Finland’s biggest theatre festival for young audiences

25.2.2022 11.39Updated: 2.3.2022 10.11

Hurraa Festival from 12 to 20 March 2022. Children’s lives go on and performing arts offer a place to deal with emotions from curiosity to joy and sadness.

The municipal cultural services of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, in cooperation with ASSITEJ Finland, organise the Hurraa! festival of performing arts for children and young people on 12–20 March 2022. The festival offers high-quality performances for children, young people and families in the cultural centres of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The programme includes physical theatre, circus, dance and puppet theatre. Traditionally known as a showcase for fresh Finnish performance art, the 2022 Hurraa! festival will also feature international performances produced by ASSITEJ Finland.

The Finnish highlights in Espoo include: Piste, piste, piste by Company Portmanteau(external link) (non-verbal, Sat 12.3. at 15 and Tues 15.3. at 10.15 Sellosali), Suru puserossa by Teatteri Tuomikko(external link) (Finnish, Wed 16.3. at 18 and Thurs 17.3. at 9.30 Children’s Arts Centre Aurora) and Ovisilmä by Teatteri QO(external link) (Finnish, Sat 19.3. at 10 Children’s Arts Centre Aurora).

The international programme consists of exciting performances originally intended for the 2020 Bravo! festival, which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will finally see in Espoo LILLA SVANSJÖN by Claire Parsons Co(external link). from Sweden (Swedish, Sat 12.3. at 15, Kannusali) and Tvärslöjd by Kompani Giraff(external link) from Sweden (non-verbal, Wed 16.3. at 10.15 Sellosali and Thurs 17.3. at 10 & 11 Vindängen). link)

  • Kannusali
  • Children’s Cultural Centre Aurora
  • Sello Hall
  • Vindängen
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