The Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, with a history stretching back to 1790, when the Musical Society of Turku was founded, is the resident orchestra of this purpose-built 1952-built hall.
Catch Finnish pop acts at Venus Live; danceable grooves at the Schlager Disco Bar; and, for those who love the limelight, karaoke at Venus Bar.
An art nouveau beauty, Hanko's twin-turreted, mint-green-and-white casino is an atmospheric setting for roulette, terrace drinking, live music and dancing.
Part owned by a local record label, this massive complex has several speeds, from casual drinking at Kolo to the DJ-fuelled nightclub Ilta and big-name Finnish bands at Live.
Intimate venue for live jazz, funk and Latin.
Local DJs vie with national bands for a spot on the bill of this central wooden venue. Great outdoor terrace.
Founded in 1839, Finland’s oldest theatre hosts performances in Swedish.
A local treasure, the Olympia has been an independent cinema since 1919.