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We do not accept any form of discrimination, harassment or inappropriate treatment of others –
At Tuska, everyone is responsible for their own behavior!

Take action if you see or experience discrimination, harassment or improper treatment
If necessary, turn to the staff at a low threshold and ask for help.
Don’t make assumptions, but communicate, ask and ensure.
Permission is needed in order to touch another person.
Please respect other people’s boundaries, wishes and will after you have first made sure what is ok and what is not.
Being nice and caring are allowed, even desirable.
Let’s keep the atmosphere open and communal.
Everyone has the right to be themselves at Tuska – that includes you!

 

The festival security personnel will perform a security check at the gate, which also includes a physical check according to the instructions, taking sensitivity into account. The agelimit to the festival is 18 years. Please be prepared to present your ID, security will check ID’s when entering the festival area.

You can leave your belongings in the cloakroom by the festival gate, after the security check. The cloakroom fee is 3,50€. Please note that huge backpacks or other large items can not be stored at cloakroom. Those items can be left at the Helsinki railway station storage.

Tuska festival has the services of a harassment contact person. You can make a harassment report about an incident, which has been directed at either another person or yourself. Harassment reports will improve event security in the future. You can report harassment at Tuska whether you are working, a festival guest or a performer. If you wish, you can also get discussion help, as well as guidance for solving possible difficult situations.

The goal is to provide as safe a space as possible for everyone at Tuska The employees of the event are instructed to act in case of harassment, but responsibility for our own behavior lies primarily with all of us. By our own action and with our attitudes we can influence and build a more equal, respectful and open society and a conversational atmosphere around us. Everyone has the right to feel safe at the Tuska without fear of any kind of discrimination, harassment, sexual or verbal harassment.
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If necessary, you can contact the harassment contact person by phone on the event days.

The harassment contact person has a duty of confidentiality and acts as an impartial supporter. He can help in clarifying situations and, if necessary, guide you to get help within the scope of a suitable service.

More details about the arassment contact person will be available closer to festival time.

A large group of professionals from event safety personnel to harassment contact person are looking after the safety of the event. On top of that there are also police and emergency services on site. You can recognize the event safety personnel from their bright yellow or orange vests. Please contact them in any issues.

Bringing your own alcohol beverages to the festival area is strictly prohibited. Bag check will be in effect upon entering the festival. You can bring one (1) empty plastic bottle per customer. Max. size 1,5 litres. Security personnel is allowed to forbid any “suspicious” bottles and ask to leave those to the cloakroom. Drinking horns are allowed in the festival area.

Please note safety with accessories (especially extremely studded bracelets etc.) and clothing. Your nail bracelet might hurt someone in a mosh pit Security might ask you to leave any gear deemed as risk to others Use common sense with your outfit.

Following items are forbidden on the festival area due safety reasons: any kind of weapons, class bottles, cans, professional cameras, audio recorders, selfie sticks and umbrellas. Security will do a safety check to the visitors upon arrival

There’s a cloakroom at the festival where you can leave items deemed as a safety risk by the security.

It’s not allowed to bring animals to the festival area.

You’re not allowed to make open fire on the festival grounds. So no single-use-BBQ

Fold out chairs
Fold out chairs are permitted in the festival area, but not in front of the stages or other highly crowded areas.

 

Tuska adheres to the sound pressure limits set by the authorities. Remember to protect your hearing.

 

Pocket cameras & cell phone cameras are allowed. Professional photo equipment requires press accreditation. Press accreditation & photo passes will be granted for media personnel only, not private customers. All video cameras and other recording equipment are strictly prohibited.

 

Smoking is prohibited in immediate approximity of all stages. in tents, under covers, indoors stage and queueing areas. Please respect others when smoking.

 

There are first aid points at the festival area. If the festival area is closed and you’ve received an injury call the Finnish emergency number 112.

The nearest pharmacy is located in REDI. Yliopiston Apteekki, Mannerheimintie 96, is open 24 hours.

The Tuska festival has been granted the Check! -label. for safe events by the Finnish event industry association Tapahtumateollisuus ry.