OPENING CEREMONY 2021

Tuesday 3 August at 12.00–13.00
Laikunlava, Puutarhakatu 1

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

WELCOMING WORDS
Host of the Opening Ceremony, actress Elisa Piispanen

OPENING CEREMONY SPEECH
Actor Miiko Toiviainen

BLACK, BLACKER, ROMA
A taster from Rakastajat Theatre's performance
> Read more about Black, blacker, roma.

OLAVI VEISTÄJÄ AWARD
The award ceremony of The Finnish Cultural Foundation's Olavi Veistäjä award

CIRCUS RUSKA FESTIVAL: KATE AND PASI
An exciting circus act from OFF Tampere's programme. Performers: Katerina Repponen and Pasi Nousiainen
> Read more about Circus Ruska Festival: Kate and Pasi

GREETINGS FROM THE ARTISTIC TEAM
The festival's artistic team: Hilkka-Liisa Iivanainen and Tanjalotta Räikkä

TRUTH AND LIE – SONGS OF VLADIMIR VYSOTSKY
Martti Suosalo, Nora Raikamo, Jarkko LahtiKiureli Sammallahti and Valtteri Bruuni interpret Vladimir Vysotsky’s songs.
> Read more about Truth and lie – Songs of Vladimir Vysotsky.

Let's celebrate safely!

Please take note of the festival's safety instructions.

Please wear a mask and keep a safe distance to others.