Burning Snow
Umeå Sweden 2014

“Burning Snow” was the official opening ceremony for Umeå’s 2014 European Capital of Culture year. In collaboration with dasDUR, Henrik Oja and phase7, Sven Sören Beyer turned Umeå’s frozen river into a festival of light, music, song and movement. The voices of such national and international stars as Åsa Simma, Inga Juuso and Ulla Pirttijärvi captivated more than 55,000 spectators.


Productionphase7Creative DirectorSven Sören BeyerMusic DirectorChristian Steinhäuser
Music ProducerChristian Feltkamp
CompositionChristian Feltkamp and
Christian Steinhäuser
Music ProducerHenrik Oja