Kaustinen Folk Music Festival

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Country and Region FinlandWestern Finland
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Kaustinen, Western Finland, Finland
Festival Contact Information

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival
Kansantaiteenkeskus Folk Arts Center
PL 11 (Jyväskyläntie 3)
69601 Kaustinen, Finland
Phone: (358) 207-2911
Fax: (358) 207-291-200
Email: folk.art@kaustinen.inet.fi

Festival Description

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival is the largest and longest-established celebration of folk music and dance in the Nordic countries. It has been organised every year since 1968. The beautiful music and colourful folk dances of a theme country make a memorable impression on the festival audiences. This festival brings together folk music and the music, heritage and future of ordinary people, both Finnish and international, through song and dance. The programme incorporates more than 200 concerts and other events involving more than 300 performing ensembles from Finland and abroad.

Festival Dates July 8 - 14, 2013
Festival Links http://www.kaustinen.net/

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