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Sun 15.3.2020 6 p.m. 1700s house
Sun. 19.4.2020 6 p.m. 1800s house
Sun. 13.9.2020 6 p.m. 1900s house
Sun. 4.10.2020 6 p.m. 2000s house
Kokkola’s history, the city’s building history, music and coffee time.
During the historical home series, become acquainted with different homes from four different centuries. Hear about the history of each house, who lived there, followed by a concert suited to the home, as well as an evening snack with coffee.
Homes featured in the series as well as musical performers will be announced later. Each evening, learn about the history of the homes and their never-before-told stories. Kristina Ahmas will share this history. Seats are limited so be sure to reserve your ticket in advance.
Tickets 20 €
(Includes the evening’s presentation, consert and refreshments)
Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory 3 p.m.
Finland’s accordion association has assembled a parade of master accordion players, which this year comes to Winter Accordion. The parade consists of a lineup of Finland’s best from throughout the past, including winners of the Golden Accordion award, Pilvi Huhta and Janina Suihkola. The Kokkolanseudun Harmonikkakerho will perform traditional music.
Mannerheim Square 5 p.m.
The origins of a sea town: Gustav II Adolf, urbanization, ships and tar-burning. Ajan Kaiku offers a story-filled wander through the past that starts with the founding of Kokkola. The tour ends in Skipper’s Garden, where coffee and Chydenius biscuits will be served.
Kokkola City Center
Surprise performances in different downtown locations with the city’s 400th birthday celebration as its theme.
Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory 6 p.m.
Young music students show off their stuff – and the power of music – as soloists and in pairs and groups. Basically, anything goes here. Junior Accordions, K-30 Orchestra, Jazzcombo, Kokkola Ballet School, and others.
Kälviä free time center/sports hall 9:30 a.m.
Lohtaja Maininki 12:30 p.m.
Jarmo Kivelä accordion, jembe, cajon, guitar, cardboard box, song
Pekka Nättinen guitar, thin whistle, clarinet, trumpet, säkkipilli, buzuki, dobro, song
Marianne Oivo accordion, percussion, song
Tomi Nurmi violin, nyckelharpa, guitar, mandolin, banjo, song
Loiskis’ musical world tour must be the cheapest and easiest way to travel the globe. On the road, we’ll meet instruments from around the world, and we’ll discover why Ior cried out in Greece and Captain Hook went crazy in Ireland.
Kokkolinna 11:30 a.m.
Music students perform an intimate concert of lunchtime music.
Roskaruka 5-7 p.m.
Sledding to the beat of music.
Warm juice will be served.
Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory 7 p.m.
Tiit Kalluste accordion
Villu Veski saxophone, soprano saxophone, wind instruments
Photographic scenery from the coasts and archipelagoes of the Baltic Sea
Teija Niku accordion
The Estonian jazz music ambassadors Tiit Kalluste and Villu Verski are well-known musicians in their homeland, and Nordic Sounds is one of their most longstanding projects. Their Winter Accordion concert will feature a meeting of jazz and folk music that has its roots in the coasts and archipelagos of the Baltic Sea. The acclaimed duo infuses its atmospheric performances with both ecstasy and expertise to a stunning backdrop of images depicting scenes from Estonian nature.
Originally from Haapavesi, accordion artist Teija Niku is nowadays based in Helsinki and specializes in Nordic and Baltic folk music. She is highly regarded as a composer of melodious and inventive arrangements whose singing and playing style is rivaled only by her technical brilliance.
The solo recording ”Hetkessä” was released in 2019. It bears witness to the wide register of the accordion while also showcasing its dynamic technical and improvisational possibilities.
Tickets 20 €/10 €