Rather than trying to maintain a comprehensive
list of events Finland-wide, following is a list of sites
where you will find up-to-date listings for all types of
social and cultural happenings.
You can go straight to the sites or click '(more
info)' for additional information about
the linked site and the type of events it lists.
Most sites are available in multiple languages;
the key is:
Finnish / Suomi
Swedish / Svenska
French / Français
German / Deutsch
|Spanish / Español
Italian / Italiano
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- Six Degrees - http://www.6d.fi/out_and_see - En
- Finlandlive - http://www.finlandlive.info - En
- Finland Festivals - http://www.festivals.fi - En,
Fi, Sw, Fr, Ge, Ru
- Lippupalvelu - http://www.lippupalvelu.fi - En,
- Kulttuuri.net - http://www.kulttuuri.net - Fi,
- This Is Finland - http://finland.fi - En,
Fr, Sp, Ru
- Museot.fi - http://www.museot.fi - En,
- See also Social
Clubs & Groups
Municipal / City Listings
Most Finnish cities have their own web sites
listing local events as well as other useful information.
If your city is not listed below try typing http://www.yourcity.fi
in the address bar of your browser.
- Helsinki - http://www.hel.fi/wps/portal/Helsinki - En,
Fi, Sw, Ge, Fr, Ru
- Joensuu - http://www.joensuu.fi - En,
- Jyväskylä - http://www.jyvaskyla.fi/international - En,
Fi, Sw, Ge, Sp, Ru, Ja, Ch, It
- Kuopio - http://www.kuopio.fi - En,
Fi, Sw, Ge
- Lahti - http://www.lahti.fi - En,
- Oulu - http://www.oulu.ouka.fi - En,
see also 65° North
- http://www.65degreesnorth.com - En
- Rovaniemi - http://www.rovaniemi.fi - En,
- Tampere - http://www.tampere.fi - En,
- Turku - http://www.turku.fi - En,
- Vaasa - http://www.vaasa.fi - En,
Fi, Sw, Ge
with Finland-wide listings
SixDegrees is a free English language magazine, published
monthly, aimed at Finland-based open-minded people who are
interested in the multicultural scene of today.
Their 'Out & See' section lists events for Helsinki,
Tampere, Oulu, Turku and Tallinn. Go out and see the most
interesting events in these cities - clubs, concerts, theatres,
dance, museums and exhibitions, sports and other exciting
Go to SixDegrees Online: http://www.6d.fi/out_and_see
Apart from a comprehensive list of upcoming
events Finland-wide, Finlandlive's web site includes:
- Finlandlive Forum Discuss all
topics related to Finland with other members
- Finland Images View & upload pictures
- Networking Chat, Instant Messenger & more
- News Find the latest News about travelling
in and to Finland
- Downloads Download the latest tourist
brochures of Finland
Go to Finlandlive: http://www.finlandlive.info
Finland Festivals is a cooperation organization
for the principal cultural events in Finland.
The range of choice is very wide indeed, with multi-arts
festivals, concert and vocal music festivals, chamber music,
jazz, folk music and dance, rock and pop, dance, theatre,
literature and visual art festivals.
Go to Finland Festivals: http://www.festivals.fi
Lippupalvelu (Ticket Service) is the only nation wide ticket
retailer in Finland, and sells tickets to a wide variety
of concerts, sports and other events. While Lippupalvelu
is not designed to be a cultural or informative site, it's
event listings are comprehensive and absolutely up-to-date.
And you can buy your tickets while you're there!
Go to Lippupalvelu: http://www.lippupalvelu.fi
Kulttuuri.net aims to include all Internet links related
to Finnish culture: artists, associations, media, organizations,
specialist services and so on.
Apart from a comprehensive listing of Finnish festivals
and art galleries, Kulttuuri.net has information on events
associated with architecture, comics, dance, design, film,
photography and literature... to name a few.
Go to Kulttuuri.net: http://www.kulttuuri.net
Apart from information about cultural events,
annual events, festivals, and fairs & conferences throughout
Finland, This Is Finland has links to regional sites all
over the country.
Go to This Is Finland: http://finland.fi
At Museot.fi you can search all museums
administered by the Finnish Museums Association. The database
contains more than 1000 museums, and can be searched by museum
name, type (art, science, history etc.), location or description.
From the results you can link direct to the desired museum(s)
and check their exhibitions and upcoming events.
Go to Museot.fi: http://www.museot.fi
with Helsinki listings
Jolly Dragon is a Helsinki-based group
which arranges a HUGE variety of sports and social events
for anyone who's keen to come along. A sample of activities
includes wine & cheese nights, karting, yoga, squash,
swimming, ten-pin bowling, salsa nights... the list goes
on. Apart from that, many of the activities are free and
benefits include discounted entry and drinks in various bars
and clubs. Their motto? Not surprisingly, 'Serious about
Membership to Jolly Dragon is free. You
can join by e-mailing email@example.com or
by giving your email address to any existing member at a
Jolly Dragon activity. A complete calendar of events and
activities is available at the Jolly Dragon web site.
Go to Jolly Dragon: http://www.jollydragon.net
Helsinki This Week is a free information magazine in English.
It provides up-to-date information on the most important
events, sights, museums, restaurants and shopping facilities
in Helsinki, as well as useful information on public transport,
city tours and more.
Go to Helsinki This Week: http://www.helsinkiexpert.fi/helsinkithisweek
Tourist & Convention Bureau
The Helsinki Tourist & Convention Bureau web site has
a searchable Events Calendar with details on festivals, exhibitions,
sporting events and more. In its 'Sights & Activities'
section it also includes information on museums, family activities,
and sightseeing .
Go to Helsinki Tourist & Convention
Caisa is the International Cultural Centre in the heart
of Helsinki. Its aim is to support the multicultural development
of the city by promoting the interaction of people from different
countries, and by providing information about various cultures
and about Finnish society.
Caisa's programme includes exhibitions, literature evenings,
open discussions, lectures and more. Full programme at site.
Go to Caisa: http://kulttuuri.hel.fi/caisa (Eng/Finn/Swe)
Kulttuuritalo isn't a web site, it's a building WITH a web
site! Built in 1958, Kulttuuritalo was designed by architect
Alvar Aalto. The venue hosts concerts by big-name artists
as well as all sorts of other events, including the Finnish
Billiards Championships. A listing of upcoming events is
available at the web site.
Go to Kulttuuritalo: http://www.kulttuuritalo.fi