022-01-30   Ylläs Jazz Blues, Äkälompolo,
February:   2022   Musica Nova Helsinki
    2022   Kokkolan Talviharmonikka
April:   2021-02-23 - 2021-04-06   Tampere Biennale (due to Covid-19 the festival will be held Online only)
March:   Delayed due to Covid-19   Rokumentti, Joensuu (moved from November 2020 first to January, then March and now to unknown date due to Covid-19)
    2021-03-14 - 2021-03-28   Oulun Musiikkijuhlat (due to Covid-19 the festival will be held Online only)
    2021-03-29 - 2021-04-04   Hetan Musiikkipäivät (due to Covid-19 the festival will be held Online only)
May:   2021-05-27 - 2021-05-30   Mikkelin Musiikkijuhlat (some of the 2020 concerts are only taking place in May 2021 due to Covid-19)
    2021-05-29 - 2021-05-30   Maailma Kylässä, Helsinki
June:   2021-06-08 - 2021-06-19   Naantalin Musiikkijuhlat
    Delayed due to Covid-19   Kuopio Tanssii ja Soi / Dance Festival (moved to fall 2021 due to Covid-19, new date tbd)
    2021   Pispalan Sottiisi, Tampere (dance festival)
    2021-06-24 - 2021-06-26   Himos Juhannus, Himos
    2021-06-30 - 2021-07-04   Avanti - Suvisoitto, Porvoo (summer music festival)
July:   2021-07-01 - 2021-07-03   Haapavesi Folk Music Festival
    2021-07-01 - 2021-07-03   Provinssi, Seinajöki
    2021-07-02 - 2021-07-03   KalottJazz & Blues Festival, Tornio
    2021-07-02 - 2021-07-04   Kihaus Folk, Rääkylä
    2021   Puistoblues, Järvenpää
    2021-07-02 - 2021-07-04   Tuska, Helsinki (heavy metal festival)
    2021-07-02 - 2021-07-31   Savonlinnan Oopperajuhlat - Savonlinna Opera Festival
    2021-07-03 - 2021-07-11   Mikkelin Musiikkijuhlat (some of the 2021 concerts are only taking place in November 2021 due to Covid-19)
    2021-07-07 - 2021-07-10   Nauvon Kamarimusiikkipäivät, Nagu (chamber music festival)
    2021-07-07 - 2021-07-11   Seinäjoen Tangomarkkinat, Seinäjoki
    2021-07-08 - 2021-07-10   Rantajamit, Lohja
    2021-07-09 - 2021-07-10   Wanaja Festival, Hämeenlinna
    2021-07-09 - 2021-07-11   Baltic Jazz, Dalsbruk -Taalintehdas
    2021-07-09 - 2021-07-17   Pori Jazz
    2021-07-11 - 2021-07-24   Kuhmon Kamarimusiikki (chamber music festival)
    2021-07-12 - 2021-07-18   Kaustinen Folk Musik Festival
    2021   Ylläs Soikoon, Äkäslompolo
    2021-07-16 - 2021-07-18   Ilosaarirock, Joensuu
    2021-07-19 - 2021-07-31   Lieksan Vaskiviikko - Lieksa Brass Week
    2021-07-22 - 2021-07-24   John Smith Rock Festival, Laukaa
    2021-07-22 - 2021-07-24   Tammerfest, Tampere
    2021-07-23 - 2021-08-02   Joroinen Music Festival
    2021-07-25 - 2021-07-31   Meidän Festivaali, Helsinki
    2021-07-28 - 2021-08-04   Korsholm Music Festival (classic music)
    2021-07-29 - 2021-07-31   Raahen Rantajatsit (Jazz on the Beach)
    2021-07-30 - 2021-07-31   Qstock, Oulu
    2021   Kihveli Soikoon, Hankasalmi (skiffle music festival)
August:   2021-08-02 - 2021-08-07   Hamina Tattoo (military music)
    2021   Rauma Festivo
    2021-08-07 - 2021-08-18   Turun Musiikkijuhlat - Åbo Musikfestspel
    2021-08-12 - 2021-08-15   Oulunsalo Soi (classic music)
    2021-08-13 - 2021-08-14   Ijahis idja, Inari (music festival of Indigenous Peoples)
    2021-08-13 - 2021-08-15   Flow Festival, Helsinki
    2021   Ilmakitaransoiton MM-kisat, Oulu (air guitar championship)
September:   2021   Loviisan Sibeliuspäivät
    2021   Kaivos-Festivaali, Outokumpu
October:   2022   Vocal Espoo (choral festival)
    2021   PianoEspoo
    2021-10-27 - 2021-10-31   April Jazz, Espoo (moved from April to October due to Covid-19)
    2021-10-31 - 2021-11-21   Oulaisten Musiikkiviikot, Oulainen
November:   2021   Lux Musicae, Siuntio
    2021-11-18 - 2021-11-21   Kaamosjazz, Saariselkä

