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02 Sep, 2020, 10:15 BST Helsinki Design Week partners with Virtual Helsinki to create street-long virtual art intervention as festival launches hybrid digital and physical format for 2020

Helsinki Design Week, the Finnish capital's renowned multidisciplinary festival, will this year run as a hybrid digital and physical format. Running...


01 Sep, 2020, 13:19 BST Helsinki Marketing: WDBE 2020 to redefine the virtual summit experience using Epic Games' Unreal Engine technology

Though we may be socially distant, we can find new ways to connect in these challenging times. COVID-19 gave the World Summit on Digital Built...


10 Jun, 2020, 12:26 BST Virtual Helsinki Platform Hosts Performance by Finnish Artist ALMA as City Pushes the Technological and Creative Boundaries of its Digital Twin

Finnish singer songwriter ALMA will perform on Friday 12 June to celebrate Helsinki Day with a full performance of her number one debut album `Have U ...


29 Apr, 2020, 08:36 BST Virtual Helsinki Platform Powers Gaming-inspired Virtual May Day Concert, as City Looks to the Future of Online Events

Finnish rap stars JVG to perform in first-ever virtual May Day concert, as Helsinki remains in lockdown Inspired by the success of gigs in gaming...


10 Mar, 2020, 10:34 GMT Helsinki Biennial 2020 Brings 40 Artists and Groups to the Finnish Archipelago for Inaugural Edition

12 June - 27 September 2020 Press preview: 10 June | Vernissage: 11 June Taking place in the summer of 2020, Helsinki Biennial is thrilled to...


04 Mar, 2020, 22:39 GMT Amos Rex in Helsinki Awarded New Cultural Destination of the Year in Europe at LCD Berlin Awards

The Amos Rex Art Museum in Helsinki has won the prestigious LCD (Leading Culture Destination) Award for New Cultural Destination of the Year - Europe....


19 Nov, 2019, 07:23 GMT Helsinki, World's First City as a Service is Not Just a Joke - Attracts Over 6500 Applications From +100 Cities

Helsinki and some of Finland's most renowned tech companies launched a talent attraction campaign in September branding Helsinki as the world's first ...


23 Oct, 2019, 09:13 BST The Inaugural Helsinki Biennial 2020 Announces Preview List of Artists and Title: The Same Sea

Entitled The Same Sea, the inaugural edition of the Helsinki Biennial 2020 will reflect on the notion of interdependence: every action and thing is...


13 Aug, 2019, 09:57 BST City of Helsinki Launches Local Sustainability Programme in Response to Citizen Concern About Climate Change

The Think Sustainably service empowers residents and visitors to make informed daily choices, rating the Finnish capital's restaurants, attractions,...


03 Dec, 2018, 12:52 GMT Oodi Opens in Helsinki, Marking a New Era of Libraries in the World's Most Literate Nation

The flagship library for a nation of booklovers, Oodi sets a new standard for public libraries around the world. With a mandate to promote lifelong...


28 Nov, 2018, 13:45 GMT Helsinki Seeks a Million Virtual Visitors in 2019

VR-Helsinki aims to become the service platform for sustainable tourism. The unique virtual city experience has been developed by the City of...


26 Nov, 2018, 11:44 GMT Pioneering Maritime Industry Event Breaking Waves Brings Leading Professionals to Helsinki

The Breaking Waves 2018 conference will take place in Helsinki on 3-4 December. The event aims to secure the competitiveness of the European Maritime ...


27 Aug, 2018, 08:41 BST Amos Rex: A New Cultural Powerhouse for Helsinki

The Latest addition to Helsinki's cultural quarter opens with "teamLab: Massless" a major international exhibition by the Tokyo-based art collective...


30 May, 2018, 09:46 BST Helsinki's new Central Library is a Modern and Globally Relevant Monument to Knowledge and Openness

A new central library will open in the Finnish capital in December 2018 that promises to transform the way we think about public spaces and libraries....