Ördögkatlan Fesztivál – “Dragon’s Cauldron” – is a multicultural event in 4 small villages in the Villany wine region. The annual pan-art festival takes place in almost 45 locations over 5 days in August. Several of the events are suited to an intimate indoor setting for a small audience, while some are open-air concerts with thousands present. The varied programme includes jazz, world, rock, folk and classical music, drama, circus, dance, literature, art, workshops and children’s events.
The Association of ”The Theatre of Black and White” in Imatra has been organizing The International Black and White Theatre Festival since year 2004. Right since that time Black and White Theatre Festival has become well-known event for many people of the world. At the festival we could see the performing of different theatres from 40 countries, so far more than 200 shows and performances. For 13 years, Black and White Theatre Festival has presented a huge variety of different styles: dance theatre, ballet, pantomime, circus, traditional drama, opera, puppet theatre and street performing.
Dala-Floda Operafest is a small festival with a big heart. The beautiful authentic village of Dala-Floda, by a river and a lake, becomes the venue: the grocery store, a house from 1540, the barn, the People’s Park, the church and a boat on the lake are the site of concerts by artists who may be stars from the Met or La Scala as well as young talent starting their career. Every year young people with psychological disabilities learn to perform opera, and refugees take part in the festival too.