Huvila Festival Tent: Venue Info

Huvila Festival Tent has undeniably become the symbol of Helsinki Festival since it was built in 1995. It is a spectacular venue in terms of architectural beauty and festival atmosphere. Situated in the heart of Helsinki by a beautiful bay, Huvila is divided into two parts, a restaurant tent and a fully covered concert tent with a total capacity of 1300-1400 (fully seating or partly standing).

For two decades Huvila has crossed genres and shone a spotlight on acts such as Amadou & Mariam, Ane Brun, Anna Calvi, Bombino, Calexico, Calypso Rose, Courtney Barnett, Courtney Pine, Fatoumata Diawara, Giorgio Moroder, Gotan Project, HIM, Hugh Masekela, Jane Birkin, Kronos Quartet, Lianne La Havas, Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson, Lucinda Williams, Massive Attack, Omara Portuondo, Patricia Kaas, Patti Smith, Radiohead, Ron Sexsmith, Sleep by Max Richter, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Susanne Sundfør, Taj Mahal, Tinariwen, Wilco and William Bell among many others.

Technical info:

Sound setup (pdf)
Light + Video (pdf)
Light plot (pdf)

Venue info:

Venue address:
Huvila Festival Tent
Eläintarhantie 8, 00530 Helsinki

Audience Capacity:
Seated audience: 1300 persons
Partly seated / partly standing audience: 1500 persons
Standing audience: 1700 persons

Stage size:
Stage opening: 10,8 m
Width: 10,8 m
Depth: 8 m
Height: 7 m to proscenium arch

Contact details:

Senior Producer
Niko Wilkinson
+358 50 365 0019

Technical Coordinator:
Matti Vuorela
+358 45 662 4449


Huvila c Pietari Purovaara