Duo excited about Pietarsaari performance

Duo excited about Pietarsaari performance

Maria Kalaniemi and Eero Grundström are the highlight of this year’s Pietarsaari concert Kokkola Winter Accordion almost always features events in Pietarsaari — and this year is no exception. On Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. Maria Kalaniemi and the harmonium virtuoso...
Love and Poetry Club excites even when streamed …

Love and Poetry Club excites even when streamed …

 One of Kokkola Winter Accordion XXIII closing weekend’s most captivating events is without a doubt Friday evening’s Love and Poetry Club, whose Master of Ceremonies is, of course, Keke Lammassaari. “Love and Poetry Club is where theatre, poetry and accordion meet and...
Guardia Nueva celebrates Kokkola 400 Years

Guardia Nueva celebrates Kokkola 400 Years

Kokkola Winter Accordion takes place this year amid a global emergency. Unfortunately, this means that the popular Guardia Nueva grand performance can’t take place on the last Saturday of the festival – a first in festival history. But luckily everyone can still enjoy...
Wednesday’s Concert has a new format

Wednesday’s Concert has a new format

 Due to illnes, a live performance of Vildá planned for Wednesday evening has been canceled. But fear not: Vildá has not left the building. The one-hour-long concert will kick-off with a speical 15-minute-long recorded performance of the group that earned it the...
VideoTalviharmonikka—Thursday’s experiment was a success!

VideoTalviharmonikka—Thursday’s experiment was a success!

Kokkola Winter Accordion XXIII is always open to the new, and year has really put us to the test – with positive results. Having met the complicated challenge of presenting a festival in the middle of a pandemic, we can honestly say that something new and wonderful...
Music will fill the cow-house on Tuesday

Music will fill the cow-house on Tuesday

An atmospheric evening at Jukkolanmäki Kokkola Winter Accordion is the premier winter festival of Kokkola, offering a wide range of popular music events throughout the city. This year’s festival takes place under pandemic restrictions, with hopes for better times...
XXIII Kokkolan Vinter Accordion 6-14.2.2021

XXIII Kokkolan Vinter Accordion 6-14.2.2021

The festival week program is planned, but the festival is carried out according to current constraints. A few concerts may go unfulfilled, some will be streamed. Ticket sales will start later due to the situation at the end of January. Follow the updates on our...

Virtual photo exhibit

Anne Yrjänä has been capturing the festival on film since 2009. From her archive of roughly 24,000 photos, she has selected her favorites to be featured in a virtual photo exhibit. View all photos Photos from 2018

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