The Night of The Arts in The National Library

Thu 23.8.2018
18.30 to 21.00

National Library
The Cupola Hall
Unioninkatu 36

Doors will open at 18.30


at 18.30-21, Rotunda 
- Chief Information Specialist Mika Hakkarainen presents the books belonged to Mikael Agricola's home library 
- Present a selection of legal deposit material received in the past few days

at 19-19.30, The Cupola Hall
Anybody’s architecture: The National Library of Finland

Anybody’s Architecture: The National Library of Finland is the fourth part in a series of five works that incorporates dance, architecture and live music. The work has been inspired by the architecture of the National Library of Finland, its beautiful books and atmosphere as well as the work performed there.

Choreography, concept and direction: Ismo-Pekka Heikinheimo
Dance: Jyrki Haapala
The movement material for the work has been created together with the dancer
Live music: Moritz Cartheuser
Architecture expert: Simon le Roux
Production: Ismo Dance Company

at 20 - 21, The Cupola Hall
Sounds fron The Books - Concertserie


Pianist Jukka Nykänen and singer Sarah Nedergård perform beloved compositions from musicals and examine their connections to literature. "Look forward to a show where emotions run high!"

The Sounds of books series is supported by
Alfred Kordelin Society and The Finnish Cultural Foundation.

Additional information


National Library of Finland