Fire in the north sky – Epic Tales from Finland

Wed 28.02.2018 -
19.00 to 21.00
Estimated duration: 2 hours
Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki
Fire in the North Sky combines epic feats of heroes like Väinämöinen and Lemminkäinen with very human stories of love, loss and longing.
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Event description

From the mythic creation of the sky and earth, to the forging of the Sampo – a mystical object which brings infinite bounty – to seduction spells and a mother’s love for her son. Experience Kalevala returned to its oral roots in this dynamic, intimate and surprising performance.

Nick Hennessey, narration, vocals
Kristiina Ilmonen, wind instruments, percussions, vocals
Anna-Kaisa Liedes, vocals
Timo Väänänen, kantele, pyngyr (West-Siberian lyre), vocals
Gethin Stacey, sound design
Matt Blackmore, light design
Paula Crutchlow and performers, direction

Contact information
Pauli Raitakari,
Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemia

Tickets and costs

Type of ticket: Event with admission fee
Basic ticket: 17.50 €
Pensioner: 11.00 €
Child: 6.00 €
Serviceman (military or non-military): 6.00 €
Student: 6.00 €
Unemployed: 6.00 €

Prices including handling charge

Ticket sales start  
Thu 25.01.2018 - 09.00
Cloakroom charge: 2.00 €
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