33th Arctic Comics Festival is arranged on October 11th in Kemi, northern Finland. Manga Day is arranged together with the Arctic Comics Festival in co-operation with Children's Cultural Centre of Kemi. The festival takes place in Sauvotalo, Valtakatu 22, Kemi.
The Arctic Comics Center organizes a major concert in co-operation with Kemi City Orchestra. In concert Kemi City Orchestra and Anssi Tikanmäki Orchestra will perform material from Tikanmäki's Finnish Landscapes, while twelve Finnish comic artists are drawing their own mindscapes for the audience to see. The concert is arranged in Tervahalli, Tervaharjunkatu 14, Kemi.
Festival programme 11.10.2014
Sauvotalo, Valtakatu 22, Children's Cultural Centre of Kemi
10:00 The opening
10:15Vesa Kataisto interviews comic artists Interviewees: Tessa Astre, Oskari Hyvönen, Mikko Jylhä, Ilpo Koskela, Aapo Kukko, Kaisa Leka, Jii Roikonen, Hanna-Pirita Lehkonen, Tiitu Takalo, Emma Rask ja Pentti Otsamo.
11:15 Lecture: Comics and crowd funding (in Finnish) Hanna-Pirita Lehkonen & Laura Haapaniemi
13:00 Lecture: Cosplay costumes - Why do we dress up? (in Finnish) Aino Peltokoski
14:00 Lecture: Cosplay photoshoot - From the point of view of a photographer and a model (in Finnish) Sami Räbinä and Kaisa Sarvela
15:00 Lecture: Anime clichés in Baka and Test (in Finnish) Maria Alve and Anna Karhu
Purple room 10:00 Panel: School Days - How not to do anime adaptation (in Finnish) Toni Jefremoff and Marko Saari
11:00 Lecture: The language of Japanese comics (in Finnish) Janne Kemppi
13:00-16:00 Workshop: Cut and glue your own comic
Exhibitions: Maailman sarjakuvittajat - World Comics Finland Minä, Mikko ja Annikki - Tiitu Takalo's originals
10:00-17:00Art alley, zine tables, manga flea market and merchant tables, Aninga ry, CRYO ry