The SAMPO 2018 Festival Club is open every night after performances at Sampo’s Fairytale Café and provides a meeting place for artists and the public. Free admission!
ELINA’S LIVING ROOM
DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE LIFE OF A PUPPET ARTIST
Every night from Thursday to Sunday, the festival performers get together with the puppet artist and director Elina Lajunen to talk about life, art, miracles and everyday mysteries with rumbling vinyls of strange music playing in the background. Starting at 9 pm in Sampo!
Guests: Hanna Bergman, Merja Pöyhönen, Jana Vyšohlídová, Miha Bezeljak, Miha Arh and Stephen Mottram
Talk about the movie Puppet Master, the dangers of the jungle, parachutes and Franz Kafka.
Guests: Ben Pettitt-Wade, Merja Pöyhönen and Sirpa Järvenpää
Dreams, just an ordinary life and Gone with the Wind. Today we will have fun – after all, tomorrow is another day!
Guests: Miha Bezeljak, Anže Zevnik,Timo Väntsi and Anne Lihavainen
Truth or interpretation? A look into the backgrounds of the barons irresistible tales and a word about friendship, identity and tolerance.
Guests: Matija Solce, Anna Bubníková, Linnea Happonen, Kaisa Karekallas and surprise guests from the Open Stage
On the last day of the festival life is like there is no tomorrow! A short introduction into the history of Europe, rats, music, surprises and a nostalgic drink at the bistro at the end of the world.
Open stage for puppet theatre professionals
Puppet Theatre Sampo organizes an Open Stage event for puppet theatre professionals on Wed 26.8. at 11:00 at the Päivälehti Museum Auditorium.