Music, art and memorable events – that’s what the cultural and event summer of the Kajaani-Oulujärvi region is made of. A wonderful summer invites you to also enjoy the peace of nature and the wonderful scenery of Oulujärvi and Nuasjärvi. Come and enjoy!
Kajaani Markkinakatu event 5.-8.7.2023 Market atmosphere in the middle of Kajaani
Traditional Markkinakatu event will take place at the center of Kajaani in the beginning of July! Numerous market vendors from all over Finland arrive in Kajaani and the main shopping street turns into a market area. In addition to various market vendors the event is made up of a diversity of programs including music, arts and dance shows. The annual Markkinakatu event is one of the most popular events of the year in Kajaani.
Poetry week 5.-9.7.2023 Emotions and events are flowing during Kajaani’s Poetry Week
Poetry week’s artistic director Kati Outinen invites everyone to Kajaani to wonder about the world with and with the help of artists. We get suggestions about different worlds and new ways of evaluating old phenomena.
Tips for a nice summer day
Paltaniemen kuvakirkko – Paltaniemi old churchEnjoy a delightful visit to the Paltaniemi old church, which is over 300 years old. The old church is located in the Paltaniemi village, 10 km from the centre of Kajaani. The church is known for its magnificent historical ceiling paintings, which portray different scenes from the Bible.
Welcome to a guided city tour
What was life like in the castle 400 years ago? And how was the childhood of Eino Leino in Kainuu? Through guided tours, you will get an insight into Kajaani and Kainuu from a deeper level. You will hear interesting history about the area and its famous people. You can join different guided tours or ask a tour for your group based on your interests.