Helsinki offers unique midsummer celebrations

Published on : Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Helsinki-summer-eventThe streets of Helsinki are silenced midsummer, but in mid-summer feast delight in celebrating there are a number of events.



Midsummer Eve celebrations

Seurasaari juhannusvalkeita has been organized for over 60 years. The traditional Midsummer begins on the eve of June 19, at 16. This year, the celebration can travel by water bus, which is also accessible by evoking the future weekends of July.



Midsummer Guests will be like many wonderful program Finnish folk dances and music performances Maypole lifting and horse rides. In addition to traditional maypole rises this year, the urban maypole, a design competition was open to all. The winning works will be selected Midsummer Eve designer Stefan Lindfors.



Juhannustulilla can also compare the different provincial bonfires. Nine alongside traditional bonfire will rise this year, in addition to experience, designed by the artist Marika submitted a letter of thunder spirit -tuliveistos. Head sizes ignite Midsummer bride and groom at 22 and the end of the night I swung even folk music. Midsummer celebration is always celebrated on Seurasaari until late at night, at one until now.



Tickets Seurasaarenselkä juhannusvalkeille pay € 20, children under 15 years accompanied by an adult can enjoy free of charge. Midsummer’s Eve, the water bus is operated by Helsinki Merisatama (Kaivopuisto jetty) evoking the back and at 15-23. One-way water bus from 3.50 to 7 €.



Pihlajasaari Midsummer

Pihlajasaari bonfire is lit on the eve of 21. The restaurant at sea on the terrace you can enjoy food and drink in dance music. The restaurant’s kitchen is Midsummer’s Eve open until 18 pm, followed by a barbecue on a hot restaurant with sea terrace. Midsummer Day, the restaurant is open as usual at 11-20.30. Pihlajasaari access to the JT-Line water bus Merisatamanranta and Ruoholahti. Round trip turn the ship 3.50 to 6 €.



Midsummer celebrations in Kaivopuisto, stone spout and Stansvikissa

Midsummer bonfire is lit also in Kaivopuisto Café Ursula’s coast on the eve of 21.30. The restaurant is open from 9-24 and an à la carte menu offerings can be enjoyed until 21. The program is also singing and going timed by accordionist Kari Vesa.



Kivinokka dance on stage swung Dallapé orchestra. At the same time celebrated the 90th anniversary of the orchestra. Dallapé was founded in 1925 just stone spout on the location of the dance on the stage. Also the stone spout ignited the eve of the evening bonfire and snacks, and coffee buffet is served. Kivinokka Midsummer festivities will begin at 18 onwards.



Located Stansvikin manor Laajasalo Restaurant Stansvikissa will also be celebrated midsummer with traditional ceremonies. On the eve serves lunch buffet at 10.30-14.30 and starting at 20 evening celebrations timed by a live band. The restaurant is open throughout Midsummer.




Midsummer dance We Love Helsinki already become a tradition Midsummer Dance Festival, which can be reached again this year to participate in the three nights. Central The summer is celebrated in the domestic popular music and the classics efforts Thursday to Saturday, 18 to 20. Restaurant June, the sixth line and Kaikussa.

Midsummer can also spend the Linnanmäki. Amusement park Estradilla can dance the dances Midsummer Midsummer Eve, 19 June, starting at 18 Kaisa-Mari Ruokolainen & FoxPopin chair.



Midsummer Sauna

Many of the city of saunas warm midsummer sauna. Arla sauna (Charles Street 15) is normally open at 14-20 in midsummer weekend 19 to 21. June. Kotiharjun a wood-fired sauna Quarter (Harjutorinkatu 1) keep the heaters on hot midsummer eve of the June 19, at 12-16 (17). Sauna Hermanni (Hämeentie 63) is open on Midsummer Eve 10-15.



Midsummer Feasting

Peaceful summer the town is created for a picnic with friends. Midsummer delicacies can be downloaded from the Helsinki School of stores still Midsummer Eve at 8-12 and all in squares until 15. The Market Square is also open 20 to 21. June 10-17. Restaurants are open throughout the midsummer, inter alia, Restaurant Sunn and the logging Tori Quarters and Restaurant Chapel. More tips can be found in the attached memorandum midsummer.

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