March 17, 2016
The most glorious venues of Helsinki premium
Helsinki is full of glamorous, impressive and distinctive venues. Some are well-known, but there are lots of gems that the public is not aware of. I want to give you a glance behind the curtains and take you to an exploration into the world of Helsinki’s event venues!   The Theatre Museum The Theatre Museum […]
March 6, 2016
Art experiences in Galleriakeskiviikko premium
If you want to take a look at the Helsinki art gallery scene at a glimpse, I recommend you to take part in ”Galleriakeskiviikko” (”Gallery Wednesday”), an event organized six times a year by Yhteismaa organisation which encourages you to experience art together with other people. It was the first time for me to attend Galleriakeskiviikko […]
September 17, 2015
Love & Anarchy: A Beginner’s Guide premium
September is an excellent time to devour movies in Helsinki. The National Audiovisual Institute’s (KAVI) autumn screenings are up and rolling, the Finnish Film Week (18.-24.9.) celebrates national cinema, and filling the theatres besides them is Finland’s biggest movie affair, Love & Anarchy (17.-27.9.). Love & Anarchy has screenings in more than 10 theatres, showtimes […]
June 8, 2015
World Gymnaestrada in Helsinki 12.-18.7.! premium
Visiting Helsinki in July? Then you won’t be able to miss the 21 000 gymnasts that will be seen all over the city wearing their matching track suits. Gymnasts from of all ages and from all over the world will gather in Helsinki to perform at the World Gymnaestrada. Helsinki will be filled with international atmosphere, […]
May 19, 2015
Top 5 Hints for Helsinki Festival 2015 premium
Helsinki Festival Aug. 14.-30, theme country China Helsinki Festival will be here again in August with its versatile programme. The focus is on China, that will bring colourful performers to town. In addition to the programme filled with music, dance, opera and circus there will be arranged a Kite Festival on Aug. 22nd in Kaivopuisto […]
July 22, 2014
Street Food Carnival – a new street food event every Wednesday on Kasarmitori! premium
Things are definately happening around food in Helsinki! The demand is huge because already the second repeatedly happening street food event pulled loads of people to the scene. ”People are interested in food!” This is how shortly the other father of Street Food Carnival, Richard McCormick, answered when asked why street food is so interesting […]
October 4, 2013
Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair – opening day programme on Sunday, 6 October 2013 premium
The Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair is held on 6–12 October in a maritime atmosphere. The fishers working on the Baltic Sea have once again brought the traditional salted herring to the Helsinki Market Square, as well as a delicious selection of herring marinades from rowan berries to red pepper. Of course, you can also find […]
August 16, 2013
Helsinki Night Market August 22 & 23, 2013 premium
The first ever Helsinki Night Market takes place in Teurastamo (Abattoir). There will be a huge number of art performances, live music and market atmosphere during two evenings. Yard will be filled with tents serving delicious food, arts & crafts and design. You might even pump into jugglers, fire artists and flower deelers under the […]
August 13, 2013
Tori Quarters Street Festival premium
Tori Quarters streets and the surrounding courtyards will be filled with festive atmosphere this saturday August 17, when the Tori Quarters Street Festival at Katariinankatu occupies the area with tasteful street food, interesting program and urban spirit. The afternoon program is organized to entertain the whole family. From noon until 5 pm there will be entertainment […]
October 5, 2012
The oldest traditional event in Helsinki since 1743 – Baltic Herring Fair premium
Fishermen from all along the south coast of Finland congregate at the Market Square to sell their best products, including a wide and exotic variety of marinated Baltic herring. Other popular items include dark bread from the archipelago and clothing knitted from sheep who graze on the islands. The tradition is alive: The Helsinki Baltic […]
August 19, 2012
A three-day-long local food event “Delicacies of Finland” invades the Railway Square next week! premium
A rural-like feel hits Helsinki when the local and organic food event “Delicacies of Finland” (Herkkujen Suomi) conquers the Railway Square in the end of August. The event that already last year became widely popular brings some 150 local and organic food producers from 18 different provinces to Helsinki on the 23rd of August -25th […]
August 8, 2012
Block party at the Torikortteli quarters premium
Helsinki has a beating heart! Torikorttelit (Tori Quarters) is the “new old town” which is located between the Senate Square and the Market Square. On Saturday August 18, at 3 pm – 9 pm there is a block party at the Katariinankatu street with jazzmusic, indiebands, wannabe-ballerinas and outdoor cinema. PROGRAMME 18.8. The opening of […]
March 8, 2012
Blues festival in Suomenlinna premium
Viapori Winter Blues started yesterday 7.3. and will continue until Sunday 11.3. This festival is a celebration of good music and great atmosphere! The intimate ambience and relaxed pace of this event can be experienced in wintry Suomenlinna. Performers include Dave Lindholm, Honey B & T-Bones feat.  M. A. Numminen and harmonica band Sväng. More […]
March 6, 2012
The Taste of Helsinki food event brings an outdoor food court to central Finlandia Park! premium
Next summer Helsinki gets its own outdoor food court! Taste of Helsinki will be a four-day-celebration of Finnish food and Helsinki’s restaurant culture. The event is called a taste adventure where visitors get to enjoy signature dishes from twelve of the city’s “nest restaurants, purchase top quality food from regional producers, sample some fantastic wine, […]