Ticket Sales and Venues

Screenings, clubs and events spread throughout the city. Event venues are: Cultural Centre Valve (Hallituskatu 7), 45 Special (Saaristonkatu 12), Snooker Time (Asemakatu 28), Radisson Blu (Hallituskatu 1), Kolo (Pakkahuoneenkatu 5) and Paikka (Torikatu 14).

Festival info and accreditation point are located at Cultural Center Valve and are open from Wednesday to Sunday during  screening times.


Festival tickets are sold from the box office of Cultural Centre Valve (Hallituskatu 7, tel. +358 (0)8 5584 7575). Open from Wednesday to Sunday 12:00-19:00. During the festival the box office will open at 12pm and closes after the final screening has begun. Tickets can also be reserved by phone.

Screenings of the Finnish Music Video Contest at Cultural Center Valve and Snooker Time are free of charge. Other music video screening tickets are 3-4 € and movie tickets 4–6 € (see the exact prices from the festival schedule). Screenings do not have an age limit, if not mentioned otherwise. Please notice that some of the music video screenings and movies may contain material which may not be suitable for children. The age limit to Snooker Time’s screenings is 18 years.

Panel discussions

Panel discussions are held at Studio in Cultural Center Valve. The discussions are free of charge and open to everyone. More info can be found here.

Pumpeli Awards Gala

Pumpeli Awards Gala is held at Radisson Blu on Saturday 27/8. The age limit for the gala is 18 years. Tickets are available at the box office of Cultural Center Valve and at www.ticketmaster.fi, and if there are any tickets left, at Radisson Blu on Saturday 27/8 from 18:30. We advise you to arrive early to the gala since the best seats will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.


The age limits for the clubs at 45 Special, Radisson Blu and Kolo is 18 (see the detailed information at the festival programme). Ticket prices and detailed prices can be found from the programme. 

Pimeä Festival

Pimeä Festival takes place at 45 Special and Radisson Blu on Friday 26/8 and Saturday 27/8. More information can be found here.

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