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Block Concert application

Helsinki Festival’s Block Concerts bring art to all corners of the city and move the stage to wherever you are.

The surprising Block Concerts provide a cosy art experience for entire courtyards throughout the city on Saturday and Sunday, 4 and 5 September 2021. We are looking for all kinds of performance venues all over Helsinki. We welcome all courtyards, from art nouveau to brutalist architecture, to participate in the open application process!

Experience a unique performance from your own safe VIP box, that is, your window or balcony, and delight your neighbours with summertime sonnets or dance. We will bring a high-quality, family-friendly and moderate-volume performance by a Finnish professional artist or group to each courtyard. The music performances and/or performing arts experiences will last about 20 minutes and take place between noon and 8 p.m.

The application form for the Block Concerts opens 9 June and closes July 13. The courtyards will be selected as soon as the right ones are found, so act fast!

Apply to join the celebrations here!