Introducing Producer Vesa Ruotonen

Introducing producer and the host of Sibelius Finland Experience, Mr. Vesa Ruotonen.

Vera Ruotonen was born 1954 in a town called Jyväskylä located three hours north of Helsinki. Vesa is happily married to Leena Somerkoski and has two grandchildren. He is also the Owner of Management Arts & Events AS for Scandinavia, Baltic Countries and Russiavesku cv.jpg


Mr. Ruotonen has studied abroad in different cities in Finland and Germany acquiring three different degrees. 

MA of Arts Hochschule f. Musik Dresden, Germany

MA of Science University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Scientific doctor student Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany

He studied at these high schools and universities from 1973-1979. In 1980 he started his full time job as a producer.


Besides being our trusted producer and main host of Sibelius Finland Experience he has had significant roles in many different happenings and concerts around the world. 

Productions (collection):

- Sibelius Finland Experience

- International cruise ship cultural tours Helsinki & Tuusula

- World Ski Championships producer Lahti

- World Skills Competition producer Helsinki

- Volvo World Cup producer Helsinki

- International Finlandia Ski Marathon Event producer Lahti

- International cultural tour management in Europe, USA & Canada, Japan and China

- Sibelius Academy of Music producer Helsinki

- Congress and Concert Hall Mikaeli director, Finland

- Sibelius Finland Experience producer in the new Helsinki Music Centre and the Sibelius Hall Lahti

- Uusi Lahti the awarded newspaper columnist


 Prices & nominations:

- Kainuu Cross for excellent military service, Finland

- First Prize in German Language Competition Humboldt University Berlin (3 500 competitors)

- Finnish Tourist Board Grey Eminence

- Honorary Texas Ranger, State of Texas, USA. He is exceptionally proud of his Texas Ranger badge that he occasionally likes to show off with.

- 1st Prize at Scandinavia´s largest marketing communication competition (a joint installation with Ada Architects and Leevi Print)


During his free time he likes jogging. His best marathon time is 4 hours 8 minutes. His best half marathon time is 1 hour 27 minutes. When Vesa isn’t running marathons he likes to go to his summer cottage. While at his summer cottage he likes to go to the sauna, eat exquisite food and works on different sort of constructions around his summer cottage area.

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