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Apply now for Showcase series 2018!

Apply to perform in our showcase series! Showcase concerts are arranged, depending on group size, on our larger stages (Keskipohjanmaa Arena, Café Mondo, Club Kallio, Kaustinen Hall) with sound systems and/or on smaller, more intimate and acoustic locations (Folk Musician’s House, Iholla hall) with no sound reinforcement (use of own sound reinforcement also discouraged).

Please note, that showcase performers will not be compensated for their performances. Showcase applications must be submitted during the period 1 Dec – 31 Dec 2017. Read more >>>

Pelimanni performer application now open!

The 51st Kaustinen Folk Music Festival will be held 9-15 Jul 2018. We hope that hundreds of folk music and folk dance groups will again join us in creating a unique village festival in the middle of finest Finnish summer! Read more >>>