Taking place in Helsinki on 31 August-3 September 2023, Performing HEL will present some of the most interesting elements of Finnish performing arts that are suitable for international audiences and touring.

A total of 4–6 full-length performances, 6 demo performances, and 10 pitches will be selected for the program. Some of the performances will be selected from the domestic program of the Helsinki Festival 2023. Dance, circus and theatre artists and companies who live, work and/or get funding from Finland are eligible to apply.

The jury will be published later.

The application period ends on the 26th of January 2023 at 23.59 (UTC+2), with the jury aiming to have made its selections for the program in February 2023. The program will be published in March 2023.

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