Activities, contests, dance shows, music – you name it! With mainly local performers and no entrance fee, this stage is always a Meripäivät favourite. Kotka-lava is located in the town centre, at the market square.
No age restrictions during the day but from 9pm onwards Kotka-lava is 18+.
15:00-15:15 – Juha Vainion Rahaston tunnustuspalkinnon 2019 julkistaminen
The receiver of the annual Juha Vainio Fund Award is announced.
16:00-16:45 (live music) – Bandbox
approx. 19:00 Meripäivät Opening Ceremony (begins right after the opening parade)
19:15-20:00 (live music) – JTG
20:30-21.15 (live music) – Toto tribute
21:30-22:15 (live music) – HERO
13:00-13:30 (live music) – Duo Kukouri
13:45-14:30 (live music) – Minä ja Nieminen
15:00-16:00 (live music) – Flangers
16:30-17:15 (live music) – Duo Emma & Luukas
17:15-18:00 (contest) – Ilmarakastamisen SM-kisat
Love is definitely in the air!
You can be the first to win the Finnish Championships in ´Ilmarakastaminen´. The idea here is similar to Air Guitar except that we are replacing the ´Guitar´ with ’Love’ and are looking for the best ways to express love. You can join by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 19th. Sign up and show us how you express love!
18:30-19:15 (live music) – Tri Tolvanen & Rootsinkeksijät
20:00-21:00 (live music) – Likat lavalla goes Junnumania
21:15-21:45 (dance show) – Tanssiryhmä Cougars: Uudet tuulet – kuumat puumat
A Show Dance Group
22:00-24:00 (live music) – Korkkarit kattoon (2 x 45 min)
13:00-13:45 (activity) – Quiz time!
The theme of the quiz is 140-year-old Kotka (Language: Finnish)
14:00-14:15 (dance show) – Kymen flamenco ry
Flamenco dance show
14:30-15:15 (activity) – Beer and sparkling wine yoga
No previous experience needed! Yoga is free but drink (whether it is beer, wine or something else) must be bought from Bar & Cafe Paussi.
15:30-16:30 (activity) – Wine tasting
You can buy your wine tasting set at the venue before the activity. (Language: Finnish)
17:00-17:45 (live music) – Eagle City Duo
18:00-18:15 (dance show) – Oriental Halo ja Sal’ata itämaisen tanssin ryhmät
18:45-19:45 (live music) – Alli Varpu
20:30-21:15 (live music) – Mutalahti
22:00-24:00 (live music) – Kuokkavieraat (2 x 35-40 min)
Host: Pia Lunkka