LIFE

Developing app for city info

Developing app for city info

A smartphone app is currently under development by the City of Helsinki for information on city services ranging from information on roadworks, to important events, to available doctor’s appointments. The new Helsinki mobile app, developed by Joonas Pekkanen, is...
Rescue Day, animal adoption information and fund-raising event

Rescue Day, animal adoption information and fund-raising event

October 8 is a date to save for all animal lovers in Helsinki: An animal adoption information and fund-raising event is taking place in the old Suvilahti power plant from noon to six PM on Saturday, the 8th of October. The event is designed to familiarize all who are...
Spirit FM announces changes

Spirit FM announces changes

Spirit FM, Finland’s leading English language radio station, has appointed Craig Houston as Programme Director, effective of Monday, the 3rd of October. Craig takes over from Pete Cato, who has left the company. As well as taking over this role, Craig will continue to...

CULTURE

SPIRIT FM DOES NENÄPÄIVÄ

SPIRIT FM DOES NENÄPÄIVÄ

Spirit FM is delighted to once again be participating in Nenäpäivä, or Red Nose Day. In order to raise as much money for charity as possible, the station is once again rolling out its 12-hour On Air Marathon. After last year’s success, the on air team plan to make...
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...

CONCERTS

Halloween with The 69 Eyes, Oct,29 at Tavastia

Halloween with The 69 Eyes, Oct,29 at Tavastia

The 69 Eyes are a multi-platinum selling Finnish rock band. They are currently signed to EMI Finland. The band’s albums are now distributed worldwide. The End Records acts as the band’s official North American distributor, as Nuclear Blast Records provides...
Russian Circles & Helen Money from USA Oct. 28 at Tavastia

Russian Circles & Helen Money from USA Oct. 28 at Tavastia

Russian Circles is an American three-piece instrumental band from Chicago. Their name is taken from a drill exercise used in ice hockey. Formed in late 2004 by guitarist Mike Sullivan and bassist Colin DeKuiper (both formerly of instrumental band Dakota/Dakota), they...
Twenty-One Pilots – Oct.25 at Ice Hall

Twenty-One Pilots – Oct.25 at Ice Hall

Twenty-One Pilots is an American musical duo from Columbus Ohio who will be performing in Helsinki in late October. The band was formed in 2009 by Tyler Joseph along with former members Nick Thomas and Chris Salih, who eventually left in 2011. Currently consists of...