Ken Mai: Requiem of Flowers

Ken Mai‘s butoh performance, Requiem of Flower, conveys the blooming and the death of a flower. Through movement changing from heart achingly beautiful to uncomfortably grotesque Ken Mai takes us on a journey through creation and destruction full of nature’s elements and laws of the universe. Already an intimate space of Höyhentämö is made even…






The Master and Margarita/ Мастер и Маргарита

A mystical Bulgakov’s novel staged at Finnish National Theatre “The mist that came from the Mediterranean sea blotted out the city that Pilates o detested. The suspension bridges connecting the temple with the grim fortress of Antonia vanished, the murk descended from the sky and drowned the winged gods above the hippodrome, the crenelated Hasmonaean…






Hang Massive: music, art, globalization (Autumn Tour 2017)

Hang Massive (Danny Cudd and Markus Offbeat)  performed at Gloria Kultturiareena (Gloria theatre) in Helsinki on October 24. The tickets nearly sold out. Along with the opening artists Govardo, their music made the cold and foggy Tuesday night remarkable. Opening act Govardo mystified the public with their sweet songs and melodies, despite performing in a different…






Cinemaissí 2017: Violence against women / Violenza sulle donne

Cinemaissí, the Helsinki Latin American Film festival, is organized in the capital of Finland every autumn (19 October-22 October this year). I recently wrote an article related to the last year’s festival thus if you are interested I would recommend reading the article from this link. This time, I decided to focus on a specific and…