Culture and Art


In addition to beautiful nature, Kemijärvi is also rich in culture. Visit the Kemijärvi Cultural Centre to see the latest exhibitions, theatre performances or concerts of the Music Institute of East Lapland.

In Kemijärvi, art and culture are included in the experiences provided all year round. The Kemijärvi Midnight Sun summer music festival brings together a renowned line-up of performers on the third weekend of July.  Other summer events include Kemijärvi Day, Old Machinery Day “Papatuspäivät”, Soppelan Rantakalajuhla fishing event and Kemijärvi Woodsculpting Symposium (not yearly). Luonnosta Hyvinvointia (Wellbeing from Nature) event where you can explore guided nature walks as well as diverse lectures about nature is organised at the beginning of September. Come to feel and enjoy Kemijärvi.