Enjoy the local culture in Lappeenranta

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EXHIBITIONS

South Karelia Museum and Lappeenranta Art Museum
South Karelia Museum (Kristiinankatu 15), Lappeenranta Art Etelä-Karjalan museo_250x167.jpgMuseum (Kristiinankatu 8-10)
Open Tue–Sun 11:00 – 17:00

South Karelia Museum

22 October 2016 – 2 April 2017 Colour is the Light – Colour Photographs from Saimaa to the East

Permanent exhibition: On the Border – Three Karelian Towns: Lappeenranta, Vyborg and Käkisalmi


Lappeenranta Art Museum
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10 Sep–13 Nov 2016 Telling Lines – Drawing in Slovak Contemporary Art
(Photo: Karol Felix –Ajasta, 2000)

26 Nov 2016–5 Mar 2017 Emotion in Motion – Retrospective of Photographer Juha Metso

http://www.lappeenranta.fi/en/-City-services/Culture-and-sports/Museums

EVENTS

Museum Fridays
4 November, 2 December
Free admission to the South Karelia Museum and Lappeenranta Art Museum

Harvest Festival at the Fortress
5–6 November
Green Warehouse, Kehruuhuone and museums

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Autumn Market at Kauppatori
27–28 October

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Sakonat-logo_254x176.pngSakonat – folk music concert
30 October at 3pm, tickets 10 € at the door
Kehruuhuone, Kristiinankatu 20

Kehruuhuone 200 – Life in Kehruuhuone during the last 200 years, transformation from women’s prison to a cultural centre
4–10 November
The history of Kehruuhuone performed by actors, singers and dancers

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Magic by Christmas 18.-19. November
A seasonal family event at the city centre’s shops and shopping centres

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Lpr kaupunginorkesteri 2015_kuva Lpr kaupunki_280x201.jpgLAPPEENRANTA CITY ORCHESTRA

Autumn concerts at the city English webpages.


LAPPEENRANTA CITY THEATER

Autumn program can be found at www.lprteatteri.fi / Ohjelmisto
All performances are in Finnish.

Premiere 14 October
The one-act musical Marry Me A Little – a musical revue featuring songs by Stephen Sondheim
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Advance ticket sales and assistance for Orchestra and Theater programs
Customer Service Centre Winkki
Villimiehenkatu 1
Mon−Wed and Fri 08.00–16.00, Thur 8.00–17
tel. + 358 5 616 2220
winkki@lappeenranta.fi

Ticket sales at the theatre
Kaivokatu 5, shopping centre IsoKristiina, 3. floor
Tue–Fri 12–16 and on performance days from 12–till the beginning of the play
teatteri@lappeenranta.fi



LAPPEENRANTA HALL ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Fri 14.10. Superwomen – Vieno Kekkonen, Pirkko Mannola, Marjatta Leppänen
Sat 15.10 Operetta Gala Maljanne, herra kreivi!
Fri 28.10. It’s Now Or Never. King Meets the King – Marko Lämsä with the Surrender Showband
Sat 29.10. The Legend – Pepe Willberg in concert
Sat 12.11. Tribute to Johnny Cash Roadshow
Thu 13.10. Saimaa Sinfonietta – Marzismia with Marzi Nyman, guitar
Wed 2.11. The Lappeenranta City Orchestra, Vuonojen rinteiltä – From the Slopes of Fjords
Fri 14.10. Superwomen – Vieno Kekkonen, Pirkko Mannola, Marjatta Leppänen
Thu 10.11. Ja kitara soi – The Festival of classic guitar music, soloist Jyrki Myllärinen
Sun 13.11. Paula Koivuniemi, Leidien seurassa – In the Company of Ladies
Thu 17.11. The Lappeenranta City Orchestra, Sello soi! – The Cello Sings!
Fri 18.11. The Kings of Finnish Hits – Danny, Tapani Kansa and Frederik
Sat 19.11. Finnish Rock Musical – Tuuliajolla – Adrift

http://www.lappeenranta.fi/fi/Palvelut/Tapahtumat/Lappeenranta-salin-ohjelmisto

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Kirjaston pallotuoli_256x144.jpgEVENTS IN THE CENTRAL LIBRARY

The Language Café in Finnish
every other Tuesday at 16:00–17:00 in the main library's meeting room during 30.8.-13.12.

The Language Café in English
once a month on Tuesdays at 18:30–19:30 in the main library's meeting room on 1.11. and 29.11.

Gameroom for Middle School Children and older once a month on Tuesdays at 5-7.30pm at Tarina-Sali on 8.11. and 13.12.


LOOKING AFTER YOUNG PEOPLE
Fri 11.11. Kaamospuhallus youth event at urheilutalo at 6-11pm
Youth centers are open on Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday evenings.

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For any questions about Lappeenranta events or services, please contact:
Customer Service Centre Winkki
Villimiehenkatu 1
Mon−Wed and Fri 08.00–16.00, Thu 8.00–17
tel. + 358 5 616 2220
winkki@lappeenranta.fi

Tourist Info
IsoKristiina Shopping Centre
Brahenkatu 1
Tel. +358 (0)5 667 788
lappeenranta@gosaimaa.com