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Tampere-talo Group

Tampere-talo Ltd. and Talo Events Ltd. will form the Tampere-talo Group starting from the beginning of 2024.

The Tampere-talo Group

As of January 1, 2024, Tampere Hall Ltd. will be divided into a new company structure. In the new corporate model, the parent company focusing on the promotion of culture and art will be Tampere-talo Ltd., and the subsidiary company, concentrating on commercial activities will be Talo Events Ltd.

Tampere-talo Group is Finland’s largest and most diverse event company in terms of repertoire, events, and visitor numbers. We operate in Tampere Hall and Tuulensuu Palace, and we also produce events and concerts outside these venues throughout Finland.

Tampere-talo Ltd.

Tampere-talo, kuva: Laura Vanzo, Visit Tampere
Tampere-talo, kuva: Laura Vanzo, Visit Tampere | Tampere Hall, photo: Laura Vanzo, Visit Tampere

Tampere-talo Ltd., serving as the parent company, focuses on promoting culture and art. Tampere-talo makes culture more accessible to various target groups through concert activities, Tampere Opera, visiting stage, and its own original concepts.

An important goal of the company is to produce events that are affordable or entirely free of charge. In addition, the parent company takes care of the Tampere Hall property and its long-term tenants.

In addition, the venue houses the full-scale Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, the à la carte restaurant Tuhto, and the world’s only Moomin Museum. Adjacent to the hall is the Courtyard by Marriott hotel.

Tampere Opera

Tampere Opera has been in operation since 1946, producing high-quality opera productions as well as the activities of the opera choir.

Tampere Opera operates with visiting forces, and the Tampere Philharmonic serves as the opera orchestra. The extensive production, which attracts an annual audience of approximately 10,000 spectators, is presented every spring at Tampere Hall.

Several world-renowned artists have performed as soloists, including Karita Mattila, Soile Isokoski, Jaakko Ryhänen, Jorma Hynninen, Marjukka Tepponen, Mika Kares, Tuuli Takala, and Tuomas Katajala. The productions have been directed by notable directors such as Ralf Långbacka, Jussi Tapola, Jukka Kajava, Arne Mikk, Kari Heiskanen, Marika Vapaavuori, Marco Bjurström, and Tuomas Parkkinen.

Latvian kansallisbaletti, Romeo ja Julia
Latvian kansallisbaletin Romeo ja Julia vieraili Tampere-talossa syksyllä 2022. | Latvian National Ballet’s production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ visited Tampere Hall in the fall of 2022.

Visiting Stage

We bring internationally high-quality orchestral visits, dance and circus art visits, as well as diverse performing arts productions and ensemble visits to Pirkanmaa.

Tampere Hall is known for its international ballet visits, including the recent performances of the Estonian National Ballet’s Alice in Wonderland (2021), the Latvian National Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet (2022), and the Finnish National Ballet’s Swan Lake (2023).

Valossa Mikki Kunttu -Tampere Filharmonia: Planets
Valossa Mikki Kunttu -Tampere Filharmonia: Planets. Kuva Ralph Lahrmann | Photo by Ralph Lahrmann

Other own productions

Tampere Hall is a versatile concert and cultural venue that offers a wide range of concert content as well as comprehensive performing arts productions and premieres. Our concert activities consist of classical music and popular music, and we also include events for children and family audiences.

The acoustics of Tampere Hall are excellent, making it a popular venue for music performances. Concerts are held in halls of various sizes, providing options for the intimacy of smaller events or the grandeur of larger spectacles.

Tampere Hall actively produces performing arts content both independently and in collaboration with other entities, such as the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra. Tampere Hall plays a central role in the internationally recognized Tampere Chamber Music Chamber Music Festival.

Talo Events Ltd.

Talo Events Ltd., operating as a subsidiary company, focuses on renting event spaces such as Tampere Hall and Tuulensuu Palace to corporate clients, selling meeting and congress services, and organising corporate events.

In addition, the company engages in program, restaurant, and retail activities, as well as promoter business, producing commercial events and concerts.

Events Tampere, known as the event office for Tampere Hall, and the congress and the congress and conference agency Tavicon are now part of Talo Events.

Event Spaces

Tampere Hall for Businesses

At Tampere Hall, you’ll find versatile and adaptable spaces for various types and sizes of events, including meetings, conferences, corporate celebrations, as well as fairs and exhibitions.

Tampere Hall for Concert Organisers

The spaces in the hall are functional and easily adaptable, making them suitable for various concerts and cultural events. We offer the rental of Tampere Hall’s concert halls and spaces to meet a wide range of needs.

Juhlat Tampere-talon Sorsapuistosalissa tunnelmavalaisu
Kuva Miikka Varila | Photo by Miikka Varila

Tuulensuu Palace for Businesses

Built in 1929 and beautifully restored with great respect for its history, Tuulensuu Palace serves as an excellent venue for seminars, meetings, congresses, various celebrations, customer events, staff gatherings, as well as fairs and exhibitions.

Talo Events exclusively organises private and corporate events in the splendid Tuulensuu Palace, located in the heart of Tampere on Hämeenkatu.

Tuulensuu Palace also hosts a variety of cultural events, both as part of Talo Events’ own productions and through rented concerts.

Tuulensuun Palatsi, yritysjuhla

Tuulensuu Palace for Concert Organizers

The nostalgic theater restaurant space at Tuulensuu Palace is well-suited for concerts, stand-up performances, and various forms of performing arts.

Tuulensuun Palatsi

Corporate Events

Talo Events creates high-quality and impactful events for its clients, focusing on the customer experience. Our services include seminars, stakeholder events, corporate and staff parties, kick-offs, well-being and recreational days, openings, launches, trade shows and sales events, concerts, as well as congress and meeting services – or any combination of these.

Illallinen Tampere-talon Ison salin lavalla
Kuva: Laura Vanzo, Visit Tampere | Photo: Laura Vanzo, Visit Tampere

Congress Services

Talo Events’ Congress Services unit (PCO) specialises in organising both international and domestic scientific congresses, conferences, meetings, and seminars nationwide. Our strong expertise is based on 30 years of experience in the field.

Tampere Smart City Week 2021

Concerts and Events

Talo Events produces commercial concerts and events for consumers, primarily outside Tampere Hall. This includes essential events and concerts at Tuulensuu Palace. Additionally, the company produces tours and arena-sized events under the name Tampere Live.

The first tour by Tampere Live is the ‘Joulurieha’ tour, covering Finland’s largest concert halls. Consumer events for the upcoming year 2024 have also been announced, including the ‘Tubecon Games’ in January at Tampere Hall and, in collaboration with Bauer Media, the ‘Iskelmä Gaala’ in February at Nokia Arena.

Talo Events also rents out Tampere Hall and Tuulensuu Palace spaces to concert and event organizers.

Lumikuningatar-jääbaletti Nokia Arenalla
Lumikuningatar-jääbaletti Nokia Arenalla | Snow Queen Ice Ballet at Nokia Arena