Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in the Nordic countries. Held annually in September, the multidisciplinary festival presents design from a number of fields as well as fashion, architecture and urban culture.
The first time I heard heavy metal music, I knew I had to visit Finland. The dream comes true with a trip to Helsinki’s Tuska Festival.
Why are Finnish heavy metal bands so popular around the world? It originates in the music’s complexity and rich emotional content.
We look at the surprisingly colourful, rude story of Finnish punk, from the 1970s to the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.