Jakob´s days from morning to evening…

THE PROGRAMME IS SUPPORTED BY SVENSKA KULTURFONDEN, KULTUR-ÖSTERBOTTEN, HARRY SCHAUMAN STIFTELSEN, SVENSK-ÖSTERBOTTNISKA STIFTELSEN AND BY THE SPONSORING COMPANIES


Sunday July 19

10.00
Open-air Morning Service at the Arctic Museum Nanoq – the Swedish-speaking Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad Special Exhibitions

12-16
CHILDREN’S DAY IN THE SCHOOL PARK
An interestingly varied programme filled with songs, music and games.

18.00
Vigil at the Greek Orthodox chapel, the Tsasouna, at Narsgatan 2

18.00
THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF JAKOB’S DAYS IN THE SCHOOL PARK
The Mayor of Jakobstad, Mikael Jakobsson
JKG, the Female Gymnasts of Jakobstad - show
The Lazy Jakob of 2009 will be appointed

20.00
OPERA GALA. West Coast Kokkola Opera at the Runebergssalen Lounge orchestra and soloists Sören Lillkung, Anu Komsi, Annika Mylläri, Sakari Oramo and others Advance bookings at the Office of Finn Jakobstad, located at Storgatan 11,06-7231360

20.00
Music in the summernight in Pedersöre Church.
Henryk Gwardak, organ.
Arranged by the Calcanten and the congregation of Pedersöre


Monday July 20

10-21
GREAT FLEA MARKET BY THE MARKET PLACE
Entries to 06-723 1360 or 050- 581 4856

10.00
Old-fashioned games and plays at the Aspegren’s Garden
Arranged by Aspegrens trädgårdsförening

10.00
Liturgy and the anniversary of the Tsasouna, located at Narsgatan 2

11-16
Book-exchange days at the Library. Bring one book - get another!

12.00
Home of Heart - Human and Nature
Photo art exhibition will be opened at
Photographer and artist Yi Chunghong from China

12.00
Lunch Music in the Church of Jakobstad. Cantor: Juhani Jarva.
Arranged by the Finnish-speaking Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad

12.00
Storytime in Swedish with Carola Sundqvist at the Vestmansmor’s cottage at Visasbacken

13.00
Storytime in Finnish at the Vestmansmor’s cottage at Visasbacken. Carola Sundqvist narrates...

13.00
An interactive guided experience with the Rev. Aspegren, who, for a little while, takes the visitors back to the 18th century. Arranged by Aspegrens trädgårdsförening

14.00
"Meeting point" afternoon coffee with "the Rev. Aspegren" in his garden.

18.00
The Motorbike Nostalgics demonstrate their motorcycles behind the Old Town Hall.

18.00
Guided tour of the Old Cemetery. Entrance from the avenue called Ebba Brahe esplanaden. Arranged by the association of local guides, Jakobstadsnejdens guideförening r.f.

19.00
THE FINNISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE: FF JARO -TAMPERE UNITED at the central soccer field, Centralplanen

20.00
" PARKBLUES" Esse Blues band, St. Markus Blues Band, Therapy.


Tuesday July 21

10.00
112- Day with the Department of Rescue Services. Important information!
Different associations will participate, among others The Finnish Teetotal Drivers Association, MHF, with a car turning upside-down

10.00
Old-fashioned games and plays and thin pancakes will be served at Aspegren’s Garden.

11-14
Nordea’s bank café for children in the pedestrian precinct. The "Bank lady" tells of savings, shows old piggy banks and serves juice and gingerbread cookies etc.

11-15
Barbie turns 50! Exhibition at the Jakobstad - Pietarsaari museum. Programme for children in the yard. Buy, sell or exchange your Barbie dolls, clothes, shoes or other Barbie-related things!

11-16
Book-exchange day at the Library! Bring one book - get another!

12.00
Helene and Thomas Enroth will perform on the stage in the pedestrian precinct.

12.00
Lunch Music in Jakobstad Church. Cantor Juhani Jarva.
Arranged by the Finnish-speaking Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad

12.00
Visit the schooner Vega at the Old Harbour (Gamla hamn).
Guides: Rajander, Reitti and Wärnman

13.00
An interactive guided experience with the Rev. Aspegren, who takes the visitors back to the 18th century for a moment. Arranged by Aspegrens trädgårdsförening

13.00
"Get to know the factory" UPM – multimedia presentation and art exhibition at the Chicory museum. (Finnish guidance). Bus from the Old Town Hall by the market place.

