Conference venue

The Arts Without Borders conference will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre. The Music Centre is the home for two eminent orchestras, the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki.


The Helsinki Music Centre is located in the heart of Helsinki on Mannerheimintie Street, just in front of the Houses of Parliament. The Centre’s closest neighbour is the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and the Main Railway Station is close by. A map can be found by clicking here.


Upon arrival at the Helsinki Music Centre, please register for the conference at the lower foyer, level 1. The conference sessions at the Music Centre will be held in Black Box, Sonore, Camerata and Auditorium. On Friday Oct 21 all sessions will be at the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts, including the conference dinner.


We recommend these hotels:


Sokos Hotel Presidentti (reservations by September 22)

  • 122 € / single room
  • 137 € / double room

Reservation code BAWB. Please quote the allotment code AWB conference when making a booking.


Hotel Helka (reservations by August 31)

  • 125 € / single room
  • 143 € / double room

Reservations by email:
Reservation code: Uniarts AWB