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The official tourism blog of the city of Helsinki » Blog Archive » The 2013 Helsinki Festival programme is now published

The official tourism blog of the city of Helsinki » Blog Archive » The 2013 Helsinki Festival programme is now published | Finland | Scoop.it

In late summer, Finland’s largest arts festival will be treating audiences to an exciting line up of world premiers and mega productions as well as the chance to see a number of artists on their debut visit to Finland.

 

The full programme is available at  www.helsinginjuhlaviikot.fi/en.

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1st Finland Food Festival held in Helsinki

1st Finland Food Festival held in Helsinki | Finland | Scoop.it

A chef toasts salmons at the first Finland Food Festival in Helsinki, Finland, on Aug. 26, 2011. Food merchants and chefs from all of the country gathered at a plaza near the Central Station in Helsinki to show various delicious foods at the first Finland Food Festival which was held from Aug. 26 to 27, attracting many visitors and customers. (Xinhua/Zhao Changchun)

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Flow gathers design and music enthusiasts | World Design Capital Helsinki 2012

Flow gathers design and music enthusiasts | World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 | Finland | Scoop.it
With the streets of Helsinki flowing with water, we welcome a weekend of design and music. Flow Festival Helsinki...
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stone cold metal: After a strange week in Helsinki.

stone cold metal: After a strange week in Helsinki. | Finland | Scoop.it
Well, I'm back in Oslo (...) - When I was sitting on the metro on my way to the Tuska Open Air festival in Suvilahti (Helsinki), I got a message from my mom: Bombing in Oslo. Only a couple of 100meters from where I work.
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Mobile Library Festival 2011 - Confedent

Mobile Library Festival 2011 - Confedent | Finland | Scoop.it
Still looking forward to the Int.Mobile Library Festival in Turku next week, now with the right hashtag: #mlf2011 http://t.co/uVcyrwD...
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Rock in a hard place at Pyhä Unplugged - thisisFINLAND: Life: Arts & entertainment

Rock in a hard place at Pyhä Unplugged - thisisFINLAND: Life: Arts & entertainment | Finland | Scoop.it
Top Finnish rock and pop artists play acoustic music in a outdoor festival...
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Helsinki Festival - 19th of August until 4th of September - Info Hostels

Helsinki Festival - 19th of August until 4th of September - Info Hostels | Finland | Scoop.it
Info and hostels about Helsinki. Backpackers and Helsinki hostels. (Helsinki Festival 19th of August until 4th of September http://t.co/Hjup0e6...)...
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Tuska Helsinki

Tuska Helsinki | Finland | Scoop.it
m/ Metal is not dead. Year after year, there more and new generations of fans of this classic rock style that started back in the 70's. The Tuska Open Air is a great opportunity to hear the best metal of our time.
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Hamina Bastioni Horse Festival 2011 - Holland and Sweden as favorites in Nations Cup

Hamina Bastioni Horse Festival 2011 - Holland and Sweden as favorites in Nations Cup | Finland | Scoop.it
Official Hamina Bastioni Horse Festival website.
The historical Hamina Bastioni Fortress hosts the 5th Hamina Bastioni Horse Festival with the Nations Cup of Finland. Six nations, Holland, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Norway and Finland, take part in the Nations Cup competition on Sunday. 01 - 03 / 7 / 2011
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Helsinki Comics Festival 2011 « The Comics Bureau

Helsinki Comics Festival 2011 « The Comics Bureau | Finland | Scoop.it
Helsinki Comics Festival 2011 « The Comics Bureau http://bit.ly/itih4T...

From www.sarjakuvafestivaalit.fi comes news of the Hel­sinki Com­ics Fest­ival 2011. This prom­ises to be a very excit­ing couple of days! Book your plane tick­ets now!

The 26th Hel­sinki Com­ics Fest­ival will take place on the 16th — 18th of Septem­ber 2011 at Lasip­al­atsi Square and nearby ven­ues in Cent­ral Hel­sinki. This year’s spe­cial themes are Brit­ish com­ics and 100 years of Finnish comics.
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Midsummer festivals compete for visitors

Midsummer festivals compete for visitors | Finland | Scoop.it
Various festivals attract a wide range of visitors over the holiday weekend. Traditionally the midsummer night is celebrated at festivals held in both town and countryside locations.
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International Children’s Film Festival Begins | 65 Degrees North

International Children’s Film Festival Begins | 65 Degrees North | Finland | Scoop.it
The 30th International Children’s and Youth Film Festival takes place in Oulu this week.
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How far can you haul your wife? Find out at the Finland Summer Festival - Ballard News Tribune

How far can you haul your wife? Find out at the Finland Summer Festival - Ballard News Tribune | Finland | Scoop.it

Ballard News Tribune: Food, music and games – including a cell-phone toss and a wife-carrying competition – highlight the Finland Summer Festival happening Saturday, Aug.

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Almodóvar's new release opens 24th Helsinki International Film Festival - Helsingin Sanomat

Almodóvar's new release opens 24th Helsinki International Film Festival - Helsingin Sanomat | Finland | Scoop.it

Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar's new horror thriller 'The Skin I Live In' has been booked as the opening flick of the 24th Helsinki International Film Festival...

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August nights fill with song, film and art

August nights fill with song, film and art | Finland | Scoop.it
As people head back from summer holidays, the focus of the festival season
shifts to the cities. Turku and Helsinki in particular pack an overflowing
helping of culture into the last weeks of summer.
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Ilosaari rock festival attracts a crowd of 21,000

Ilosaari rock festival attracts a crowd of 21,000 | Finland | Scoop.it
Over 20,000 rock fans gathered over the weekend for the Ilosaari Rock Festival to hear the first performance of legendary eighties Finnish Band Sielun Veljet since 1991. The annual Ilosaari Rock Festival was once again sold out.
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In English « Tammerfest 2011

In English « Tammerfest 2011 | Finland | Scoop.it
Tammerfest 13.-16.07.2011
Tammerfest is an urban city festival located in Tampere. For 4 days and 4 nights in July Tammerfest spreads the message of summer, joy, music and festival atmosphere to the whole town. Everything happens in the heart of the city whether it’s in a park, a cruise, a club or on the street. Music flows out from every corner and there is always something going on somewhere.
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Pori Jazz 2011 Mobile Festival Guide

Pori Jazz 2011 Mobile Festival Guide | Finland | Scoop.it
The Pori Jazz 2011 Festival Guide provides navigation inside the festival area and up-to-date information about the programme to the visitor on the move.
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Pack Your Bags: Flow Festival hits Helsinki August 12-14

Pack Your Bags: Flow Festival hits Helsinki August 12-14 | Finland | Scoop.it
This August, Flow Festival will return to the historic Suvilahti power plant area in Helsinki, Finland, with a line-up that features a wide range of musical styles from both up-and-coming and established local and ...
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Savonlinna Opera Festival keeps up traditions

Savonlinna Opera Festival keeps up traditions | Finland | Scoop.it
The Savonlinna Opera Festival is continuing to hold to its traditional policy of offering audiences both wel-known classics and stagings of rare works.
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Savonlinna Opera Festival,Opera At It`s Best

Savonlinna Opera Festival,Opera At It`s Best | Finland | Scoop.it
The Savonlinna Opera Festival July 5-August 4 2011 Finland is home to some of the most breath taking scenery, warm and inviting culture, and also some of the best musical talent around the world.
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