LIFE

Visit Porvoo

Visit Porvoo

Founded nearly 800 years ago, Porvoo is the second oldest city in Finland and evidence of its long history can still be seen and felt as you walk its charming streets. For centuries, the city has served as both a home and a source of inspiration for many Finnish...
Give a hoot! Don’t pollute!

Give a hoot! Don’t pollute!

Helsinki Public Works Department will be gathering information on the amount of plastic garbage at the seashores which is a huge problem at the moment. The department also plans to send cleaning patrols along the shores. You can help by informing the department about...
City services in the summer

City services in the summer

Public transport will operate according to summer schedules, libraries will have reduced opening hours and some of the health centres will be closed in the middle of summer. However, there will be plenty of events throughout the season.   Public transport Public...

CULTURE

Helsinki Design Week September 1-11

Helsinki Design Week September 1-11

Helsinki Design Week is the biggest design event in the Nordic countries taking place on September  2016.                                                                                                                                                           Helsinki...
Alice Neel Exhibit at Anteneum now through October 2nd

Alice Neel Exhibit at Anteneum now through October 2nd

  Alice Neel (1900–1984) was one of the most important American painters of the 20th century. Her psychologically charged portraits tell intimate and unconventional stories, as much about people living on the margins of society and in subcultures as about the New...
What to do in Helsinki in summer

What to do in Helsinki in summer

Parks as urban oases Green Hearts, Park Walks in Helsinki invite residents and others keen on parks to discover the magnificent and versatile parks of the city with the help of planned walking routes. Highlights of summer events Summer in Helsinki begins on Helsinki...

CONCERTS

The Local Band August 17 at Nosturi

The Local Band August 17 at Nosturi

The Local Band is a Finnish supergroup featuring  Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Jussi69 (THE 69 EYES), Olli Herman (RECKLESS LOVE) and Archie Cruz (SANTA CRUZ). The Local Band performs epic covers of your favorite hits from decades past. To get your tickets,...
The Flow Festival August 12-14 at Suvilahti

The Flow Festival August 12-14 at Suvilahti

The Flow Festival is an annual music and urban culture event that attracts thousands to Suvilahti in August to listen to the most interesting performers from Finland and abroad. The programme includes contemporary music from indie rock to jazz and world music to the...
CLUTCH  August 10 at The Circus

CLUTCH August 10 at The Circus

Clutch is an American rock band from Frederick, Maryland, originating in Germantown, Maryland. They met while in high school in Germantown and consider themselves a Frederick-based band where rehearse for every album or tour. The band formed in 1991. Since its...