Tractor cavalcade, Kimito summer 2019 is a must for all lovers of agricultural machinery. Thousands of enthusiasts meet by the edge of a field to watch classic tractors and cult classic farming equipment puffing and clanking around. The climax of the event is a long tractor cavalcade.
Korpo Sea Jazz 2019, 24–27.7.2019 features 18 concerts and is one of Finland’s largest jazz festivals. Korpo Sea Jazz is a fixed point in the Finnish jazz calendar. There are gigs in Korpo, Nagu, Houtskär och Pargas. www.korpojazz.fi
Festival Norpas, Dalsbruk 2–4.8.2019 rests on a nest of non-commercialism and internationalism. Music, visual art, film, circus and other performance arts creates a fantastical mix. There are interactive workshops where the public can mingle with well-known artists. www.festivalnorpas.fi
Iniö Folk 26.–28.8.2019 is an authentic archipelago festival. Performers of world music and small Finnish and Swedish language folk music concerts are offered on three islands with among others Skärgårdstorget, Aftonro, Keistiö school and Erkas on Jurmo as locations.
September Open, Dalsbruk 7.9.2019 Is a delightful mix of Middle Ages and archipelago. Over 100 artisans sell their wares at diverse markets. The medieval market has a real jousting tournament, battle reenactments, live music and much more. The harvest market sells an abundance of local produce. September Expo showcases local services and products. There is also a general fair with the interesting products sold. www.septemberopen.fi
In the labyrinths of baroque, Pargas 3–6.10.2019 has a special place in Finland’s music scene and is the only event of its kind in Southwest Finland. International and Finnish top artists feature this year. Sunniva Fagerlund who plays recorder and baroque violinist Anna Rainio are the festival’s artistic directors. www.parbarock.fi
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