If you want to opt for a vacation destination that is nestled in a scenic spot and has multitude of options to choose from, at the same time, interspersed with an indelible local flavor, then book flights to Helsinki, today. The capital city of Finland, Helsinki is the largest city in the nation and is located in the south of the country with the Gulf of Finland surrounding it from one side. This picturesque landscape of Geneva offers a very impressive bevy of possibilities, so much so that you can actually fill your travel itinerary with the local events and give a pass to discovering the other city attractions.
Nobody celebrates Labor Day better than the Finnish people here at Helsinki. Come May and the locals get a reason to down the heady local brew and celebrate what they call Vappu. The party starts with spraying the Havis Amanda statue with champagne, and once that is done every one takes to the streets and goes about having a merry time. The whole of Helsinki is enveloped in merriment and this sets the tone for the rest of the months! Spectacular isn’t it?
Next up is the Traditional Mothers' Day Concert, held at the Helsinki Cathedral. Here you can hear some of the best and youngest national talent lending their vocals to the Cantores Minores Choir. If you haven’t yet booked cheap plane fares or cheap flights to Helsinki, then the Helsinki Contemporary Circus Festival gives you adequate reason to do so. The city of Helsinki plays host to the incredible talent of this circus and you should get prepared to see mind-boggling action and stunts from the troupe. Few other May festivities are the World Village Festival, which is a music fest and Naisten Kymppi, which is the nation’s largest female walking/running event.
June brings with it the seductive and hypnotic beats of Helsinki Samba Carnival. This annual event invites thousands of sambistas, as these dancers are called, from various cities and you can join them, step to step as the parade passes through various city landmarks. If samba isn’t what you like then tap your feet at the Helsinki Dance at the Dance Center Footlight. The city of Helsinki loves to host great parties and the locals just need a reason to groove to the beats and take to the streets. Be a part of the celebration of Helsinki Day, which almost runs into a week and the Juhannus, a heritage festival that marks the augment of summer.
July calendar has events of the likes of the famous and much acknowledged Helsinki Pride which sees the gay and lesbian community out in full strength to celebrate. Parades, floats dominate the days and music reverberates the evenings!
If you need to catch a bit of action, then Helsinki Cup is just the thing. The largest football match for the youth, this international tournament sees participation from over thirty countries.
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