Two of the artworks at the 2016 Flow Festival were just a prelude to another, larger exhibition that plays out weeks after the end of the festival.
Every year for one July weekend the population of the town of Joensuu, near the Finnish-Russian border, virtually doubles when music-lovers flock in for the Ilosaarirock festival. Volunteer workers make an essential contribution to the organisation of this popular event.
The year Helsinki Design Week, Scandinavia's biggest design fest, was founded
The year Ruisrock, Finland's oldest (and Europe's second-oldest) rock fest, was founded