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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.Credits: : 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