The Helsinki International Ballet Competition is more than a competition. Empowered by our magical summer light, the HIBC spirit leads towards awakening future possibilities. A well-organized ballet competition with a high-class jury offers a one-week professional journey of artistic and technical excellence for young, talented dancers. Every participant and ballet enthusiast, along with the audience, will experience the level of ballet at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet from 31 May to 6 June 2022.
6 June 2022
The ninth Helsinki International Ballet Competition held at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet has come to an end on Monday night 6 June 2022. The top prize of the high-level competition, the Jane Erkko Grand Prix, was awarded to Yuka Masumoto, a competitor of the women’s senior category. The Doris Laine prize, awarded for the first time, was awarded to Giulio Diligente, a competitor of the boys’ junior category.
4 June 2022
In the final rounds on Sat 4 June and Sun 5 June, the competitors will perform both classical ballet repertoire and contemporary dance pieces.
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