Images and press material

The Helsinki Festival image and text database  contains images of the festival venues and events well as festival logos and other general information. Media may reproduce these materials for articles, social media postings and other editorial content related to the Helsinki Festival and its exhibitions or events. Commercial use is not permitted, and the contents may not be altered in any way. Please remember to always credit the photographer and refer to Helsinki Festival as the source of the contents. Username and password can be obtained by email,



Media accreditation to Helsinki Festival 2019 has ended. All requests are processed by early August, thank you for your patience.

It is Helsinki Festival policy only to accredit those undertaking professional activities during the festival. We therefore ask that you submit details of the scope of your commission with your application. If you are a freelancer, please include details of all your commissions.

Permits for photography and filming at Helsinki Festival events must always be requested in advance. Please note, that photography or filming is not automatically permitted for accreditated persons or press ticket holders. Photography and filming permits are generally only granted for events Huvila festival tent, and is generally not possible at other festival venues or performances.


For more information please contact:

Press officer Laura Gottleben, tel. +358 50 468 7243, e-mail: