Weekly Tips: What to do in October

In October you can be inspired by music, books, and food. Weekly Tips series provides monthly activity tips for design enthusiasts.


BFA Exhibition

The annual BFA graduates’ degree exhibition presents the work of students from all subject areas at Uniart Helsinki’s Academy of Fine Arts. The exhibition gives graduates an opportunity to showcase the artistic skills they have acquired during three years of study. For many, this marks their debut public appearance, giving audiences a unique sneak peak of Finland’s top budding artistic talent.

Exhibition Laboratory
Merimiehenkatu 36

Cirque du Soleil: Varekai

Cirque du Soleil is bringing their circus performance Varekai to Hartwall Arena in October.
Deep within a forest atop a volcano exists an extraordinary world, where anything is possible: Varekai… From the sky falls a solitary young man, and the story begins. On this day at the edge of time, in this place of all possibilities, begins an inspired incantation to life rediscovered.

Hartwall Arena
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Helsinki Book Fair, Wine and Food 2017

Helsinki Book Fair will be arranged at the same time with Wine and Food Fair at Messukeskus.

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The Superwood Festival by Ivana Helsinki

The Superwood Festival brings music, art, expert talks and vegetarian food all under the same roof. Open the door, step in, get a glass of sparkling and experience the entire festival in a unique architectural space.

Hotelli Rantapuisto
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Home Revisited

Home Revisited design competition was organized to celebrate Asko Foundation’s 50th anniversary focusing on the home of the future and its changing needs. The ten finalists of this international, multi-discipline competition are presented by using prototypes and scale models at Iittala & Arabia Design Centre.

Iittala & Arabia Design Centre
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La La Land in Concert

The breathtaking, original musical feature film is presented for the first time in concert accompanied by a symphony orchestra on Thursday, 26 October at Hartwall Arena.

Hartwall Arena
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Helsinki Baltic Herring Market

The Helsinki Baltic Herring Market is one of the oldest ongoing event traditions in Finland, it has been held since 1743. Throughout the years, the Market has changed from a marketplace to a wider public event bringing together archipelago traditions and modern food culture.

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