Program

WEDNESDAY 13.6.2018


Folk Extreme Osmonpuisto
14.00-15.30, Osmonpuisto Stage (Ainonkatu)
Voskresenie from Lipetski (RU) and guests of Petroskoi, Arkadi Sokolov, Arto Rinne & Vladik Demin, on stage with the amazing Folk Extreme artists Eero Grundström, Pekko Käppi, Silja Palomäki, Ville Rauhala, Timo Saari & Anne-Mari Kivimäki.
Free entry

Park Concerts <3 Pispala Schottische
18:00-21:00, Laikku Stage (Old Library House Park)
On stage mariAtom, Vimma and Fiola. Free entry

Folk Extreme Telakka
21.00-00.00, Culture Restaurant Telakka (Tulli Square)
Voskresenie and Sokolov-Rinne-Demin (RU) perform with the Finnish Folk Extreme musicians and dancers. Tickets 10 € from the door.

THURSDAY 14.6.2018


Viikinsaari Folk
12:00 - 17:00, Viikinsaari (Viikinsaari Island)
Pispala Schottische goes Viikinsaari with International Guests, including special program and dancing for all ages. Feat. also Uulu. Boat ticket.

Ilonpitoa ilmassa!

14:00-15:00, Estraadi Stage, (Särkänniemi Amusement Park)
Hebe (EE), Jippo and Motoran Liipukat. Free entry

Pumpuliplikat ja tehtaan sällit kadonneen höyrykoneen jäljillä
18:00-20:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
Children's opening party. Come and build a steam engine!

Schottische Pass.

Tanssiinkutsu

19:00 - 21:00, Tullikamarin Pakkahuone (Tulli Square)
Hebe (EE), Cifrosko (SK), The Folk Dance Group of Pispala Schottische 2018 Siepakat, Katrilli´s "Kaapo” Performance Premiere, Lapin Urheiluopisto, JunioriOttoset, and Motoran Liipukat. 15 € / 10 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from the Puoti.

Azúcar Summer Salsa
19:00-23:00, Laikku Stage (Old Library House Park)
A small dance class and free dance with the caribbean rhythm. Free entry.

Ilonpitoa - Tanhumies Goes Beatles
22:00 - 24:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
The Dance Group Huuma and the Riento Band perform ”Tanhumies” for the first time. ”Tanhumies” combines joy of dance and nostalgic melodies of The Beatles. The screenplay is by Hannu Nipuli. After the concert dance music by Katrilli Combo.
10 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from Puoti.


FRIDAY 15.6.2018

Doll Making Workshop
12:00-13:00 & 14:00-15:00, Culture House Laikku, 3rd floor
The Voskresenie´s Traditional Doll Workshop (RU). Guided by artist artisans Vera Zhivanovich and Larisa Voron. Workshops can accommodate only 10 people / shop. Please, reserve your place by email: salla.sistonen@nuorisoseurat.fi. Free entry

Schottische Picnic
13:00-14:00, Laikku Stage (Old Library House Park)
Summerish folk dance concert in the heart of the city. On stage Cifrosko (SK) and the Balatonfüred Folk Dance Group (HU) with the Finnish groups. Bring your own picnic basket! Free entry 

Music at the Laikku Hall
12:00-15:00, Culture House Laikku, Music Hall
International Groups will hold dance workshops for all ages. On stage also Heilattomat Hellut, Vimma, Trykkifeili, Rahvaan Laulu, and Riemukkaat.
Free entry

Pispala Schottische 2018 Grand Opening
15:00-16:00, Laikku Stage (Old Library House Park)
On stage the Folk Dance Group of Pispala Schottische 2018 Siepakat from Lapland and the International Groups from the five countries (EE, HU, RU, SK, US). Free entry

Children’s  International Dance Workshop  & Schottische Disco
17:45-20:30, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
At the beginning Hebe from Estonia teaches their traditional dances, after which the rhythms are served by the festival's own DJ. Schottische Pass.

Owla ja kadonnut walkia Dance Show
19:00 - 21:00, Tullikamarin Pakkahuone (Tulli Square)
The new dance theatre performance ”Owla ja kadonnut walkia” combines local history and folklore with almost a hundred dancers from Oulu on stage.
15 €/ 10 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from Puoti.

