International Street Organ Festival in Tuusula 2018

Street organ grinders from six countries will perform in several concerts during the International Street Organ Festival in Tuusula, Southern Finland. The event is also part of the annual Tuusula Week. Most events will take place in Krapi in municipal center Hyrylä.

Our program:

Tuesday 17.7.

11.00 Street performances in Jokela village (mainly Finnish participants)

15.00 A Childrens' Concert in Cafe Kinuskilla in Kellokoski

19.00 A musical Club Evening in Restaurant Krapin Mankeli

Wednesday 18.7.

Street organs entertaining during breakfast in Hotelli Krapi

11.00 A Warming up Concert in Hyrylä Market Square Pavillon

12.30 A presentation in Art Center Kasarmi: Who was Mysterious Mirtelli

14.00 Main Concert in Krapi Park, in case of rain indoors in Krapin Paja

18.00 A Classical Concert in Tuusula Church

20.00 A Circus Theme Club with street organs in Krapin paja

Thursday 19.7.

10.00 Outdoor Concert in front of Cafe Aulis near Sibelius Home Ainola

12.30 Ending Concert in Halosenniemi Park

Our foreign participants are: Shibaraku Asakusa (Japan), Sem Fatkin (Estonia), Annelise and Niels Holmsteen (Denmark), Ingrid Kalev (Estonia), Jan-Evert Olbrink (Sweden), Elisbeth Uudevald (Estonia) and Ole Vestergaard (Norway).

From Finland we will have at least Harri Karvonen, Markku Karvonen, Tuula Lievonen, Seppo Lonnakko, Matti Paulus, Veijo Pesonen, Markku Savijärvi and Kalevi Suojanen.

The festival is organized by Suomen posetiivarit, Main sponsors are Tuusula municipality, Hotelli Krapi, Krapin paja, Tuusula parish, LähiTapiola Pääkaupunkiseutu and Ruosniemi Brewery.