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Total duration 45 min
8 performances
23.1.2018 – 2.2.2018
Ballets
Almi hall
tickets
29-48 €
Muumipeikko ja taikurin hattu

A new Moomin ballet by Greve and Kantelinen

Moomin and his friends took to the ballet stage some years ago, and in spring 2018 the FNB will be staging a brand-new Moomin ballet! Kenneth Greve’s choreography to music by Tuomas Kantelinen is based on the novel Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. Moomin and the Magician’s Hat transports viewers to Moomin Valley, where the appearance of a strange hat causes confusion. Characters already seen in the earlier Moomin ballet are now joined by Little My and the Groke.

Moomin and the Magician’s Hat visited Japan

Kenneth Greve’s Moomin and the Magician’s Hat had its premiere on the Japan tour of the FNB in April 2017. The FNB performed the production six times in Tokyo and twice in Osaka. The European premiere will be given in Almi Hall.

Read more about the Japan tour >

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Moomin and the Magician's Hat; Little My; Moominmamma
Muumipeikko ja taikurin hattu

A work for the whole family

The Moomin ballet is suitable for the whole family, as it is less than one hour in length, not too long even for small children to follow the adventures of familiar characters. The performance may, however, be too exciting for the very youngest children because of scenes like the arrival of the Groke in half-darkness and the Magician’s mysterious panther.

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Synopsis

As spring comes, the folk in Moomin Valley wake from their hibernation and begin preparations for spring. Little My discovers a top hat that turns out to be magical. Sniff finds a large ruby in the garden, but suddenly the nice day turns grey and chilly as the icy Groke arrives in Moomin Valley, claiming the ruby for herself.

Moominmamma persuades the Groke to leave, but soon another visitor arrives: a black panther, the familiar of the Macigian, who is looking for his hat and his ruby. The Magician finds his lost property in Moomin Valley, and to great party is held to celebrate!

A full synopsis and background information are available in the programme booklet.

Creative team

Music (recording)
Tuomas Kantelinen
Costumes
Erika Turunen
Lighting design
Vesa Pohjolainen
Animations
Petri Sarkkila

Produced by special arrangement with Agency North Ltd and Moomin Characters Ltd

Performances and tickets

45 min
8 performances
23.1.2018 – 2.2.2018
Ballets
Almi hall
tickets
29-48 €
Tue 23.1.2018
at 18:00
left
Wed 24.1.2018
at 18:00
left
Fri 26.1.2018
at 18:00
left
Sun 28.1.2018
at 14:00
sold out
Sun 28.1.2018
at 16:00
sold out
Tue 30.1.2018
at 18:00
left
Wed 31.1.2018
at 18:00
sold out
Fri 2.2.2018
at 18:00
sold out

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