In the Ethno Music Sommelo’s program, runo-songs and old and new forms of folk music play a major role. In addition to concerts, the event includes courses, public lectures and art exhibitions. Sommelo festival is the flagship event of the year (26 June – 2 July). The Festival will last an entire week, and many Finno-Ugric cultural areas are represented in the program, especially the Nordic cultures, such as different sámi, Kven from Norway and Forest Finn – cultures and so called Meänkieliset (“our language”) from Sweden will participate at the Festival. Naturally also Estonians and Hungarians are included in the program.
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