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TINFO – Theatre Info Finland

TINFO cooperates with performing arts professionals: artists, theatre producers, programmers, dramaturges and festival managers.

TINFO facilitates artistic networks and supports international co-productions and partnerships.

TINFO provides material and advice on:
MOBILITY
INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS AND EXCHANGE
FINNISH THEATRES AND ARTISTS

TINFO informs of contemporary Finnish touring performances and of Finnish drama in co-operation with drama agencies, playwrights and translators.

View the database New Plays from Finland: www.tinfo.fi/newplays and the list of the internationally available for touring performances: www.tinfo.fi/en/Touring_performances.

Drama agencies in Finland:
Agency North Ltd / The Finnish Dramatists' Union – www.agencynorth.com
Nordic Drama Corner Ltd - www.dramacorner.fi/eng

TINFO Grant for translation of Finnish plays.

TINFO co-organizes events, seminars, workshops, drama readings and showcases in co-operation with different partners in Finland and abroad.

TINFO publishes yearly theatre statistics, covering the repertory, spectator, employee and economic figures of Finnish professional theatres. Please have a look: www.tinfo.fi/en/Theatre_Statistics

TINFO coordinates theatre exchange projects as part of Finnish cultural strategy.

TINFO belongs to Finnish Art networks which covers different art information centres and export organizations, such as Dance Info Finland (www.danceinfo.fi) and Finnish Circus Information Centre (www.sirkusinfo.fi).

TINFO’s international networks: International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts (IETM), European Network of Information Centers for Performing Arts (ENICPA), International Theatre Institute (ITI) and Nordic Theatre Union (NTU).

TINFO - Theatre Info Finland is the Finnish Centre of ITI.

Ask us for information about Finnish:
* new drama in translations
* touring groups and performances
* theatre contacts
* theatre statistics

Map of theatres in Finland

Please contact us by e-mail: tinfo(a)tinfo.fi or follow us via Twitter twitter.com/tinfotweets.


International theatre festivals in Finland inviting groups from abroad as well as collaborating or preparing a special Finnish case in co-operation with TINFO:

Baltic Circle – www.balticcircle.fi
Contemporary theatre, networking and workshops. In November.

Stage Festival – www.korjaamo.fi
New European theatre. Stage is a part of Helsinki Festival program. In August.

Tampere Theatre Festival – www.teatterikesa.fi/in_english or www.finnishshowcase.com
Finland’s largest and longest running theatre festival. In August.

Black and White Theatre Festival -- http://blackandwhitetheatre.net/eng/
South-Eastern festival with Russian contacts. Every May.

International festivals offering theatre for young audiences:

Bravo! – www.lastenteatteri.fi/bravo-festivaali
Biennale organized by Assitej Finland. Next time in March 2016.

Oulu Children’s Theatre Festival – teatteri.ouka.fi/festival/en/home
In February.


FINLAND IS A POCKET-SIZED SUPERPOWER OF PERFORMING ARTS

IMPRESSIVE FIGURES
The Finns go to the theatre more than to ice hockey or football.
* The Finns = population of 5,5 million.
* Spectators=Theatre, dance, opera and new circus all together nearly 4 million of which drama theatre 3 million spectators.
*46 state subsidized drama theatres, 11 dance companies, nearly 100 other professional theatres or groups, the National Theatre, the National Opera, and dance and new circus groups