art@bars – culture in pubs in the city centre from Friday 1 until Sunday 3 September 2023. The event is a local restaurant and culture event. Incredible offers and diverse memorable shows are available in cafés, bars, restaurants and nightclubs around the city centre, the harbour and the fortress.

Friday 1st of September 2023 at 18:30 Kela & the Band at Marianaukio. Free concert offered by OP Etelä-Karjala, Etelä-Karjalan Osuuskauppa (EEKOO, City of Lappeenranta, The City Center Association – LAKES ry.

The programme is also produced by museums, theatres, other cultural establishments as well as professionals and enthusiasts of culture. A hop-on, hop-off bus will drive through the event route on the event nights. There are great prizes to be for among those who leave their event passes.