Helsinki, Finland

The Cable Factory is the largest cultural centre in Finland. It is administered by the property management company Kiinteistö Oy Kaapelitalo, which rents permanent and short-term venues for culture and urban events as well as studios and offices for artists and creative businesses. The company has a double mission of preserving unique historical buildings while also serving diverse creative tenants, which has resulted in a nationally and internationally significant cultural centre.

The Cable Factory houses 3 museums, 12 galleries, dance theatres, art schools and working spaces for artists, bands and companies. Five unique spaces are available for rent on a short-term basis to stage concerts, exhibitions, festivals and fairs. Around 900 people work at the Cable Factory daily, and each year over 230 000 people attend different events.

Former use of the building: The Cable Factory occupies the premises of an old factory that produced telephone and electrical cables.

Year or opening as a cultural centre: 1991

Kaapelitehdas / Cable Factory
Tallberginkatu 1 C 15, 00180 Helsinki, Finland / Tel. +358 9 4763 8330
TEH Delegate: Administrative manager Jutta Ahtola-sutinen, jutta.ahtola-sutinen@kaapelitehdas.fi

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