People in Finland sure like a good festival, and the Finnish capital conveniently offers a whole bunch of them in August, when the Helsinki Festival and its partner events seem to be everywhere in the city.
Autumn leaves starting to fall in the Finnish capital are a sure sign that it’s time for Helsinki Design Week. In 2018, you can order design items for immediate delivery as easily as you order food online.
Leaves grow green all summer in Helsinki, before burst of autumn colour
Our video follows the Finnish capital from the first days of spring through the white nights and paradisal greenery of summer, concluding when the reds, oranges and yellows make the arrival of autumn visible.
The eyes of the world are on Helsinki as Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on July 16, 2018. But this isn’t the first time that world leaders choose to meet in the Finnish capital. See our slideshow.