Welcome to Kuopio | Kuopio Dance Festival

Kuopio Tanssii ja Soi

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Kuopio is home to Kuopio Dance Festival

For the last five decades, the festival and the culture of its hometown have developed hand in hand.

We at Kuopio Dance Festival aim to create a more vibrant cityscape through the combination of world class dance art and unforgettable atmosphere. We strive to be a social contributor that unites people from different backgrounds and creates a sense of community and belonging.

Kuopio is located in Eastern Finland in the region of North Savo and it has a population of around 120 000 people. Kuopio is easy to reach from Helsinki and other neighbouring cities. The city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Thus it boasts a beautiful nature, in addition to the high quality of cultural offering.

Find more useful information about visiting Kuopio:
Kuopio-Tahko

 

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Festival opening in 1970's. Photo: Jukka Nykänen

Travel to Kuopio

Plan your travels to Kuopio online:

National railways
National bus database
Finnair

The Kuopio airport is located 15 km from the centre of Kuopio.

 

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