Practical information for Performance Philosophy Conference 2022 participants

Find out about accommodation, local traffic and transportation, and what to do in Helsinki.


The PPP2022 will take place in the facilities of Uniarts Helsinki’s Theatre Academy.

You can also attend the event onsite with the Ventla app. Before registering, please read the Data Pro­tec­tion State­ment for the Event En­rol­ment Ser­vice in the Cus­tomer Reg­is­ter of the The­atre Acad­emy of the Uni­ver­sity of the Arts. By registering for the event, you agree to the processing of personal data as described in the privacy statement.

We use the Ventla application to implement our event. The personal data of all registrants will be kept in the Ventla application for 14 months after the last use. The University of the Arts Helsinki will use the Ventla application until July 4, 2022. Further information: Data protection at Uniarts Helsinki


Limited offers for conference guests:

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki (the limited offer is available until 17 May 2022)

Scandic Kaisaniemi, Kaisaniemenkatu 7, Helsinki

Scandic Hakaniemi,Siltasaarenkatu 14, Helsinki

Booking codes and contact details will be sent to conference participants upon registration, or you can also request them by email:

See an additional list of reasonably priced hotels that are a short distance from the colloquim venue.  Contact the hotel directly to make a reservation:

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti, Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, Helsinki

Park Hotel, Pohjolankatu 38, Helsinki

Omena Hotels, self-service hotels in various locations

The Yard Concept Hostel, Kalevankatu 3 A 45, Helsinki

Hostel Diana Park, Uudenmaankatu 9, Helsinki


Foremon, various accommodation options in Helsinki

Local Traffic

Travelling to and from the airport

The journey by bus or train between the airport and the city center takes about 30-40 minutes. The final stop of buses and train is the central railway station, located in the heart of Helsinki.


To use yellow City bikes you need to register for a daily, weekly or annual pass. There are plenty of city bike stations and available bicycles all around the city center.

Journey Planner

The public transport service’s Journey Planner is a very practical way of planning your trips with public transportation. The Journey Planner includes all the buses, trams, trains and metro within Helsinki greater metropolitan area, as well as routes for walking and bicycling.

General information and what to do in Helsinki

Information about the city of Helsinki and what to do can be found from the city’s website for visitors:

Sideways Music Festival at Helsinki Nordis

During the conference there is Sideways Music Festival at Helsinki Nordis 16-18.6.2022:

Eating out

Websites and Raflaamo are very good ways of finding places to eat in Helsinki.


It is safe to drink tap water in Finland. According to researchers, Finnish tap water is cleaner and contains less bacteria than bottled water.

In case of emergency

  • Call emergency number 112. The same number works in all EU countries. You can call in emergency number 112 free of charge from any phone with no need for an area code. Assistance is provided by police, rescue and ambulance service.
  • If you hear the alarm going off in the event premises, leave your post regardless of what you are doing and go out of the premises. Do not use the lifts.
  • In cases of sudden illnesses and/or minor injuries during the conference, call the Medical Helpline 116 117 before you go to the emergency clinic. The service is open 24/7. The nearest emergency clinic at the city center is Haartman hospital (Haartmaninkatu 4, Building 12).
  • See opening times of pharmacies

Virtual Art Experiences from Helsinki

University of Arts Helsinki

Visit University of the Arts Helsinki: Event calendar


The Ateneum Art Museum boasts Finland’s oldest and largest collection of art. It not only tells the story of Finnish art, but it also shows the formation of Finnish art and its institutions. Read more: the Ateneum’s collection

Explore the entire art collection

The works in the collections of the Ateneum, Kiasma and Sinebrychoff art museums can be explored on the Finnish National Gallery website. You can search for works by title, year, artist’s name, or theme. Copyright-free works can be downloaded directly from the website. Search: the Finnish National Gallery collection

Stories of Finnish Art short films

A series of short films featuring works in the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition shows familiar classics in a new light. In the films, the camera picks up details on the surface of the works that are not visible to the naked eye. This reveals new aspects of familiar works: brushstrokes, highlight colours and surprising details. See: Stories of Finnish Art short films in Youtube

Amos Rex

Amos Rex offers art that you can experience wherever you are. This is an excellent way to orient oneself before a visit or to experience the exhibition for those who have been advised to stay home. Read more:  Art Online for all ages in Amos Rex


Kiasma Online Art is the web extension of Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma’s Collection. It is an internet experience and tribute to today’s online art-makers.

Read more: Kiasma Online Art

Digital Museum

Welcome to Digital Museum. No matter where you are, you can step into fully digital museum exhibitions whenever you want. Visit exhibitions or participate in tours, by yourself or with a group. You can choose your visit place in Helsinki and other towns in Finland.

Visit: Digital Museum

Finnish Museum of Photography

The Finnish Museum of Photography is Finland’s national specialized museum for photography. Through exhibitions, collection management, education, research, and a wide range of public and community programmes, the museum strives to promote and foster photographic art and culture in Finland. Founded on the initiative of Finnish photography organizations, the museum opened its doors in 1969 and is the oldest photography museum in Europe.

Read more about the exhibitions: The Finnish Museum of Photography