rampa associations’ inviting precarious perspectives is Theatre Act of the Year

Inviting precarious perspectives by rampa associations presented at the Baltic Circle Festival in 2022 has been awarded Theater Act of the Year at the Thalia Gala. The piece is part of Baltic Circle's diverse project, Coming Stage, which is funded by Kone Foundation.

Individuality and self-determination were emphasised in the program of the Baltic Circle Theater Festival gathering full audiences

Organised in Helsinki on 18–26 November, the international Theatre Festival Baltic Circle brought together 2900 people for six premieres and several visiting performances. The 2022 festival was the last that Baltic Circle organised as part of Q-teatteri ry. Next year, Baltic Circle will continue working as an independent association.

Safer Space Guidelines at Baltic Circle Festival

By entering this event we all agree to respect each other’s physical, mental and emotional boundaries within the space.

Baltic Circle’s own shop is now open – buy yourself your own pair of festival socks

As slow as possible socks might have magical powers. When you have them on, you might get a sudden urge to take it easy, nap and chill.

Baltic Circle’s 2022 programme focuses on building togetherness and exchanging information

The 19th iteration of the international theatre festival Baltic Circle is set to take place from the 18 to the 26 November 2022. The lineup includes a total of eight premieres, as well as Arctic and European guest performances. The performance venues represent a range of untypical spaces, from Villa Salin on the Honkaluoto islet, to the RTI-talo house in Ilmala – where the festival club will also take place.

Baltic Circle Theatre Festival organises a rewilding trip to Oravasuo in Ähtäri: “We want to encourage people to everyday environmental activism”

Baltic Circle organises a rewilding trip to its nature restoration site Oravasuo, located in Ähtäri, in September 2022. The ticket sales for the trip have started at Tiketti. Oravasuo’s rewilding activities are carried out together with Snowchange Cooperation.

Artist selections for Kulkue – Procession announced

Artists have been selected for the project Kulkue - Procession, which develops touring activities between festivals. The themes covered by the artwork of the selected seven working groups range from the creation of queer spaces to urban planning. The artwork will be presented at the ANTI Festival, Baltic Circle Festival and Hangö Teaterträff between 2022 and 2024.

Tree pipits & willow warblers – Bird sightings and other greetings from Oravasuo

For almost two years now, Baltic Circle’s nature restoration location Oravasuo and its neighbouring swamps, Siltaneva & Rasinneva, have been under protection by the Landscape Rewilding programme. During that time, the 50-hectare wetland and its six different ecosystems have had some time of their own, time to heal, rest and rewild.

Sold out Baltic Circle Theatre Festival told about reality: colonial land use policy, care and the narrowness of norms

The international theatre festival Baltic Circle, held in Helsinki, Espoo and Väätäiskylä, Middle Finland November 19–27, gathered together climate experts, marginalised bodies and indigenous artists. Care for people and land was highlighted in the festival week’s discussions and events, which delved into the politics of industrial land use and dismantling norms related to knowledge, bodies and gender. The festival continues with the mentioned topics during 2022.

Hey beautiful being, lovely that you just are

What would happen, if city facilities were planned for loitering? What does loitering mean, and what is its purpose? UNDERTONE – A Proposal For Legal Loitering suggests answers to such questions. This year’s traditional closing club of Baltic Circle is taken over by the UNDERTONE. It is an invitation to loiter on a Saturday night in November at Tiivistämö in Suvilahti and a comment on the politics of surveillance culture.