Welcome in Nurmes 3.-11.7.2021!

Our radiant festival, Nurmes Summer Academy & Summer Concerts will take place again in July! Dear music lover, buy your ticket to one or many of the Summer Concerts! Our versatile festival program guarantees you many enjoyable concert experiences. Notice the great offer of the concert pass giving you unlimited access to all festival events. The artistic directors of the Summer Concerts are Tuija Hakkila and Anna Laakso. The festival program of this year is designed by Anna Laakso.

Dear music student, application period to the Summer Academy has ended on May 15th.
This year we broke records in the number of applications received. Currently we are working on the course arrangements to be able to accept all applicants. Please read more from behind the News-button below:


Our performing and teaching artists are the absolut top of their fields. Their inspiration and brilliance make the festival glow. Get to know them better and come to Nurmes, listen to the concerts, and enjoy!

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SUMMER ACADEMY 3.-11.7.2021

In Finland's most versatile summer music course you will find masterclasses for both soloists and established chamber groups. 
Nurmes Summer Academy & Summer Concerts is filled with skill, knowledge and hope.
Welcome to sprint in the festival field with us! Submit your application by May 15th. Act fast!!
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SUMMER CONCERTS 4.-11.7.2021

” Hope is a waking dream." (Aristotle)
Now, as the present and the future is shadowed by menace and the responsibility of the collective future is weighing on our shoulders,
reaffirmation of hope is the only way to gain strength and shared understanding to go forward to the right direction.
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Have you always wanted to learn to play a certain song or an instrument? Or would you like to observe what actually goes on during an instrument lesson? Refresh your dusty skill or practice a new one with our help. We will make your wish come true!

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