Tag: helsinki

  • Introducing My Talented Friend, The Amazing Molla Mills!

    written by marta1901 on 2013-05-14
    Introducing My Talented Friend, The Amazing Molla Mills!

    If you are interested in creative people, then you should pay attention to this article. I interviewed the all-rounder artist Molla Mills, a Finnish girl who will leave you open-mouthed! She has recently published her first book about crochet, VIRKKURI. From Metal Bands logos to the most exciting jewelry, Molla is always full of surprises!

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  • The Big Adventures of the Little Mole

    written by annegreat on 2010-01-28 #news
    The Big Adventures of the Little Mole

    Well, I told every one of my friends and family that I would spend a couple of months in Finland. But honestly, I sent a little friend as a substitute.

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  • Helsinki: The Winter Wonderland

    written by erikagrendel on 2013-01-10 #places
    Helsinki: The Winter Wonderland

    Do you want to experience winter and urban adventures at the same time? Then you have to pack all the warm clothes you have and come to Helsinki, where you will find tons of snow, frozen sea and rivers, warm saunas and sweet cakes and buns.

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  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

    written by torium on 2010-03-14 #places
    Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

    All the contemporary art lovers will fall in love with this one. No doubt!

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  • Helsinki Cathedral, Finland

    written by torium on 2010-04-23 #places
    Helsinki Cathedral, Finland

    If you visit Helsinki, you simply can not miss this huge landmark.

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  • Vanha Kauppahalli

    written by annegreat on 2010-03-15 #places
    Vanha Kauppahalli

    The Old Market Hall is situated right at the port in the centre of Helsinki. Finnish food and some souvenirs attract a lot of foreign visitors.

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  • Robert Mapplethorpe Retrospective to be Held at Helsinki's Kiasma

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-03-12 #news #videos
    Robert Mapplethorpe Retrospective to be Held at Helsinki's Kiasma

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki, Finland is set to reopen its doors on March 13, Friday after months of renovation with an exhibit featuring the work of acclaimed American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

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  • The Stories within Pictures #12: Feeding Seagulls Forbidden

    written by erikagrendel on 2012-11-30
    The Stories within Pictures #12: Feeding Seagulls Forbidden

    Whether you are in Finland for a year or just for few days, you have to visit at least one of the harbours and experience its atmosphere, smell, vibe, wind and greedy noisy seagulls. But be careful, all the harbours have their little dangers.

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  • The Stories Within Pictures #9: Bicycle

    written by erikagrendel on 2012-08-20
    The Stories Within Pictures #9: Bicycle

    Bicycles seem to be a very interesting part of Finland and very common objects you may find on your photos from this beautiful country. Several days after the arrival to Helsinki, Penny decided that she needed one as well, and of course, a nice one. A pink one.

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  • Helsinki’s Central Railway Station

    written by annegreat on 2010-06-06 #places
    Helsinki’s Central Railway Station

    The main hub for Helsinki inhabitants and visitors in the city is the central railway station. Its beautiful Art Nouveau architecture and the bustling atmosphere of people changing directions and ways represent the character of this huge building.

  • Talvipuutarha, Helsinki

    written by torium on 2010-03-06 #places
    Talvipuutarha, Helsinki

    Tropical plants, romantic greenhouses and cute little Japanese carps. This is the place to take your beloved one!

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  • Helsinki - Finland (Suomi)

    written by azurblue on 2008-09-08 #places
    Helsinki - Finland (Suomi)

    Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland (Suomi). It is in the southern part of Finland, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, by the Baltic Sea. The population of the city of Helsinki is about 560 0000, making it the most populous municipality in Finland by a wide margin. The foreign-born population stands at around 10%.

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  • The Stories Within Pictures #11: October’s BBQ

    written by erikagrendel on 2012-10-16
    The Stories Within Pictures #11: October’s BBQ

    Many times you could not really believe some silly jokes based on stereotypes or some other fake features. When Penny heard the silly joke about Finnish people and weather in Finland, she just laughed, but did not believe that actually a part of it might be even truth.

  • The Stories Within Pictures #10: Markets, Diana and Love

    written by erikagrendel on 2012-09-17
    The Stories Within Pictures #10: Markets, Diana and Love

    Every city has its own places which can be proudly called meeting points. People meet there to have a cup of coffee or tea, to chat, shop or just marvel at life and gossip a bit. It doesn’t really matter whether they meet there accidentally or they plan it ahead, the joy of meeting someone is still there, bound to that special place.

  • Temppeliaukion Kirkka, Helsinki

    written by lukaaus on 2011-02-18 #places
    Temppeliaukion Kirkka, Helsinki

    During my recent visits to Helsinki, I was able to see several cities filled with amazing attractions and this one particularly intrigued me. A church built into the rock (aka Church of the Rock) is a great piece of original architecture.

  • Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki

    written by annegreat on 2010-08-13 #places
    Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki

    Very close to the Kamppi centre in the western part of the Helsinki city centre, the Hietaniemi Cemetery houses old tombstones and statues, a park-like atmosphere and a lot of red squirrels. Next to it, there is also a Russian-orthodox graveyard.

  • Art Nouveau on the Helsinki Peninsula Katajanokka

    written by annegreat on 2010-07-13 #places
    Art Nouveau on the Helsinki Peninsula Katajanokka

    Do something good for your health, have a walk in the fresh air and feed your hungry cameras with architecture motifs! Helsinki is full of Art Nouveau architecture. Okay, you have to keep your eyes open. But probably the collection with the highest density of this very appealing style of architecture can be found on the peninsula Katajanokka.

  • Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012

    written by erikagrendel on 2012-02-15 #news
    Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012

    Since this year I’m spending in Helsinki, I’m quite anxious about every new art events and exhibitions here. So to my great satisfaction and pleasure, I would like to announce and inform you about this upcoming event: Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012, starting on the 2nd March and open till the end of April.

  • Temppeliaukio Church

    written by lukaaus on 2011-02-25 #places
    Temppeliaukio Church

    During my recent visits to Helsinki, I have visited several of this city's amazing attractions and this one particularly intrigued me. A church built into the rock (aka Church of the Rock) is a great piece of original architecture.