This year, Gyostage will take place in Kuopio-Halli, adr. Opistotie 4, 70200 Kuopio. Is is the prime location for expos, sport events and concerts in Kuopio, and covers an area about the size of a football field. This means that Gyostage will be larger than ever with over 800 computer seats!
The venue is located between highway 5 and the centre of Kuopio.
There's a guide for arrival here.
There are showers available at the venue. If you want to excercise during the event, there's a field next to the venue, and a short walk away are the vast opportunities of the Puijo nature reserve and sports area. The gyms at Kuopio-Halli will not be in use during the event.
Sleeping at the event will take place in a reserved area within the venue. We recommend bringing your own mattress and sleeping gear, and possibly earplugs. Read more from our First time visitor guide.
The venue area includes dining opportunities at a small grill and two dining kiosks.
Gyostage upkeeps a small kiosk during the event which is open 24 hours a day. The kiosk also has a home appliance point where you can find a microwave oven etc., for warming your own food. A price list will be made available later.
The Kuopio-Hall Cafe serves home-style food every day from 11:00 to 19:00 on the third floor. Cafe is open from 08:00 to 24:00.
There will be food stalls available at the venue. About 400 m away there's a Hesburger, and more opportunities can be found in the city centre. The nearest store is about 800 meters away.
The map will be updated as the event date gets closer. Click for bigger image.