The 28th edition of the Urkult festival will take place on August 1st to 3d, 2024

Grytan foto Liam Johansson

Photo Liam Johansson

Urkult is a folk festival, a meeting place and a source of booming inspiration

Every year for three days – people from all over the world arrive in Näsåker to share and celebrate different cultures, music and crafts among the trees above the beautiful river Nämforsen. The festival program, apart from the concerts, include workshops, poetry slam, children’s theatre and a wide range of both exciting & educational activities for both children and adults. Local craftsmen and organic food are trusty features at Urkults market and festival area.

In the heart of the festival is an organic amphitheater grown and designed out of the ground framed by steep pine covered hillsides that are characteristic for the landscape along the river. Urkult is known for its opening ceremony the Night of Fire – a unique performance that is created by different artists every year. Often the performance include drums, song or instrumental music, dancing and storytelling – and is always centered around the element fire.

Do as people have done for thousands of years and experience this place for yourself!










Urkult affisch 2024 Perniepaints, Pernilla Lindgren

Affichiste 2024 Pernie Lindgren



The booking for camping and accommodation has opened!

The booking for camping and accommodation has opened!

The warmth from the spring sun finally entices the desire to sleep in closer contact with nature! 🐞🌿 What could be more fitting during a festive and loving weekend in the heart of the Ångermanland forests than experiencing the magic of the festival among pine trees...

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The tickets for the Urkult train can be booked!

The tickets for the Urkult train can be booked!

Now the tickets for Urkultståget 2024 can be booked! The train departs Wednesday morning according to the times on the link, the train goes all the way to Näsåker/Ådalsliden station. The ticket is valid for a return trip, even if it says only northbound on the...

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A warm welcome to Urkult 2024!

A warm welcome to Urkult 2024!

The first weekend of August sees the fires lit again by Nämforsen! 💥 We're so chuffed to invite you once more to a warm community where new and old pals from near and far come together at this powerful spot, where folk have gathered for thousands of years! 💕 Over...

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With support from:

Swedish Arts Council