Espoo Cultural Centre is the main scene for performing arts and cultural life in Espoo.
Culture and Attractions
The Espoo Cultural Centre is the main venue for cultural life and performed arts in Espoo. Designed by architect Arto Sipinen, the "Moon Bridge" continues the tradition of Alvar Aalto's monumental buildings. With a high-class repertoire, the likes of Tapiola Sinfonietta, the Espoo City Theatre, the international festivals April Jazz and Espoo Ciné, and the biannual events Espoo Piano Week and Choir Espoo have made the centre renowned across borders. In addition to concert, theatre and exhibition venues, the Centre also houses a library.
The main scene for performing arts and cultural life in Espoo, also largely used for congresses, seminars, and banquets. Concert hall (178-788 seats, stage 195-265 square metres), theatre hall (189-304 seats, stage 125-300 square metres), both with simultaneous translation facilities and with the necessary audiovisual aids. Top-standard sound, lighting and dimming equipment. Exhibition hall, 80-seat café Mezzo.