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May 3, 2016
4 x free entrance to Helsinki museums 2/2 premium
Are you up to a generous portion of contemporary art? Tropical getaway? Casual encounter with a bunch of well-preserved dinosaurs? Then say hello to Friday – the most intense day in Helsinki museum life when all these things can happen free of charge. Wonder about the other days of the week? Check out my previous […]
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April 27, 2016
Gallen-Kallela Museum – Silence Meal premium
Gazes, toasts, smiles, body language that is – that’s the only common language during this dinner. I arrive in the candlelight to the misterious and handsome castle-like Gallen-Kallela Museum because I have been invited to participate in a performance. Silence Meal is artist Nina Backman’s performative dining experience. The performance experiments with a series of […]
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April 1, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Judith & Robert premium
From the beginning of 2016, the #HelsinkiSecret Residence serves as a base for international social media influencers reporting from the city center of Helsinki. The #HelsinkiSecret Residence is an initiative by Visit Helsinki and represents a globally unique form of city marketing utilizing social media. The residence comprises a studio apartment in the city center […]
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April 1, 2016
4 x free entrance to Helsinki museums 1/2 premium
Helsinki’s museums are charming and versatile, as the city itself. They can come in the shape of an imposing sea fortress or a graceful mansion. They can be open-air and overpopulated with fearless squirrels or hidden inside a century-old tram depot. They can be kids-friendly or… even more kids-friendly. I personally find the process of […]
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March 4, 2016
Festival of Political Photography premium
These pictures sure are political! This is the first thought in my mind when I enter the Festival of Political Photography at the Finnish Museum of Photography. The exhibition seems to be somewhere between art and journalism. On the first day of the exhibition there are still some flowers on the floor from the opening […]
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February 19, 2016
Helsinki museums: 3 shops & cafés not to miss premium
Yes, there are quite a few museums on a map of Helsinki. And, yes, each of them is worth a hasteless tour on Sunday afternoon. However, there are some proven ways to benefit from the museum visit without entering exhibition space. Think of shopping and a hearty lunch.   Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma – attention: […]
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February 19, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Alexey & Mariia premium
From the beginning of 2016, the #HelsinkiSecret Residence serves as a base for international social media influencers reporting from the city center of Helsinki. The #HelsinkiSecret Residence is an initiative by Visit Helsinki and represents a globally unique form of city marketing utilizing social media. The residence comprises a studio apartment in the city center […]
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December 7, 2015
New Helsinki City Museum will be opened in 2016 premium
At the Senate Square there will be opened a brand new Helsinki City Museum  telling about Helsinki history in a totally brand new way. The museum will be a meeting place that has been planned together with Helsinki citizens meant for both locals and visitors. It’s focusing on the normal daily life and personal experiences […]
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August 28, 2015
3 x family summer museum in Helsinki premium
Hakasalmi Villa The Music! Echoes from the past of a city exhibition in Hakasalmi Villa is one of the most interesting places to visit with kids. The exhibition is interactive and suitable for all ages interested in the history of music. You can sing along oldies with the whole family. It´s up to you, who […]
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2 000 reasons to visit the Didrichsen Art Museum this summer premium
On Helsinki Day, June 12, I had the unique opportunity to step on board a boat at Market Square and travel to Kuusisaari Island for the first time by sea. The journey of about 45 minutes went by quickly as it offered a never-seen-before view of my beloved Helsinki. Since the boat tour that took […]
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April 15, 2015
Sweet Musical Memories in Helsinki City Museum premium
Music plays a very important role in people’s life all over the world. Everybody has some kind of a relationship to it – it makes you angry, sad, moody, happy, gay. ..  whatever! Also it associates important feelings to different happenings, like what kind of music you were listening with your friends when you were young […]
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February 4, 2015
Back to the childhood in Natural History Museum premium
When I was a child, the Natural History Museum of Helsinki, LUOMUS, was absolutely my favorite museum. Not because of all the scientific information that is available there, but because of all the real-looking stuffed animals and the beautiful visualization of their living environment. I can still today remember what an impression the arctic fox […]
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January 27, 2015
Top 5 Art Hints by Visit Helsinki premium
  Sculptures at Kamppi Metro Station Do you miss the sculpture Bad Bad Boy that was staying at the Market Square looking quite embarrassed while he was pissing in the water? The  8-metre-high statue was there  last summer during the Helsinki Festival and it was made by Finnish sculptor Tommi Toija. He had also an […]
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November 18, 2014
Sibelius and the World of Art in Ateneum Art Museum 17.10.2014-22.3.2015 premium
Jean Sibelius is probably the most well-known Finnish composer and next year there will be celebrated 150th anniversary of his birth in Finland. I visited Ateneum Art Museum, in which there has been opened the jubileum exhibition of the art of his era in October. The exhibition is worth to visit, it offers a versatile […]
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