Full of illuminated surprises, the annual Lux Helsinki light festival uses coloured beams to transform some of the city’s best loved buildings and streets in early January. You can see them in our photos without braving the cold.
Helsinki Fashion Week held for the first time
Source: Helsinki Fashion Week
The year Helsinki Design Week, Scandinavia's biggest design fest, was founded
Checking his email in early June 2018, a Brazilian student named João Vieira couldn’t believe his eyes: He’d won the Capital of Metal contest. He and a friend would go to Finland to attend the Tuska Open Air heavy metal festival in Helsinki.
The year Francisco Tárrega composed the waltz that later became the Nokia ringtone