christmas

December 16, 2015
There’s Still Time for Four Christmas Concerts (At Least)! premium
December is already on its second half, but for many of us there hasn’t been a possibility to slow down for a true Christmas spirit. As the elves from a well-known Finnish Christmas sing: Hurry up, hurry up! Four Christmas concerts and/or singing events are collected in this post, especially suited for those who like their Christmas […]
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Off the beaten track – Christmas magic in Vuosaari premium
I’ve lost my heart in Eastern Helsinki. Just 20 minutes metro ride from the city centre you have it all: sea and sandy beaches, forest and beautiful landscapes, all the services one can need, hotel and five-star camping site. Vuosaari people want to share their secrets with fellow citizens and visitors alike and have started a […]
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November 10, 2015
On a Journey with Santa Claus premium
I have a million butterflies in my stomach as I watch the acrobat getting ready to jump. She’s going to fall, that I’m sure. But no, she lands to the arms of her assistants lightly and casually like she was born to do that. Dance Theatre Hurjaruuth’s Winter Circus traditionally opens the Christmas season in […]
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December 15, 2014
The Best of Helsinki Christmas Markets premium
Get into the mood of Finnish Christmas by visiting the many Christmas markets and events Helsinki has to offer. While strolling around and enjoying the atmosphere you can find unique gifts for your special ones. Pick your favourite; Christmas shopping has never been more fun! Helsinki Christmas Market, Senate Square The traditional Helsinki Christmas Market is a ”must-see”. […]
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December 15, 2014
The Christmas Street Shines to the Darkness premium
Senate Square and the whole district was crowded, when the Christmas Street was opened and The Christmas lights of Aleksanterinkatu switched on on 23rd of November. This was the 66th time, when the event was organized, so tradition has a long history. The opening ceremony included for example music performances and a prayer for The […]
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December 12, 2014
32 season greetings from Helsinki 1/3 premium
I took a stroll through my favorite Helsinki shops and found a bunch of lovely, low-cost give-aways for the dearest and nearest –  and even those furthest away, if you are planning to spend your holidays far away from the arctic Finland. Find more reason to the season with these hand-picked, gorgeous Helsinki souvenirs and […]
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November 2, 2013
Impuls Christmas Shop pops up in Punavuori! premium
The holiday season is fast approaching and with it the first holiday displays of the season are already appearing on store front windows. While we’re still waiting for the first snowflakes to fall in Southern Finland and finally brighten up the landscape, the thought of a cheerful holiday season full of light ahead is somehow a […]
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December 21, 2011
Have yourself a merry little Christmas in Helsinkian restaurants! premium
                                        If you find yourself in the home country of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve but still some 815 kilometers south of the actual Santa Claus’ village, you might want to spend the Eve in one […]
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October 12, 2010
Narinkkatori Square will be transformed into Christmas World premium
Narinkkatori Square will be transformed into Christmas World from 11-21 December. Visitors will get to meet Santa Claus, ride on the carousel, admire the nativity scene and enjoy Christmas music. As well as shopping for Christmas presents, visitors can also write poetry, create handicrafts and decorate gingerbread cookies.
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