Welcome to Tampere Theatre Festival's Finnish Showcase!

Finnish Showcase is a biennially organized special programme designed to give a versatile and intriguing experience of Finnish theatre to Tampere Theatre Festival’s international guests. It is organized by Tampere Theatre Festival and TINFO – Theatre Info Finland.

Finnish Showcase presents what is new in Finnish theatre. The programme gives you the opportunity to experience some of the year’s best Finnish performances and to meet with their artists. It’s also a convenient place to exchange thoughts and ideas with Tampere Theatre Festival’s artistic team and meet with curators, artistic directors and theatre professionals from all over the world.

Finnish Showcase has been organized as a part of Tampere Theatre Festival in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016.
The next Finnish Showcase is in 2018.

For more information, please contact

Hanna Rosendahl
Executive director, Tampere Theatre Festival
+358 3 222 8536 (office)
hanna.rosendahl (at) teatterikesa.fi
Hanna Helavuori
Director, TINFO – Theatre Info Finland
+358 44 363 1722
hanna.helavuori (at) tinfo.fi

Tampere Theatre Festival

Tampere Theatre Festival is one of Europe’s most important festivals of professional theatre, serving as a display window for the finest Finnish and international productions.

During the first week of August it offers a compact, yet high quality package of 21st century drama, classics, performance, dance theatre and street theatre. Every year the festival draws over 80 000 visitor to about 350 events.

Tampere Theatre Festival consists of Main Programme, Programme Tent, OFF Tampere Fringe festival, Club Festival Encorebaana, The Great Nocturnal Happening, Finnish Showcase plus Additional programme of seminars, discussions and meetings.


TINFO – Theatre Info Finland

TINFO co-operates with professional theatre artists, theatre producers, festival directors, agencies and theatre organisations.

TINFO facilitates artistic networks by organizing events, seminars, workshops, drama readings and showcases in co-operation with different partners.

TINFO produces theatre information and statistics on Finnish theatre.

TINFO provides material and advice on mobility, international networks, artist exchanges and Finnish theatres and artists.