ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival


will take place between 18th and 24th September 2017.


The 16th edition of the festival will partner with a number of local partners to produce a programme of projects that respond to the theme of water:


Water and travel, exploration and leisure
Water and migration, immigration and displacement
Water and the non-human
Water and trade, industry and market forces
Irrigation and signs of life
Water and the human body
Everyday water; the city, the home; grey-water
Seas, lakes and rivers; water and landscape
Water and catastrophe


More information coming up in the spring!



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.

For more about Kuopio and other events in the city, visit



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 Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi.

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