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Press photos

The photos in the Opera and Ballet media bank may be freely used by the media in connection with stories on the FNOB.

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Requests for interviews

Please contact the FNOB Press Office to submit requests for interviews with any performers of the Opera or Ballet or other employees of the FNOB. We will forward your request and provide journalists and photographers with visitor passes and photo permits as necessary.

Press tickets

Journalists and critics writing about the Opera and Ballet may request press tickets from the FNOB Press Office.

Other media representatives may purchase tickets to any performance at a media discount one week before the performance, unless the performance is sold out. The discount is granted separately for each production and performance and does not apply to returns. The media discount is granted on display of a membership card of the Union of Journalists in Finland or an affidavit from your employer testifying that you work in media.

Annual report

The annual report and financial statement of the Foundation of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet is published online in PDF format (in Finnish). If you require a printed copy of the annual report, you may request one from the FNOB Press Office.

We serve You

Communications Manager Katja Jokinen tel. +358 9 4030 2322

Communications Specialist Petra Rönkä tel. +358 50 4132 421
– opera productions

Communications Specialist Jussi Iltanen tel. +358 9 4030 2223
– ballet productions and ballet school

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