LIFE

Finnish gin wins award at IWSC

Finnish gin wins award at IWSC

The best gin and tonic in the world is made with Napue Gin, a product of the newly-founded Kyrö Distillery Company in Isokyrö, Finland, informs Helsinki Times. This is the conclusion reached by the 250 experts from all over the world who sit on the judging panel for...
Late Night Shopping

Late Night Shopping

Late Night Shopping event on 20 August organized by Design District Helsinki is an extended shopping hour evening within the Design District that is taking place six times per year. The event provides all design enthusiasts a wonderful opportunity to find great design...
Helsinki’s population continued rapid growth

Helsinki’s population continued rapid growth

The population of Helsinki was 620,715 at the turn of the year 2015, up by 8,051 since a year before, which shows slower growth than in two previous years. The difference between births and deaths grew the population by 1,858, which is markedly higher than in recent...

CULTURE

A food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for a day

A food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for a day

Restaurant Day is a food carnival created by thousands of people organizing and visiting one-day restaurants worldwide. The idea of the day is to have fun, share new food experiences and enjoy our common living environments together. The event is facilitated by a team...
Helsinki Festival coming soon again!

Helsinki Festival coming soon again!

Helsinki Festival is the largest arts festival in Finland, organised annually in late summer. The festival’s aim is to make art accessible for all. In 2015, the Helsinki Festival is arranged from August 14-30. The Night of the Arts is arranged on 20 August 2015. – In...
Now trending globally: Finnish metal music

Now trending globally: Finnish metal music

Why are Finnish heavy metal bands so popular around the world? It originates in the music’s complexity and rich emotional content. If you cast your mind back to 2006, Finland’s first Eurovision success occurred when the monster-masked heavy metal five-piece Lordi took...

CONCERTS

An Evening With Machine Head 5.9.2015

An Evening With Machine Head 5.9.2015

Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California. Formed on October 12, 1991, the group was founded by vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce. The current lineup of the band comprises Flynn, drummer Dave McClain, guitarist Phil...
Linkin Park in Finland 31.8.2015

Linkin Park in Finland 31.8.2015

Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. Formed in 1996, the band rose to international fame with their debut album Hybrid Theory, which was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005 and multi-platinum in several other countries. In 2003, MTV2...
Avicii in Helsinki 8.8.2015

Avicii in Helsinki 8.8.2015

Avicii is the stage name of Tim Bergling (born 8 september 1989). He is a Swedish EDM DJ, remixer, and record producer. Cleverly using dance music blogs as the platform to launch his career, Tim Bergling, aka Avicii, has since become one of the most prominent...