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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.