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Events in Lappeenranta and Imatra region 2018

Lappeenranta and Imatra region offers plenty of cheerful events to enjoy especially in the summer season. Pick out your favourite and come with the whole family. This summer the largest sandcastle in Finland is build again in Harbour of Lappeenranta!

2018

JANUARY

2.1.-8.12. Kaukopäästä Kuituun – Stages of manufacturing in Ylä-Vuoksi, Imatra Town museum

2.-7.1. Christmas at the Wofkoff house, Wolkoff’s House Museum, Lappeenranta

3.1.-27.1. Jari Koskimäki – sculptures, Cultural Center Virta, Imatra

19.1. Paleface & Huolestuneet kansalaiset – concert, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

19.1.-10.2. 7 tekijää, Imatra Art Museum

27.-28.1. Housing & Building ´18 fair, Holiday Club Saimaa Arena   

 

FEBRUARY

February Soundome-ice igloo, Vuoksi Fishing Park, Imatra

3.2.-2.4. Maailman ympäri 80 päivässä, Theatre Imatra

10.2. Gymnastics Stara-competition, Imatra sports hall

14.2. Four Cats – Valentine’s Day Concert, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

16.2.-17.3. FOUR (4), Imatra Art Museum

30.1.-24.2. Ritva Uotinen – Art exhibition, Cultural Center Virta, käytävägalleria, Imatra

 

MARCH

1.3. #Ulkona kuin lumiukko – winter event, Holiday Club Saimaa, Rauha

4.3. "Hei, mehän lauletaan" - concert, Fa-La-Do, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

14.3. Theatre councillor Ritva Oksanen interview, Theatre Imatra

17.3. Kids Saturday: Magic School Eetu Lampinen, Cultural Center Virta, City library, Imatra

17.-18.3. Finnish baseball hall-SM final tournament, Aviasport Areena, Imatra

23.3. Ti-Ti-nalle -concert, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

23.3.-14.4. Polku - Kari Holopainen, Imatra Art Museum

24.-25.3.2018 Sisäsoudun SM-kisat (rowing competitions), Imatra Sports Hall

24.-25.3 Easter at the Wolkoff house, Wolkoff’s House Museum, Lappeenranta

27.-29.3. Easter at the Wolkoff house, Wolkoff’s House Museum, Lappeenranta

31.3.-1.4. Easter at the Wolkoff house, Wolkoff’s House Museum, Lappeenranta

 

APRIL

5. - 6.4. Spring markets, Market Square Lappeenranta

6.4. "Autiotalossa"-rock musical, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

14.4. Opera-performance, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

21.4. Accordion orchestras competitions, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

23.4. Writer Raija Oranen, Cultural Center Virta, City library, Imatra

27.-29.4. Floorball Voima Cup, Imatra Sports Hall

29.4. Imatrankoski Open -frisbeegolf competition, Imatrankoski

29.4. Choir Saimaa Song Spring concert, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

 

MAY

1.5. May Day Concert, Lappeenranta City Orchestra, Lappeenranta-Sali

2.5. Rantarouvat, Theatre Imatra

6.5.  "Hei, mehän lauletaan, - Concert, Fa-La-Do, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

8.-9.5. Pieni eläin - Seela Sella 80 vuotta, Teatteri Imatra

18.5.-15.9. Visa-free cruises to Vyborg and St.Petersburg, Lappeenranta

19.5. Imatra’s museums architecture cycling, Immola-Rautio-Kaukopää, Imatra

19. - 20.5. Fish markets, Vuoksi Fishing Park, Imatra

18. - 19.5. Opening of the Summer on Imatrankoski, Kävelykatu Koskenparras, Imatra

29.5.- 29.6. Onni Takkinen, Cultural Center Virta, käytävägalleria, Imatra

 

JUNE

1.-21.6. Imatra 70-years. anniversary fair "Vuoksi", Imatra Art Museum, Imatra

3.6.-1.9. Summer concerts at Harbour Square and the Market Square, Lappeenranta

3.6. Summer Concerts Opening in Lappeenranta. Summer Concert, Harbour Square at 12 – 19

4.6.-10.8. Omat kokoelmat, Imatra Art Museum

5.6.-31.8. Street train of Imatra Wuoksi Wille operates (check the timetable)

6.-10.6. Black and White Theatre Festival, Kävelykatu Koskenparras, Theatre Imatra, Cultural Center Virta, Imatra

9.6. Raatihuone is open at 10 – 15, music at 12., Lappeenranta

9.6. Kuninkaan Pidot – King’s feast, Vuoksi Fishing Park, Imatra

9.6.-2.9. Lappeenranta Sandcastle, Lappeenranta

9.6.-12.8. Lappeenranta Street Train tours (guiding in several languages), Lappeenranta

14.-17.6. LappeeFest, Maria Square and Central Park, Lappeenranta

15.6. Defence Forces 100 Musical Summer Tour at Harbour area, Lappeenranta

16.6. Karelia Conguest 2018 - Medieval fight club and The Medieval Market, Fortress

26.6.-29.7. Haluatko mökkiläiseksi -music comedy, Kruununpuisto summer theatre, Imatra

