Finnish fashion designers and professionals from various fields of fashion have launched a brand new fashion event Pre Helsinki this spring! Pre Helsinki is about discussing, exploring and discovering the new possibilities and boundaries of fashion. The event will be organized May 22nd–25th 2013 for the first time and the programme consists of fashion shows and presentations, seminars and talks, [...]
The largest arts festival in Finland and all of the Nordic countries, the Helsinki Festival brings big international names from all fields of art to Helsinki in August and September. This year’s programme includes concerts by i.a. world-renowned Japanese-American conductor Kent Nagano, one of the world’s most brilliant virtuosos Viktoria Mullova and the Venezuelan dynamo Gustavo Dudamel.
Dreams and visions become reality as the newly graduates from Aalto University present their thesis projects at the Masters of Aalto 2013 year show. The exhibition is held in Sörnäinen, Helsinki May 8th-26th. Masters of Aalto offers the visitor a lively presentation of studies at Aalto University and introduces the societal role the university has. [...]
Where’s your favorite spot in Helsinki? Want to share your best shots with others? Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau has launched the Helsinki Photo Competition for the second time at Flickr.com. Helsinki is unique among Northern European cities. Helsinki’s identity has been formed by cultural influences from both the East and West. We are [...]
In late summer, Finland’s largest arts festival will be treating audiences to an exciting line up of world premiers and mega productions as well as the chance to see a number of artists on their debut visit to Finland. This year’s programme includes i.a. a unique art-rock experience by Yoko Ono and Thurston Moore, an intimate piano evening with the most prominent figure of minimalism Philip Glass and a surrealistic performance by the contemporary circus star James Thiérrée.
The Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre is full of life and action on the last weekend of April with six different events spreading across the exhibition halls. Together the Child Fair, PetExpo, OutletExpo, Arts & Crafts Fair, ModelExpo, and the new Local & Organic Food Fair make a perfect mix of fun and games, hobbies and activities, and delicious food.
Located in the hustle and bustle of the central pedestrian street Iso Roobertinkatu, there’s a small design shop run by eleven local, young designers who form Ovvn Independent Design Collective. The shop first started out years ago as Hundpark located a few blocks from its current location near a popular dog park (in Swedish hundpark). [...]
A healthy dose of ideas, instructions and tips is once again on offer for anyone thinking about fixing up their home, summer cottage or garden. In addition to an abundant selection of products, the price of admission to the Spring Fair offers access to a host of open seminars and training events at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre on 11–14 April.
What would make you happy in a restaurant? What kind of experiences are you looking for right now? Answer three short questions and find your favorite place in Helsinki this spring. Follow our tips and you can eat out in restaurants you have never heard of. Helsinki offers a lot during spring! Take a test [...]
ART DECO and the Arts – France-Finlande 1905-1935 exhibition at the Amos Anderson Art Museum uncovers influences of the style in Finland
An exhibition showcasing a unique selection of masterpieces of French and Finnish art and design opened at the Amos Anderson Art Museum in the beginning of March. Occupying four floors of the museum, the exhibition presents the less known side of the cultural heritage of Finnish visual arts by placing the Finnish works next to their French paragon. Exhibition [...]