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Tampere Vocal Music Festival


Programme has been published - learn more on the programme page.

The Real Group

SAT 17.6. at 22 | Pakkahuone


Somnium Ensemble

FRI 16.6. at 20 | Tuomiokirkko


Ilona Korhonen Ensemble

SAT 17.6. at 18 | Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium


Vancouver Chamber Choir

SAT 17.6. at 20 | Tampere Cathedral


Tampere Vocal Music Festival

The Tampere Vocal Music Festival, a celebration of music for choirs and vocal ensembles, will be held on 14–18 June 2023. A wholly virtual event in its previous edition in 2021, the Festival now returns to live audiences at Tampere Hall, Tampere Cathedral and other venues in the city centre. The Artistic Director of the Festival is choir conductor Kari Turunen.

The next Tampere Vocal Music Festival will take place from 11 to 15 June 2025.


See photos from the 2023 festival in our gallery, updated during festival.




Aftermovie 2019

Watch the 2019 aftermovie and tune in to the atmosphere.

Visitor Survey

Answer the visitor survey and win a festival pass to Tampere Vocal Music Festival 2025! The next festival will take place 11–15 June 2025.


Every other summer Tampere celebrates the diversity of the human voice at the festival of choral and ensemble singing. Since 1975 in the international atmosphere of the festival, old and new music, choir tradition and for instance beatboxing all coexist in harmony. The festival culminates in the finales of the Chorus Review and the Contest for Vocal Ensembles, where the atmosphere is palpable. In addition, workshops and free concerts draw audience interested in vocal music from around the world.