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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

The Finnish National Opera’s search for creatives kicks off this week’s entertainment wrap.Pascal Victor/ArtcomPress

Whiplash-inducing punk, fresh films and an NBA great bows out. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Gigglebug Entertainment has found an international distributor and co-producer for its new CGI series, ‘Pronto’. (Photo: Business Finland) Read our article

The Finnish National Opera is looking for creators to design an immersive arts concept. (Photo: Juha Mustonen) Read the VR Focus article

Svart Records is ready to give any genre a spin – as long as it’s not schlager or redneck country. (Photo: Aleksi Teivainen) Read our article

Finnish NBA star Lauri Markkanen is out for the rest of the season. (Photo: Twitter)
The Season Film Festival presents a fresh programme that further adds to Helsinki’s film offerings. (Photo: Mitro Härkönen)

Apocalyptica will return to Australia this September for three headline shows. (Photo: Ville Juurikkala) Read the article from The Music

Jasper Pääkkönen has been cast in Amazon’s adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Dark Tower’ series. (Photo: Nordic HBO) Read the Coming Soon article

Finland’s Tryer make whiplash-inducing punk with just a dash of metal, and they’re gearing up to release their fourth album ‘Ei Kuole Koskaan’. (Photo: Tryer) Read the Brooklyn Vegan article

Verena Rentrop specialises in black and white analogue photography in between stints as the Chocolate Angel. (Photo: Verena Rentrop) Read our article

By: Samuli Ojala