This biennial event brings the finest Finnish and international professional puppet theatre to the stages of Tampere, providing a unique opportunity to see, hear, practice and get thoroughly involved in this fascinating art form. The varied programme is sure to interest visitors of all ages.
|Festival address||Pispalan valtatie 30, Tampere Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 3 3124 1300|
|Office||Pispalan valtatie 30, FI-33250 Tampere|
The eastern Finnish town of Kajaani hosts Finland’s longest-running and largest family-friendly festival dedicated to poetry, recitation and small-scale theatre. The multiarts programme of performances, author encounters and debates is always surprising, entertaining and fiercely topical.
SAMPO Festival brings intriguing puppetry and visual theatre artists from around the world to Helsinki at the end of August. The Festival presents various styles of puppetry, transcending the boundaries of different genres, and offers thought-provoking and touching performances for all audiences, children and adults alike. The programme also includes film screenings, exhibitions, workshops and other events. The Festival club is the place to meet and discuss puppet theatre, art and life.
Tomatoes! Tomatoes! will once again bring the quickest wits in Finnish stand up to Tampere and Hämeenlinna. The flagship event for stand-up comedy in Finland is always guaranteed to bring top comedians to town.