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Old Town Days 11.-13.8.2017

OLD TOWN DAYS AT THE FORTRESS OPEN DOORS TO THE PAST AND PRESENT

The City of Lappeenranta celebrates its 368th birthday at the Lappeenranta Fortress from Friday the 11th to Sunday the 13th of August 2017. The event spreads throughout the fortress with exhibitions, workshops and performances. Old Town Days is a joint event for the whole family. The programme caters for everyone from babies to grandparents as there are things to see, hear and do for audiences of all ages.

There are historical drama tours, riders on horseback dressed in authentic Dragoon uniforms, a singalong event for the whole family at Kehruuhuone plus other music performances.

Come and experience the unique atmosphere of Lappeenranta's birthday at the Fortress. Discover interesting exhibitions in museums and galleries, participate in dance sessions organised by the Lappeenranta Dance School, workshops at the Art School and graphics workshop and enjoy entertaining performances and delicacies served by cafés and restaurants.

On Friday, the Fortress Master’s Jubilee Concert at Kehruuhuone is subject to a fee but all events at the Fortress are free on Saturday. On Sunday, there is an admission fee to the museums.

Friday 11 August FORTRESS MASTER'S DAY

Saturday 12 August FAMILY DAY AT THE FORTRESS

- CHILDREN'S WORKSHOPS
- EXHIBITIONS, free admission
- FOOD AND DRINKS / Restaurants open at the Fortress
 
Sunday 13 August 2017 HISTORY DAY
- EXHIBITIONS
- FOOD AND DRINKS