Kuusamo XXV Nature Photo Festival

10th - 13th Sep 2020

Kuusamon Nature Photo festival is a nature photography event that is well known in Finland nationwide. Organized every year since 1996, the festival has solidified its position as one of the most important events in the field of nature photography.

The festival takes place in the Culture and Congress Centre Kuusamo Hall, where the 500-seat Oulanka Hall offers an excellent setting for the presentations. At the time of the festival in September, the nature around displays its blazing autumn colors. In addition to the festival, visitors and other tourists can enjoy great experiences in the area, ranging from autumn colors to the northern lights. The event is organized by Kuusamo Culture Services. The artistic director of the event is Lassi Rautiainen.

Kuusamo XXV Nature Photo

Spectacular nature-themed multimedia presentations 

  • Includes photographers from Finland, Norway and South Africa.

Nature photography exhibitions 

  • At Kuusamo Hall and at Hannu Hautala Photography Center.

Nature photography competition 

  • 1 MAY - 31 JUN 2020
  • Four categories
    • Hannu Hautala Price
    • Art of Nature
    • Children and Youngsters
    • Instagram  #luonnonkoordinaatit
  • The competition has become more and more popular every year, also among international photographers.
  • In 2017, about 1500 photographs were entered into the competition.


  • This year some workshops for youngsters and children especially.

Nature films 



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