ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival

Go to our Programme page to find out about the festival programme and schedules!


We are looking for volunteers to help us in the production of ANTI Festival. Various tasks are available between 19th September and 1st October 2018 and especially during the festival between 25th and 30th September.

We need many helping hands in, for example, assisting and hosting the festival artists, transportation, roadie work and guiding audiences. Read more ▸

Wednesday 26.9. 16.30 – 19.30
Thursday 27.9. 16.30 – 19.30
Oheisharjoittelukeskus | Siikaranta Street 9

Wrestling Club is a workshop and performance by Anna Maria Häkkinen, Lotta Suomi and Emil Uuttu, presented at ANTI Festival 2018. The Wrestling Club workshop aims to prepare participants’ bodies for the performance. The workshop centers around consent, security, power relations and contact. Read more ▸


Welcome to Kuopio!

Surrounded by lakes and forests Kuopio is located in Eastern Finland in the province of North Savo. The city has a population of about 110 000. Kuopio is easily reachable from Helsinki and other neighbouring cities.

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Travels to Kuopio, by train or bus, can be planned online:

National railways
National bus database

The Kuopio airport is located 15 kilometres from the centre of Kuopio. For accommodation in Kuopio we recommend Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi.

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