The Midweek festival occurred on 20th March 2019 at Sampokeskus shopping center and Lordi square right outside of it. The event is a part of the Arctic Design Week 2019, organized by Lapland UAS DPT16 students, thus English language was also widely spoken at the program.


Together with a few interesting game stands, there were several rounds of lottery tickets to award the selected gifts to the winners. Handicrafts were sold at Sampokeskus.


(“What is in the box” game)


( Face painting )

image4 (1)-min

( The guitar performance )


( A prize from the lottery game )

A stunning fire show was delivered by the group ‘’Snow White’’. There are many more performances, for example the cheerleading show.

image3 (2)-min

( Fire show )

One of the most excited parts of the event – Lordi meet & great heated up the atmosphere. Mr.Lordi, together with his band, represented Finland to participate the Eurovision songs contest 2006 and won the first prize. Mr.Lordi has an exhibition in Rovaniemi, and this event is the grand opening of his exhibition. The exhibited items include the paintings, the infamous monster masks he has been wearing and the other horror elements that create the very distinctive ‘’Lordi’’.

image1 (2)-min


image2 (2)-min

( Lordi’s model)



( The exhibition )