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Celebtate Midsummer Eve

Fore example we will decorate the maypole and sing some classic dance tunes together. Read more.

Shop Now Open

You can now book and purchase Festival Passes and tickets in our online shop. More information will be published about additional workshops and seminars as they are finalised. Read more

The first IRL-meeting ever will be at the festival

Accent sings jazz a cappella. Want to be featured on their first meeting? Read more

Save your spot in the festival
– pay before 15 April.

It’s time for a decision! Read more

A young choir with big routine

S:t Jacobs Ungdomskör is a youth choir consisting of members between the ages of 20-29. The choir was founded in the autumn of 2007 as a part of a project for the City of Stockholm called “Storstadsprojektet”. Read more

A vocal ensemble from Estonia

Estonian Voices is a very fresh a cappella vocal ensemble, who came together in 2010 for Christmas Jazz Festival organized by Jazzkaar in Estonia. Read more

Join the premiere

The first performance of Lux Arcticas is the finishing piece of the Umeå International Choir Festival, Midsummer Day June 21st. At 2 PM in Umeå People's House, all participating choirs can join the chorus. Read more

Composer Emil Råberg

... has been given the task to compose a new piece of music for the Umeå International. The composition is around 15 minutes in duration as will be sung in three different languages — latin, english and sami. Read more about Emil

Leif Åkesson – Artistic Director

Leif Åkesson is an autodidact singer and choir-leader – and a renowned conductor, choir consultant and pedagogue. He has been a member of several small and large vocal groups. Read more