Address: Ankkurikatu 7, 15140 Lahti
The impressive wooden concert and congress centre was built on the Vesijärvi waterfront in spring 2000. Sibelius Hall combines industrial history with modern, wooden architecture. Its beautiful Main Hall is known internationally for its excellent acoustics. A masterpiece of modern wood architecture, combining the historic carpentry factory with modern architecture. Lahti Symphony Orchestra concerts provide a way to enjoy the wonderful acoustics of the main hall. The repertoire also includes light music and stars from the world of entertainment. Finlandia club hosts gigs from Finland's finest in rock, pop, hiphop and heavy metal.
Sibelius Hall organizes house tours for groups upon reservation. The house tour covers the history and architecture of the house and introduces the premises of Sibelius Hall. The house tour is available in Finnish, English, Swedish, French and Russian.
In addition to being an oval-shaped concert hall, the Main Hall serves as a meeting and conference facility, providing an atmospheric setting. Capacity:
up to 1,100 people. Forest Hall is the heart of Sibelius Hall, combining its various sections. The view over Lake Vesijärvi makes Forest Hall a unique
exhibition and trade fair facility throughout the year. Capacity: up to 1,500 people.
The Congress Wing has five versatile meeting facilities for 20–140 people, all with beautiful views over the lake, into the setting sun. Carpenter’s Hall and Carpenter’s Workshop, as well as the sauna section, provide
additional capacity for events and meetings. Carpenter’s Hall serves as a banquet or concert venue as well. Located at street level, the Lastu Restaurant
serves lunch and also provides a setting for small events and intermission catering. Sibelius Hall has hosted hundreds of highlevel
meetings, festivals and events, such as Cleantech Venture Day, FINPIN, an
unofficial summit of the European Council and the 2016 Smart Cities in Smart Regions event. Sibelius Hall’s highly professional staff ensure that the requirements of your event are met in the finest detail.
With its building volume of nearly 90,000 cubic metres, the Sibelius Hall comprises four sections: a restored joinery shop, the hall building, and Metsähalli Hall (which joins the first two), as well as a congress wing connected to the complex by a glass corridor. All the load-bearing structures in the newer parts are made of wood.
Examples of events organized on the premises include meetings, conferences, trade fairs, sports events, gala luncheons, exhibitions, and different types of celebrations and parties.