May 15, 2013 08:26 BST The Delicacies of Finland local food event showcases the country’s provincial flavours in the centre of Helsinki at the end of August. Organized in conjunction with the Syystober Beer Festival, and coinciding with the Helsinki Festival, this is the weekend to book a tasty and cultural city break in Helsinki.
Jun 01, 2012 13:57 BST This year, Helsinki celebrates 200 years as Finnish capital as well as being World Design Capital. To honour the double jubilee, the city’s main annual cultural event, Helsinki Festival, introduces an extra juicy programme that caters for all tastes and ages.
May 11, 2012 08:14 BST It’s a big year for one of the best known Finnish cultural events, the Savonlinna Opera Festival; it’s been 100 years since Aino Ackté, the most illustrious Finnish soprano of her day, made the event happen for the first time.