Light Art Free Tour – January 2019 Helsinki
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Light Art Free Tour – January 2019 in Helsinki Light Art festival, held in January and called Lux Helsinki has became a yearly tradition. This free to enter outdoor exhibition consists of sculptures, pictures and audiovisual art pieces which have light as paramount feature. Especially first timers in Helsinki feel … Read More

Helsinki Free Walking Tour 2019
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From May 2nd every day @11AM. (except June 21st, 22nd and 23rd) Starting point is the Senate Square, the base of main staircase leading the White Cathedral. Please reserve your spot. This way we can anticipate the group size and provide appropriate amount of guides. >>>>Reserve FREE WALKING TOUR in … Read More

What is Vappu?
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  History behind Vappu – What is Vappu? After a long winter, the rays of sunshine start to lure the Finns out of their caves. The winter has been survived! The climax of spring is Vappu, which marks the beginning of summer. It is always celebrated on 1st of May. … Read More

One true love of the Finns – Ice Hockey
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Wondering what is the biggest event in Helsinki this weekend? It’s Karjala-Turnaus! This one and only, regular and international Ice Hockey Tournament in Finland has been the start for National Teams’ Hockey Season for years. This Autumn Finland, Sweden, Russia, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Canada will start their preparations for … Read More

Suomi on saksalainen – Helsingin kävelyfestivaalin erikoiskierros
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Ylen toimittamien ohjelmasarjojen – Suomi on ruotsalainen ja Suomi on venäläinen – innoittamana Green Cap Tours on tuottanut kävelykierroksen maamme saksalaisvaikutteista. Erityisesti Helsingin alueelta löytyy merkkejä täällä vaikuttaneiden ja edelleen toimivien saksalaissukujen mahdista. Ohessa muutamia esimerkkejä Suomessa asuneista ja vaikuttaneista saksalaisista:   Carl Ludvig Engel – Helsingin pääarkkitehti   Fredrik … Read More

How to do Juhannus – the celebration of midsummer in Helsinki
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Juhannus started from the pagan midsummer festivals which focused on a prosperous upcoming harvest after a long cold winter. It was said that witches and ferries would be confused by the short nights and often let slip visions of the future. Moving to more modern time, the new name Juhannus comes from associating the date with celebrations … Read More

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