Finnkino Event Cinema – experiences on the silver screen for 10 years

Event Cinema shows are far from traditional movies. Finnkino has screened special shows called Event Cinema since 2008.

In the early years, the program consisted of opera, theater, and ballet shows that were screened live in our cinemas via satellite. The entire 2008–2009 season of the New York Metropolitan Opera was available at all of our cinema locations. As the shows have become more popular, the number of MET Opera and Bolshoi Ballet shows has constantly increased.

Event Cinema shows are often produced specifically for movie theaters, and they cannot be seen as such anywhere else. The shows are often live performances transmitted via satellite or as recent recordings. There are only a limited number of shows, but the tickets are available in good time.

As screening technology has been digitized in recent years, we have been able to bring a wide range of content to the silver screen. The Event Cinema program has expanded a lot, and it currently consists of not only opera, ballet, and theater but also art documentaries, concerts, musicals, rock/pop music recordings, and even eSports.

Finnkino informs about the Event Cinema program via its own channels, on web pages, newsletters, and in social media.




Event Cinema and special show types



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Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale

3 h 8 min

Release Date: 12.1.2016

PAW Patrol

1 h 6 min

Release Date: 17.11.2019

Apocalypse Now - Final Cut

3 h 3 min

Release Date: 8.12.2019

Piazzolla - Years of the Shark

Piazzolla, los años del tiburón

1 h 33 min

Release Date: 11.12.2019

42nd Street - The Musical

2 h 30 min

Release Date: 12.12.2019

Ballet: The Nutcracker

2 h 30 min

Release Date: 15.12.2019

The Great Composers: In Search of Beethoven

2 h 25 min

Release Date: 16.12.2019

Gorillaz: Reject False Icons

1 h 40 min

Release Date: 16.12.2019

Mystery show


2 h 0 min

Release Date: 17.12.2019

Love Actually

2 h 15 min

Release Date: 17.12.2019

Berlin Philharmonics - New Year's Eve’s Concert 2019

Berliinin filharmonikoiden uudenvuodenaaton konsertti 2019

2 h 0 min

Release Date: 31.12.2019

André Rieu: 70 Years Young

2 h 30 min

Release Date: 8.1.2020

Opera: Wozzeck

1 h 57 min

Release Date: 11.1.2020

Opera: Porgy and Bess

3 h 40 min

Release Date: 1.2.2020

Ballet: Giselle

2 h 30 min

Release Date: 2.2.2020

Opera: Agrippina

4 h 10 min

Release Date: 29.2.2020

Ballet: Swan Lake

2 h 45 min

Release Date: 1.3.2020

Opera: Der fliegende Holländer

2 h 44 min

Release Date: 14.3.2020

Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

3 h 5 min

Release Date: 5.4.2020

Opera: Tosca

3 h 17 min

Release Date: 11.4.2020

Ballet: Jewels

2 h 45 min

Release Date: 3.5.2020

Opera: Maria Stuarda

3 h 6 min

Release Date: 9.5.2020