Resort’s Feast “Palanga 2018”

The traditional event in Palanga that signifies the beginning of summer tourism season was firstly organized in 1972, when Palanga became the official summer capital. The three day celebration promises a lot of concerts and exhibitions as always and invites everyone to the traditional “Palangos Juzė“ (“Juze of Palanga”) fair with presentations of exhibitions, the celebration opening ceremony, concerts of Palanga art groups.

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Palanga Culture and Youth Centre

Rounders Cup - Brännbollsyran

The Rounders Cup was started in 1974 as an outdoor event. Since then it has grown and become established as an annual event with world championship status and festive entertainments which attract several thousands participants and spectators.

Brännbollscupen a festival where more than sporting rewarded. Besides prize winner in the main cup and the girlcup, the team that best contributes to the tournament will be a fun, popular and enjoyable event for others to "Best in Show". In the evenings it is a festival with artists such as Kygo and Zara Larsson.

Umeå Open

The indoor festival Umeå Open is very popular. The festival focuses on good quality pop and rock music of all genres. Leading Swedish and international artists will be in Umeå for action-filled days of Sweden’s largest indoor rock and pop festival.

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Littfest – Umeå international literature festival

Umeå's international literary festival wants to be a vitaminboost in the winter cold. The aim is to highlight the literature from as many different angles as possible and to create a meeting place for anyone interested.

The festival wants to convey the joy and love of reading, deepen conversations about books, produce unexpected thoughts - through seminars, lectures, open stage, exhibitions, social media and much more.

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Sami week

Sami week – Ubmejen Biejvieh is a celebration of Sami culture.
This is an annual event in Umeå where visitors of all ages can experience diverse activities, well-filled program with lots of activities each day. There are for example performances, lectures, song, art exhibitions. Sápmi involves the northern part of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. There are also numerous activities for families and children during the day. Many films are shown during the week at the museum, the center of activities all week long. 

House of Metal

House of Metal is a two day indoor festival dedicated to various kinds of metal. The festival premiered at Umeå Folkets Hus in February 2007.

The festival has a capacity of 2700 visitors per night and enforces an age limit of 18. House of Metal has three stages and every year approximately 25 bands, Swedish and international, crowd these stages. The festival also spots a market area selling CDs and candy etc and during daytime there are free guitar and drum clinics.

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