At the traditional Finnish restaurant Savotta Finnish design can be discovered in the restaurant’s milieu, food and table settings. The interior decoration and dishes have been inspired by Finnish forests and lakes, with a dash of Finnish “sisu” (in English: perseverance) and logging traditions that take you back in time to the logging camps of [...]
A by passer cannot miss the new design treasure on Annankatu street! The tall window awakens one’s interest and the text “72% art, 28% coffee”, that embellishes the window, brings a smile upon one’s face. When one dares to walk in, it’s like stepping into spring – the homelike gallery is full of playful pastel [...]
Located on the crossroads of Mikonkatu and Vilhonkatu the Plaza hotel will get a new heart of its own, when HUB, a combination of a lobby café, bar and lounge opens.
Combine a day cruise to medieval Tallinn with your visit to Helsinki. Fast speed Shuttles Tallink Superstar and Star offer a fantastic possibility to visit the historic Hanseatic city of Tallinn. You can choose the length of your stay from the multiple timetables – ships operate between Helsinki and Tallinn up to six times a day all year round!
Since the beginning of this year, one of Helsinki’s longest streets, Mannerheimintie has been graced by a colorful and fresh café in the middle of the city’s busiest area. Helsingin Kahvipaahtimo is a young but experienced artisan coffee roasting factory which espresso bar Skanno Café operates inside the interior design store Skanno. Thanks to their [...]
The long-awaited World Design Capital Pavilion was opened on May 12th, inviting now all those who love design, architecture and urban culture to participate in its diverse programme! The Pavilion is an open-to-all space between the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Design Museum where you can experience the WDC year. Be part of the World [...]
Hockey fans on the move Easiest way to get to the Hartwall Arena from the city center is by train. All the regional trains stop at Pasila. You will find your way to the Hartwall Arena by assistance of the official championship guides from all the platforms. During the five-minute walk to the Arena [...]
The world’s largest gymnastics event, Gymnaestrada, will come to Helsinki in July 2015.
The Masters of Aalto Year Show presents the future through the eyes of the newly graduates as well as research and study projects from Aalto University. The exhibition started at the School of Art and Design as Masters of Arts, and now it has become Masters of Aalto, open for all Masters of Arts, Engineers and [...]
In late summer, Finland’s largest arts festival the Helsinki 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.