Nordic Slam Poetry Night

Nordic Slam Poetry Night




00:38 – 00:38

Helsinki Poetry Connection offers a unique opportunity to see Poetry Slam masters from Nordic countries. As connected to Nordic Slam championships at, Friday 15th of September, there will be an event for Youth at Oranssi (Kaasutehtaankatu 1). 

Champions from four countries will perform with Icelandic DJ Beatur, who will create background sound for poems. It can be anything from apocalyptic circus music to summery forest sounds. 

There will be surprise poets performing with Poetry Slam champions. The event will be hosted by Juho Kuusi, who has won Finland’s Poetry Slam not once, but twice.

English translations of all poems will be screened to the background, so you don’t miss anything if you don’t understand the language.

The main event. Nordic Poetry Slami championships will be held at 16th September:

We adhere to safer space guidelines, and we expect our audience to do same. Please note that the event is alcohol-free. Read more about safer space guidelines at our website:…/safer-space…/

Oranssi easiest to acces via Sörnäisten Rantatie. Venue is accessible except some doors with 3 cm doorsteps, but there is step-free access to the building. One of the toilets is accessible and all are gender-neutral. Don’t hesitate to contact us for further info.

Producers: Juho Kuusi, Samppa Varis ja Elina Ortamo
Visual layout: Anna Nuutinen
Helsinki Poetry Connection with Finnish Cultural Foundation

The event is free, You are warmly welcome!

Fri 15 Sep 2023 Closed today