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Total duration
5 performances
31.5.2022 – 3.6.2022
Guest performances
Main Stage and Almi Hall
tickets
20-95 €

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.

Save with a ticket package

By purchasing tickets for all the performances of a given round (first round, second round or finals), you’re entitled to a package discount.

The package discount applies to standard priced tickets as well as pensioner and concession (students, the unemployed, military and non-military servicemen, under 18-year-olds) tickets, excluding tickets to the gala performance. Package offers are available until 30 April 2022.

Ticket packages:

First round (31.5.‒1.6.) at the Almi Hall, 3 performances for 84 € / 72 € (pensioners) / 48 € (students, the unemployed, military and non-military servicemen, under 18- years-olds) in total

Second round (2.‒3.6.) at the Almi hall, 2 performances for 56 € / 48 € (pensioners) / 32 € (students, the unemployed, military and non-military servicemen, under 18- years-olds) in total

Final round (4.‒5.6.) on the Main Stage, 2 performances for 85‒125 € / 77‒115 € (pensioners) / 65‒100 € (students, the unemployed, military and non-military servicemen, under 18- years-olds) in total

Ticket packages are available in our online store and via the Finnish National Opera and Ballet customer service. When buying a ticket package in the online store, the ticket price will be updated in your basket. The discount will only apply if you buy tickets for all the performances in a given round (first round, second round or finals) at the same time. Depending on the round, this means either 2 or 3 performances.

Performances & Tickets

  • HIBC 2022 – 1. alkuerä / 1. försök / 1st round perf. 1
    Tue 31.5.2022 at 19:00
  • HIBC 2022 – 2. alkuerä / 2. försök / 1st round perf. 2
    Wed 1.6.2022 at 14:00
  • HIBC 2022 – 3. alkuerä / 3. försök / 1st round perf. 3
    Wed 1.6.2022 at 19:00
  • HIBC 2022 – 1. välierä / 1. semifinal / 2nd round perf. 1
    Thu 2.6.2022 at 19:00
  • HIBC 2022 – 2. välierä / 2. semifinal / 2nd round perf. 2
    Fri 3.6.2022 at 19:00
  • HIBC 2022 – 1. finaali / 1. final / final round perf. 1
    Sat 4.6.2022 at 19:00
  • HIBC 2022 – 2. finaali / 2. final / final round perf. 2
    Sun 5.6.2022 at 19:00

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.

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.