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Stuba Nikula

Stuba Nikula is a Managing Director of Kaapelitehdas. The building, which was once a real Helsinki Cable Factory, converted in 1991 into a fully independent cultural centre aimed at providing an area of artistic diversity with cross-cultural linkages. The Cable Factory offers five hectares of culture, permanent and short-term space for different fields and forms of art and education: events large and small, concerts, exhibitions, festivals and fairs. The facilities are rented out to around 250 artists, bands, schools, theatres, organizations, companies and are home to three museums, 13 galleries, dance theatres, sports clubs, art schools, ateliers, rehearsing studios, radio stations, a popular cafeteria and more. The Cable Factory is self-funded through rents, which mostly correspond to actual maintenance costs. In 1991 the building was transferred to the City of Helsinki, which then established the company Kiinteistö Oy Kaapelitalo to administer the property.