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. The application period for the next competition opens in November 2021. Tickets will be available in the online store and customer service of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet starting in November 2021. Welcome to enjoy the unique spirit of HIBC!
10 June 2021
Lead principal dancer and choreographer Minna Tervamäki has been appointed as the new chair of the board for the Helsinki International Ballet Competition Association. She has previously served as the deputy chair and has been actively involved, for instance, in fundraising.
24 April 2021
Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of the Finnish National Ballet and chairperson of the jury for the 2022 competition, talks about different aspects of HIBC.Read more