Lappeenranta celebrates on 7th of September

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9/4/2019 12:20 AM

On Sat, 7 Sept, Lappeenranta will celebrate 370 Years anniversary with the Fortress Lights event ✨🎉, that includes plenty to do until nightfall. Children can enjoy the rides at the Sandcastle from 10 am to 4 pm free of charge. History buffs can follow the cavalry parade, which starts at 1 pm from Pusupuisto Park and works its way to Katariina Square. In the afternoon at 2 pm, the Lappeenranta 370 Years celebration gala will be held in the party marquee with the City Orchestra and the Dragoon Band setting a festive atmosphere. A full evening of music and singing will continue in the marquee from 7 pm to midnight with local and visiting stars taking the stage. The evening will culminate in a fireworks display at midnight, before which you can enjoy festive lights switched on at 9 pm and atmospheric fires at the Fortress.

🎉 Main stage (next to South Karelia museum)
✔️ At 2pm-4pm Lappeenranta's 370th anniversary Grand gala, the Lappeenranta City orchestra and Dragoon Band
✔️ At 7pm Tuure Boelius
✔️ At 7.55pm Lappeenranta's 370th anniversary rap, Joel Puranen
✔️ At 9pm Osmo’s Cosmos band
✔️ At 11pm Kotiteollisuus band

🎉 Open-air theater (at the Fortress)
✔️ At 11am Metkuillaan- concert
✔️ At 11.30am Lappeenranta's 370th anniversary rap, Joel Puranen
✔️ At 11.35am Children's concert, Sari Kaasinen and band
✔️ At 1pm Circus and musical show
✔️ At 2pm Veresk and Divertisment – dance and music groups from Vyborg, Russia
✔️ At 3pm Defin Schule – Street Theater from Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
✔️ At 4pm Sing along event
✔️ At 5.30pm Folk dance concert
✔️ At 7pm Dance concert

🎉 Katarina Square (Katarinantori)
✔️ At 10am-3pm The Finnish skittles game (Fin.Kyykkä) championship (Final at 2pm)
✔️ At 1pm The Cavalry parade and Cavalry Band
✔️ At 3pm performances by Art school Estradi
✔️ At 5pm Veresk and Divertisment – dance and music groups from Vyborg, Russia
✔️ At 6.30pm AQUA D’or – saxophone quartet from Drammen, Norway
✔️ At 7.30pm Folk dance concert
✔️ At 8.45pm performances by Art school Estradi
✔️ At 9.30pm Defin Schule – Street Theater from Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
✔️ At 10pm Fire performance by Art school Estradi
✔️ At 10.30pm Imatra Big Band

🎉 More events on a celebration day:
✔️ Sandcastle open 9am-4pm
✔️ Street train in operation at 9am-3pm. Route: Fortress – Dragoon Hill (Rakuunamäki) - Maria Square - Harbour (about 30 min)
✔️ Old Town Hall open at 10am-2pm. AQUA D’or – saxophone quartet from Drammen, Norway at 12.30am
✔️ The Cavalry Museum, South Karelia Museum and Lappeenranta Art Museum are open at 11am-5p
✔️ Traditional Cavalrymen at the Fortress are at 2pm – 5pm
✔️ Fortress festive bonfire will be set on fire at 9.30pm
✔️ 370th anniversary firework at midnight

Welcome to join the celebration with us 🤗🤩❤️
Lake Saimaa, Purest Finland Regional Council of South Karelia Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment Rural 2020 The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas
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