Opening Ceremony 2022

Welcome to solemnize Tampere Theatre Festival’s Opening Ceremony at Laikku Stage!

WELCOMING WORDS
Host of the Opening Ceremony, actress Elisa Piispanen

DANCE THEATRE MD: IGLOO
Dance Theatre MD takes us to a chilly adventure in Antarctica. Performers are Joel Alalantela, Klaara Haapanen and Ville Oinonen.
Dance Theatre MD attends also the programmes of OFF Tampere and the Great Nocturnal Happening. For more information:
> Hamlet private
> Lauta – Board

OPENING CEREMONY SPEECH
Rosa Meriläinen, Secretary General of KULTA ry – a Central Organization for Finnish Culture and Arts Associations

CIRCUS RUSKA FESTIVAL / AKROPATIT: MUIAT
A reckless circus act from OFF Tampere’s programme. Performers are Kamilla Nisso, Iitu Kivimäki and Anniina Peltovako.
> For more information about MUIAT

GREETINGS FROM THE ARTISTIC TEAM
The Artistic Team of the festival: Hilkka-Liisa Iivanainen and Tanjalotta Räikkä

IDA AALBERG ACTING PRIZE
The prize, awarded by Ida Aalberg Foundation, is declared by vice-chairperson of the board Minna Tawast.

WHY DON’T HUMANS HAVE TAILS?
A taster of Why Don’t Humans Have Tails? by Theatre Vanha Juko (T Lab Programme). On stage Juha Hurme, Minja Koski, Maria Nissi and Tuuli Kainulainen.
> For more information about Why Don't Humans Have Tails?