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The Moomin Café, Helsinki

The Moomin Café, Helsinki

In 1945 Finnish writer and artist Tove Jansson gave life to the Moomin family, Finland’s most beloved storybook characters. Their adventures in Moominvalley and beyond the Lonely Mountains have enriched people’s lives for generations.
Kalevala Day - A Celebration of Finnish Culture

Kalevala Day - A Celebration of Finnish Culture

Kalevala Day is full of magic and it is celebrated in Finland on the 28th of February. The Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, teaches ancient wisdom through the stories and spells of mythical heroes and heroines.
Carbage Run 2019 Winter Edition on the long road to Helsinki

Carbage Run 2019 Winter Edition on the long road to Helsinki

Starting today, the Carbage Run 2019 Winter Edition, The Ultimate Road Trip, has started and is now on it's way to Helsinki!

The Carbage Run 2019 Winter Edition will drive all the way up north to Sweden and then come down to Helsinki, where it will close the event with a big party right in the center of Helsinki on Friday night.

Ice Hockey in Helsinki - The Helsingin Jokerit

Ice Hockey in Helsinki - The Helsingin Jokerit

The Helsingin Jokerit ice hockey club is based here in Helsinki and currently plays in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), making Finland the first Nordic country to have a team in the league. 
Lapinlahti Mental Hospital and Park - Hidden History in Helsinki

Lapinlahti Mental Hospital and Park - Hidden History in Helsinki

The Lapinlahti former psychiatric hospital was the first of its kind in Finland and, given its historical significance, it is the subject of much present-day interest. Efforts to both preserve and adapt its usage have earned it a nomination for the European Heritage Award 2019.
Day Cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn

Day Cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn

If you're in Helsinki for more than a few days, you can take advantage of the close proximity to our neighbor Estonia by planning a day trip to Tallinn.  
Lux Helsinki 2019

Lux Helsinki 2019

The new northern lights are in town again as the annual light festival Lux Helsinki kicks off this Saturday. Since 2009 Helsinki has put on one of the largest light festivals in Europe, with this year's festival promising to be one of the best yet.
Library Oodi - Helsinki's Cool New Living Room

Library Oodi - Helsinki's Cool New Living Room

Newly opened central library Oodi is an impressive new addition to the Helsinki cityscape.

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