ANTI Festival opens today in Kuopio, Finland!

Media release 25.9.2018 17th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival opens today on Tuesday 25th September in Kuopio, Finland. Internationally celebrated, award-winning artists from around the world will present projects engaged with ideas of play, playfulness, games and gaming. All festival events are free to attend. Read about the programme of the first festival […]


One week to ANTI Festival 2018 – welcome to play with us!

Media release 18.9.2018 ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival starts in Kuopio, Finland on Tuesday 25th September. The festival programme is responding to the themes of play, playfulness, games and gaming. Experience live art with all your senses! All festival events are free to attend but we require seat reservations to some performances. Read more below […]


ANTI Festival 25.-30.9.2018 – Gift for the whole family

Media release 13.9.2018 The 17th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival will take place between 25th and 30th September 2018. The festival projects are engaged with ideas of play, playfulness, games and gaming. The artistic programme offers experiences to audiences of all ages! Below our tips for the whole family! All events are free […]


Newsletter 8/2018

ANTI Festival starts in a month Sign up for “behind the scenes” festival experiences Book your seats ANTIZINE vol. 6 ANTI Festival, Kuopio, Finland starts in a month ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival 2018 is getting closer and we enjoy the festival opening after a month, on 25th September.  Internationally celebrated, award-winning artists from around […]


ANTI Festival starts in a month – Celebrated live artists come together in Kuopio, Finland

Media release 28.8.2018 ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival 2018 is getting closer and we enjoy the festival opening after a month exactly, on 25th September. Internationally celebrated, award-winning artists from around the world will present projects engaged with ideas of play, playfulness, games and gaming. A playful engagement with the spaces of Kuopio, ANTI Festival’s […]


ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art 2018 Programme

Media release 16.8.2018 ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art will be awarded for the 5th time on 29th September 2018 in Kuopio, Finland. The world’s only international award for Live Art is €30,000, making it one of the richest cultural prizes in the arts. In September, ANTI Festival presents a programme of online and […]


Newsletter 7/2018

Experience and play ANTI! Welcome to Wrestling Club Reveal your talent in signing love songs Join our volunteer staff Experience and play ANTI! At ANTI Festival 25.-30.9.2018 you may participate in contemporary arts in exciting and playful ways. Below invitations to Wrestling Club and Oh Europa vocal group. In addition, we welcome you to, for […]


Newsletter 6/2018

ANTI Festival programme 2018 ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art – new website! Summer break ANTI Festival programme 2018 The festival programme was completed in June and we are excited to present the following artists and works: Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphrey (AU): Pivot Action Hero (UK): Oh Europa Tania El Khoury (LB): The […]


New additions to ANTI Festival 2018 programme!

Media release 26.6.2018 The 17th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival will take place between 25th and 30th September 2018. The festival focuses on the themes of play, playfulness, games and gaming. We are excited to announce the below additions to our festival programme: Anna Maria Häkkinen, Lotta Suomi & Emil Uuttu (FI): Wrestling […]


ANTI Festival and Amnesty Kuopio invite to dance for the rights of refugees

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival and Amnesty International Kuopion organise a communal dance event ”Take me as I am” at Kuopio Market Square on Monday 18th June starting at 12 pm. till 1 pm. The positive flash mob aims at provoking discussion on a serious matter; the rights of refugees and asylum seekers both in Finland […]