20 Dec 2018
Show Your Sisu
Show Your Sisu, image: Jeff Osborne © dashNdem
Baltic Circle’s opening performance. Final of Show Your Sisu
November 7, 7.30 pm, Media Center Lume
Sisu is something essential for understanding the Finnish character. It is the ability to keep fighting after most people would have quit. Show Your Sisu takes over a variety of media using the format of a TV talent show and invites the public to explore what sisu has come to represent in contemporary Finnish culture. Show Your Sisu will be launched with a campaign to encourage candidates to compete by creating videos demonstrating why they should be the new face of sisu.
Contestants can do anything as long as they do it with sisu!
All participating videos will be judged allowing the public to vote and comment online, both on the official website and through other forms of social media. The live final of Show Your Sisu will take place at Baltic Circle Festival where a panel of judges will crown the winning contestant as the Face of Sisu.
Produced by Baltic Circle in co-operation with Stadi.TV and supported by HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme
Artists: DashNdem – Dash Macdonald & Demitrios Kargotis, curated by Aura Seikkula