Annikki Poetry Festival 2022

Annikki Poetry Festival

Annikki Poetry Festival

See the lineup and the schedule of the festival! Please note that the festival’s ticket office can only accept cash. So please bring some cash to avoid inconvenience!

The Annikki Poetry Festival will be held on 11 June 2022 from 11 am to 10 pm in the courtyard of the Annikki Wooden Quarter in Tampere, Finland. At the festival, the present will engage in dialogue with the past under the theme On the Shoulders of Giants The festival will once again feature prominent international performers, a fine and surprising selection of Finnish poets as well as music, prose writers, children’s programme and visual arts.

The venue

The venue of the Annikki Poetry Festival is a 100-year-old wooden town quarter in the centre of Tampere city, which has served as a very special, warm and welcoming milieu for poets and audience to meet and mingle.

2022 performers

The Programme and the Lineup of The 2022 Annikki Poetry Festival


The Schedule of The 2022 Annikki Poetry Festival

2022 Annikki Poetry Festival

All the festival information you need! Please bring some cash to avoid inconvenience.

Visual arts

Visual Arts: Teemu Mäenpää, A-K Laine, Amanda Vähämäki, Elliina Peltoniemi & Puuradio

Tree of Poetry mural

Tree of Poetry mural is a new landmark for Tampere, and one of the most prominent works of art in the city.


Among our international performers have been Mutabaruka (JAM), John Cooper Clarke (UK), Yumi Fuzuki (JP)...

Photo Gallery

Annikki Poetry Festival's Photo Gallery!


Poetry’s Coming Home - A Documentary on the Annikki Poetry Festival