Kuopio Dance Festival


50th Kuopio Dance Festival 12.–18.6.2019

Kuopio Dance Festival is the oldest and largest dance festival in Nordic Countries. It was founded in 1970 and is held in June each year. The festival presents the new trends in the world of dance. For one week you can see international dance stars, as well as the best Finnish talent. The festival week consists of about 100 different proposal, dance courses, open-air event, artist interviews, square dances and other auxiliary programs. Kuopio Dance Festival´s Artistic Director is Mr Riku Lehtopolku.

Kuopio Tanssii ja Soi - 
Kuopio Dance Festival ry

Puijonkatu 27 A 14, 70100 Kuopio
Tel. +358 (0) 50 322 5220

Artistic Director from 2020- Riku Lehtopolku

Festival Director Anna Pitkänen
Tel. +358 (0) 50 543 9267

Programming/dance courses & office 
Producer Sirpa Miettinen
Tel. +358 (0) 50 365 6274


Marja-Terttu Nyman-Lappalainen
Tel. +358 (0) 50 567 5273