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Saturday, September 3 2011

Festival Club
14 shows starting from saturday 3/9
Helsinki Festival will have its own Festival Club at the National Theatre’s Lavaklubi for the duration of the festival.
Oksanen & Kaunismaa: Kertomuksia keittiöstä
Saturday 3/9 - Thursday 1/9
Revenge turns into a walz, liposuction into a jig, as a woman’s life is brought under the microscope.
Mä ja Niko
5 shows starting from saturday 3/9
Riku Immonen's choreography explores loneliness and friendship, intimacy and independence.
Teatr Licedei: Pokatukha
4 shows starting from saturday 3/9
The legendary St.Petersburg-based troupe expresses a baffling array of human emotions almost wordlessly.
Frá Íslandi - electronic and acoustic from Iceland
Saturday 3/9 at 19
Helsinki Festival's Iceland-themed evening introduces a line-up of acoustic and electronic performances.
Jordi Savall: Istanbul
Saturday 3/9 at 19
Istanbul is a melting pot of religious music, where the Ottoman tradition blends together with the Armenian and Sephardic Jewish musical heritage.
Lemi Ponifasio & MAU: Birds with Skymirrors
Saturday 3/9 at 19 and friday 2/9 at 19
Man, nature, mythology and the current day meet in the Samoan Lemi Ponifasio's breathtaking choreography.
Courtyard concerts!
4 shows starting from saturday 3/9
As the August evening draws to a close, soft music carries through the air and Helsinki's courtyards come to life.
Viirus: Identity is a Myth
7 shows starting from saturday 3/9
The new generation at Viirus Theatre investigates what defines us and how we define ourselves.
Terike Haapoja & Co: Edge of the World
Friday 19/8 - Monday 31/10
How does the world look through the eyes of another?
Michaël Borremans
Saturday 20/8 - Sunday 9/10
The world conjured up by this Belgian painter is engaged in dialogue with the wider artistic tradition.
Mike Leigh
3 shows starting from tuesday 23/8
Mike Leigh's films describe ordinary life, executed with all the charm and magic of theatre.