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Total duration
8 performances
31.5.2022 – 6.6.2022
Guest performances
Main Stage and Almi Hall
tickets
30-95 €

Future ballet stars in Helsinki

The ninth Helsinki International Ballet Competition takes place from 31 May to 6 June 2022 at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet.

The competition program consists of both classical and modern repertoire. The competition has two divisions: junior division (age 15 to 19) and senior division (age 20 to 25).

Madeleine Onne, the Artistic Director of the Finnish National Ballet is the President of the HIBC 2022 Jury. Read more about the jury. 

The organizer of Helsinki IBC is Helsinki International Ballet Competition Association. The chairperson of the board is Minna Tervamäki. Read more about the association.

Visit the competition’s official website at ibchelsinki.fi.

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Competition program consists of both classical ballet and modern repertoire. Rounds I and II take place in the stage of Almi Hall, final rounds and Gala performance in the Main Stage of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet.

Your safety is important to us

Please stay home if you have symptoms. You can cancel your tickets and refreshments as late as 24 hours before the performance starts. Read more about our safety recommendations here.

Please note that tickets for visiting performances are non-exchangeable.

Under 18-year-olds, students, pensioners, the unemployed as well as military and non-military servicemen are entitled to discounted tickets. Discounted tickets are available for the first and second round performances at Almi Hall from the 31st May to the 3rd of June and final round performances ad the Main Stage from the 4th to the 5th of June. Availability for discounted tickets is limited.

Please note that the competition’s photographers have been allocated seats 20 to 25 at the right-hand ends of rows A and B. The photographers may move during the performances in their designated area. See Almi Hall auditorium map.

Please note that for Main Stage performances, photographers have been allocated seats 27 to 32 and 64 to 69 at the right-hand ends of rows 1 and 2 in the stalls. The photographers may move during the performances in their designated area. See Main Stage auditorium map.

Watch at Stage24

Watch the live broadcast 4 to 6 June

Watch the final round performances and the Gala of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition live at Stage24 4 to 6 June. The live streams are produced by Yle in cooperation with the Finnish National Opera and Ballet.

Watch at Stage24

Complete the experience with refreshments

What can we get you?

Choose your favourite refreshments from this season’s tasty menu. You can easily add refreshments to your shopping basket while selecting tickets in our online store.

The services of the Opera Restaurant are available before performances and during the interval. Order beforehand and avoid the queues.

Please note that we cannot guarantee a specific table for orders made via the online store. We may also seat several parties at the same table. You may be assigned a bar height table for enjoying refreshments standing up.