LIFE

Open data pioneer Helsinki Region Infoshare turns 5

Open data pioneer Helsinki Region Infoshare turns 5

The open data service Helsinki Region Infoshare marks its fifth anniversary in May. The HRI service distributes municipal public data from the Helsinki Metropolitan Area cities for free use by anyone. Among the most downloaded open data so far have been Helsinki city...
Public transport summer timetables have been published

Public transport summer timetables have been published

Public transport services in the HSL area switch to summer timetables on 20 June. Printable timetables are available in PDF here. The new timetables will be available in the Journey Planner from 25 May. Use a search date after 20 June. HSL will not publish a summer...
Helsinki New showcases Finnish fashion

Helsinki New showcases Finnish fashion

The major Helsinki event presents Finnish fashion to professionals and the general public alike. The Helsinki fashion week 20–29 May, Helsinki New – Fashion Showcase, acquaints everybody with the latest trends in materials, styles and Finnish fashion design. This...

CULTURE

Make your plan for Helsinki Day

Make your plan for Helsinki Day

Helsinki’s official birthday is 12 June. The city commemorates the day with the annual Helsinki Day celebration, which features a long list of free events throughout the city and its districts. The versatile Helsinki Day programme includes something for everybody....
City Museum opened its newest museum

City Museum opened its newest museum

The Helsinki City Museum has been open its newest museum in the market blocks. Entry to the new Helsinki City Museum located in the corner of Aleksanterinkatu and Katariinankatu is always free. The first exhibitions of the museum cover broken hearts and your own...
HAM is collecting sculpture memories

HAM is collecting sculpture memories

Public sculptures are centrally located in the various districts of the city, in places where people live their daily lives and celebrate special occasions. HAM is now collecting and archiving urban history through various events and online. Around 250 of the...

CONCERTS

Red Hot Chili Peppers at Hartwall 13.9.16

Red Hot Chili Peppers at Hartwall 13.9.16

One of the most popular bands in rockhistory, Red Hot Chili Peppers, returns to Finland after a four year break. Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the best selling bands of all time with over 80 million records sold worldwide, have been nominated for sixteen Grammy...
Simple Plan (CAN) at The Circus 28.05.2016

Simple Plan (CAN) at The Circus 28.05.2016

Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums: No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls (2002), Still Not Getting Any… (2004), Simple Plan (2008), Get Your Heart On! (2011), and Taking One for the Team...
Barbe-Q-Barbies at Virgin Oil Co 27.5.16

Barbe-Q-Barbies at Virgin Oil Co 27.5.16

“Probably the best all-girl rock band ever!” – BAM MARGERA. Pure rock and roll from Finland’s best all girl group!  The BARBE-Q-BARBIES are exactly what the world needs right now. In a sea of auto-tuned hard rock clones and sunset strip wannabes this...