LIFE

Helsinki-kanava to webcast videos by residents

Helsinki-kanava to webcast videos by residents

Helsinki residents are invited to share self-made videos on atmospheres in city districts to be webcast on Helsinki-kanava, the City of Helsinki website dedicated to video content. Videos can be submitted to Helsinki-kanava at oma.helsinkikanava.fi. The videos should...
City Board approves Crown Bridges

City Board approves Crown Bridges

The Helsinki City Board has approved the project plan for Kruunusillat – Crown Bridges – and the plan proceeds to the City Council, which will vote on it on 31 August. The project plan comprises the construction of a tram connection between the Helsinki city centre...
Learn Finnish this autumn!

Learn Finnish this autumn!

The Finnishcourses.fi service contains plenty of courses at various levels and of various lengths in the area of Helsinki. You can find courses offered by several training providers via the service and browse the information in Finnish, English or Russian. You can...

CULTURE

Helsinki’s autumn season enriched by many magnificent exhibitions

Helsinki’s autumn season enriched by many magnificent exhibitions

The autumn season on Helsinki’s exhibition scene is busy. The season was launched by Didrichsen Art Museum, which exhibits paintings and sculptures by Lionel Smit, an internationally renowned South African artist. Taidehalli, Kunsthalle Helsinki, presents dancing...
Visit City Hall for culture and information about Helsinki

Visit City Hall for culture and information about Helsinki

The lower lobby of Helsinki City Hall is a meeting place for citizens and tourists alike. The lobby is open to everyone. Advice is available in several languages on the City of Helsinki, its services and matters related to immigration, as well as on life in Finland...
Helsinki Festival brings boundary-breaking art and surprises

Helsinki Festival brings boundary-breaking art and surprises

From 19 August to 4 September 2016, the Helsinki Festival will once again provide a broad spectrum of international top names, rising talents, multi-artistic works, atmospheric evenings in the Huvila Festival Tent and unexpected events throughout the city. The...

CONCERTS

Mokoma – Sept.24 at Tavastia

Mokoma – Sept.24 at Tavastia

Mokoma is a Finnish thrash metal band formed in Lappeenranta in 1996. Their music also has grindcore and death metal influences with traditional Finnish melancholy. Mokoma started out as a creation of Marko Annala, who is the band’s lead singer, and has been the...
Wovenhand – Sept.29 at Tavastia

Wovenhand – Sept.29 at Tavastia

Wovenhand (also spelled as Woven Hand) is an alternative country band from Denver, Colorado led by former 16 Horsepower lead singer David Eugene Edwards. Woven Hand’s music combines elements of neofolk, alternative country, post-rock, punk, industrial music,...
Don Johnson Big Band – Sept.30 at Pressa

Don Johnson Big Band – Sept.30 at Pressa

Don Johnson Big Band is an alternative hip hop group from Helsinki, Finland. Their music blends influences from a variety of genres such as electronic music, funk, rock and jazz. The name “Don Johnson Big Band” comes from the actor Don Johnson in the...