Vuokko Hovatta: Tietysti olemme siskokset


A monologue Tietysti olemme siskokset (‘Of course we are sisters’) on the friendship between Natalia Goncharova and the poet Marina Tsvetaeva, performed by Vuokko Hovatta, in the Ateneum Hall. The performance coincides with the exhibition of Natalia Goncharova.

Fri 6 March, 19:00 (premiere)
Sat 7 March, 14:00
Thu 19 March, 14:00
Thu 19 March, 17:00
Fri 20 March, 14:00

The performance will be in Finnish and the duration is around one hour. Tickets €31/26 (including the €1 service fee) from the Ateneum online shop. The ticket price includes admission to the exhibitions on the day of the performance (show your ticket at the Ateneum information desk to get your free pass).

Of course we are sisters will recreate Natalia Goncharova’s childhood, the scents of her studio, and her art in the words of Marina Tsvetaeva. Who and what kind of artist was Natalia Goncharova? What was she like as a person? The performance will also include poems by Marina Tsvetaeva, which tie together the fates of the two women: their lives in and outside Russia, loves, longing and fears, dreams and visions.

Vuokko Hovatta, actor and singer
Harri Kuusijärvi, musician, composer
Marja-Leena Mikkola, translations

Read more about the performance on our website (in Finnish only).


Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen