Kristina Vahvaselkä, Executive Manager

Kristina is a member of the Board of Directors of FINFRINGE ry, and the Executive Manager for the 2023 Festival. She is responsible for all things finance and administration: if anyone knows anything about the festival, it’s her.

Sami Rannila, Artistic Director

Sami is the Chairman of the Board for FINFRINGE ry, and responsible for the festival's artistic profile and programme planning. He is an avid Fringe goer and has the biggest smile of the team.

Sauli Luttinen, AD, Brand Manager

Sauli is the Vice Chairman of the Board for FINFRINGE ry, and responsible for all the beautiful elements that the visual appearance of the Finfringe Festival entails. Oh, did you know that Sauli is also a classically trained singer?


Antton Kainulainen, Production Manager

Antton is a member of the Board, and manages the stage and technical staff. Despite his young age, he has been working in the performing arts field already for years.

Tove Forssell, Administrative Coordinator

Tove is a member of the Board, and coordinates the administration and, with Kristina, is responsible for the smooth running of the administration. She is definitely a firecracker, a festival-shark-of-all-trades.

Sanni-Leena Salonen, Marketing Manager

Sanni-Leena (or Sanni) is the Secretary of the Board, and responsible for the marketing of the festival as well as its social media. She is still fairly new to the Fringe world, but has quickly found herself submerged in it all.

Tarja Suomi, Sales Manager

Tarja is responsible for the festival's sales. Tarja is a hardcore professional in her field, with whole a lot of knowhow and a wide network.

Liisa Turunen, Artist Coordinator

The Artist Coordinator is responsible for the performers, during, before and after the festival.

Responsible for the FFOFF programme

Plans the off-programme and is responsible for the free shows.

The Advisory Group

Jukka Aaltonen

Janne Auvinen

Minna Haapasalo

Jussi Helminen

Mikko Kouki

Kai Lehikoinen

Mervi Rankila-Källström

Jussi Vahvaselkä

Arto Valkama