DBTL FESTIVAL IN ENGLISH
Down by the Laituri festival (DBTL) is a traditional festival that is celebrated once a year in Turku, Finland. In 2023, DBTL festivals will be celebrated from 27th to 29th of July in Tuomiokirkkotori and Brahenpuisto.
DBTL 2023 PERFORMERS
All the performers of DBTL 2023 will be published later.
CHURCH CONCERTS 2023
In addition to the regular festival days, three spectacular church concerts in Turku Cathedral will be available. Concerts are individual events and have separate entry tickets for sale. Festival area show and the church concert are not running at the same time.
The performers of church concerts 2023 will be published later.
Tickets to DBTL festival will go on sale later at Ticketmaster Suomi, www.ticketmaster.fi.
One of the best festival VIP’s in Finland, the legendary DBTL VIP, completes the stunning festival experience! Enjoy the high-quality Golden VIP menu designed by celebrity chef in a stylish setting while watching our nation’s top performers show on stage. During the breaks there is a special entertainment program in the VIP area. There are plenty of seating areas in the VIP area, as well as beverage outlets for use by VIP clients, toilets and a smoking area.
More VIP-information: vip (at) dbtl.fi
HOW TO ARRIVE?
DBTL festival is celebrated in the city centre of Turku, at Tuomiokirkkotori and Brahenpuisto. The entrance to the festival area is on the corner of Uudenmaankatu and Tuomikirkkosilta.
HOW TO ENTER?
Admission tickets (pre-purchased and purchased at the area ticket office) will be checked at the gate and replaced with a wristband. It is possible to leave the festival area during the day and come back to the area with the wristband.
Detailed information will be published later.
The age limit for the festival area is 18 years. Anyone under 18 years of age cannot enter the festival area even with the adult.
FOOD AND DRINKS
The festival area has diverse food outlets. Please remember to bring your ID with you to prove your age of 18. The importation of own alcoholic beverages is prohibited. We recommend paying with card purchases, but also have a cash with, as payment lines may be congested during the transaction.
There are plenty of law enforcement officers in the festival area. Always follow the instructions given by the law enforcement officers and contact them immediately in an emergency. There is also a first aid center in the area.
One sealed bottle (up to 1.5 liters) or empty may be brought into the festival area.
Prohibited items include: weapons, alcoholic beverages, narcotics, explosives, flares, firearms, dangerous items, multi-purpose tools, laser pointers, light sticks, aerosols (eg hairspray), umbrellas and chairs / seats.
It is prohibited to import a SLR into the area without the permission of the organizers. Photographing for personal use is allowed, but be sure to respect the privacy of other festival goers.
Smoking is prohibited on the stage during concerts. There are designated smoking points in the event area.
There is a cloakroom in the festival area.
VIDEOGRAPHER AND PHOTOGRAPHER
There is a videographer and photographer moving around the area who are shooting footage for DBTL marketing.
LOST AND FOUND
After the festival, lost and found items will be handled by Suomen Löytötavarapalvelu, Shopping Center Länsi1, Viilarinkatu 5, 20320 Turku, tel. 0600 03391, www.loytotavara.net. The office is open on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm.
There are several hotels in Turku, a short walk to DBTL festival.
Accreditation is intended for media representatives arriving to work at DBTL festival. Submitting your application for accreditation does not guarantee a positive decision or free access to the festivals. The application for accreditation is personal and the media representatives who submitted the application will be contacted personally before the event begins.
Media accreditation will open in the summer.
VIP-sales (Group purchases, beverage package orders, VIP service inquiries)
vip (at) dbtl.fi
VIP sales accept bookings from more than 20 people. For groups of less than 20 people VIP tickets are sold by Ticketmaster.
Ticketmaster (Ticket inquiries)
tel. 0600 10 800 (1,98€/min+pvm)
DBTL Facebook / Messenger (Other inquiries)
DBTL Instagram / Direct (Other inquiries)
MAP OF DBTL FESTIVAL AREA
Click on the map to enlarge it.
A map of the DBTL 2023 festival area will be published later.
Entry to the DBTL festival Area is via a single entry area. There are signage in the area for changing tickets to wristbands before entering the festival area.
The festival area is mainly cobblestone and park-like. The base of the VIP tent is flat and raised from the ground.