Monthly Archives: May 2009

Why boys don’t play with dolls?

This summer Kiasma challenges the pre-conceptions of masculinity and femininity exhibiting works created by men and curated by female researchers. Kiasma’s exhibition (Un)naturally explores and illustrates the diversity of gender. Since an early age, boys and girls learn to have … Continue reading

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Film festival in Sodankylä

Hundreds of film lovers will gather in the usually quiet Sodankylä to give life to the traditional five-day movie marathon. The 24th Midnight Sun Film Festival is the perfect excuse to visit the Finnish Lapland for 24 hours of non-stop … Continue reading

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Playful Finnish design in New York

Finnish creativity travelled to the Big Apple to open eight recycled shipping containers full of innovations at the Meatpacking District Design 09. In 1884 New York City established a bustling outdoor food market called the Gansevoort Market. In 1949, the … Continue reading

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Finnish films in Cannes

New films, film producers, directors and distributors will have a serious red carpet gathering at the 62nd Cannes International Film Festival from 13 to 24 May. The french riviera in the Mediterranean coastline of the south eastern corner of France … Continue reading

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Young Designer of the Year Prize

This year’s Young Designer prize, consisting of 5,000 euros, was awarded to Terhi Tuominen and Mikko Laakkonen. The Young Designer of the Year prize was established in 2000 by Design Forum Finland in honour of the 125th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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The taste of Italy

Il Duetto is the only Italian restaurant in Helsinki offering the real taste of Italian cuisine. The Italian owners show their appreciation for art and culture by offering free space to artists. Italians are well known for enjoying good food, … Continue reading

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