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Weekly Tips: What to do in March

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March is a perfect time for sauna, exhibitions and equal marriage legislation. Weekly Tips introduces the most interesting events in town, covering all things design and related.

Art and design

The Ornamo Art and Design Sale at Helsinki’s Cable Factory is an annual event showcasing broad range of unique design, including small-scale sculptures, ceramics, glass and textiles. At the same time, the sales event of the Finnish Painter’s Union takes place with almost 600 painters and 1500 works.

The Ornamo Art and Design Sale
11.–19.3.2017
Cable Factory, Puristamo
www.facebook.com/events/1225039094254519Sales event of the Finnish Painter’s Union
11.–19.3.2017
Cable Factory, Merikaapelihalli
www.painters.fi/en/sales-event

Mon-Fri 12–18, Sat-Sun 11–17
Cable Factory, Tallberginkatu 1 C, Helsinki

Helsinki Coffee Festival

Nordic’s biggest coffee festival is a perfect place to reach the coffee industry professionals as well as the coffee lovers. The event is an excellent opportunity for brand building and gaining new customers, both corporate and consumer side.

The Helsinki Coffee Festival
21.-24.3.2017
Cable Factory, Helsinkiwww.helsinkicoffeefestival.com

Helsinki Sauna Day

Helsinki is full of saunas that are often empty and seldom seen by most. Now we will change the situation for one day and invite everyone over for a sauna! Helsinki Sauna Day is an event that opens the doors to the city’s saunas for everyone for free.

Helsinki Sauna Day
11.3.2017
All around Helsinkiwww.helsinkisaunaday.fi

Vuoden Huiput 2017 festival

Vuoden Huiput – The Best of Finnish Advertising and Design competition – organizes a festival for the first time, connecting the creative field of Helsinki. Helsinki Design Week brings its popular Design Diplomacy discussions to the festival. Tickets available here.

Vuoden Huiput 2017 festival
7.3.2017
Clarion Hotel Helsinki

www.facebook.com/events/1242237379196822

Celebration for the equal marriage legislation

The equal marriage legislation is finally true also in Finland! Come and celebrate with us the implementation of the equal marriage law to Lavaklubi of the National Theatre. The program includes speeches and music performances. The event is open for everyone and free of charge. The room fits only 100 people, but you can also follow the program via live stream.

The equal marriage legislation celebration
Lavaklubi of the National Theatre, Helsinki
1.3.2017 at 18-20

www.facebook.com/events/1843586482543277

Designmuseum’s exhibitions

What objects describe best the story of Finland and Finnish identity during the country’s 100 years of independence? One object from each year of independence was chosen for this 100 Objects from Finland exhibition.

The other new exhibition, Enter and Encounter, is a joint exhibition produced by Design Museum and the Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo and displaying contemporary Finnish design after Helsinki’s Design Capital Year of 2012. This optimistic exhibition focuses on the future, asking how design challenges the present and shapes things to come.

100 Objects from Finland
24.3.- 29.5.2017
www.designmuseum.fi/en/exhibitions/100_esinetta_suomesta-3

Enter and Encounter
24.3.–24.9.2017
www.designmuseum.fi/en/exhibitions/enter_and_encounter-2

Designmuseo, Helsinki

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