Preliminary 2022 programme.

Hamina Tattoo culminates with the colourful March Shows in the historic Hamina Bastion event arena. In the March Show, you can enjoy the impressive figure march performances and skilful music of Finnish and visiting military bands, not forgetting the splendour of the fabulous uniforms.

Before the March Show, you can see what the Tattoo Street has to offer, visit the old gardens within the fortress area, and watch the prelude parade from the Market Place to the Tattoo Street one hour before the start of each March Show.

Best bands from around the world!

March Shows 2022

Wednesday 13th of July at 19.00, VIP Show
Thursday 14th of July at 14.00 and 19.00
Friday 15th July at 14.00 and 19.00
Saturday 16th of July at 14.00 and 21.00

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Best Bands from around The World

1.  2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland Pipes, Drums & Bugles Platoon – Great Britain

The Highlands bagpipes symbolising the military might of the Royal Regiments of Scotland will now arrive to Hamina. We will see a legendary ensemble, which has been used for spreading Scottish bagpipe music throughout the world for centuries.

2.  Military Band Johan Willem Friso

The Royal Netherlands Army Band ´Johan Willem Friso (KMKJWF) is carrying on the traditions of the former Royal Military Band (1829) and the The Johan Willem Friso Band (1819). This professional concert band has as its main task the musical accompaniment of military and state ceremonies and official receptions held by His Majesty King Willem Alexander, heads of the state and ambassadors.

3. The Navy Band – Finland

The Finnish Navy Band was established in 1919. Each year, the world can see the band in the declaration of peace for Christmas in Turku, televised internationally.’

4. Das Gebirgsmusikkops der Bundeswehr – Germany

5. Dragoon Band – Finland

The military band of the Hamina region and of the entire South-Eastern Finland represents and cherishes the traditions of Finnish cavalry going back to the 17th century.

6. Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Steel Orchestra

The World´s only military band playing steel pans will bring an exotic Caribean atmosphere to Finland. The band performs in Hamina Tattoo for the second time.

7. The Conscript Band of The Finnish Defence Forces

The Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces, established in Hamina, with its rifle team represents the high level of expertise of the Finnish compulsory military service.



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