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Weekend Wrap

An ode to summer, right timing and fortunate films

Tighten your chin strap, the weekend is here!


Hot-off-the-press music for colder days, Helsinki blows steam into culture and architecture as craftmanship ticks all the right boxes. Take a look at recent creativity from a Finnish perspective.

Joensuu 1685’s new song is a stream of musical consciousness. (Photo: Svart Records)

Suunto 7 is a smartwatch on steroids. (Photo: Suunto) Read Insider’s story

Mika Vainio’s work and legacy now resonates in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki. (Photo: Annar Bjørgli/Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design) Read The Vinyl Factory’s story

Iittala finds common ground with Issey Miyake. (Photo: Iittala) Read The Japan Times’ story

Helsinki begins a search for a functional and aesthetic solution for a downtown location. (Photo: Jussi Hellsten) Read our story

Karita Mattila’s voice shines through tough times. (Photo: Marica Rosengard) Read Operawire’s story

Kari Voutilainen’s designs are timeless. (Photo: Schwarz Etienne) Read Robb Report’s story

Teemu Nikki is blessed with an award at the Norwegian International Film Festival. (Photo: It’s Alive! Films) Read Screen Daily’s story

The old Hanasaari power plant could juice up Helsinki's Suvilahti cultural district. (Photo: Sakari Kiuru/Helsinki City Museum)

Humavoid finally take the lid off their new album. (Photo: Facebook/Humavoid) Read The Prog Space’s review

By: Samuli Ojala