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Convicted American rapper A$AP Rocky set to play in Tampere

Controversial American rapper A$AP Rocky, convicted this week in Sweden of assault, is set to play Tampere's Blockfest hip hop music festival on Friday...

Flow Festival feasts to the rhythm of sustainable food

While festival attract the crowds with headline music acts, they also have some other tricks up their sleeve to pull in the punters. Flow Festival,...

Flow Festival flexes its muscles with drag, opera and art

If you haven't been to Flow Festival recently, things have changed. The event, at a disused power station in Helsinki's Suvilahti neighbourhood, used to be...

WATCH: Prepare for travel delays at Ed Sheeran’s record-breaking second concert

Global superstar Ed Sheeran is preparing for his second concert on Wednesday night at Malmi Airport. Over the course of two days more than 100,000 fans...

Savonlinna hits the high notes as Opera Festival begins

Music lovers are in for a month-long treat as the annual Savonlinna Opera Festival gets underway, set against the dramatic backdrop of an imposing...

Summer reading: 6 Pride Week stories you might have missed

This week Helsinki comes alive with Pride Week, the largest celebration of LGBTQI+ culture and rights in Finland. There's more than 100 events taking place...

Saara Aalto to headline Finnish version of Queen musical

Singer Saara Aalto is to headline a Finnish-language version of the hugely popular musical We Will Rock You, based on the songs of legendary rock group...

Being Darude: On the road to Eurovision

When Finland's Eurovision duo takes to the stage in Tel Aviv on 14th May, the performance will be the culmination of a journey for...

Oodi Central Library welcomes one millionth visitor

The new Oodi Central Library in Helsinki hasn't even been open for four months, but has already welcomed its one millionth visitors through the...

Alko announces big sales drop – but not as much as...

Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko has announced some big falls in sales of beer and long drink. In their new annual report, released today, Alko...