14.00
“Meeting point" Helene and Tomas Enroth will sing and play during afternoon coffee at Maria hemmet, service home for the elderly.

15.00
"Visit the UPM-factory" Multimedia presentation and art exhibition at the Chicory museum (Swedish guidance). Bus from the Old Town Hall by the market place.

15.00
The accordion band Hanuripiiri from the Finnish Workers’ Institute will perform on the stage in the pedestrian precinct.

18.00
The Jakob Horse Trotting Races. Trotting races at the trotting track in Torsviken. Arranged by Jakobstads travvänner r.f.

18.00
Sing-along at the Town Church. (Finnish sing-along) Arranged by the Finnish-speaking Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad.

18.00
Match show – dog show in a playful way. At the FBK- field in the Old Harbour. Classes: puppies, big and small dogs, child & dog, seniors, junior-handlers. Registering from 16.30

18.00
Angling competition in the Old Harbour. Arranged by Pietarsaaren kalamiehet ry.
(The Fishermen of Jakobstad)

18.00
The Greek Orthodox Chapel Tsasouna is open for the public (Narsgatan 2) Guided tour and evening prayer. Tuesday - Friday. Erik Sjöberg

18.00
Veteran cars are presented at the market place.

18.00
Sing-along in the park. Pedersöre Spelmanslag and Tonfallet are participating.
Arranged by the Red Cross 19.00
Cover Club: Frogley. On the stage in the pedestrian precinct

20.00
Nostalgic dancing at Svenska gården. Several orchestras are playing.
Arranged by Föreningen Svenska gården

20.00
" Metal mass" at the Parish centre, Församlingscentret www.pedersoreprosteri.fi
Arranged by the Swedish-speaking Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad

20.30
Sonja Biskop and Oravais Big Band. The School Park

22.00
Country music with Easy West in the School Park


Wednesday July 22

11 - 16
Design and Art in the pedestrian precinct Participators: Noolan, Ann Bäck, Sixten Ahlsved, Andy, Pia Öst, Helena Cederberg, Peter Svanström among others

10.00
Old-fashioned games, plays and thin pancakes –party at Aspegren’s garden

11-16
Book-exchange day at the Library. Bring a book - get another!

11.00
Multicultural day at the Jakobstad - Pietarsaari museum! Food, market, entertainment, for example Kurdish folk music etc.
Arranged by the city Cultural Bureau among others. Register your participation at 050-5814856

12.00
"Tune-Up" Mia Moisio sings jazz ballads on the stage in the pedestrian precinct.

12.00
Lunch Music in Jakobstad Church. Arranged by the Swedish-speaking Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad
A guided tour of the church will be arranged afterwards.

12-17
"Motor day at the Engine museum" Alholmsvägen 71
Presentation of a copy of a Daimler 1885, a selection of unique Douglas motorcycles.

13.00
Noolan - on the stage in the pedestrian precinct

13.00
An interactive guided experience with the Rev. Aspegren, who, for a little while, takes the visitors back to the 18th century. Arranged by Aspegrens trädgårdsförening (Finnish guidance)

13.00
"Get to know the factory" UPM-multimedia presentation and art exhibition at the Chicory museum. (Finnish guidance). Bus from the Old Town Hall by the market place.

13.30
"Traces of life" Coffee concert at Hötorgscentret (service dwellings for the elderly). Helène and Tomas Enroth are performing.

14.00
"Meeting point" joint afternoon coffee at the music café After Eight.
Guest of today: Ann-Katrin Store, previously resident in Africa, tells of Joy in multiplicity. (Complements the multicultural day!)

14.00
Guided tour of Jakobstads gymnasium (the totally renovated jugend style building above the School Park). Gathering at the entrance

14.00
Skate competition at Tobaksmagasinet (the old tobacco warehouse).
Arranged by Ungdomsbyrån, the city Youth Bureau

15.00
"The Bank robbery" a movie by Leonid Lopatin is shown at the auditorium in Jakobstads gymnasium.
Starring: Bo Kronqvist, Olavi Tiala, Kalevi Rajala, Erkki Nurmi etc.

