27/04/2009 | by Onboard
The best-known Finnish snowboard event is arranged again at Ruka, Finland. April 30th-May 2nd
For over ten years has Wappulounas been gathering Finnish snowboard scene to celebrate the ending of a season. By now it has grown to be the most wanted spring festival and number one snowboard event in Finland. It’s a unique happening with weirdest set-ups, great riding and the wildest after-parties.
Sun is shining like it’s the hottest day of summer but still the organizers manage to bring the stuff only able at Wappulounas. The best riders and up-and-comers ride and compete together with fun, but it’s still notable that the winner of over-all gets an all-include surf-trip to Bali by A Senne and a brand new surfboard by Rip Curl!
After-parties at Wappulounas are world-known and this year brings two totally different nights. Friday is with Kemmuru, who published one of the most celebrated Finnish hiphop albums of the year, and Top-Billin, of which DJ’s have been getting crowd crazy around Europe. On Saturday punk, country and rock get together with three different bands as Relentless, Sweepin’ Tones and Highway Burns take the stage of Piste.
Wappulounas has been known as a very weird event that you have to see by yourself.
For more info and past events, go to wappulounas.com