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The Tampere Book Festival 2022

Basic tickets €15,

senior citizens, unemployed, conscripts, students and children (7-15 years) €12,
two-day ticket €20, family ticket (2+3) €35
Also on sale are combination tickets for book festivals + concert ticket for the cultural events of the Tampere Hall weekend!
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Sat 3.12. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
Sun 4.12. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m

The Tampere Book Festival gathers the year’s top writers and other domestic stars at the Tampere House in early December.

Pirkanmaa’s largest cultural festival gathers lovers of literature and culture at Tampere Talo on the weekend of December 3-4, 2022.

This year, Festival will see nearly 200 program numbers. Among others, the authors Riikka Pulkkinen, Juha Hurme, Kjell Westö, Heli Laaksonen and Iida Rauma will participate. The event will also feature stars of recent nonfiction books, such as musicians Mikko Kuustonen, Pate Mustajärvi, Juha Torvinen and Kaarle Viikate, as well as philosopher Esa Saarinen and psychotherapist Maaret Kallio, who have published their long-awaited new book.

Finnish literature, fiction and non-fiction, detective stories, word art are celebrated at the Tampere Book Festivals. The fiction and non-fiction writers who come to the festivals represent the absolute top of Finnish literature. The spirit of the times and topics that speak to people are reflected in the program: for example, there will be talks on nutrition, emotional skills, different forms of love, recycling, social media, presentation skills, gender and freedom of speech. There is also extensive coverage of children’s and youth literature, sports and history. Not forgetting the war in Ukraine.

Book festivals for the whole family

The whole family should go to the Tampere Book Festivals, because there is an interesting program for all ages. Duetto halls have a program aimed at children, teenagers and young adults. Among others, there will be the favorite YouTubers Elina and Sofia with their performance tips, as well as the award-winning youth writers Marisha Rasi-Koskinen and Siiri Enoranta with their new works. Koiramäki writer Mauri Kunnas needs no introduction.


The event is produced by Tampere-talo Oy and Sevent Oy.
The event’s main partner is Aamulehti.

Tickets for the event are on sale at the Tampere Hall ticket office and Lippupiste’s channels.
Journalists and influencers must register in advance via the event’s website.

The program of the book festivals, which will be supplemented throughout the fall, can be found on the event’s website