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SEURASAARI MIDSUMMER 24.6.2011 - in Helsinki

SEURASAARI MIDSUMMER 24.6.2011 - in Helsinki | Finland | Scoop.it
Once summer comes, Seurasaari begins preparing for Midsummer, a major event in Finland. Ever since the Seurasaari Foundation was established in 1956 in support of the Open-Air Museum it has been arranging a traditional Finnish Midsummer festival for whole family at Seurasaari. Visitors are heartily welcome to join in this cavalcade of Finnish Midsummer customs, folk dancing, folk music and traditional crafts....
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Seurasaari Open-Air Museum | Museovirasto

Seurasaari Open-Air Museum | Museovirasto | Finland | Scoop.it
The Seurasaari Open Air Museum is open from 15 May until 15 September.

The open-air museum of Seurasaari is located on a beautiful green island just a few kilometres from the heart of Helsinki. The island is a tranquil oasis in the midst of the city and at the museum the traditional Finnish way of life is displayed in the cottages, farmsteads and manors of the past four centuries that have been relocated from all around Finland.
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Blog Archive » Spend a summer week getting to know Helsinki’s supply of estival restaurants and cafés!

Blog Archive » Spend a summer week getting to know Helsinki’s supply of estival restaurants and cafés! | Finland | Scoop.it
Since the city’s supply of great restaurants and cafés increase so tremendously during summer time, it’s a wonderful idea to every day try a new place! Trying out different alternatives is also a good way to find your very own favorite!

Start off the week in a natural surrounding with a rural sense to it. Restaurant Seurasaari offers besides its beautiful setting on the open air museum island an historical atmosphere. ..
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