Ice Hot Helsinki 2022 strives for a soft footprint and a strong handprint
The next Ice Hot Nordic Dance platform takes place February 9–13, 2022 in Helsinki with Dance Info Finland as the main organizer. The platform is organized with sustainability as a guiding framework.
Finns at TPAM 2021 – pitch videos now available!
Dance Info Finland and a group of Finnish dance professionals attended the TPAM Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan, online on 9-14 February.
New BAD HOUSE festival stretches the limits in virtual and physical reality
BAD HOUSE is a new, lively art festival in Finland. It is produced by Mad House Helsinki, an association that promotes and produces live art and other experimental performing arts in Helsinki.
COVID-19 cancelled performances and moved them online – restrictions continue widely until mid-April
As in many countries worldwide, also Finnish field of dance is fighting to survive COVID-19 impact. The challenging times have forced many artists and companies to stream their performances online – and find new audiences in alternative ways.
The new Festival Director of Kuopio Dance Festival is Johanna Rajamäki
The personnel change will take place in August 2021 when Anna Pitkänen, Festival Director since 1996, leaves the Festival. But who is our new Festival Director and how do we look to the future?
Performing HEL 2021 programme released
In September 2021, the Performing HEL showcase, a joint effort between eight operators in the Finnish performing arts sector, will present an enthralling array of performances representing current circus, dance and theatre in Finland. The newly published programme features 27 Finnish artists and groups. Due to the exceptional circumstances this year, part of the programme will take place online.
Zodiak’s Side Step Festival 2021 goes online and virtual
Steps and traces in exceptional times – this is the subtitle of the Side Step Festival 2021 organized by Zodiak. The festival takes place mainly online, from 3–21 February.
Performing HEL 2021 programme will be released in March
Performing HEL showcase presents the most interesting Finnish performing arts for international and Finnish presenters and programmers. For this year the showcase received almost 140 applications from Finnish artists.
Meet the Finns virtually at TPAM 9-14 February
Dance Info Finland together with a bunch of Finnish dance professionals will attend TPAM Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan – this time online. Besides Manager of International Affairs Katarina Lindholm from Dance Info Finland,…
Save the date! The Dance House Helsinki will open exactly in a year
It’s on 2/2/2022! The official opening day of Tanssin talo has been confirmed.
Helsinki will host the next Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform in 2022
Ice Hot Helsinki 2022 will present cutting-edge Nordic contemporary dance to hundreds of presenters from around the world in February 2022.
Eetu Huhtala’s Another won the light art work competition at Tanssin talo’s Event Square
Kiinteistö Oy Kaapelitalo, Tanssin talo and Finnish Light Art Society FLASH invited Finnish artists and artists permanently living in Finland to take part in the competition to create a permanent light artwork at Tanssin talo’s foyer Event Square. Eetu Huhtala’s timeless and modifiable proposal “Another” was chosen as the winner of the competition.
Blondes Selected for Aerowaves 2021
Aerowaves network makes connections between European dance artists, programmers and audiences who would otherwise never have found each other.
Niki Matheson Appointed Director of Dance House Helsinki
The Board of Tanssin talo ry has selected Niki Matheson as the new Director of Tanssin talo, effective from January 2021. Matheson joins the Tanssin talo team from her current position as Director of Korjaamo Culture Factory.
Susanna Leinonen Company’s Nasty tours Sweden in exceptional circumstances
The dance group is touring to perform the work in Sweden. The tour is done in collaboration with Dansnät Sverige.
Dance from Finland @ CINARS Web virtual event in November
CINARS Biennial goes this time virtual on November 9–13. Dance Info Finland and other Nordic organizations, artists and companies take part in the event with their common virtual exhibition booth – the Nordic Square.
Finnish-Russian Dance Exchange programme goes online
As corona pandemic hits hard international exchange and touring, we are happy to announce that five projects in the Finnish-Russian dance programme are now taking place online or remotely.
Brian Fuata is the 2020 winner of ANTI festival international prize for live art
Brian Fuata was announced as the 2020 winner of ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art on Saturday 31st October in Finland.
Staff changes in Dance Info Finland 2020
We are happy to announce that Anni Leino, former producer & communications officer at Dance Info Finland, has taken the responsibilities of the executive producer for Performing HEL showcase as Riitta Aittokallio steps to new…
Lonely in the Rain – Contemporary Dance Festival in Eastern Finland
The versatile program of the Alone in the Rain Contemporary Dance Festival will conquer Joensuu at the end of November 26-29, 2020.