Let’s celebrate together!

On Sunday 8th of August, we will celebrate Oulu winning the title of European Capital of Culture in 2026 and Blind Channel’s success at the Eurovision Song Contest. The event is free and open to everyone. It is organized in collaboration with Varjo Festival.


Schedule for Varjo Piknik in Kuusisaari


11:00 Gates Open⁠

12:00 ⁠Julius Rantala

12:30 Liikkuva Laulureppu

13:15 Soiva Siili

14:00 Pentti Punkin Syntymäpäivät

14:30 Panel Discussion⁠ by Kaleva (in Finnish)

15:30 Speech: Päivi Laajala⁠

15:35 Mustana⁠

16:30 Lanai Music

17:30 Jokrates

18:30 Blind Channel