An intimate jazz and rhythm music festival in the heart of Oulu. Festival offers atmospheric concerts in Rauhala area and free gigs at local bars on the first weekend of August.

Oulunsalo Soi Chamber Music Festival

Oulunsalo Soi Chamber Music Festival is known for its top performers, both Finnish and international. The artistic director of the festival is violinist Kreeta-Maria Kentala.

Literary art festival Muusajuhlat

Literary art festival Muusajuhlat is the most notable literary happening in Oulu area. Festival brings together poets, writers, musicians, and artists all around Finland.


Oulu Arts Night

Musicians, actors, dancers, writers, and artists take over the streets and parks offering unique experiences for everyone.

Koiteli Elää

Koiteli Elää Music Festival takes place by the Koiteli rapids in Kiiminki, about 20 kilometers from Oulu. Festival’s unique atmosphere is created by surrounding nature and music.

Air Guitar World Championships

Incredible performances, international love and big emotions – Welcome to the airiest competition in the world! The Air Guitar World Championships is a celebration of love and peace – the culmination of the world-wide season of air guitar and gathers only the best to the battle in Oulu, already for 24th time in August 2019.

Oulu Music Video Festival

A five day spectacle of music and moving picture. The best music videos will compete in the Finnish Music Video Competition. The festival displays the most fascinating phenomena of pop culture, and organizes live clubs and other music video related activities in local bars.

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    Symposium for climate change and world peace.

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    Oulu August Festival presents

    Oulu August Festival presents every second year the gifted artists of Oulu region. The programme is seen again in 2020.