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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

Outi Tarkiainen’s new piece called Midnight Sun Variations will premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London and be broadcasted by BBC.Sigel Eschkol

Finnish musicians beat the drum around the world and design captures attention in Venice. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Finnish circus groups Circo Aereo and Wise Fools will put on a show in Singapore. (Photo: Circo Aereo) Read the ScandAsia article

Helsinki Biennial will make a lively splash on the island of Vallisaari in 2020. (Photo: Julia Kivelä/Visit Finland) Read Helsinki’s article

Pekka Kuusisto (pictured) and a host of other Finnish musicians will jam with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra to honour Jean Sibelius. (Photo: Felix Broede) Read Music Finland’s article

BBC Philharmonic hears out composer Outi Tarkiainen for new orchestral work. (Photo: Outi Tarkiainen) Read the Music Finland article

Harri Koskinen will curate audiences through the looking glass into the design of Tapio Wirkkala in a new exhibition in Venice. (Photo: Facebook/Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation) Read Dexigner’s article

The Unknown Platform was awarded at the One Show for its progressive branding concept. (Photo: Juuli Aschan/Elokuvaosakeyhtiö Suomi 2017) Check out Hasan & Partners’ post

Marco Hietala goes solo, mustering inspiration from his career that spans three decades and counting. (Photo: Reddit) Read Blabbermouth’s article

The Tom of Finland Day was held on the 8th of May in a celebration of diversity and free love. (Photo: Vimeo) Check out the Tom of Finland Foundation’s post

The Miracle Workers Collective get busy for the Finnish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. (Photo: Facebook/Frame) Read e-flux’s article

The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra will finance Grammy-winner Imogen Heap’s idea which could rewrite artists’ rights in the music industry. (Photo: Facebook/Imogen Heap) Read Sitra’s article

By: Samuli Ojala