1001 Coffee Cups Art Café gets Hervanta moving in summer 2014. This Art Café serves art in the
surroundings of Hervanta Library and Cinola movie theatre by Tampere-based dance artists Pauliina Aladin, Maija Ikonen and Samuli Roininen as well as guest artists and dance enthusiasts from Hervanta area. The Café is a fresh open space, which serves different kind of performances. Also, the space enables dancers to develop their artistic work and encourages artists and visitors to meet in a relaxed atmosphere. One of the main aims of the Café is to bring art to the borough of Hervanta and to make it easy for the residents of Hervanta to participate in the making of artistic work. 

1001 Coffee Cups Art Café takes place 9th June - 28the June and 25th August - 6th September. Visitors can order a performance or take part in the making of a performance Tue - Sat from 13.00 till 16.00.


In addition, the Café serves performance art in the following sites: 



Autumn Season 2014

1001 Coffee Cups Art Café in August - September
Open for orders: 26.8. - 6.9.2014

Tue - Sat 13 - 16

at Hervanta Movie Theatre

Poetry Dance Jam 
Tues  at 16.00 in the Library.

The Great Adventures of Sam the Frog
Interactive dance with babies. The dancer builds up the
performance together with the children by using Onni ja Ilona
infant visual stimulation pictures designed by graphic designer
Leena Junnila. Age Recommendation: 0-12months, Duration: ca.20 mins. 

Language: Finnish or English

in the Library Sat 30.8. and 6.9. at 10.30 

Onni and Ilona in Herwood


An Exhibition for the whole family: Come and see the ever-so-lovely Onni and Ilona infant visual stimulation pictures designed by graphic designer Leena Junnila. 

in the Library 
25.8. - 30.8. Mon - Thurs 10 - 19, Fri 10 - 16, Sat 10 - 15 
and 1.9. - 6.9.  Mon 10 - 20,  Tues - Fri 10 - 19, Sat 10 - 15 

Onni ja Ilona

1001 Coffee Cups Art Café @ Liikelaituri

11. - 13.9.2014 at Likelaituri
Come and meet us at Liikelaituri , the brand new performance and rehearsal space for contemporary dance run by Central Finland Regional Dance Cente.  Please, stay tuned for the further info on the programme. 


Summer Season 2014

Dance❤ Shortfilms

Short films with dance twist and live dance performances at Hervanta Movie Theatre 10th May 2014 at 16.00. Kick starter for 1001 Coffee Cups –Art Café and Tampere Dance Current – Contemporary Dance Festival 2014. In collaboration with Loikka Dance Film Festival and Viva Cinola!

Poetry Dance Jam 
Tues and Thurs at 16.00 in the Library.

Dancing Fairytales
for kids Weds at 12.00 in the Library.

Good Morning Hervanta
– wake up your body and mind! Tues, Weds and Thurs at 10.30 at the Market Square.
Mid Summer's Dance Marathon
moves everyone on Thurs 19th June form 13.00 till 17.00 form the Market Square to the Library. 

All the events are free of charge and open to everyone. Come one come all!

With support by: Pirkanmaa Regional Dance Centre / Pirkanmaan Tanssin Keskus ry, Arts Promotion
Centre Finland / Pirkanmaa Region. In collaboration with: Suomen Setlementtiliitto ry / Hervanta New Locality Project, Tampere City Library, Kupoli Youth Centre, Viva Cinola!, Multifunctional centre 13, Loikka –Dance Film Festival, Tampere Dance Current – Contemporary Dance Festival

Artist! Are you interested in our wonderful project? Are you interested in the diverse, multi-cultural and lively borough of Hervanta? Do you have an idea of a performance you would like to share and perform in Hervanta? We will offer space and time for artistic visitors! Please get in touch by email/phone or come and visit us in Hervanta!

Contact: Hervanta Movie Theatre, Lindforsinkatu 1-3, 33720 Tampere



+358 (0)40 575 2225/Pauliina Aladin