15.00
Peter Svanström performs on the stage in the pedestrian precinct

15.00
"Visit the UPM-factory" Multimedia presentation and art exhibition at the Chicory museum (Swedish guidance). The Bus leaves from the Old Town Hall by the market place.

16.30
"The Girl From Jakobstad" is presented at the Old Town Hall by the market place.
Arranged by the Zonta Club of Jakobstad

18.00
Lied-concert with Karita Jungar (Germany/Larsmo) The concert takes place at Jakobstads gymnasium

18.00
Pontus Wistbacka & Jonas Rönnqvist Quintet at the stage in the pedestrian precinct

18.30
"Rehupiikles", an orchestra that plays fast-paced and humoristic music, at the School Park.

19.00
Hymn evening in Jakobstad Church. Arranged by the Swedish-speaking Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad

20.00
"Soulgarden" at the music café After Eight.
Advance bookings.

20.30
Fitness Club - Energy Dancers

21.00
Timo Kotipelto with the Kuorosota-choir (battle of the choirs) are performing in the School Park.
The winners of the Finnish TV-show Kuorosota 2009!

20.30
Jakob’s days dance at Tobaksmagasinet (the old tobacco warehouse). Arranged by Nuorten Kotkain tuki ry. (Finnish members of the International Falcon movement)


Thursday July 23

10-17
Opening of Market Day in the pedestrian precinct. Salesmen from many different places.

10.00
Volleyball match behind the Old Town Hall. The Junior City Council will challenge the City Council of Jakobstad.

11-16
Book-exchange days in the Library. Bring one book - take another!

12.00
Lunch Music in Jakobstad Church, a guided tour of the church will be arranged afterwards by the Swedish Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad.

12-16
" Open Backyards" in Skata, the old part of town. Some houses have opened their gates to let the public have a look at the design of the back yard. These houses are marked with signboards. Arrangements made by the Skata Town Quarter Association

13.00
Guided tour of Skata, the old part of town, starting from Alexanderstorget

13.00
The musical ensemble Purmopojkarna will play at Björkbacka (old people’s home)

14.00
"Talonpojat" will play at Rauhala (old people’s home)

14.00
Guided Finnish tour of Skata starting from Alexanderstorget, Tavastgatan 23

13.30
Beach Volley Tournament behind the Old Town Hall.

18.00
Fitness Club will perform in the pedestrian precinct

18.00
Pippi - Dance theatre - bilingual performance (Swedish/Finnish) Dance theatre in Brandkårshuset, the fire-brigade house, arranged by JKG, the Female Gymnasts of Jakobstad. Advance bookings: R. Myntti 040-837 0192

18.00
Finnish guided tour of the Old Cemetery, arranged by the Association of Local Guides, Jakobstadsnejdens guideförening r.f. Entrance from the avenue called Ebba Brahe esplanaden.

18.00
ART NIGHT at Villa Sveden.

18.00
Sprint orienteering in the centre of Jakobstad Start and finish in front of the Old Town Hall. Entry 18-19 p.m. for recreational orienteers. 18.40 p.m. Elite-start for specially invited. Arranged by: I.F. Brahe

19.00
Cover Club: Janne Hurme. The stage in the pedestrian precinct

19.00
Divine Service with Folk Music at Rosenlund. The service is conducted by the Rev. Hans Häggblom, music by the choir Sångens vänner, conductor Bill Ravall and Pedersöre spelmanslag (a group of folk musicians). Arranged by the Lutheran Congregation of Pedersöre

19.00
The history of Skata - bilingual (Swedish/Finnish) lecture in the so-called Nicklinska huset at Tavastgatan 23 B

19.00
Music and entertainment in the School Park Solid Faces - rock band from Jakobstad and Pedersöre

20.00
The Spineless from Halmstad, Sweden The dance group Streetdance will perform

20.00
Veronica Maggio (Sweden) Music café After Eight. Advance bookings

21.00
Kurt Gertrudz from Småbönders - music and comic entertainment.


Friday July 24

09-17
Market Day in the pedestrian precinct

09.00
Street Bandy Tournament in the market place

11-16
Book-exchange day in the Library. Bring one book - take another!

