Helsinki Festivals

Photograph: Flow Festival

Festivals in Helsinki

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Art Goes Kapakka

Art Goes Kapakka

Part of the Helsinki Festival, Art Goes Kapakka takes performance art to the bars, restaurants and cafes of the capital. For ten days and nights ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Performing Arts Festivals Art Festivals August
Flow Festival

Flow Festival

For five days each and every August join the beautiful people at Helsinki's world-class, Flow Festival. Set at the site of a disused former power ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals Popular Music Festivals August
Helsinki Book Fair

Helsinki Book Fair

Lovers of literature rejoice. Each October as autumn descends on the Finnish capital, the country's premier literary event — the Helsinki Book Fair — opens ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Book Fairs October
Helsinki Christmas Markets

Helsinki Christmas Markets

By December, the north's dark canvas of winter has descended upon Helsinki. The distant sun pokes it head above the horizon at about 10am, hangs ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Christmas Markets Christmas December
Helsinki City Marathon

Helsinki City Marathon

Join the lycra-clad throng as they take to the roads of Helsinki for the annual Helsinki City Marathon. Almost half the course follows the city's ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Marathons, Triathlons and Fun Runs August
Helsinki Coffee Festival

Helsinki Coffee Festival

Master baristas and thousands of connoisseurs of the sacred bean head for Europe's capital of cool for three days each April, for the annual Helsinki ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Coffee Festivals April
Helsinki Design Week

Helsinki Design Week

Even prior to receiving its World Design Capital status in 2012, Helsinki has long enjoyed a reputation as an international centre for design. And for ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Design Festivals September
Helsinki Documentary Film Festival (DocPoint)

Helsinki Documentary Film Festival (DocPoint)

The Helsinki Documentary Film Festival — Docpoint to its friends — is one of the largest documentary film festivals in Scandinavia, offering both a national ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Documentary Film Festivals Film Festivals January
Helsinki International Film Festival

Helsinki International Film Festival

The aim of Finland's biggest film festival is to promote the artistry of filmmaking alongside inventive, controversial and visually stunning new films. The festival also ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Film Festivals Short Film Festivals September
Lux Helsinki

Lux Helsinki

It's all about the light. And if you've ever visited Helsinki in the midst of a northern winter, you'll understand. For five days come January ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Light Festivals Family Festivals January
Saint Lucia's Day

Saint Lucia's Day

Annually on the 13th December, residents of Helsinki rug up and and take to the streets around the capital's Senate Square for a procession that ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Religious Events Street Parades December
Vappu (Helsinki)

Vappu (Helsinki)

The end of April marks a very special time on the Finnish calendar; the beginning of Spring. Ask just about any Finn you care to ...
Europe Finland Helsinki National Festivals Street Parties May
World Village Festival

World Village Festival

Over a weekend each May the World Village Festival sets up camp in Helsinki's Kaisaniemi Park and Railway Square. There's a number of stages featuring ...
Europe Finland Helsinki World Music Festivals Multicultural Festivals African Music and Dance Festivals May

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