Call for Open Stage performers 2024 begins in February

What is Open Stage?

Open Stage is a series of performances held annually on the Espa Stage, the performers of which are selected through an open call. Open Stage welcomes choirs, vocal and instrumental bands, dance and circus schools and other performances!

The application period for 2024 begins in February


Details about the stage

The Espa Stage is 9.5 metres wide and 5.5 metres in depth. The outdoor stage in front of the glass structure is an additional 2.5 metres in depth. There are social spaces for performers, two toilets and a small cooking area beneath the stage.

The Espa Stage provides a compact PA system and a small lighting rig, but only in the summer.

More information about the stage and the equipment: espanlava@hel.fi


Other performances on the espa stage

The Espa Stage features performances throughout the summer. The programme includes high-quality festivals and theme days featuring Finland’s top artists, international visitors and surprising performer combinations. The organisers of each festival and event recruit the performers for these events directly and are responsible for the performers’ agreements and fees. No open application process is held for these events.

Nothing interesting in the Espa Stage programme? You can hire the stage for your own event. Read more here.