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Museums and theatres

The Kajaani-Oulujärvi region is known for its high-quality culture. Enjoy theatre shows and see museum exhibitions all year round.

Museums and theatres

Children’s Saturday: Rock4ever concert

Rock4ever, a musician from Ukraine, is playing piano and guitar while singing! Read more
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Finland’s northernmost toy museum

Finland’s northernmost toy museum is located in Paltamo. The Eilisen lapset ja Leikityt lelut (“Yesterday’s Children and the Games We Played”) exhibition maintained by the Meteli Seis association showcases plaster sculptures, teddy bears, dolls and toys. Read more
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Generaattori is the home of fantastic performances and the field of free art in Kajaani

Generaattori is the stage of performing arts. At Generaattori, you can watch theatre performances of the Kajaani amateur theatre and the Vaara Collection and modern dance pieces by the Routa Company. Read more
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Joyful children’s song concert

The atmosphere is great at the children’s song concert. Come and listen to old and future classic children’s songs from Finland and the world. Read more
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Kainuu Museum in Kajaani

Visit the Kainuu Museum’s basic exhibition, you will discover Kainuu’s history and culture from prehistoric times until the mid-20th century. The museum also has changing exhibitions. Read more
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Kainuu Music Institute concerts

All children play the lead role in Lasten Sissilinna, a cultural centre for children. Come and listen to the children play music! Read more
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Kajaani Art Museum

Kajaani Art Museum – small but great! Check out the wide range of exhibitions at the museum located in the former police station designed by Eino Pitkänen in 1936. Read more
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Kauhulinna – the Castle of Horror

A horror experience that lies somewhere between an escape room and a theatre show. Take an adventure on a trail to solve the mystery of Olga, the ghost of the Sissilinna Castle. Read more
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Kirsikkapuisto – The Cherry Orchard

A poignant comedy about the past and the future. The mature, classic play is a bittersweet and sad comedy. The play was Anton Chekhov’s final work. Read more
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Making of Lea

In favour of what is Finnish, against no one. A hilarious farce on the making of the first play ever produced in the Finnish language. Read more
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Paltamo Museum of local history

Paltamo Museum of local history showcases artefacts from peasant culture, the tools of different vocations and local artefacts, the interior of an old schoolhouse and a cabin corner in Paltamo. Read more
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Riihipiha Museum

The Riihipiha Museum is located in the centre of the Vuolijoki village. The museum showcases a rural yard area and the activities in rural Kainuu. Read more
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RomForum

A play on encountering diversity in working life that invites us to consider what happens in us when we encounter diversity. Read more
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Routa Company

Contemporary dance from Kainuu. Performances, residency activities and outreach. See the programme! Read more
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Ruisräikkä – a puppet show

Poet Eino Leino’s messages from the beyond. Ruisräikkä is a rare puppet show for adults. Read more
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Tanttarellan taruteltta – a fable tent for children

When Tanttarella sets up her tent, children know they’re about to enter the world of stories! Read more
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Voi leipä! – Oh butter!

A joint production of the Kajaani City Theatre and the Vaara Collective represents new, robust musical theatre where a saxophone and a baker’s peel are playing side by side. Read more