The capital Vasterbotten County and the largest city of Norrland is rapidly becoming more and more popular to tourists around the world. It is known as a university town as it is the hub of education in Sweden. Umea emphasizes much value in education and the arts. It has several annual music and film festivals. Umea Jazz festival is a popular occasion celebrating contemporary Jazz. The cultural events in Umea will ooze out your love for the arts.The Umea City Library offers a wide collection of books, music and films both from Umea and from around the world.