Oulu August Festival is a month full of culture and arts!

Oulu August Festival fills Oulu and its surroundings with culture and arts on 4 August–3 September 2016. A month-long celebration of culture features hundreds of events ranging from music and cinema to literature and performance arts. Whether a friend of jazz, chamber music, or pop culture, Oulu August Festival has it all. Welcome to enjoy culture in August!

Elojazz
Elojazz
4.–7.8.

Elojazz brings rhythm to beautiful Rauhala area just next to Oulu city centre.
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Oulunsalo Soi
Oulunsalo Soi Chamber Music Festival
10.–14.8.

The festival introduces impressive program with top artists from Finland and abroad. Oulunsalo soi hosts concerts in Oulu and its surroundings.
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Muusajuhlat
Muusajuhlat
10.–14.8.

Literary art festival Muusajuhlat is the most notable literary happening in Oulu area. Festival hosts almost 50 events during five days and brings together poets, writers, musicians, and artists all around Finland.
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Koiteli Elää
Koiteli Elää Music Festival
20.8.

Music festival Koiteli Elää takes place by Koiteli rapids in Kiiminki, about 20 kilometers from Oulu. The festival presents fine line-up of Finnish artists.
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Oulun Taiteidenyö
Oulu Arts Night
18.8.

Oulu Arts Night - Oulun taiteiden yö takes place on Thursday 20 August. Oulu city center will be filled with exhilarating, mind blowing, and bewildering array of happenings!
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OMVF
Oulu Music Video Festival
24.–28.8.

Oulu Music Video Festival is a five day spectacle of music and moving pictures 26.–30. August. In the Finnish Music Video Contest fresh domestic music videos hit the big screen. The festival displays also the most fascinating phenomena of pop culture and organizes live clubs and other music video related activities in local bars.
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AGWC
Air Guitar World Championships
24.–26.8.

“Make air, not war” is the slogan of Air Guitar World Championships, held in Oulu on 24–26 August. World’s top air guitarists will come together for the 21th time to celebrate the invisible instrument.
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Time Tunnel
Time Tunnel
3.9.

Time Tunnel is Finland’s most long-lived event of mechanical music. Time Tunnel is all about great DJs, funk and soul live acts and impressive visual elements.
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Ekstrat
Extras

Extras are truly something extraordinaire. Series is produced by our partners and programme includes everything from Choir day and modern circus to the festival of one-to-one art.
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Makrot
Macro Concerts

Series of Macro Concerts was carried out for the first time in August 2013. Audiences of 4–13 persons took part in intimate concerts held in surprising venues. Just as in macro photography, small things can turn out to be something great if you just get close enough.
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Oulun juhlaviikot esittää
Oulu August Festival presents

"Oulu August Festival presents" introduces local artists and their work. This year Oulu August Festival presents will have a gap year.
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Contact

Coordinator Katri Dahlström
Communications & marketing
katri(at)oulunjuhlaviikot.fi / +358 400 492649

Producer Anu Lähteenmäki
Event production
anu(at)oulunjuhlaviikot.fi / +358 44 333 5581

Producer Sirkkaliisa ’Siri’ Huhtala
Production of Air Guitar World Championships
siri(at)oulunjuhlaviikot.fi / +358 50 400 3538

 

Postal address

Oulun Kulttuuritapahtumayhdistys ry
P.O. Box 42
90015 City of Oulu, Finland

Street address

Cultural Centre Valve, 2nd floor
Hallituskatu 7
90100 Oulu