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Copenhageners party

This is one way how Copenhageners party in the summertime. Friends meeting friends and talk while others dance, make drawings, chill or perform together some societal games.

culture, Denmark, event, experience, lifestyle, multiculturality, scandinavia

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Selfie

Danish underground outdoor parties at Refshaleøen are the best. Annually organized Søndagsvenner event stimulates the youth through finest electronic music and place in the nature to dance and chill.

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Ticket and Information Center

Professional guidance and great service at Ticket and Information Center at the main entrance to the Huvila Festival Tent area.

experience, festival, Finland

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The walk

Over 15000 protesters joined a demonstration against racism. The walk started off from the Citizen Square going through the main street Mannerheimintie in the centre of Helsinki.

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Håkan Långstedt

Håkan Långstedt, CEO of Saas instruments, one of the panellists at Design Diplomacy event at the Danish Residence. Håkan runs a leading Finnish lamp manufacturing company that for the last thirty years has been designing and developing innovative lighting solutions. Saas Instruments clients include Löyly Helsinki, Ikano Umeå, Fazer Visitor Centre, the Manerba showroom in Milano and many more.

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Relaxing atmosphere

The Huvila Festival Tent designed by Architects' Office Roy Mänttäri in 1995 is the main concert venue of the Helsinki Festival. Divided into two functional parts, the smaller tent serves as restaurant tent whereas the larger tent is used for world-class performances. This image shows the relaxing atmosphere at bar and food section.

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Festival Director

A portrait of Pekka Lanerva, the Artistic Director of the Love & Anarchy (Helsinki International Film Festival). Each year in the month of September, HIFF presents a dynamic programme of new films from well-known filmmakers and newcomers.

culture, film, Finland

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Son de Cuba

Finnish people love the sound of Cuban music. In Helsinki, one of the greatest places to enjoy Finnish jazz or Latin-American performed live music is Juttatupa. This pub and restaurant with live music stage is one of Helsinki's oldest establishments.

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Cross junction

In the summer time in Helsinki, you can discover many old timer vintage cars like for example this Volvo. In the background, you get a glimpse of the Helsinki Cathedral and surrounding Jugendstil buildings.

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Participatory design

Malmö Konsthall's approach to a co-operative design involving various stakeholders in the design process of decorating a separate part of the art hall with Islamic geometry and patterns.

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Malmö Konsthall vernissage

Lars Englund & Gerry Johansson vernissage at the Malmö Konsthall, Sweden. Lars Englund (b. 1933) presented his sculptures while Gerry Johansson (b. 1945) introduced to his black & white photography of empty places in urban scene context or romantic rural from the seventies and later.

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Brygge Bridge

Brygge Bridge opened in 2006 to the public and was the first bridge reserved for cyclists and pedestrians only. The bridge connects Islands Brygge with Vesterbro and is one of the greatest shortcuts between these two city districts.

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Festival hygge

This picture is from a previous year when the weather was superb. This year (2017) it seems it will be very muddy and rainy experience.

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Kunstnernes Hus Bar og Restaurant

The ground floor of the Kunstnernes Hus is dedicated to a good kitchen, wine and beverages. Moreover, there is a stage for live concerts and performances.

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Drum circle

African drumming is very popular in Helsinki. Just at the corner of the World Village Festival, a small camp with djembe and other drums was located, driven by African artists.

education, nordic, people

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Eating well

Good nourishment is necessary when you participate such music festival. Ultimate festivalgoers can eat very well at the food court.

culture, experience, food , nordic, scandinavia

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Supporting DIY

FabLab RUC had in the Dream City there own small-scale workshop offering participants to build small loudspeakers, Ukulele and other useful things.

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Folkevandring

It's quite a migration of festivalgoers walking between the camping sites and music festival area. You can easily walk a couple of kilometres in the heat of the summer.

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