The PIOT festival is celebrated all over Tornio, and on Saturday 6.11.2021 in Rantakatu Park, surrounded by domestic and international light art, at the festival’s main event.
The artistic team of the PIOT festival is piloted by Julius Oförsagd, who has Tornian roots and a long history of event production in Lapland and around the world. The team also includes Matti Paloniemi, the artistic director of Dance Theater Rimpparemmi, who was planning the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest and is responsible for the dramaturgy of the PIOT festival. Lighting artist Jukka Huitila is responsible for the lighting contents of the PIOT festival in collaboration with Lauri Lundahl, and the gentlemen have designed lighting works around the world and have been doing, among other things, the Lux Helsinki event since its early years.
Light and media artists in the main event are Teemu Määttänen, Duncan Mathews and Aleksander Salvensen. The conception and design of the lighting in the area has been carried out by lighting artist Jukka Huitila and technical designer Lauri Lundahl.
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