1.1.2012 – 31.12.2012
Kallio Church – 100 Years
Ecumenical prayer procession
To mark the Ecumenical Day of Prayer 18 January 2012
The Kallio pedestrian festival is taking part in the procession across a number of parishes. Concludes with a vesper at Kallio Church, 20:00.
Good Friday service
6 April 2012, 10:00
Performance of St John’s Passion composed by Ilmari Krohn, Kallio Church’s first organist.
The Passion takes the form of a church service, including read passages and hymns.
Bi-centennial jubilee week 2-9 September 2012
Bi-centennial jubilee mass 2 September, 10:00
The sermon will be read by Bishop Irja Askola. The mass will be televised live.
Concert 5 September, 18:00
Kallion Kantaattikuoro Choir and organ
Tour of the church 6 September, 17:00
Traditional service 9 September, 10:00
Slangitsyrkka – church service conducted in traditional Helsinki slang
10 October, 18:00
Stadin Slangi Society at the origins of Helsinki slang
Photography exhibition in the Kallio Church chapel
The exhibition features a display of church and religious artefacts. Exhibition opening 3 March beginning approximately at 18:00 following the Kirkko soikoon festival opening concert. The same exhibition will be open to the public at the Helsingin työväenopisto, Helsinginkatu 26, 17 September-13 October 2012.
Museum of Finnish Architecture, Kasarmikatu 24, an exhibition showcasing the original Kallio Church architectural plans and drawings 1 March-1 April 2012.
Kirkko soikoon festival 3–11 March 2011
Helsinki Organ Summer
Concerts at Kallio Church every Monday evening at 19:00 from June to August 2012.
Ville Urponen will be playing Bach’s complete organ works every other Thursday at 13:00, with organists from Helsinki’s Swedish-speaking parishes appearing in the alternate weeks.
Night of the Arts 23 August 2012 Organ Marathon, 19:00-24:00.
J.S.Bach: Christmas Oratorio
15 December, 18:00
Kallion Kantaattikuoro choir, orchestra and soloists