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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

The Midnight Sun Film Festival has been entertaining film buffs around the clock this week.Antti Yrjönen

Finnish visual arts get down to business as musicians put out more of the good stuff. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Europe’s biggest B2B gaming industry conference, Pocket Gamer Connect, returns to Helsinki in October. (Photo: Samuli Vienola) Read Pocket Gamer’s announcement

Aleksib from ENCE makes a sturdy bid for the world’s best CS:GO in-game leader. (Photo: ESL/Adela Sznajder) Read Dexerto’s article

Netflix and Next Games join forces to develop a mobile game for the hit show Stranger Things. (Photo: Next Games)

Elisa is aiming for countrywide coverage for its Nordic TV content in China. (Photo: Irina Iriser) Check out IBC’s story

Tarja Turunen will release her seventh studio album in late August. (Photo: Poras Chaudhary) Read Ramzine’s article

Remedy’s new game Control offers a narrative which rivals your favorite Netflix shows. (Photo: Remedy) Read Daily Star’s articl

All-genre artist Sam Huber has released his new studio album called Songs for Mona, which is a tribute to his mother’s musical taste. (Photo: Sam Huber) Read Vents Magazine’s article

TL Mag is looking forward to the Helsinki Biennial. (Photo: Helsinki Biennial) Read TL Mag’s article

Samuji’s summer aesthetics draw attention. (Photo: Facebook/Samuji) Read Vogue’s article

Teemu Nikki’s short film All Inclusive will be screened at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival. (Photo: Screenshot/Vimeo) Check out the festival’s website for more info

King Features has been chosen as the licensing agency for the Moomin brand in North America. (Photo: Moomin Characters) Read License Global’s article

Finnish performance group Mieskuoro Huutajat give a shout-out to sensitive men in Philips’ new commercial. (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube) Read AdAge’s article

By: Samuli Ojala