PROGRAMME SECTIONS FOR ARCTIC DESIGN WEEKDesign Expo – Design Forums – Cultural Festival – Flavour Festival
THE ARCTIC DESIGN WEEK PROGRAMME HAS PERMANENT CONTENT FOR A WIDE AUDIENCE
Annually repeated programme sections include the professional forums, exhibitions and cultural events. New event sections for the Arctic Design Week are ÄÄRI Arctic Design Expo, Arctic Passion City Festival, Arctic Festivals & Fashion Show, Arctic Kitchen Flavour Festival, Honorary Design Podium, and Arctic AHA! Forums.
ARCTIC PASSION CITY FESTIVAL
Arctic Passion invites townspeople and visitors from near and far to enjoy cultural and travel experiences at the Arctic Design Week. Art and culture in its most vibrant form has become a permanent part of the Design Week, as we want to make natural Arctic culture and experiences well known.
ARCTIC DESIGN EXPO
SALES AND TRADE FAIR EVENT FOR FINNISH, SCANDINAVIAN AND LAPPISH DESIGN PRODUCTS
The next trade fair event for Arctic Design Week comes together with Pohjois-Suomen Messut (North Finland Trade Fair Association) with the ÄÄRI Arctic Design Expo on 26–27 March 2021.
ARCTIC AHA! FORUM – FRONT ROW KEYNOTES
Arctic Design Week provides opportunities for networking with the experienced professionals in the field and with new faces. The events provide information and perspectives about design in the everyday lives of enterprises and students. You will get to network all week, as few participants attend the Arctic Design Week for only a single day. The events are joint outcomes of a number of enterprises, organisations and associations.
Once a year, Arctic Design Week awards acknowledgements for entrepreneurs, designers and students working in the field of design. Awards Night is a festive networking event where the best users of design are awarded along with a spectacular cultural programme.
ARCTIC KITCHEN FLAVOUR FESTIVAL
This new programme section was launched on the 2019 Restaurant Day and has been developed into a week-long festival for 2011. We will soon present more information about the Arctic Kitchen Flavour Festival, watch this space!
ARCTIC DESIGN WEEK OPEN DAY
In a number of different ways, enterprises are at the heart of the Arctic Design Week. The Open Day provides opportunities for exploring the local enterprises selected that utilise design.
Arctic Festivals&Fashion Show
ARCTIC FESTIVAL IS FOR EVERYONE!
Arctic Design Week 2021 culminates with the Arctic Festival closing ceremony held in Lordi Square in the town centre on Sunday evening. The event is highlighted with the Arctic Fashion Show, an event for the whole family. This visual and Arctic experience is entertaining and captivating. The fashion show is produced by the owner of Fashion Model Agency, Merja Kupiainen-Groundstroem.
Arctic Fashion Show is a visual extravaganza for the whole family, including a number of theatrical performances and showcasing fashion collections for adults and children alike. – So there’s a lot more on offer than merely the catwalk!
– The Arctic theme will be visible in everything, with models, collections, styling, visual appearance and music. Get ready for a very visual show that showcases fantastic Finnish design, the newest fashion trends and Arctic mysticism.
Arctic Festival & Fashion Show itself holds within plenty of entertainment with music and northern artists, not forgetting the impressive food and drink experiences. Everything we respects the principles of sustainable development.