Exhibition „Aukštaitija Art 2018“

The continuous project „Aukštaitija art“, which has been organized for many years by the Panevezys civic art gallery, seeks to bring together professional artists from the Aukstaitija region and present their works of the last two years in an exhibition. The first such exhibition was held in 1995, and after a somewhat longer break, it has been held regularly since 2005. Every time the artists are presented with a thematic direction, which is encouraged to be followed when selecting works for the exhibition.

VII International Jorma Panula Conducting Competition

The International Jorma Panula Conducting Competition is one of the most prestigious conducting competition in Europe. The triennial competition’s Artistic Director and Chairman has been from the beginning Academician Jorma Panula. The competiton gives young European conductors an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience, promote their own work, increase their visibility as a conductor and to open new doors.

Flute´s Charm

The Principal Flute for Vaasa City Orchestra, Erica Nygård gives concerts frequently as a chamber musician and a soloist and has performed in her home country as well as Scandinavia, Estonia, Germany and the Netherlands. This time she conjures beautiful and calmingly soft atmospheres amongst rare orchestral gems as a soloist for the Vaasa City Orchestra.

More information: http://vaasaregion.fi/event/107280/1543431600/

Glitch Art

Glitch Art is an exhibition exploring the theme of faults in information technology, information systems and user interfaces, so-called “glitches”. This exhibition, which is pioneering even by Nordic standards, combines art and science and approaches the subject from a variety of angles, challenging the viewer.

More information: http://kuntsi.vaasa.fi/index_eng.html

A monument of Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics to Latvia

To mark the centenary of the State of Latvia, a monument to Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics will be unveiled in the old town of Tukums. With this initiative, the municipality of Tukums honours with pride the link that this town and municipality has with one of the founders of Latvia — Z. A. Meierovics.
The first Minister for Foreign Affairs, a delegate at the Constitutional Assembly and a multiple Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia — these were the official positions of A. Meierovics during the period from 1918 until his death in August 1925.

Gnomos – a tango adventure for the whole family (PREMIERE)

Gnomos discusses the importance of nature, treacherous selfishness and true partnership. The story is interpreted through live music and dance. In its performances, Tangotheatre Kiuta combines Argentinian tango with physical theatre and topics that are not commonly associated with tango. 

Kiuta is a dance theatre ensemble, which was founded by Marjo Kiukaanniemi and Timo Hakkarainen in 2011. It uses Argentinian tango as a choreographic basis and a tool in its performances. Kiuta has performed in seven countries.

A refugee report from Hasselø camp

Tuesday the 9th of October, the Cultural Heritage Association will host the first lecture of the year. Lecturer Irma Frieda Selma Torres talks this evening about his stay at the Hasselø camp, which in the years after World War II was a refugee camp for German refugees.The Cultural Mining Association will launch this year's lecture series with an evening about the refugee camp Hasselø camp at Nykøbing F.