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 Angakoq IIAngakoq II by The Ovi Team
Angakoq IIPerformanssitapahtuma Performance
 The Zimmerman maneuver in HelsinkiThe Zimmerman maneuver in Helsinki by Thanos Kalamidas
 Cycling Helsinki with ToivoCycling Helsinki with Toivo by Thanos Kalamidas
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 Homeless and young in Helsinki Homeless and young in Helsinki by Thanos Kalamidas
Often while browsing the news there is something that follows me in the back of my mind all day and occasionally I feel somehow forced by some kind of inner power to check again and again what I read somehow finding hard to believe what was writte
 The many dimensions of Einojuhani RautavaaraThe many dimensions of Einojuhani Rautavaara by Thanos Kalamidas
I have often said that Finland is an isolated country when it comes to art – design is another case but not the issue here - and especially when it comes to music and unfortunately one of the usual excuses is the language like the languag
 Lost in Helsinki: The Guide's HandbookLost in Helsinki: The Guide's Handbook by Lesley Davis-Ojala
 Ars Fennica AwardsArs Fennica Awards by Johnny Milner
Ars Fennica, the most prestigious art award on the Finnish cultural calendar will be announced today (November 19th) at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. Selected by Vincente Todoli (director of Tate Modern), the winner will be awarded a sizea
 When Now Meets Then: Art ExhibitionWhen Now Meets Then: Art Exhibition by The Ovi Team
When Now Meets Then… AND WHEN THANOS KALAMIDAS MET AMIR KHATIBAn exhibition that combines paintings, installations, cartoons, creations and ideas.
 Surreally stimulating in HelsinkiSurreally stimulating in Helsinki by Thanos Kalamidas
The names Marcel Duchamp, René Magritte, Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Giorgio de Chirico, Joan Mirό and Jackson Pollok are just some names that I picked randomly from a very long list of artists that have one thing in common: they all be
 A record number of new student housing in Helsinki, FinlandA record number of new student housing in Helsinki, Finland by Luis Alves
A significant change in the structure of the city of Helsinki (Finland) is currently in progress.According to the Master Plan 2002 Helsinki will be developed as an European capital city.Helsinki is an important part of a growing metropolitan area.
 Adora - "Ethereality to Your Reality"Adora - "Ethereality to Your Reality" by Juliette Roques
Adora, a versatile music outfit was brought to life by Lumimarja Wilenius (vocals and occasionally piano) and Päivyt Toivonen (guitar and backing vocals). Described in their own words as “Ethereality to Your Reality” the music is
 Secure bullyingSecure bullying by Thanos Kalamidas
Yesterday Asa wrote an article about the events he and his friends had to deal with in the Helsinki Beer Festival. I’m not going to say anything about the organizers of th
 Helsinki Beer Festival: A shameful scamHelsinki Beer Festival: A shameful scam by Asa Butcher
The Helsinki Beer Festival is a popular annual event that has grown in reputation over the past few years and it was with some anticipation that I looked forward to attending it this year. It had been over six years since I first attended, so I wa
 EU-MAN Gallery: Open Every DayEU-MAN Gallery: Open Every Day by The Ovi Team
The European Union Migrant Artists Network cordially invites you to visit the first permanent EU-MAN Gallery in Helsinki's Cable Factory - Thanos Kalamidas is exhibiting.Since the launch of EU-MAN in January 1997 there hav
 Go Eco ShoppingGo Eco Shopping by Edna Nelson
Like most Edenin Puutarha customers I stumbled in while wandering around Uudenmaankatu looking for something to do. Its owner Merja Suhonen speaks French Finnish, English some Swedish, German, Italian and is pretty good with reading gestures an
 "Multifunction Apparatus" exhibition"Multifunction Apparatus" exhibition by Ana Fradique
Multifunction Apparatus is an object-performance/urban intervention/mobile installation created by the artist Ana Fradique and displayed lately on the streets of the city of Helsinki. The Apparatus is an object with many different functions: li
 Almost like Backstreet Boys LiveAlmost like Backstreet Boys Live by Edna Nelson
The best thing about Helsinki City Theater's ”Spring Awakening” was the first song done by the male cast. Most reviews about the performance are favorable but I'm of a different mind: the first half was boring except for the fi
 Illuminating HelsinkiIlluminating Helsinki by Will Martin
Will Martin returns to the streets of Helsinki with his camera to capture the magic of the Finnish capital's winter lights.
