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IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

‘Eyes as big as plates’ is a visual exploration into modern humanity.Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Finns make the world sing, while Finnish TV and cinema are going places. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a fully Finnish programme with the help of conductor Osmo Vänskä (in picture) and clarinettist Kari Kriikku. (Photo: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco) Read Broadway World’s article

Resident Advisor takes a deep dive into the most influential Finnish electronic music label of all time, Sähkö Recordings. (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube) Read Resident Advisor’s article

Finnish films and TV series are slowly but surely making their way into the international spotlight. (Photo: Fisher King) Read This is Finland’s article

Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen have collaborated to deliver a thought-provoking photography project, which raises questions about the relationship between humans and nature. (Photo: Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen) Check out Designboom’s story

Patrik Söderlund’s experimental story Realms will be screened at Signes de Nuit Bangkok. (Photo: AV-Arkki) Read AV-Arkki’s article

Actress-directress Pamela Tola had a chat about her new film, Ladies of Steel. (Photo: Anni Suikkanen/ Bronson Club) Read Cineuropa’s interview

ALMA has published a new single called Lonely Night and announced a release date for her debut album, which is set for September 2019. (Photo: Viivi Huuska) Read Dork’s article

The most famous Finnish DJ you’ve never heard of, Yotto, has recently finished an international tour and dropped a new progressive house track. (Photo: Facebook/Yotto) Read Dancing Astronaut’s article

Small Giant Games’ mobile game Empires & Puzzles has hit 34 million downloads, ranking as the best grossing game in 57 countries. (Photo: Zynga) Read Pocket Gamer’s article

By: Samuli Ojala