LIFE

Helsinki Winter Garden is all about Christmas

Helsinki Winter Garden is all about Christmas

The Winter Garden is ready for Christmas. This Helsinki attraction provides warmth and splendor for people from near and afar. Santa’s Little Helpers at the garden have prepared a Christmas oasis that is sure to delight families and people of all ages. Christmas...
City of Helsinki website best among Europe’s big cities

City of Helsinki website best among Europe’s big cities

An international survey of city websites has identified Helsinki as the second best city in the world and best in Europe in performance of municipal e-governance for the years 2015–2016. Seoul was the top-ranked city in the world. The survey was conducted by the...
Robots support learning

Robots support learning

Close to 60 Helsinki comprehensive schools have assembled and coded Lego robots over the past two years. The robots have helped students to learn programming. The programming training is part of an educational equality project financed by the Ministry of Education and...

CULTURE

Spirit FM to broadcast live at Matkamessut 2017

Spirit FM to broadcast live at Matkamessut 2017

Spirit FM is delighted to announce that we will be broadcasting live from Matkamessut 2017, between 11.00 and 18.00 on Thursday, January 19th until Sunday, January 22nd. Both our Midday Run and Happy Hour Shows will conduct their entire shows on location at the...
Lux Helsinki presents an attractive side programme

Lux Helsinki presents an attractive side programme

The official programme for the 9th annual Lux Helsinki light festival features a major exhibition of light art and numerous other related events. These include screenings of experimental short films by Eino Ruutsalo, a kinetic light installation, and fun for families...
Finnish Christmas: Good, bad and ugly

Finnish Christmas: Good, bad and ugly

Like many good things, Christmas in Finland is not without its foibles and nuisances. Here’s a light-hearted list. Christmas signifies the most important holiday of the year for the Finns. However, like many good things, this holiday is not without its foibles and...

CONCERTS

ROCK OF AGES in Turku 13.1.2017

ROCK OF AGES in Turku 13.1.2017

Vuosituhannen parhaat kasaribileet Domino-teatterissa! Rock of Ages musical is a story of two young people with big dreams. An aspiring rocker, Drew and Sherrie, who is looking for an acting breakthrough, meet on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. The globally...
New Year’s Eve in Turku for kids and families

New Year’s Eve in Turku for kids and families

Join us in welcoming the New Year 31.12.2016 15.00–18.15 at 15 – 17.45 Children’s wonderland at Kupittaa Sports Hall The Wonderland Café will be open (cash only) Snow sculpting in front of the Sports Hall entrance at 18 Fireworks Fireworks will be shot...
Shiraz Lane On the Rocks, Dec.27, 2016

Shiraz Lane On the Rocks, Dec.27, 2016

Formed in 2011, Shiraz Lane is a young, energetic, ambitious, authentic hard rock group from Vantaa, Finland. Although wearing inspiration from big masters like Aerosmith, Skid Row and Guns N’ Roses on their sleeves, the band has a sound and style all their own....