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IN PICTURES: Weekend wrap

The Helsinki International Film Festival kicks off this week for 11 full days of imaginative, contentious and captivating cinema.Mari Mur

It’s dessert time for the arts scene with film and TV making a scene globally while musicians are making sure their heads keep ringing. Discover the past seven days in lifestyle and entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Kardemimmit get folksy in Wisconsin. (Photo: Jimmy Träskelin) Read The Spectator’s article

Dessert is the most important meal of the day, and Barnes & Noble sure knows it. (Photo: Goodio) Read our Daily Brief

Creative studio Haruworks is making new friends globally. (Photo: Haruworks) Read World Screen’s article

Karhu takes a stroll down memory lane and its cross-country-skiing past with its new collection. (Photo: Facebook/Karhu) Read Hypebeast’s article

Gamers around the world are packing up for Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki 2019, which is to be held in early October. (Photo: Supercell) Read Pocket Gamer’s article

ALMA keeps on writing her own ticket, this time for the new Charlie’s Angels film. (Photo: Facebook/ALMA) Read Music Finland’s article

Yotto’s tunes are being heard all around the world. (Photo: Facebook/Yotto) Read KCRW’s story

Jenni Toivoniemi’s comedy Games People Play will get some golden silver-screen time with the help of LevelK. (Photo: Tuffi Films) Read Screen Daily’s article

YLE is teaching global audiences the art of trolling with a learning tool designed to inspire critical thinking. (Photo: YLE) Read Tech Crunch’s article

Product of the year award becomes a reality for Varjo’s VR headset at Helsinki Design Awards. (Photo: Varjo) Read more on Varjo’s blog

30 years of goth ‘n’ roll later, The 69 Eyes are stronger than ever. (Photo: Christin Morris) Read Hysteria Mag’s article

One of the oldest publishing houses in Finland, Gummerus, is now in Storytel’s good books. (Photo: Gummerus) Read our Daily Brief

Arman Alizad’s documentary-reality series is set to capture audiences in Central and Eastern Europe this autumn. (Photo: Rabbit Films) Read TBI Vision’s story

Celsius Holding is looking to stay healthy with the acquisition of Finland’s Func Food Group. (Photo: Fast) Read our Daily Brief

By: Samuli Ojala