Jumalauta Winterfärjan 2024

Silja Symphony, February 2nd - 4th, 2024

General info

Winterfärjan is coming again. This time we will again be sailing on Silja Symphony, which departs from Helsinki on Friday, February 2nd. On Saturday, we'll spend most of the day in Stockholm, and it's compo time once we get back for our return trip to Helsinki.


The party is sold out, but if you want to join us, just book a regular cruise through the Tallink Silja website for the same date.


2024-02-02 (Friday - times in Finnish time)

17:00 Departure from Helsinki/Olympiaterminaali.

Buffet opens right after departure for those who ordered it.

~21:00 Karaoke Compo at the ship's karaoke bar (exact time TBD).

2024-02-03 (Saturday - times in Swedish time)

10:00 Deadline for remote entries

10:00 Arrival at Stockholm/Värtan

10:00 - 16:45 Free time, spend it in Stockholm or aboard the ship

16:45 Departure from Stockholm/Värtan

17:00 Party place in the conference area opens

17:15 Deadline for compo entries

17:30 All compos, voting & prize giving directly after compos

Party area in the conference area closes right after prize giving

2024-02-04 (Sunday - times in Finnish time)

10:30 Arrival at Helsinki/Olympiaterminaali

See the event calendar on Tallink website for more info about other events on the färjan.


General Compo Rules

  • All compos allow multiple entries by the same people.
  • You can enter your entry in multiple compos as long as other rules apply.
  • The entry must be delivered in a ZIP archive, with filename artist - title.zip.
  • You can test your productions on the compo machine before the compo.
  • Party organizers have the right to publish the compo results, with your name/nick, and all the compo entries.
  • Disqualified entries and entries not shown in the compo will not be spread.
  • If your entry can not be run on Windows, please include a video capture. If you need assistance with a video capture the organizers can try to assist you, but please don't leave it at the last minute before deadline.
  • If your entry is for a fantasy console or some other runtime, make sure to provide an executable. We will probably not have a reliable internet connection, so if we can't show it with what's in the zip, we won't show it.
  • All entries will be released on scene.org after the party.
  • Send your remote entries to

Compo Machine

AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16 GB RAM, Windows 11

Demo Compo

The main demo competition. If you don't have a windows executable, please provide a video capture.

Wild Compo

Have a wild idea for an entry that doesn't fit in any other compo? This is the compo for it! Anything* goes, be it video, live performance, or whatever you can imagine.

*) Finnish laws may apply

Music Compo

Allowed Formats are MP3, FLAC, AAC, MOD, S3M, IT & XM. Maximum length is 4 minutes

Photo / Graphics Compo

Anything that can be shown with the default Windows photo viewer.

Karaoke Compo

Karaoke at the ship's karaoke bar on Friday evening. Karaoke is open for all passengers on the ship and it will be very popular. Be there early to secure your spot. We'll let you know the exact time when the cruise programme is available.