The 50th Anniversary Festival is on - Welcome all!


Monday 6th of August marks the kick-off of the Tampere Theatre Festival.

Welcome all to join the seven days of celebration!

The Festival's Opening Ceremony will be held at Laikunlava Stage (Puutarhakatu 1) on Tuesday 7th of August at 12.00. The stage is located in the vicinity of the Central Square, by the park of the old library building which has been transferred into a cultural centre.

The Festival will be declared open by the legendary Finnish actress Seela Sella. The ceremony includes a short introduction of the Main Programme by the artistic team, poetry and music performances by folk hop group Tuuletar as well as the band from the Main Programme's Baikal Brothers Co. Even though the speakers will speak in Finnish, you can enjoy the programme highlights and the lovely atmosphere of the park!

You are also welcome to stop by the special exhibition that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Festival and showcases photos from the Main Programme performances over the years. The exhibition is open until 28th of August in the Cultural Centre Laikku, next to the Opening Ceremony stage (Keskustori 4).

Opening hours of the exhibition:
Tue–Fri 9–21, Sat–Sun 10–18.

Tampere Theatre Festival 6 – 12 August 2018 ::: 50th Anniversary

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