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Live stream: The Grand Opening of Christmas Season 19th of November 2022 at 4 PM

The Grand Opening of Christmas Season at the Santa Claus Village is an annual celebration honouring the Christmas traditions of sharing Christmas spirit and good will. This year the event takes place at 4 PM (UTC +2) on Saturday 19th of November at the central square of Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi.  You can join the celebration from your home by watching it online here. The musical Christmas performances take the audience into the merry moods of Christmas and Winter. The traditional Christmas Opening culminates in Santa’s arrival and speech – what does Santa want to tell us this year?

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PAST EVENTS AND VIDEOS

LIVE: Attention! Fashion & Music event for peace 27th of March 5:30 pm local time (UTC +2)

This year, the closing moments of the Arctic Design Week is a matter of peace. The admission free live & livestream event is a magical light show including fashion and music featuring the international kantele star Ida Elina and The Bilebändi accompanied by Mr. Lordi.

The public has the opportunity to support the victims of the war in Ukraine through the Finnish Red Cross, Unicef and through campaign operated by local ukrainian community in Rovaniemi. The help is channeled through fundraising and chance to donate valuable items for Ukraine.

 

Attention! -konsertti välittää maailmalle Rovaniemeltä rauhan viestin

Tänä vuonna Arctic Design Weekin päätöshetkissä ollaan myös rauhan asialla. Maksuttomaan tapahtumaan voit osallistua livenä paikan päällä tai livestreamin välityksellä. Muoti- ja musiikkipainotteinen show on näyttävä valoshow ja mm. musiikista vastaa kansainvälisesti tunnettu kanteletähti Ida Elina sekä The Bilebändi Mr. Lordin kera.

Yleisöllä on mahdollisuus tukea tapahtumassa Ukrainan sodan uhreja SPR:n, Unicefin ja paikallisen Ukrainalaisyhteisön operoiman kampanjan kautta. Auttaa voit tekemällä rahalahjoituksen tai lahjoittamalla Ukrainalle juuri nyt tärkeitä keräystuotteita paikan päällä tapahtumassa.

 

Santa Claus is on His Way -short film released on 23rd of December 7 pm local time (UTC +2) - join us online!

On 23rd of December Santa Claus will begin his annual journey around the world, from snowy Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle. And for the first time ever, we will share with you a short film of the moment before Christmas.

This wonderful short film takes us all on a magical journey to Lapland, Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle. What has Santa got in store for us this year, and what is the true meaning of Christmas? See Santa take off with His reindeer pulled sleigh when Santa Claus is on His way is released on 23rd of December at 7 pm local time (UTC +2).

 

Tunnelmallinen Hetki ennen Joulupukin matkaanlähtöä julkaistaan videona 23. joulukuuta klo 19:00 – liity seuraamme kotisohvalta!

Jouluaaton aattona 23. joulukuuta Joulupukki aloittaa Napapiiriltä, Rovaniemeltä vuotuisen matkansa maailman ympäri. Ensimmäistä kertaa jaamme kanssanne tämän hetken ennen joulua. Taianomainen video vie meidät upealle matkalle Lappiin Joulupukin kotikaupunkiin Rovaniemelle. Mitähän Joulupukki haluaa meille tänä vuonna kertoa ja mistä joulussa oikeastaan onkaan kyse?

Santa Claus is on his way 23rd December Visit Rovaniemi watch online

Guess who is excited about winter? The lovely Husky Dogs of course, oh, and Santa Claus! #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arcticcircle #lapland #husky #huskylove #santaclaus
Guess who is excited about winter? The lovely Husky Dogs of course, oh, and Santa Claus! #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arcticcircle #lapland #husky #huskylove #santaclaus
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We feel like dancing and singing at the Arctic Circle @mrssantaclauscc #visitrovaniemi #rovaniemichristmas #elf #christmas
We feel like dancing and singing at the Arctic Circle @mrssantaclauscc #visitrovaniemi #rovaniemichristmas #elf #christmas
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6th of December, Independence Day in Finland ❤️ #visitfinland #visitrovaniemi
6th of December, Independence Day in Finland ❤️ #visitfinland #visitrovaniemi
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Magic moments at the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi ❤️#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #arcticcircle #lapland #finland @ourfinland
Magic moments at the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi ❤️#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #arcticcircle #lapland #finland @ourfinland
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Enjoying the winter and snowy landscape in Rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #iceskating #rovaniemichristmas #winter #arcticlifestyle #arcticcircle #lapland #visitfinland
Enjoying the winter and snowy landscape in Rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #iceskating #rovaniemichristmas #winter #arcticlifestyle #arcticcircle #lapland #visitfinland
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@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
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