Festivals

January:   2022   Lux Helsinki (light festival)
    2022-01-21 - 2022-01-23   Matka Nordic Travel Fair, Helsinki
    2022   Skábmagovat, Inari (indigenous peoples film festival)
February:   2022-02-07 - 2022-02-13   DocPoint, Helsinki (documentary film festival)
    2022   Kuhmon Talvi (art, music, dance)
March:   2021-03-22 - 2021-03-28   Arctic Design Week, Rovaniemi
April:   2021-04-30 - 2021-05-01   Vappu, Helsinki (spring festival for students and workers)
May:   2021-05-18 - 2021-05-23   Tanssivirtaa Tampereella, Tampere (dance festival)
June:   2021-06-05 - 2021-08-29   Hiekkalinna, Lappeenranta (beach and sandcastle festival)
    2021-06-09 - 2021-06-12   Hiljaisuus-Festivaali, Kaukonen (south of Kittelä) (silence festival)
    2021   Naivistit Iittalassa, Iittalla (art exhibition)
    2021-06-16 - 2020-06-20   Midnight Sun Film Festival, Sodankylä
    2021-06-19 - 2021-06-20   Pohjolan Muinaiselämys, Mannila (south of Eura) (mediaeval times festival)
July:   2021-07-07 - 2021-07-11   Kajaanin Runo Viikko (poetry week)
    2021-07-07 - 2021-07-13   Jyväskylän Kesä (arts festival)
    2021-07-09 - 2021-07-13   Fullmoon Dance Festival, Pyhäjärvi
    2021   Salla ÄinPäin - In the Middle of the Night
    2021   Turku Food & Wine Festival
August:   2021-08-02 - 2021-08-08   Tampereen Teatterikesä
    2021-08-13   Tuusulan Taiteiden (night of the arts)
    2021-08-19 - 2021-08-23   Blue Sea Film Festival, Rauma
    2021-08-19 - 2021-09-05   Helsinki Fest
    2021-08-20 - 2021-08-22   Hämeen Keskiaikafestivaali, Hämeenlinna (mediaeval fair)
    2021-08-23 - 2021-08-29   Espoo Ciné (moved from May to August due to Covid-19)
September:   2021-09-04 - 2021-09-05   Helsingin Sarjakuvafestivaalit (comics festival)
    2021-09-09 - 2021-09-19   Helsinki Design Week
    2021-09-10 - 2021-09-11   Tomaatteja! Tomaatteja!, Hämeenlinna (Stand Up Comedy (moved from May to September due to Covid-19))
    2021-09-16 - 2021-09-26   Rakkautta & Anarkiaa - Helsinki International Film Festival
    2021-09-17 - 2021-09-18   Tomaatteja! Tomaatteja!, Tampere (Stand Up Comedy, moved from March to September due to Covid-19)
    2021   Luontoelokuvafestivaali Vaasa Wildlife (conference about climate changes)
October   2021   Silakka Markkinat, Helsinki (baltic herring market)
December   2021-12-06   Suomen Itsenäisyyspäivä, Helsinki (Finlands independence day)

Sports

January:   2022-01-14 - 2022-01-16   Lapland Quest, Nuottavaara (south of Kolari) (dogsledge race)
    2022   Arctic Lapland Rally, Rovaniemi
February:   2022   Finland Ice Marathon, Kuopio
    2022-02-11 - 2022-02-13   Umpihankihiihdon MM-kisat, Pudasjärvi (off-track skiing championship and snowshoe trekking)
    2022-02-26 - 2022-02-27   Finlandiahiihto, Lahti (ski marathon)
March:   2022   Oulun Tervahiihto, Oulu (ski marathon)
    2022   Pirkan Hiihto, Tampere (x-country ski races)
    2022-03-25 - 2022-03-27   Tornion Suurpilkit (ice fishing)
April:   Cancelled due to Covid-19   Yukigassen, Kemijärvi (snowball fight competition)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Saami Ski Race, Enontekiö - Kautokeino (N) (30, 60 and 90 km x-country race)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Syötehiihto, Iso-Syöte (25 and 50 km x-country skiing)
June:   Cancelled due to Covid-19   Suomi Meloo, Jyväskylä - Ruotsinpyhtää (canoe race)
    2021-06-13 + 2021-06-18   Pirkan Pyöräily, Tampere (bicycle race)
July:   2021-07-08 - 2021-07-11   Sulkavan Suursoudut, Sulkava (rowing race)
    2021-07-16 - 2021-07-17   Suopotkupallo - Swamp Soccer, Hyrynsalmi
    2021-07-26 - 2021-07-30   Karelia-Soutu, Joensuu (rowing boat races)
    2021-07-26 - 2021-08-01   Pudasjärven Urheililjat Pilikkiviikko (summer ice fishing championship)
    2021-07-29 - 2021-08-01   Rally Finland, Jyväskylä
    2021-07-30 - 2021-07-31   Eukonkannon MM-kisat, Sonkajärvi (wife carrying World Championships)
    2021-07-31 - 2021-08-04   Pirkan Soutu, Tampere (rowing boat race)
August:   2021   Salla Kansallinen Suunnistuskisa (midnight marathon and orientation run)
    2021-08-13 - 2021-08-15   Norsupallo, Savonlinna (elephantball championship)
  2021-08-22   Valtteri Bottas Duathlon, Pajulahti (running & mountainbiking)
    2021   Midnattsloppet Helsingfors
October   2021-10-03 + 2021-10-10   Pirkan Hölkkä, Tampere (33 km run)
    2021   Finlandia Trophy, Vantaa
November:   2021   World Cup Levi
    2021-11-26 - 2021-11-28   Kontiolahti Biathlon World Cup
    2021   Ruka Nordic, Kuusamo (nordic ski worldcup)