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The International Queerlesque Festival in Helsinki is back and bigger with 2 nights!

PARTY LIKE QUEER GATSBY!

Valkoinen Sali

Friday 16.9.2022

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Welcome to a world-class festival full of Burlesque, Circus, Drag and Queerness! In this festival you will see some of the most mesmerising and breath-taking performances from all around the world. In the remarkable Valkoinensali, we will bring you the most spectacular and glamourous show-party back in the Golden Days of Burlesque and Jazz! We call it Party like Queer Gatsby!

Door: 19.00, Show time: 20.00 till 23.00 include a 45 mins intermission

Party continues after the show till 01:00 Saturday

HEADLINERS OF FRIDAY SHOW 16.9 at Valkoinen Sali:

★ FRÄULEIN FRAUKE (SE) radical, glittering showgirl – is Sweden’s biggest burlesque export, travelling the world with her unique, cheeky and glamorous take on classic burlesque!

★ BISHOP BLACK (UK/DE) - International Drag and Burlesque Artist, Performer of many guises

Together with your beloved local superstars: Janely, Viktorio Angelov, Riki Bonham Carter, Alice, Kerttu Viheliäinen, Mabel Moonshine. DJ: NoiZu

Best costume prize for audience: A chance to win prizes by wearing the most glamourous vintage outfits in Gatsby’s style.

LEGENDARY GRAND GALA

Savoy-teatteri

Saturday 17.9.2022

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Welcome to a world-class festival full of Burlesque, Circus, Drag and Queerness! In this festival you will see some of the most mesmerising and breath-taking performances from all around the world. On the remarkable stage of Savoy theatre, combined with our stunning and professional decorations and light, we will bring you back the Legendary Grand Gala - the most spectacular stage of Queer art in Finland, which was highlighted on YLE 1 and Areena in 2021.  

Door: 19.00, Show time: 20.00 till 22.45 include a 30 mins intermission

HEADLINERS OF SATURDAY GALA 17.9 at Savoy-teatteri:

★ JAKE DUPREE (US) - “Queen of Carnaval”, Dita Von Teese’s dancer, Top Boylesque artist in many years since 2017 

★ ALEKSEI VON WOSYLIUS (BE) - Best Small Group's winner at ​​Burlesque Hall of Fame, International Boylesque Artist

★ KOKO LA DOUCE (DE) - Most innovative at ​​Burlesque Hall of Fame, multi-award winning global burlesque artist

Together with your beloved local superstars: ★ AVA GALACTICA ★ AWA SOWE ★ DUO CIRCENTROPIA ★ HEDDA LIUKKALA ★ LYDIA OFI TERESIA ★ HOUSE OF FVCK and many more

Best costume prize for audience: A chance to win prizes by wearing the most Queer and Extravaganza outfits

The mobility of Koko La Douce was supported by the Finnish Institute in Germany

The mobility of Jake DuPree was supported by the Finnish Institute in the UK and Ireland