What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – May 2022

In this episode Mark and Glenn highlight a Drifting & Truck Show, the start of the Pesäpallo (Finnish Baseball) season, a historical train ride to the west coast of nearby Pohjanmaa, the opening of the summer season at Power Park theme park, Crosskart racing and a one-day flea market in Seinäjoki. Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – May 2022

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – April 2022

In this episode Mark and Glenn highlight a varied selection of activities across the region, including a motor show and race in Lapua, several football matches in Seinäjoki, a traveling circus, a celebration of the end of prohibition in Koskenkorva, a May Day party in Lappajärvi and a children’s concert in Ilmajoki. Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – April 2022

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – March 2022

Not only are we heading out of winter but, as COVID restrictions start to relax again, it also seems event organisers in Southern Ostrobothnia are waking up from their winter hibernation!

In this episode Mark and Glenn showcase a selection of events from across the region, including snow-based participation sports; a snowmobile safari, moonlight skiing and Finnish baseball on a frozen lake. There is also a live concert from Petri Nygård, the Archery European Championship and Pytinki, a home improvement exhibition. Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – March 2022

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – February 2022

In this episode, Mark and Glenn pull together a varied selection of events, but in a pretty small area! In Seinäjoki, we will look at cup matches for SJK, an art exhibition, a vinyl record fair and an MMA self-defence course! Further afield, Glenn found an endurance car race in Härmä and a live concert by Stig in Lappajärvi.

Due to COVID, please check the venues listings for any changes – they are still happening, sadly! Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – February 2022

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – January 2022

For this episode, Mark and Glenn found it a little tricky to find many events, but still manage to present a varied selection of things to do, including downhill skiing across Etelä-Pohjanmaa, live music, a beer festival, professional basketball to watch and a theatre show. Mark returned to form, by finding an exhibition – much to Glenn’s dismay! Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – January 2022

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – November & December 2021

In this episode Mark and Glenn look forwards to the upcoming Christmas period. There are lots of festive events, like Xmas markets and live music, including a special Christmas show from our guest, Koop Arponen and Flute of Shame.

Naturally, Glenn has found another biking event, Cyclocross this time, and there is the illuminating ValotON event at Kalevan Navetta (for those of us that need a little culture all year round). Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – November & December 2021

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – September 2021

As we hit summer 2021, there are several large festivaös scheduled to take place. Some of which have been delayed or rescheduled.

Mark & Glenn highlight a variety of events, including music festivals, power truck show, a family festival that involves YouTubers, a mountain biking competition, a mini Tango Festival and lots of other live music!

Our guest this episode, is Jaakko Rinne, who joined us to introduce the ever-expanding Nuermo Fest. Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – September 2021

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – August 2021 BONUS

There were so many events taking place across Southern Ostrobothnia, in August 2021, that wanted to be involved with our show, so we decided to publish a bonus episode of events taking place at the end of August.

Mark was flying solo on this episode and introduce four guests to introduce their events: Stadion Fest, Culture Club Caribbean Night, Kyrö Fest and Yard Jam. Watch, listen or read on for more info. Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – August 2021 BONUS

What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – August 2021

As we hit summer 2021, there are several large festivaös scheduled to take place. Some of which have been delayed or rescheduled.

Mark & Glenn highlight a variety of events, including music festivals, power truck show, a family festival that involves YouTubers, a mountain biking competition, a mini Tango Festival and lots of other live music!

Our guest this episode, is Jaakko Rinne, who joined us to introduce the ever-expanding Nuermo Fest. Continue reading What’s On: Southern Ostrobothnia – August 2021