Kuusamo XXIII Nature Photo Festival
Programme 6-9 Sep 2018


Kuusamo College | Kuusamo Hall

Host Kimmo Ohtonen | Interpreter Dick Forsman

Thursday 
6 Sep 2018

Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall
Free entry

  • 9:30 Nature Photo for Children and Youngsters:
    Tern! Tern! Tern! - Children's Concert
    Ulla Piispanen, vocals and Finnish zithern
    Timo Klemettinen, piano and electric piano
    Matti Tegelman, vocals, guitar and double bass
    The concert is based on poems by Jukka Itkonen. Compositions by Timo Klemettinen. The concert comprises 70 nature photographs by Hannu Hautala.

Thursday 
6 Sep 2018

Kuusamo College
Theatre hall 19:00 - 20:00
Tickets 5 €/incl. 2 presentations

  • 19:00 Eatnanvuloš lottit 2018
    Direction and screenplay: Marja Helander, Finland. An experimental film about Sami dance students Birit and Katja Haarla. Winner of the Finnish Film Foundation 2018 Risto Jarva Award.

    19:20 On This Planet, Aspects of Finnish Nature 2003
    Still pictures: Hannu Hautala. Music: Harri Ahmas.
    A visual journey of immaculate images and uplifting music that captures the true spirit of Finland.

Friday 
7 Sep 2018

Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall
Free entry 

  • 10:15 Nature Photo for Children and Youngsters:
    From Photographs to a Book – Ten Years around the World after Birds of Prey, Dick Forsman

    11:30 Nature Photo for Children and Youngsters: 
    From Photographs to a Book – Ten Years around the World after Birds of Prey, Dick Forsman

Kuusamo College
Theatre hall 12:00 - 15:00
Tickets 10 €/incl. 3 presentations

  • 12:00 The Disappearing North - The Territory of the Poacher
    Kimmo Ohtonen

    13:00 On the Way to the Sea
    Jouni Hiltunen

    14:30 HAUTALA X SALMIRINNE X TUOMINEN - Northern Power
    Rock music video with Hannu Hautala's photographs and music by Kepa Salmirinne

Friday 
7 Sep 2018

Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall
Free entry

  • 15:00 - 17:00 Kuusamo 150 Years - Celebration on Kuusamo Hall Yard

    15:30 Nature Photo Photography Competition Results 

    16.30 Unveiling of the Bear statue

    17:00 Kuusamo 150 Years Celebration

  • 18:00 Coffee Served

  • 19:00-20:00 Concert
    The concert of Anssi Tikanmäki Orchestra comprises music from their album Landscapes from Finland, with photographs of beautiful Finnish landscapes projected on the screen. The concert also includes a new piece composed in honour of the 150th jubilee year of Kuusamo Town.

    Free entry. Tickets must be collected from Kuusamo Hall ticket office before the concert.

  • 20:00-20:30 Break
  • 20:30 Wild World of East Russia
    Alexey Bezrukov, Russia

    21:15  From Photographs to a Book – Ten Years around the World after Birds of Prey
    Dick Forsman


Saturday 
8 Sep 2018

Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall
Tickets 6 €/presentation section
Day Ticket 32 €

  • 9:00 Timing and Light
    Bernt Østhus - Norway

    9:45 Antarctica - White Nature
    Joshua Holko, Australia

  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:45 Travelling with a Photojournalist in Australia, the Sultanate of Oman and India
    Päivi Arvonen

    11:45 University of Lapland: Master’s Degree Programme in Applied Visual Arts and Nature Photography

  • 12:00 Lunch break

  • 13:00 Finland Under Water
    Pekka Tuuri

    13:45 Underwater World of the Russian Far East
    Sergey Shanin, Russia

  • 14:30 Break
  • 15:00 Second Nature
    Ari-Matti Nikula

    15:30 Story in a Picture
    Kimmo Ohtonen

  • 16:15 Break
  • 16:30 Travels: Africa, India, The Congo
    Tommy Solberg, Norway

    17:15 The Ground Blazes in the Wind – A Tale of Lapland and the Icy Sea
    Antti Haataja

  • 17:45 Break
  • 18:00 Goshawks of Helsinki
    Dick Forsman

    18:30 Encounters with Eagles
    Arto Komulainen

    19:30 Opening of the Exhibition at The Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre 
    Nature Photographs from beyond the Fells
    Arto Komulainen

  • 9:00 Timing and Light
    Bernt Østhus - Norway

    9:45 Antarctica - White Nature
    Joshua Holko, Australia

  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:45 Travelling with a Photojournalist in Australia, the Sultanate of Oman and India
    Päivi Arvonen

    11:45 University of Lapland: Master’s Degree Programme in Applied Visual Arts and Nature Photography

  • 12:00 Lunch break

  • 13:00 Finland Under Water
    Pekka Tuuri

    13:45 Underwater World of the Russian Far East
    Sergey Shanin, Russia

  • 14:30 Break
  • 15:00 Second Nature
    Ari-Matti Nikula

    15:30 Story of the Picture
    Kimmo Ohtonen

  • 16:15 Break
  • 16:30 Travels: Africa, India, The Congo
    Tommy Solberg, Norway

    17:15 The Ground Blazes in the Wind – A Tale of Lapland and the Icy Sea
    Antti Haataja

  • 17:45 Break
  • 18:00 Goshawks of Helsinki
    Dick Forsman

    18:30 Encounters with Eagles
    Arto Komulainen

    19:30 Opening of the Exhibition at The Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre 
    Nature Photographs from beyond the Fells
    Arto Komulainen

Saturday
8 Sep 2018

Kuusamo Hall, classroom
Workshops
Price 10 €

  • Workshops by Harri Tarvainen

    3 tips for better cell phone camera photos

    Workshop 1 10:00-13:00
    Workshop 2 14:00-17:00

    1h lecture + 2h practical training
    Max. 15 people/workshop

    In the workshop we will go through the basics of composition, preliminary visualisation, and the role of photographs as a medium of communication. Suitable for cell phone camera users and system camera users. Using examples, we will look into portraits, nature and landscape photography, macro images and sports photography, and doing finishing touches to photos with image processing programs. Also tips for mastering Instagram!

Sunday 
9 Sep 2018

Kuusamo Hall, Oulanka Hall
Tickets 6 €/presentation section
Day Ticket 22 €

  • 9:00 Australian Nature Photography
    Joshua Holko, Australia

    10:00 Nature in the Koillismaa Region
    Petteri Törmänen

  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:45 The Noble White Swan
    Hannu Hautala

    11:25 Hossa
    Lassi Rautiainen

  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 Scandinavian Nature
    Tommy Solberg, Norway

    13:15 The North - The Great Migration in the Land of the Sami
    Antti Haataja

  • 14:30 Break
  • 14:45 Among the Grizzly and Moose in Denali
    Bernt Østhus, Norway

    15:30 Do You Believe in Magic?
    Yulia Vtiurina, Russia

  • 18:15 The Event Ending

We reserve the right for changes

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