 Photo of the Month: BlizzardPhoto of the Month: Blizzard by Asa Butcher
Photo of the Month: This month's photo was taken during the blizzard that struck Helsinki on the night of November 30th 2008.
 Sota - Absurdi TragediaSota - Absurdi Tragedia by The Ovi Team
Sota - absurdi tragedia (war - absurd tragedy) is a performance about absurdity of war. It´s a carnivalistic journey to a world, where heroes collapse and the enemy is threatened with a gaybomb. Sota - abs
 Christmas Party & QuizChristmas Party & Quiz by Asa Butcher
Are you in Helsinki tonight? Do you want to come and have some fun and maybe win some great prizes? Then join us at the IESAF Christmas Party & Quiz in Molly Malone's!
 Galleria Uusitalo: Teemu KorpelaGalleria Uusitalo: Teemu Korpela by Marjukka Uusitalo
Onnistuneen maalauksen sisältö on mielestäni toissijainen, mutta jotta kykenisin välittämään katsojalle jotain on maalauksen lähtökohdalla ja aihepiirillä oltava minulle itselleni merkityst
 Lens Politica festival in HelsinkiLens Politica festival in Helsinki by The Ovi Team
Lens Politica challenges to debate Lens Politica, the festival of political film and art is organised for the third time in Helsinki in November 19th – 23rd, 2008.
 FELT IF 2008FELT IF 2008 by The Finn-Brit Players
The Festival of English Language Theatre in Finland is being organised this year for the third time by The Finn-Brit Players. It will bring together three theatre companies from the vibrant English-language theatre scene in Helsin
 The Finn-Brit Players' Halloween PartyThe Finn-Brit Players' Halloween Party by The Finn-Brit Players
Hello ghosts and ghouls,
 EU-MAN's Autumn Salon ExhibitionEU-MAN's Autumn Salon Exhibition by The Ovi Team
The European Union Migrant Artist Network (EU-MAN) invites you to attend its annual Autumn Salon Exhibition featuring artists from different countries at Helsinki's International Cultural Centre Caisa.
 Music, Song & BooksMusic, Song & Books by The Ovi Team
Travis Bird and Rebecca Clamp are soon coming to sing at Arkadia International Bookshop!
 Galleria Uusitalo: Hannu Palosuo's "Denying One's Destiny"Galleria Uusitalo: Hannu Palosuo's "Denying One's Destiny" by Marjukka Uusitalo
Hannu Palosuon työskentelyn ja tutkinnan keskeisenä teemana on aina ollut muistikuvien ja katsojan henkilökohtaisten tunnetilojen tulkinta. Niin myös viimeisimmissä, ensimmäistä kertaa Helsingissä, Galler
 Panu Ruotsalo : "At 454 degrees latitude north"Panu Ruotsalo : "At 454 degrees latitude north" by Marjukka Uusitalo
Työskentelen pienessä kylässä, Billnäsissä, hyvässä työhuoneessa ja omassa rauhassa. Tämä rauha ollut minulle tärkeää ja juuri oikea tapa elää elämää
 Galleria Uusitalo: Totte Mannes & Panu RuotsaloGalleria Uusitalo: Totte Mannes & Panu Ruotsalo by Marjukka Uusitalo
Totte Mannes Maalauksia sarjasta "Puretut veistokset"3.7. – 3.8.2008
 Korkeasaari: Helsinki's ZooKorkeasaari: Helsinki's Zoo by Frances Zheng
The picture of this handsome "guy" (pictured) was taken in Korkeasaari, which is a zoo on a beautiful island not far from Helsinki. And he is the only big cat in the Cats Valley that was not sleeping in
 Uusitalo by RiipinenUusitalo by Riipinen by Marjukka Uusitalo
Uusitalo by RiipinenFrom the pages of the News of the World to Art NewsRetrospective Exhibition 1997 -2008Selected Works from
 Figures: Dance Festival in HelsinkiFigures: Dance Festival in Helsinki by The Ovi Team
Helsinki's STOA hosts 'Figures', an international dance festival featuring hip-hop, jazz, funkstyles, musical ballet, Bboying and more.For more information, visit
 Nunes Gallery Helsinki: A Changing PictureNunes Gallery Helsinki: A Changing Picture by Alexandra Pereira
Until June 1st in Nunes Gallery, Satu Bethell is presenting the exhibition A Changing Picture, with painting and photography artworks, sponsored by Hämen taidetoimikunta and Hausjärven kunta.
