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‘Valo’ means ‘light’ in Finnish


Director Juha Vanhakartano has had an international career as a director, choreographer and performer in Europe and Australia.

He has worked across various professional disciplines with companies including the award winning film company KOJO productions, ABC TV, Adelaide Festival of Arts, State Opera of South Australia, OzAsia Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival and Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Gymnastic Australia, Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia and various independent artists and organisations.

His work includes filming, editing and photographing theatre, dance, opera, documentaries, music clips, show-reels, events and short films.