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Kuusamo Nature Photo Festival

12.9.2019 - 15.9.2019
This photo event is internationally acknowledged - come and see the Kuusamo Nature Photo Festival!

Nature photographers and lovers of nature photos gather again in Kuusamo. There are a lot of interesting presentations and films in the program and the nature photo exhibitions are wide. 

Ticket sales at Kuusamotalo. 

Program

Thursday 12.9.2019
Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall

09:30 Aava – children’s concert. Free entry.
Kuusamo College, Theatre hall 
Tickets 10 €/incl. all presentations
18:00 Nature documentaries

Friday 13.9.2019
Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall

09:30 School children’s Nature Photo: Susanna Aarnio, free entry
16.00 Opening Ceremony
17:00 Results of the Nature Photo Contest
19.00-20.00 Concert: Samuli Edelmann & Orchestra. Buy tickets from Kuusamo Hall or Ticketmaster.
20:30 Evening party, free entry
21:30 Kepa Salmirinne/Rock´n roll, free entry
Kuusamo College, Theatre hall 
Tickets 10 €/incl. all presentations
12:30 Nature documentaries

Saturday 14.9.2019
Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall

Tickets 6 €/presentation section
09:00 Paavo Hamunen & Pirkko Siikamäki: The story of changing Oulanka River
09:40 Jaana Kotamäki: With Nature's Brush
10:20 a break
10:40 Konstantin ja Mikhail Shatenev: Russian bears
11:40 Lunch break
12:45 Panel discussion: Climate shange, initialization Pirkko Siikamäki, Jorma Luhta, Veli Pohjonen, Hannu Hautala, host Kimmo Ohtonen.
14:15 Coffee break
14:30 YouTuber Roni Bäck: Nature experience´s in Kuusamo, host Raisa Tasanto. Meet & greet with Roni at 15:15.
15:00 Jorma Luhta: New series
15:45 Lassi Rautiainen: Predators
16:30 a break
16:30 Jyrki Kallio-Koski: Among reindeer herdsman in Finnish Lapland
17:10 Arto Juvonen: Bird photographer´s year in Loviisa
17:50 a break
18:00 Pål Hermansen: 50 years behind the camera
19:00 Exhibition opening at Hannu Hautala Nature photography Centre: Arto Juvonen, Birds

Saturday 14.9.2019
Kuusamo Hall, classroom

Workshops for children and youngsters
Workshop 1 9.30–10.30
Workshop 2 10.30–11.45
Max. 25 children/workshop

Sunday 15.9.2019
Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall

Tickets 6 €/presentation section
05:00 A trip to Konttainen. Hosts Susanna Aarnio and Raisa Tasanto. More info soon!
10:00 Martti Rikkonen: Lapland
10:45 Pål Hermansen: Man and nature
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Hannu Hautala: Cavity nesting birds
13:40 Felix Heintzenberg: Using flash in nature photography
14:30 a break
15:00 Kimmo Ohtonen: How to Make Nature Documentaries
16:00 Closing of the Festival
14:45 Among the Grizzly and Moose in Denali. Bernt Østhus, Norway
15:30 Do You Believe in Magic? Yulia Vtiurina, Russia
18:15 The Event Ending

Nature Photo website  Nature Photo in Facebook

Contact: Kuusamo Hall
Phone: +358 40 860 8800