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Explore summer in Helsinki

Videos by Gustavo Alavedra, July 2012

Photo: Niklas Sjöblom/taivasalla.netHelsinki, Finland

Our summertime video series: a look at life in the capital during the brightest time of the year.

Part 1: My secret gardens

The first video in our summer series follows a garden enthusiast around the city’s rooftops, greenhouses and allotments.

Part 2: Hip-hop by the sea in Helsinki

Watch our video about Urban City Camp, where young Helsinkians immerse themselves in hip-hop and street art.

Part 3: Super summer soup on the playground

We discover a great sense of community in the summer tradition of free lunch for kids on Helsinki playgrounds.

Part 4: The boating life in the Finnish capital

Helsinki boasts city centre sea access, so boating forms a natural pastime. Come along and check out life on the waves.

Part 5: Block party, Finnish-style

Video: Is it bowling? Pétanque? Bocce? No, it’s a Finnish game: mölkky. Play it in the park on a relaxing summer day.


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