Do you know what Helsinki is famous for? You might be thinking of its architecture, design or hi-tech, right? You are missing an important ingredient – events/festivals. Helsinki is famous for its cultural and international events. Every year the city hosts plenty of events that attract millions of tourists each year. Music concerts, sports events, cultural events and others. Take a look at the 2013 events calendar of Helsinki:
World Village Festival (25-26 May, 2013) – Each year the Kaisaniemi Park and Railway Square is transformed into a dramatic and colorful space to celebrate the World Village Festival – one of the largest events in Finland. The event features a wide range of programs like music, dance, theater, food, debates, literature and other events. Enjoy the unique experience here in Helsinki this year!
Finnish Fireworks Championship (1 – 30 September, 2013) – It is one of the biggest of its kind in Finland. The festival amazes visitors with its spectacular fireworks each year. Each year, over a million of people gather here to enjoy the outstanding view of the fireworks, when the leading fireworks companies compete with each other.
Flow Festival (9 – 11 August, 2013) – It is an annual music festival that attracts hundreds and thousands of music lovers from across the globe. The event includes contemporary music, indie rock, jazz and world music programs. Be a part of this lively atmosphere here in Helsinki.
Other events include the Helsinki Festival (16August -1 September, 2013), Midsummer Eve (21st June, 2013), Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair (6 – 12 October, 2013) and many others.