The Jungle drum beats
We in ZOO highly recommend you to join THE MASTERS OF PIXEL ART exhibition in The Finnish Museum of Games in Tampere.
The show will open 22nd of August (17–19) with Curator Klas (Prowler) present, giving a lecture as well.
The exhibition consists of images made for C-64 and Amiga and it will still be on during Zooparty early October.
Thou shall not miss this!
C64 copyparties since 1997
The Number One C-64 party in Finland is back again!
ZOO'17 will be held at 6th - 8th of October 2017 at Viialan Seurahuone, Akaa, Finland.
The following compos will be held: Music, Graphics, Disk Cover, PETSCII, Basic Programme, Party Feature, Wild Demo and C64 Demo. Wild entries may be either for C64 or any other 70s-80s 8-bit platform.
Entry ticket price is 40 EUR.
Tickets are sold for the full weekend only.
We offer limited capacity hotel accomodation and a quiet oldskool sleeping area.
Visit us! It's easy
The party place is an old society club at the centre of Viiala in the city of Akaa.
Street address: Viialan Seurahuone, Keskuskatu 44, Akaa, Finland.
Visit Tampere has a good up-to-date guide on how to get to the region.
Fly to Helsinki-Vantaa airport. There are zillions of connections.
If your flight destination is Pirkkala airport, contact the organizers early enough. We'll work out a shuttle for you!
Have a road-trip in a group with your car! From Stockholm, it's fun to take a Viking or Tallink Silja loveboat to Turku. Tune in to the zoological mode with the merry seniors and 'travel-value' refreshments.
You can also take a fast ferry from Umeå to Vaasa, from where it's just 3 hours driving to Viiala.
Our exclusive PARTYBUS will take you from Helsinki (Kiasma) to Viiala and back. Jolly mood guaranteed.
'R' train (Helsinki-Tampere) stops at Viiala. The train stop is very near. Tampere and Toijala are the closest junctions and connections exist from all directions.
Shut up and take my money!
..to the Zoo and beyond!
Zooparty 2017 is organized by a non-profit organization Digital Art & Culture Association Zooparty ry.
The members of our crew are new media and art professionals who began creating on C-64 and other old platforms already during the '80s.
Zooparty 2017 -tapahtuman järjestää digitaalisen taiteen ja kulttuurin yhdistys Zooparty ry.
Yhdistys koostuu joukosta IT-alan ja kuvataiteen ammattilaisia, joista monille vanhat tietokonealustat ovat olleet osa luovaa toimintaa 80-luvulta lähtien.
We come from Artline Designs, Byterapers Inc., Damage, Extend, Topaz Beerline and TRIAD.