The Summer Music Festival Binge Season in Finland has started. We are glad to join the mayhem with a short but sweet gig at Sideways Festival in Helsinki. Please check the LOUNGE on Friday 14th at 18:30 for some over-the-top performances of legendary and less legendary speeches. We raided our database for pop-cultural gems such… Read More

We are happy to present Speech Karaoke at the Focus Ghent Festival at Espoo Theatre &Revontuli on Fri March 15 from 8.30pm onwards. It is especially meaningful for us since one of our first gig abroad took place in Ghent, at Vooruit. From the program: “Speech Karaoke is a celebration of the spoken word. It’s… Read More

Speech Karaoke was featured in a program about the speaking skills and rhetorical qualities of the Presidential candidates of the 2024 election. Find it on YLE areena. insert starts around 15:00 into the program.… Read More

Speech Karaoke is one of the festival highligths of the 2023 edition of Nordisk Panorama in Malmö. We are glad to share the stage with the film I got Words by Runar Gundnason about the art of rapping. For this event we have made a unique selection of fine speeches about film, from films and… Read More

Speech Karaoke attended for the first time Suomi Areena in Pori. It is an important gathering of anyone remotely related to politics in Finland: think tanks, parties, unions, foundations, politicians and many others. We were invited to hosted a speech karaoke session around the theme of solar power. Since this topic is not the emphasize… Read More

After several attempts we finally had the chance to join the probably best film festival in the world, the Midnight Sun Film Festival held in the small town of Sodankylä, hundred kilometres north of the polar circle. Since the sun never settles, also the film festival runs almost around the clock, people exit the large… Read More

Just a day before the legendary Provinssirock festival took off, Speech Karaoke aka Puhekaraoke celebrated its first appearance in Seinäjoki. The summer event was organised by Seinäjoen taidehalli (Kunsthalle Seinäjoki) coinciding with the opening of Noelia Mora Solvez’s great show “Farming”. In her video-works humans imitate animals, so in some odd way her work is… Read More

We searched our current database of 750 speeches for great FIRST OF MAY speeches. We found treasures covering the whole spectrum: from Olaf Palme (“Therefore I am a Social Democrat”), Auvi Suvinen (Anarchist Vappu Speech) all the way to Spede Pasanen. This fine selection and other great speeches could be heard at Secret Sauciety, our… Read More

Report about our trip to Gothenburg 16.8.-22.8.2021 Speech Karaoke Action Group (SKAG) participated in the Sparkplug festival organised by Status Queer, a local LGBTQAI+ organisation in Gothenburg. During the festival, SKAG organised a Speech Karaoke workshop and an event. Four members of SKAG Jenna Jauhiainen, Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen, Velda Parkkinen and Julius Valve.  We arrived in… Read More

After a long time of very limited Speech Karaoke activities we are excited to be on the road again. Our small crew – Jenna, Velda, Julius and Oliver – will attend the Sparkplug festival that takes place at Galleri Box in Gothenborg. It is an event organized by a new initiative called statusqueer. More updates… Read More