 Jarmo Kukkonen's "Timescapes - Aika maisemassa"Jarmo Kukkonen's "Timescapes - Aika maisemassa" by Marjukka Uusitalo
8.5. – 1.6.2008JARMO KUKKONENTimescapes – Aika maisemassaKuinka maalata maisemaa tänään?
 Murder, Mania & MisogynyMurder, Mania & Misogyny by The Finn-Brit Players
Drama Incubator presents: Murder, Mania & Misogyny The Finn-Brit Players’ Drama Incubator is hatching its first three chicks this spring: Dirty Work at the Crossroads by Bill Johnson, abridged & a
 OurVision Grande Finale 2008OurVision Grande Finale 2008 by Caisa
Iolanta Savva Moldovasta, Mounir El-Bentite Marokosta, Adi Subari Indonesiasta, Kadi Vija Virosta, Cecilia Naa Densua Quarshie Ghanasta, Jawhar Karim Muayad Irakista, Lesmana Vilmi Indonesiasta, Jabril Mohammed & Mohamed Isse Somaliasta,
 Nunes Gallery: Graphics ExhibitionNunes Gallery: Graphics Exhibition by Alexandra Pereira
Gallery Nunes – Helsinki is proud to inform you that it is opening this Tuesday April 22nd 2008 with a Graphics Exhibition by Antti Jokinen, Pekka Litmanen and Taina de Carvalho.
 An Appointment with DeathAn Appointment with Death by The Finn-Brit Players
We'd like to bring a couple of things to your attention: First, there's a play reading of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia this Friday at 7pm and, second, our
 Jesus in GuantanamoJesus in Guantanamo by The Ovi Team
If Jesus Christ returned to Earth today, would He get through US immigration? After all, Jesus is a bearded, Middle-Eastern man, who wants to die as a religious martyr. And he has just walked out of a cave.This is the premise
 Coffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #4: The Real Voice of HelsinkiCoffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #4: The Real Voice of Helsinki by Juliette Roques
Listening to the melody gently drawing you in, on such songs as “Stars and Just for Tonight”, a hauntingly beautiful song, for which Manna wrote the lyrics, the allure of her music is easy to understand. Both songs, taken from her l
 Finland's "Les Liaisons dangereuses"Finland's "Les Liaisons dangereuses" by Thanos Kalamidas
I have often said that I love theater. I love theater and I like cinema, but nothing can compare to the experience of a theater play. A film, any film, however well made and however expensive, has nothing on a play i
 Petra Kaminen Mosher's Helsinki ExhibitionPetra Kaminen Mosher's Helsinki Exhibition by Alexandra Pereira
Nunes Gallery is in the process of changing hands, as long-term owner Paula Nunes will retire soon and leave her place to the 31-year-old Portuguese gallerist Joana Ribas, who ha
 Welcome to "The Sparrow's NestWelcome to "The Sparrow's Nest by Duncan Butt Juvonen
Hello,My new show, 'The Sparrow's Nest
 Growing up in Helsinki in the '70s and '80s: Sir Spliff RichardGrowing up in Helsinki in the '70s and '80s: Sir Spliff Richard by Juliette Roques
It is a cold winter evening that’s really still afternoon on the day that we set out on our first cultural tour of Helsinki. The mission is simple enough, yet, perhaps complicated in its execution. Show us a place we can go to, a place th
 Andrew Bovell's "After Dinner"Andrew Bovell's "After Dinner" by The Finn-Brit Players
'The masks will be ripped off After Dinner'
 St. Patrick's Day Parade: Helsinki 2008St. Patrick's Day Parade: Helsinki 2008 by Grainne Hiney-Lehtipuu
St. Patrick’s Day is officially on March 17th, but the parade will be held, for practical purposes, on Saturday 15th March beginning at 1500. This year, as last year
 Helsinki's EsplanadiHelsinki's Esplanadi by Will Martin
A brace of photographs submitted by Will Martin.For the full 'Helsinki
 Finn Brit Players' Spring ProgrammeFinn Brit Players' Spring Programme by The Finn-Brit Players
Dear Players, As always, we look forward to a theatrically active spring season. The major production of the season is After Dinner by Andrew Bovell, which will be performed in late March and early April. In addition, the D
 The Queen of Hearts 2008The Queen of Hearts 2008 by Caisa
On 14 February 2008, Helsinki's International Cultural Centre CAISA will come alive with music, exotic foods, fashion and beauty as Finland’s most outstanding international women t
 Faces of Vainamoinen - The Kantele as SymbolFaces of Vainamoinen - The Kantele as Symbol by The Ovi Team
Faces of Väinämöinen is kantele player Timo Väänänen’s Doctor of Arts work for the Folk Music Department of Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy. The project includes a concert, an exhibition and a photographic
 English Theatre in HelsinkiEnglish Theatre in Helsinki by The Ovi Team
Three people are waiting him at the railway station. He is named as Mr Polonius. Trains storm by. Only the public phone is ringing and giving orders ferociously. The people waiting are Romanians on their way to the England of their dreams. Is t
 'Empty is Full' Exhibition'Empty is Full' Exhibition by The Ovi Team
Hello all,The group show I'm involved
 New Year's Eve in HelsinkiNew Year's Eve in Helsinki by Will Martin
Will Martin, an American and long-time London resident, now lives in Helsinki, Finland, and the end of another year inspired him to pick up his camera.
