Helsinki Festival is the largest arts festival in Finland, organized annually in late summer. The festival’s aim is to make art accessible for all. Helsinki Festival programme lineup features classical and world music, circus, dance, theatre, a children’s programme, cinema and a range of urban events. Helsinki Festival operates under the auspices of the Helsinki Week Foundation, established by the City of Helsinki. Helsinki Festival also includes the Night of the Arts that will transform Helsinki into a stage for hundreds of cultural events, performances and surprises. The Helsinki Festival will also focus on power relations surrounding the built environment. The festival will be at its most visible at the Kansalaistori Square, where Helsinki Festival’s KoeHelsinki urban oasis will have its base. KoeHelsinki is a park filled with art and exciting experiences. Many of the events taking place there will be free of charge.
The next Festival is going to take place from 16 August to 2 September 2018.
partners, sponsors and suppliers
Partners: Elisa, Helsingin Sanomat
Sponsors: Accenture, SHOK-ELANTO, Scandic
Suppliers: Akun tehdas, HEKU, MicroMedia, PunaMustra