Ilonpitoa - Nurkkatanssit feat. Curly Strings (EE)  
22:00-00:30, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
The music of Curly Strings combines Estonian folk music and American bluegrass which is filled with silent power and beautiful melodies. The evening begins with two dance performances by Tikki and Sorokoska, after that presenting the Phenomenon Of The Year, Finland's largest spelman orchestra Orivesi All Stars.
15 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from Puoti

SATURDAY 16.6.2018


Music at the Koskikeskus
11.00-11.15, Koskikeskus Shopping Centre
Clog America (US). Free entry.

Sukkuloiden Dance Show
12:00-14:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
On stage Vinkkarit, Hämmäys, Lykky, Kimara, Hilipakat, and Kiikurit. Free entry.

Bantu Pop-Up Festival 
12:00-18:00, Tullikamarin Pakkahuone (Tulli Square)
 Art, great food and music, a pop-up market, a fashion show, and free hair care for kids. Free entry. Organizer AfroFinns ry.

Music at the Koskikeskus
13.00-13.15, Koskikeskus Shopping Centre
Cifrosko (SK). Free entry.

A Living Heritage Workshop
13:00-15:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Meeting Room Myrsky & Tuuli
Come and pick up the workshop for the protection of the tradition you represent!
Free entry. Organized by Aineeton kulttuuriperinnön kansanmusiikin ja kansantanssin rinki

Polkimet luiskaa 
14:00-15:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
Fikuleeri’s Frilla, Piiperot & Mynsterit, Torstairyhmä, and Tanhu-Visa. Free entry.

Finnish Folk Music Association 50th Anniversary
17:00-18:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
On stage Hiiden pelimannit, Beepa, Inehmo, and Riatomaanikot. 10 € / 5 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from Puoti.

Folk Market
16:00-19:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Lobby
Folk music and dance actors introduce their activities. Free entry.

Työ ja ilonpito - Work and Merrymaking
19:00 - 20:30, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, TähtiAreena
The show creates a bridge between present and past with over 1000 performers from all over the country. The music is by the electronic folk band Suistamon Sähkö. 20 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from Puoti.

Lobby Jam
18:00-18:45, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Lobby
On stage Beepa and Inehmo. Free entry.

Ilonpitoa - An evening with the vagabonds
21:00- 01:00 Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Leonardo Hall
The legendary duo Pinnin Pojat (Kimmo Pohjonen & Arto Järvelä), the Grand Old Man of the Finnish folk dance Mr. Antti Savilampi, and our international guests will make people dance. Remember your boots! 10 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from Puoti.

Lobby Jam
21:30-22:00, Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Lobby
Hiiden pelimannit and Trilli on stage. Free entry.


SUNDAY 17.6.2018


Schottische Mass
10:00-11:00, Tampere Cathedral

Priimatiima - Kids on Stage!
10:30-12:00, Tullikamarin Pakkahuone (Tulli Square)

Providing best clips of Children's and Youth's Folk Dance Audience Tanssiralli. The concert will show the bustle, the touching moods and the real joy of success with the folk dances of different ages! 10 € / 5 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from Puoti.

Schottische Lobby Party
13:00-14:00, Tampere Hall, lobby
Cifrosko (SK), Voskresenie (RU), and Hebe (EE) with Tampere-Tartu Club. Free entry.

Ilo irti! - Pispala Schottische 2018
14:00-16:00, Tampere Hall
At the closing concert northern light, rich rhythms and young energy shake their hands. On stage the Folk Dance Group of Pispala Schottische 2018 Siepakat, Kimurantti, Motoran Pelmakat, Polokkarit, Clog America (US), and Balatonfüred Folk Dance Group (HU). 25 €/ 10 € / Schottische Pass. Tickets from the ticket store of Tampere Hall.

Rahvaan jatkot - The After Party
17:00-19:00, Culture Restaurant Telakka (Tulli Square)
Peasant’s After Party by Rahvaanmusiikin kerho (Peasant’s Music Club). Free entry.


The program is updated regularly, changes are possible.