Lux Helsinki is an annual five-day festival of light art that spreads across downtown Helsinki in early January, along routes that vary from year to year. The displays are open to everyone free of charge. The artworks of Lux Helsinki vary widely in shape and mode of presentation. For example, they may involve building illuminations in changing colours, video projections and music, kinetic light artworks and installations. These works are created by leading Finnish and international light artists. Lux Helsinki has been organised since 2009.
Cultures from all over the world will meet in the Suvilahti district of downtown Helsinki on the last weekend in May for a sustainable development extravaganza, providing debates on global themes and inspiring activities for the whole family. The programme will feature dozens of performances from various parts of the world, forceful speeches and thought-provoking documentaries. The free admission event will provide an interface with a wide range of exhibitors and NGOs, with opportunities to sample exotic cuisine and purchase ethically sourced products.
This annual celebration encompasses several cultural events, with theatre, high-class art exhibitions, design, gift items, open-air dances and musical events. Orivesi Summer School never fails to inspire visitors with cultural courses and lectures. So why not mix business and pleasure at Orivesi this summer?
This unique event is famous for its energetic gigs, warm atmosphere and celebrated performers. Organised at the Tervasaari UPM paper mill and in the grounds of Myllysaari museum, the broad programme includes pop, rock and rap music, workers’ songs and world music.