Toward the Next 50 Years of Kaustinen Folk Music Festival

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival Press release 12 January 2018, free for release at 9pm The 51st Kaustinen Folk Music Festival will be held 9-15 July 2018. During the opening day of the festival week, Kaustinen municipality will grant everyone free entry to celebrate its...

FEAST OF THE CENTURY IN KAUSTINEN

Press release 13 January 2017 Kaustinen celebrates its 50th festival year with an abundant display of both the historical roots which form the foundation of the festival, and a lavish array of visions of the future. The 50th anniversary theme is Feast and it’s...

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival 2016 programme released

Press release 8 March 2016 Kaustinen celebrates its 49th festival summer in 2016. The versatile programme consists, as always, of a myriad of amateur folk musicians, best professional folk musicians in the country, highly interesting international world music names...

Let the wind music sound at Kaustinen!

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival 2016 moves your dancing feet to the music of wind instruments. This year’s festival celebrates 150 Years of Folk Dance and traditional wind instrument music. The regional theme is the eastern Finnish region of Kainuu. The Band of...

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival programme released

Press release 18 March 2015 The programme for the 48th Kaustinen Folk Music Festival has been released. Dozens of high-profile artists bookings ensure that the festival programme will once more offer unparalleled quality and variety with thousands of performances over...