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Hotel Oscar, Kauppatori 4
tel. +358 (0)293 200 525
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Warkaus-sali is a diverse building for events and music suitable for concerts, exhibitions, celebrations, meetings and congresses. Finland’s star performers and the best local ones are seen on stage.
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tel. +358 (0)40 7138 660

Soisalo-opisto’s programme include several performing groups and a diverse selection of concerts featuring different kinds of music.
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Sturgeon and Champagne
Sturgeon and Champagne is a two-day city festival held in August that combines good music, delicious food and a pleasant atmosphere. There are programmes for the whole family at this event.
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Wanuvarock is a music festival held in August which is organised by the youth council of Varkaus together with the City of Varkaus.
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Music Days of Heinävesi
Music Days of Heinävesi is a classical music festival held in June, which offers a versatile and fresh programme every year, with respect for local traditions.
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Joroinen Music Festival
Joroinen Music Festival is a classical music event held at the end of July or early August with a diverse and high quality supply of performances. The concerts of the festival are organised in churches, country mansions and outside in a beautiful rural setting.
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Varkauden KesäKlassinen

Top Finnish musicians of younger generation, young musicians from the Varkaus region as well as other musicians from the larger region will be playing classical music at the Festival. Concerts take place in several places, some of which are unique like Harjurannan Luontokirkko (church in nature) and Humisevan Harjun Tilan Latokahvila (farm barn).

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Live music is also played in some restaurants of Varkaus such as in Z-One and Restaurant Kaks Ruusua.