 Finnish reporterFinnish reporter by Euro Reporter
Finland on Nordic Defense TeamworkPrime Minister Matti Vanhanen suggested in his blog joint civil crisis management exercises with Sweden and that an exercise like that could be held next autumn in full agreement with the Fore
 Coffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #3: Sightseeing in KallioCoffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #3: Sightseeing in Kallio by Juliette Roques
Author’s introductionHow do you engage with a culture when you don’t speak the language? In Coffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki, the author describes different people as they try to make sense
 Coffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #2: RuiskumestariCoffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #2: Ruiskumestari by Juliette Roques
Author’s introductionHow do you engage with a culture when you don’t speak the language? In Coffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki, the author describes different people as they try to make sense
 Finland's Birthday Back-slappingFinland's Birthday Back-slapping by Asa Butcher
On May 1st earlier this year, the United Kingdom celebrated the 300th anniversary of the 1707 Acts of Union that merged the Scots Parliament and the English Parliament to form the Parliament of Great Britain and a single Kingdom of Great Britai
 It's a Christmas Party!It's a Christmas Party! by Richard Berman
Do you have plans tonight? Can you get to Helsinki? If the answers are both yes, then run a comb through your hair, throw on your favourite outfit and slip into your winter party shoes and join in tonight's Chris
 Coffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #1: KappeliCoffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki #1: Kappeli by Juliette Roques
Author’s introductionHow do you engage with a culture when you don’t speak the language? In Coffee and Cigarettes in Helsinki, the author describes different people as they try to make sense
 Mr & Mrs BlakeMr & Mrs Blake by The Finn-Brit Players
Hot on the heels of The Mourning Primrose (thanks to everyone who came to see it!) is our next show, Mr & Mrs Blake, which is written and directed by Joe White. It's on at FINNBRIT, Freda 20
 Finn Brits Ahoy!Finn Brits Ahoy! by Asa Butcher
Murder, mystery, a flower and real steel await you in the Finn Brit Player's autumn production of The Mourning Primrose, which continues tonight. If you want to escape the gloom of Helsinki's early w
 Angels in KallioAngels in Kallio by Maippi Tapanainen
The story around them is that - as you may know - in the media Kallio is the centre of all decadence in Helsinki. We have the dossers, the junkies, the hustlers and Thai-massage places. My own opinion is that Kallio is great and tolerant - even
 Open mike at the Kumpula Folk ClubOpen mike at the Kumpula Folk Club by The Finn-Brit Players
Yes it's that wonderful time again when comets meet, cacti bloom in the desert and Finn-Brit Players (and others) stand tall in the brilliant 47 Watt spotlight of the Kumpula Kylätila, for yet another Kumpula
 Drama IncubatorDrama Incubator by The Finn-Brit Players
If you enjoy our monthly play readings, why not get involved in our new monthly ‘play doings’ – Drama Incubator.
 The Baltic PlateThe Baltic Plate by Helsinki Rugby Club
Finland's biggest rugby event of the year, the Baltic Plate, will take place in Myllypuro, Helsinki, on September 29, 2007. This is the 7th annual tournament that will this year have twice the number of teams par
 Festival de Cerveja de HelsinquiaFestival de Cerveja de Helsinquia by Alexandra Pereira
Nos próximos dias 13 e 14 de Abril decorre na Cable Factory de Helsínquia (a antiga fábrica de cabos e telégrafos da Nokia, hoje exemplarmente convertida de modo a acolher todo o tipo de manifestações culturais) a d
 
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