LIFE

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...
In Helsinki Beach Summer everyone can be an event organiser

In Helsinki Beach Summer everyone can be an event organiser

The City of Helsinki encourages the organisation of events on its beaches. The Yhteismaa ry association, known for the Cleaning Day, Dinner under the Helsinki sky, the Nappi Naapuri service and many other projects that further communality and casual urban culture, is...
Crown Bridges project moves to City Board and Council

Crown Bridges project moves to City Board and Council

The Kruunusillat – Crown Bridges – project has passed the City of Helsinki committee procedure. The project will next move to the Helsinki City Board and City Council, which will discuss the project during the summer and autumn. The Crown Bridges project involves the...

CULTURE

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...
Helsinki Central Library Project on Course

Helsinki Central Library Project on Course

The construction of the Helsinki Central Library at the Töölö Bay is on schedule and on budget. The groundbreaking for the building takes place today. The construction of the house on the plot will start in November. The current geotechnical work and concrete works in...
Helsinki Day is celebrated again on 12 June

Helsinki Day is celebrated again on 12 June

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....

CONCERTS

Wolfmother at The Circus 2.9.16

Wolfmother at The Circus 2.9.16

Wolfmother are an Australian hard rock band from Sydney, New South Wales. Formed in 2000 by vocalist and guitarist Andrew Stockdale, bassist and keyboardist Chris Ross, and drummer Myles Heskett, the group currently includes Stockdale, bassist and keyboardist Ian...
Tuska Festival 1-3.7.16.

Tuska Festival 1-3.7.16.

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, commonly shortened to Tuska (Finnish: pain, agony), is a rock music festival in Helsinki, Finland, dedicated exclusively to heavy metal and related styles. The first Tuska took place in 1998 and the festival has since grown larger every...
Santa Cruz at Tavastia 30.6.16.

Santa Cruz at Tavastia 30.6.16.

The finnish hard-rock phenomenon Santa Cruz was formed in the year 2007, inspired by such greats as Skid Row and Guns ´n´ Roses. After a few line-up changes and two demos the boys Taz(20, drums), Archie(20, lead vocals & lead guitars), Middy(20, bass) and...