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Lux Helsinki and freezing temperatures are back!

It is minus 17 celsius degrees, which feels like -25 c because of the wind. The sky is crystal clear and the houses in the centre of Helsinki are full of color. Lux Helsinki and freezing cold winter weather are

Lux Helsinki and freezing temperatures are back!

It is minus 17 celsius degrees, which feels like -25 c because of the wind. The sky is crystal clear and the houses in the centre of Helsinki are full of color. Lux Helsinki and freezing cold winter weather are

Folklore in the Finnish capital at Seurasaari

White nights, midsummer magic, old traditions and Finnish folklore. I ran into all of those on Midsummer day in Seurasaari Open-Air Museum located just a few steps from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. We head there with my family

Folklore in the Finnish capital at Seurasaari

White nights, midsummer magic, old traditions and Finnish folklore. I ran into all of those on Midsummer day in Seurasaari Open-Air Museum located just a few steps from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. We head there with my family

Fiat Lux Helsinki!

Lux Helsinki light festival is the best event of the winter in Helsinki! For five days, 6.-10.1.2016, the streets of Helsinki were turned into a carnivalesque light show filling the streets with people. This year a new record was done

Fiat Lux Helsinki!

Lux Helsinki light festival is the best event of the winter in Helsinki! For five days, 6.-10.1.2016, the streets of Helsinki were turned into a carnivalesque light show filling the streets with people. This year a new record was done

Epiphany in enchanting Suomenlinna

Freezing cold weather (-20 celsius), sun and unfrozen sea make magic! Today we celebrated Epiphany, that is a public holiday in Finland, and there was a special programme for the occasion in Suomenlinna, so we just had to go there as the

Epiphany in enchanting Suomenlinna

Freezing cold weather (-20 celsius), sun and unfrozen sea make magic! Today we celebrated Epiphany, that is a public holiday in Finland, and there was a special programme for the occasion in Suomenlinna, so we just had to go there as the

Christmas spirit in Helsinki

Helsinki is a real Christmas city! The preparations start at the end of november when suddenly all the Christmas lights are turned on and the dark evenings doesn’t seem so dark anymore. I’m a Christmas person, it is my medicine

Christmas spirit in Helsinki

Helsinki is a real Christmas city! The preparations start at the end of november when suddenly all the Christmas lights are turned on and the dark evenings doesn’t seem so dark anymore. I’m a Christmas person, it is my medicine

150th anniversary year: Jean Sibelius

Thinking of Helsinki and Jean Sibelius the very first thing that comes in mind is often the Sibelius Monument, designed by Finnish sculptor Eila Hiltunen and revealed 10 years after the death of the beloved composer. But in reality you

150th anniversary year: Jean Sibelius

Thinking of Helsinki and Jean Sibelius the very first thing that comes in mind is often the Sibelius Monument, designed by Finnish sculptor Eila Hiltunen and revealed 10 years after the death of the beloved composer. But in reality you

Carnival of Light and Colours

Autumn in Helsinki stays for autumn foliage and colours, wooly socks, dark evenings and red wine. This autumn has been so very beautiful; I have enjoyed biking to work in the morning and to see the first rays of sun

Carnival of Light and Colours

Autumn in Helsinki stays for autumn foliage and colours, wooly socks, dark evenings and red wine. This autumn has been so very beautiful; I have enjoyed biking to work in the morning and to see the first rays of sun