At the heart of Kihaus Folk Festival is of course folk music, seasoned with a spicy mix of dance, blues and pop music, with some stories and tales thrown in for good measure. It will be a soup worth tasting for, cooked up by virtuoso performers from Finland and from abroad and enjoyable by all ages.
Kihaus is held at scenic municipality of Rääkkylä and by visiting us you will also have a chance to enjoy the beautiful Karelian nature. Music will be played in different locations, including the beautiful chapel of Rääkkylä. There are also shows directed for children, so even the smallest will also find much to occupy themselves with.
We wish you a heartfelt welcome to Kihaus Folk Festival!
Tickets can be bought at lipputoimisto.fi.
One day festival ticket ● 33 € (Friday 8th July or Saturday 9th July)
Two days festival ticket ● 53 € (Friday 8th July and Saturday 9th July)
Children (7-17 years old)
Two days festival ticket ● 18 €
If you own “S–Etukortti”, you are entitled to a 3 € discount.
All assistants of the physically and visually impaired are granted a free entry.
Rääkkylä and getting there
Rääkkylä is a small municipality of about 2500 inhabitants. It is located in Eastern Finland, about 450 km north from Helsinki, near the Russian border.
Easiest way to reach Rääkkylä is by car, following the road signs on highway 6. Nearest railway station is located at Kitee, 33 km from Rääkkylä. Nearest airport is in Joensuu, about 70 km from Rääkkylä.
Details about the festival
Special concert at the cemetery chapel at 17:00
Gates open at 17.30
Gates closed 01.00
Gates open at 11.30
Gates closed at 01.00