26.6-4.8. Kaunis Veera – Ballad from the blue Saimaa, Lappeenranta summer theatre

27. - 30.6. Imatra Big Band Camp -Street Music Festival, Kävelykatu Koskenparras, Imatra

28.6.-1.7. International Grand Markets at Harbour and Kasino park, Lappeenranta

29.6.-1.7. Ylämaa Gem Show, Lappeenranta

29.-30.6. Jetski races at Vuoksi

30.6. Imatra Strongman Showdown

 

JULY

1.-31.7. Heritage dragoon horse riders at Harbour and Fortress (tue-sun 13-16), Lappeenranta

3.-27.7. Marko Taimela, Cultural Center Virta, käytävägalleria, Imatra

5.7. Lunta tupaan! Baseball match, Ukonniemi

6.-8.7.Steamship Regatta, Lappeenrannan Satama

6.-8.7. Imatranajo, Imatra GP Circuit

11.7. Notkuva Pöytä – food festival, Kävelykatu Koskenparras, Imatra

13.-14.7. Heinärock 2018, Risulahti-Luumäki

20.-22.7. Strongman Show Karjalan Kovin, Ukonniemi, Imatra

21.-22.7. Willimiesajot – Cycling event for amateurs and competitors, Lappeenranta

31.7.-31.8. Marja-Leena Kurittu, Cultural Center Virta, käytävägalleria, Imatra

 

AUGUST

3.-5.8. Vuoksi Race, motorboat race at Vuoksi river, Imatra

5.8. National costumes -picnic, Valtionhotelli park, Imatra

5.8. Folk Dance Concerts and Sing-along event, Lappeenranta summer theatre

9. - 12.8. National the Local Heritage Days, Lappeenranta

10.-12.8. Fortress old Town festival, Lappeenranta

11.8. Raatihuone is open at 10 – 15, music show at 12., Lappeenranta

11.8. Imatra MTB (mountain biking)

12.8. Folk Dance concerts and Sing-along event, Lappeenranta summer theatre

18.-19.8. Lappeenranta Street Train tours (guiding in several languages), Lappeenranta

18.8. Imatra Day, Imatra city center

18.8. Naisten Vuoksi -running event, by the river Vuoksi, Imatra  

19.8. Folk Dance concerts and Song-along event, Lappeenranta summer theatre

19.8. Niskalampi outdoor flea market and Cafe, Niskalampi neighborhood, Imatra

19.8. Dragonboat kayak-competition at Vuoksi river, Imatra

20.8.-15.9. Koru6, Imatra Art Museum

22.-25.8. Street Food Fiesta, Imatrankoski

24.-25.8.  Lappeenrannan Ballet Gala, Lappeenranta City Theatre

25.-26.8. Lappeenranta Street Train tours (guiding in several languages), Lappeenranta

25.8. Sataman Valot – Lights of the Harbour, Lappeenranta Harbour

26.8. Xterra -Triathlon Ukonniemi-Rauha, Imatra

26.8. Folk Dance concerts and Sing-along event, Lappeenranta summer theatre

 

SEPTEMBER

1.-2.9. Lappeenranta Street Train tours (guiding in several languages), Lappeenranta

4.-29.9. Kaarina Leminen - ryas, textiles, Cultural Center Virta, käytävägalleria, Imatra

7.-9.9. Art&Bars – culture at pubs and in the city, Lappeenranta

8.9. MakkaraFest – Sausage Fest, Imatra city center

15-16.9. Fish Markets, Harbour Sguare, Lappeenranta

21.9.-13.10. Kadonnut häviämättömyys fair - Kristiina Pellinen, Imatra Art Museum

28.9. Fashion by Night, Lappeenranta

 

OCTOBER

2.10.-27.10. Ralina Matikainen, Cultural Center Virta, käytävägalleria, Imatra

19.10.-10.11. Maasta, metsästä, vedestä, ilmasta, plasmasta, - soil, forest, water, air, plasma Fair, Imatra Art Museum

25. - 26.10. Autum markets, The Market Square, Lappeenranta

 

NOVEMBER

10.11. Show What- dragshow + StepUp-dancers, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

10.11. National Football Skill Competitions, Aviasport Arena, Imatra

16.11.-8.12. Kaisu Häkkänen and Susanna Pälviä, Imatra Art Museum

24.11. Imatrankoski Christmas Opening, Imatra city center

24.11. Magic by Christmas, Lappeenranta

30.10.-24.11. Marjaana Tykkyläinen, Cultural Center Virta, Karelia-sali, Imatra

 

DECEMBER  

8.-22.12. Christmas markets, Maria Square, Lappenranta

11.-16.12. Christmas at the Wolkoff house, Wolkoff’s House Museum, Lappeenranta

18.-22.12. Christmas at the Wolkoff house, Wolkoff’s House Museum, Lappeenranta

14.12.-19.1 Sinikka Kurkinen, Imatra Art Museum

27.11.-29.12 Arja Lampinen, Cultural Center Virta, käytävägalleria, Imatra

27.- 30.12. Christmas at the Wolkoff house, Wolkoff’s House Museum, Lappeenranta

31.12. New Year’s Eve – celebration and the fireworks, Lappeenranta

 

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