Energia 2018 gathers the fields best technology and machinery, toughest experts and operators and the most current topics. The Event offers energy users latest and most accurate information on energy production, transmission, distribution and storing.

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52nd Pori Jazz Festival

Pori Jazz is a major international event with top-notch performers from around the world.
The Jazz Street Stage as well as other venues will host numerous domestic and international performers in July. Like many years before, a fair share of concerts will be free of charge.

Tampere Theatre Festival

In 2018 Tampere Theatre Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary.  The festival takes place 6–12 August.

The performances for the Main Programme are always invited to the festival by the artistic team, which currently includes director Miko Jaakkola, director-writer Hilkka-Liisa Iivanainen, director Aleksis Meaney and executive director Hanna Rosendahl. The Main Programme will be announced in the beginning of May.

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Tammerfest 2018

Finland's biggest city festival takes place in the Tampere city centre. During four days of July Tammerfest fills the city with music and celebration. The festival has something for everyone: live music from energetic clubs to the big concerts in Ratinanniemi and bands from the bubbling underground to the hottest names in Finland. Music plays everywhere and the city is full of life.

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Baltic Shanty Festival 2018

The shanty festival in Mariehamn's Western Harbour offers song and maritime spirit and an imaginative trip across the seven seas to experience the past on board the great sailing ships. Come and seize the opportunity to make new friends from near and far.
Aboard the four-masted barque Pommern and on the pier with the sea as backdrop the audience get the change to listen to some of the most prominent shanty singers of the world as the warm July night sets.

Tampere Biennale

The previous Biennale celebrated its 30-year long journey. Now we are honoured to be the Festival of the year 2018, a title granted to us by Finland Festivals. This is a crucial landmark in the development of the Biennale. Founded by the City of Tampere, Tampere Biennale has been a significant forum for experimental sound from its very beginning, both domestically and internationally.