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Responsibility

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Strategy 2030

Tampere Music Festivals is a part of the City of Tampere’s public cultural services. Our policies and practices are based on the 2030 strategy of the City of Tampere, which states the following: “We carry our responsibility of wellbeing and environment by operating in an ecologically, socially, culturally, and economically sustainable ways. We advance equality and safety with our activities.”

On this page, we have summarized information on the practical responsibility actions that the Tampere Music Festivals organisation implements in its daily operations.

Actions

Social sustainability

Environment and climate

If you have comments or ideas regarding environmentally-friendly practices that are not yet being used at our festival and that would be possible to organize, please feel free to send your ideas to music@tampere.fi. Persons who provide ideas that lead to concrete actions will be gifted a prize!

we speak gay

We take part in the LGBTQ friendly We Speak Gay -community. This means we are committed to treating all our artists, employees, and customers with respect and equality regardless of gender, race, skin colour, age, nationality, religion, culture, or sexual orientation. We Speak Gay community’s objective is to build an even more empathetic and inclusive Finland, the world’s most rainbow-friendly country for travel.

PHOTOS: LAURA VANZO

Safe Event

1. WE GIVE SPACE TO EVERYONE

All people are equal. You are welcome as you are, regardless of your ancestry, ethnicity, language, nationality, age, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, political, religious or cultural background, opinion, sexual orientation, family background, disability, social or economic status or any other factor that affects you. We respect the right of self-determination and the right of every individual to be themselves.

2. WE DO NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT OR VIOLENT BEHAVIOUR

Everyone has the right to enjoy our events undisturbed.

3. WE NOTICE AND RESPECT EACH OTHERS’ BOUNDARIES

No one is to be touched without their permission, and no one is to be harassed – verbally, non-verbally or physically.

4. SAFETY IS A JOINT EFFORT

If you experience or witness harassment, discrimination or other inappropriate conduct, please contact the event staff. If your actions offend others, be prepared to listen and to act differently.

If any person violates the ‘safe event’ principles or persists in offensive behaviour despite being told not to, the staff have the right to remove such a person from the event.

Kaiku card

We are a part of the Kaiku card network, which aims to enhance possibilities for youth, adults, and families who are financially in a tight situation to take part in cultural events and art creation activities. Read Kaiku card instructions on our tickets page.