Welcome to Savonlinna

International Film Festival


The Savonlinna International Nature Film Festival will be held in Savonlinna on 19.-22.8.2021.

We are excited to present more than 20 shorts, feature films and documentaries about nature for you to see and enjoy.  ​In addition to films, the festival weekend in August includes festival clubs, seminars and discussions, outdoor screenings, workshops and art exhibitions. We also have fun events and films for the whole family.

Buy tickets to all films and events online!

The Nature Film Festival's  full program has been now released! Tickets to all films and events are now on sale online! We recommend skipping the ticket queues during the festival and buying tickets online. 


Festival catalogue and daily schedules

Download the full festival catalogue or daily schedule to your mobile phone!



Support the festival by becoming a member. You'll receive a serial card to the festival and other benefits!


A greener festival

We aim to make our festival even more ecological by making sustainable and ethical choices in the implementation of the event.


Offer your apartment for accommodation

You can now offer your apartment or house for bookings. Email us at sinff@sinff.fi with the details of the accommodation. Let us know the location, size, price, number of beds and any other relevant information. We'll give the information directly to guests looking for accommodation.

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Savonlinna International Nature Film Festival's entire programme is now out and tickets are on sale!

Savonlinna International Nature Film Festival's entire programme for this year has been published. The festival will take place from August 19th to August 22nd at beautiful Lake Saimaa.

Opening Screening: The Ants & The Grasshopper gets its Finnish premiere in Savonlinna

Anita Chitaya is unyielding. In Malawi climate change is leading to severe drought, but with innovative farming and cooking methods Chitaya manages to keep thirst and hunger in check in her village. She advises others on how to grow food in dead soil and gets men to fight for gender equality in her community.


We're keeping an eye on authorities' Covid-19 guidelines - read our Covid-19 information here

Savonlinna International Nature Film Festival is keeping a close eye on THL, AVI and other authorities Covid-19 alignments. In case the Covid-19 status changes to worse during summer, we will change our festival program to align with it. We will commit to make the festival a safe place for all our festival visitors.


A tent, a boat or a hotel? - Book your accommodation now

Explore the unique options we have for accommodation during the festival, take advantage of the offers and book your stay in time!