Independence Day Gala Concert 2019

Distribution of free tickets for Independence Day Gala Concert begins on 4 November

The City of Espoo’s traditional Independence Day Gala Concert will be held on 6 December 2019 at 14:30 at the Espoo Metro Areena.

The concert will feature the Tapiola Youth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Erkki Lasonpalo, CandoMini choir conducted by Viena Kangas and singers Ilkka Alanko and Krista Siegfrids, violinist Tami Pohjola and soprano Aurora Marthens.

Tickets for the concert will be available as of Monday, 4 November. Be quick – the gala concert is very popular and the tickets will run out. Free tickets will be available online at Please note that Lippupiste will charge a delivery fee of EUR 1.00 per order. You can order a maximum of four tickets.

Tickets from the libraries and Exhibition Centre Weegee's lobby have run out.

Live streaming at
The concert will also be streamed live online. If you are unable to attend the concert, you can still watch it online and enjoy the music and the festive atmosphere. The recording will be available online until 23:00 on 5 January 2020.
Programme changes are possible.

The concert is produced by City Events Espoo which is part of the Event and Cultural Services of the City of Espoo.

Kaupunkitapahtumat Espoo. Itsenäisyyspäivän juhlakonsertti 2018. Kuva Robert Sjöblom. Photo: Robert Sjöblom