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A part of the cherished and monumental Helsingin Yliopisto (Helsinki University), the Juhlasali or Assembly Hall is truly a piece of art. It reflects the same beauty and elegance of the main university. It is a huge hall, flanked by beautifully designed white pillars from one side. Beautiful sculptures placed around add to its beauty. Chandeliers hanging from the ceiling along with comfortable seats reflect sophistication. It is well lit as the windows allow ample of sunlight into the hall. The hall can accommodate around 700 odd. Installed with high tech audio video equipments, that includes computers, music and CD players, it is ideal for all types of functions and events. Check the website or call for reservations or upcoming events.
Teatteri Takomo is funded by the City of Helsinki and it makes one new own production yearly. Takomo collaborates with many smaller theaters and offers them possibilities to show their productions.
Stretching across 450 square metres of events space, which also includes a foyer, Valkoisen Salin is best suited for business meets, seminars, cocktail parties and other private celebrations. Live musicals and exhibitions are also held here.
Elannon Näyttämö is a theater that stages variety of acts and dramas featuring talented performers. For schedule and other details, call ahead.
KOM Theater was established in 1971. It started as a touring company, getting its permanent home stage in 1978. KOM is one of the wonderful small theaters in Finland. It has won several prizes, such as the Suomi, Venla, Telvis and Valopilkku. It was also appointed Theater of The Year for 1999-2000. Music is a very important part in KOM Theater's performances, and they have also released several records. Though the company now has a permanent location it still tours around Finland and abroad as well. Performances are mainly in modern and classical drama, but they also put a great emphasis on their own productions, concerts and cabaret-style performances. For bigger audiences some of the performances are held in Savoy Theater. Tickets can be bought at the box office or the Ticket Service (in Kaivopiha, Mannerheimintie 5 and Stockmann department store).
Valtimonteatteri was founded in 2000 with a mission to bring modern theater closer to the audience. It concentrates on new Finnish productions.
Uusi Iloinen Teateri is associated with legendary names like Marjatta Leppänen, Matti Kuusla, Lasse Mårtenson, Jaakko Salo and Jukka Virtanen, musicians who have entertained Helsinki. It has been the venue for a lot of musical concerts by famous artists like Laura Voutilainen and Jukka Rasila. Dance shows like Komento Takaisin and Marilyn are still talked about and memories of them are fresh in the minds of the audience. The theater group also encourages dancers by awarding scholarships. With a lot of international stores and restaurants nearby, Uusi Iloinen Teateri attracts a lot of music lovers and tourists.
April Jazz Tent put up on the grounds of Espoon Culture Centre plays host to the popular April Jazz festival. For details, call ahead.