Final program, updated 20190808
Join the celebration! Kvarken Jubileum
16:30-20:00 -> In SWEDISH, FINNISH, ENGLISH
A folk festival; a get together for politicians and common people to discuss the future of the region. A celebration of the new EGTC – Future Growth Region in Finland-Sweden-Norway
Philip Järvenpää performs
Olivia Schönfeldt performs
Speeches @Wasa Innovation Center
Joakim Strand (Member the Finnish Parliament and the Chairman of the Kvarken Council)
Thomas Blomqvist (Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality)
Anders Ahnlid (Ambassador of Sweden to Finland)
Ville Skinnari (Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade)
Round table with participating Members of Parliament
18:30 Fencing performance by Vaasan Miekkailijat ry
In front of Wasa Innovation Center (inside in Wasa Innovation Center case of rain)
19:00 Special Art exhibition opening by Camilla Forsén-Ström: “Friends of Frida”
Chance to meet entrepreneurs from Umeå
16-20 Activity for children in front of UPC Print
Kvarken Jubileum – a part of Wasa Future Festival 7–9 of August and Night of Arts 8 of August
Wasa Future Festival (WFF) is a future-oriented festival organised in Vaasa, Finland
by Wasa Innovation Center and InnoLab (University of Vaasa).
WFF brings together leading decision-makers, researchers, business experts, civil servants,
journalists, young leaders, influencers and citizen to discuss and solve burning challenges of the future.
All WFF events are accessible, open and free to everyone. Interesting days full of talks and debates around current national topics and a lot of mingle!
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/446468859466517 (Event Wasa Future Festival 2019 on Facebook)