12.00
The musical ensemble "Purmopojkarna" will play on the stage in the pedestrian precinct

12.00
"A Prophet in His Own Town" Lunch lecture arranged by Pedersöre Rotary Club at Stadshotellet, the hotel by the pedestrian precinct.

12.00
Lunch Music in Jakobstad Church, a guided tour of the church will be arranged afterwards by the Swedish Lutheran congregation of Jakobstad

13.00
Kurdish Folk Music on the stage in the pedestrian precinct The violinist Hersh Osman Abdul Rahman

13-14
English guided bus tour of the town - your guide will be Mark Sallmén.

14.30
German guided bus tour of the town - your guide will be Gunilla Kleis.

16.00
Russian guided bus tour of the town, - your guide will be Gunilla Kleis Advance reservations to the local tourist agency, Turistbyrån, at Runebergsgatan 12, phone 06-723 1796. The buses will start from the Old Town Hall by the market place.

13.30
Beach Volley Tournament behind the Old Town Hall

14.00
"Meeting Point" afternoon coffee in the café of the Methodist Church with Fredrik Wegelius

15.00
Jakob Marathon - starting from the central sports ground, Centralplanen Arranged by IF Drott

16.00
The youth orchestra "Aquila" will perform on the stage in the pedestrian precinct

16.30
D1Management Fashion Show, by the fountain in the pedestrian precinct

17.30
D1Management Fashion Show

18.30
D1Management Fashion Show

18.00
Fitness Club will perform in the pedestrian precinct

18.00
The Freza - a musical group from Helsinki will perform in the School Park. http://www.thefreza.fi/

19.00
"Songs of Grace" Concert with Mika Nisula, song, accompanied by Jouni Somero on the piano.
Jakobstad Church. Arranged by Finn Concert Oy

19.00
The brass band Blåsljudet will play on the stage in the pedestrian precinct

20-24
Café Disco Night at After Eight - in the courtyard West Coast disco is responsible for the music Arranged by the Junior City Council and After Eight

20.30
The choir Let`s Go 60`s will perform in the School Park

21.30
A great show with the senior rockers GUBBROCKARNA in the School Park, 32 performing musicians! (the same programme was played on Skansen in Stockholm in May 2009)


Saturday July 25

08.00
Beach Volley Tournament behind the Old Town Hall

09-16
OLD-TIMES FAIR in the market place - handicraft and antiques from different places

09-16
Market Day in the pedestrian precinct, salesmen from different countries

10.00
American Car Club - Summer meeting and exhibition in the Old Harbour

10.30
Festive parade from the market place to the School Park

11.00
Non-stop programme in the School Park. The programme starts with music played by the youth orchestra Jeppo ungdomsorkester. Others performing are a group from the Female Gymnasts of Jakobstad (JKG), the choir Let`s Go 60;s et al.

11-17
Visit the schooner Vega in the Old Harbour. Your guides will be: Rajander, Reitti and Wärnman

14.00
Dennis Rönngård and Nina Lassander will perform in the School Park.

14.00
"Park Bench Press" in Runeberg Park, arranged by Pietarsaaren Voimailijat (weightlifters)

15.30
D1Management Fashion Show in the pedestrian precinct by the fountain

16.30
D1Management Fashion Show

18.30
THE FINNISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE: FF JARO - FC INTER on the central football field, Centralplanen.

19.00
Hymn Evening in Jakobstad Church arranged by the Swedish Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad

19.00
"PARK ROCK"
"LINN" - THE SPINELESS (Sweden) -THE VIBRATONES - FOG

19.00
Mia Moisio quartet in the market place

20-01
Dance in the market place. The orchestra WILSONS will be playing

22.00
VINYL JAM - a ten-man orchestra will play

23.00
Midnight Concert in Pedersöre Church arranged by the Swedish Lutheran Congregation of Jakobstad


Sunday July 26

10.00
Ecumenical Open-air Service in the School Park

13.00
Chicory Sunday in the Chicory Museum at Alholmen
Arranged by the choir of the Finnish Workers’ Institute

15.00
The choir Betaniakören will sing in the School Park

20.00
Summer Concert in Pedersöre Church Frank Berger, baritone and Torbjörn Sandell, piano
Arranged by the association Calcanten and the Lutheran congregation of Pedersöre.