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Due to the coronavirus epidemic the Opera House is closed, and all the remaining Opera and Ballet performances of the spring season are cancelled. We want to secure the health and safety of our audiences and our staff. If you have tickets and/or refreshment orders related to the cancelled performances, read the following text on how to get a refund.
The Finnish National Opera and Ballet’s international open call for concepts for an immersive, interactive art piece has now officially concluded. Out of 195 applications, 8 teams were shortlisted to take part in the Finals at the First Session Conference (30th to 31st May) in Helsinki, Finland. The winning team’s working title for the art piece is Echo, and it will be premiered by 2020.
The Finnish Cultural Foundation’s Edvard Fazer Prize has been awarded to danseuse étoile Eun-Ji Ha of the Finnish National Ballet. Ha received the cup and accompanying cheque for EUR 10,000 during the première of Giselle on the stage of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet on Friday 23 February 2018.