This international celebration of vocal music has brought numerous international choirs, famous vocal ensembles and choir leaders to Espoo over the years, while providing a wide range of performing opportunities for Finnish choirs.

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Kotka Maritime Festival

Organised in the main harbour around the splendid Vellamo Maritime Centre, this annual event is one of Finland’s most diversified urban festivals. A happy festive buzz takes over the entire city centre, with an amazing range of music, dance, theatre, maritime, sporting and boating events on offer, and the biggest festival parade of the Finnish cultural summer. There are also lots of attractions for children and young people, with free admission to many events and activities.

41st Gdynia Film Festival

Gdynia Film Festival is the biggest event promoting Polish cinematography.
A programme consists of competitions, special screenings, projections of Polish cinema classics, meetings with authors, trade meetings, books promotions as well as important events from the world of culture and film, conferences and educational undertakings.

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Helsinki Festival 2016

The summer culminates with the Helsinki Festival and its exciting cross-genre programme. Experience Night of the Arts, when art and people interact in surprising and often unexpected ways. Enjoy electronic music as interpreted by a symphony orchestra at the Helsinki Music Centre, or spend an evening soaking up the atmosphere in the iconic Huvila Festival Tent, which presents a thrilling programme on every night of the festival as the August nights grow darker.
The Helsinki Festival is this and so much more – welcome to the biggest arts festival in the entire Nordic region!