Helsinki celebrates its birthday among residents and visitors on 12 June. Helsinki Day has been officially celebrated since 1959.
Rautatientori, the Helsinki central railway station square
Local food – event Herkkujen Suomi 2012 (Delicacies of Finland) and Syystober 2012 (Beer Festival) takes place at Rautatientori square on the 23 th, 24th and 25th of August.
The Era of Autonomy Festival takes the city back to the 19th century.
The Herring Market at the Market Square is Helsinki’s oldest traditional event, which has been organised since 1743, as far as we know.
The HelsinkiMenu restaurants are marking the city’s 200 years as Finland’s capital with a wide range of menus and flavours from across this period.
Food and drink culture of Helsinki and Finland in the new permanent exhibition at the Hotel and Restaurant Museum
EditorAnne Hämäläinen, Communications Officer, Events Unit, Economic Development Division, Economic and Planning Centre, City of Helsinki
Senior EditorSaila Machere, Events Manager
Historical articlesCity of Helsinki Urban Facts / Special researcher Martti Helminen
Helsinki City Museum / Researcher Marja Pehkonen
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Visual designKokoro & Moi / Niklas Ekholm
Technical designLasipalatsin Mediakeskus Oy
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