May 16, 2016
Top 5 Tips, Helsinki Festival 2016 premium
Helsinki Festival comes to town again in August-September. The new programme was published in April, of which I gathered some oF the most interesting hints. The choice wasn’t easy to make, because loads of fascinating music, theatre and dance programme as well as partner festivals, such as Art goes Kapakka, Korjaamo Theatre’s Stage Festival and […]
March 10, 2016
Spring 2016 Top 5 Exhibitions premium
Spring is coming to town bringing along many interesting exhibitions to museums and galleries. I’ve gathered a list of my favourites, which includes something new and old, paintings, sculptures and also Finnish design. More information about events and exhibitions will be available at our webbsite www.visithelsinki.fi/en.     Helsinki Noir, Amos Anderson Art Museum, open […]
November 10, 2015
The Sibelius 150th Anniversary Ends to the National Museum Exhibition premium
The Sibelius 150th anniversary is about to end and the last exhibition will be held in the Finnish National Museum. Jean Sibelius (1965-1957) is the Finnish national composer and this year it has been his 150th anniversary celebrations all over Finland. The year started by the exhibition “Sibelius and the World of Art” at the […]
August 11, 2015
Top 5 Hints for the Night of the Arts Aug. 20, 2015 premium
The Night of the Arts is one of the major happenings in August in Helsinki. This year, in the programme there has been announced about 200 different events including music, theatre, dance, exhibitions, just name it! All the major museums, theatres, cultural centres and galleries have a special programme during the night. The main area […]
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 […]
May 29, 2015
Hurry up! Last weekend of Art Menu: Ateneum + Salve premium
Photographer Ismo Hölttö’s (born 1940) exhibition at Finnish National Gallery Ateneum showcases locals of Helsinki in their own living environments in the 60s. As a goldsmith, Hölttö photographed his home town Helsinki whenever he could: buildings, courtyards and street views. At the same time, you can enjoy the Ismo Hölttö themed Art Menu at legendary restaurant […]
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 […]
January 30, 2014
Welcome to the world of Octopus! premium
The new theme exhibition at Helsinki Sea Life shows the world of the octopus. The octopus species in the exhibition are Giant Pacific Octopus, Common Octopus, Atlantic Longarm Octopus, Stumpy-spined Cuttlefish and also Chambered Nautilus. Octopuses are found in every ocean of the world at almost every depth. They are one of the oldest animal […]