The 16-20-year-old participants on the Fill This Space Summer Schools of Architecture and the Built Environment, organized by the Museum of Finnish Architecture, will take over the museum’s Studio for the period 8.6.–5.9.2021. The space will live, change and be added to, throughout the summer.

During the summer of 2021, the Museum of Finnish Architecture is hosting three separate Fill This Space Summer Schools of Architecture and the Built Environment for young people aged 16–20.

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Finland is now making big leaps to open events. Summer festivals and amusement parks are opened, and sporting events are planned. All signs are pointing in the same direction: we at Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre are also going for a full autumn season.
 
The hunger for encounters and experiences is great. According to market research company Kantar, 75% of the exhibition visitors in Finland would already be ready to participate.

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The cultural and event industry has had enough! A protest will fill the forecourts of the Parliament House in Helsinki, Finland, on 3 June 2021 from 12 noon to 2 pm. A creative industry delegation hands over a joint statement with the requirements of the creative industries to the parliamentary groups. The event is designed not to compromise either on style or corona safety.

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The Customs Museum will open to public again on 1 June 2021 in Susisaari, Suomenlinna. The new exhibition 'Leaves of Desire - The History of Tobacco and Finnish Customs' focuses on the more than 400 years of shared history of Finnish Customs and tobacco products. Throughout the years, the Finnish society's approach to tobacco has varied significantly. This variation has also been evident in the work of Finnish Customs.

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Nightwish, Finland’s internationally most successful band, which had already broken numerous records in its previous career, treated their fans to a spectacular virtual experience on Friday, May 28, 2021. Set in a 3D-world, ‘An Evening With Nightwish in a Virtual World’ gathered 150 000 viewers on the first night. The highest number of visitors came from Europe and North America, but fans joined in from across the globe as tickets had been sold to 108 countries prior to the second show.

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Although humanity has in one sense always lived in an interconnected way since the first humans stepped forth into the wider world, it goes without saying that the extent of our interconnectedness has never been higher than it is today.

Modern human society is inescapably interconnected, and this occurs at all levels of human activity.

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Clean Games were included in the bidbook of the Tampere city in its European Capital of Culture 2026 application. Eco-competitions and a Finland-Russia International Tournament in waste collecting and sorting will be held in 2025 and 2026.

Clean Games in Tampere are taking place within the city's wild card.

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Although Amazon Prime Video has been available to the Nordic households for over four years, it has not been able to compete with the other US based SVOD brands, nor with the local ones. However, in March Amazon was relaunched with a new, local Swedish profile. According to the advertising campaign “Streaming is believing” – soon we’ll know if that is true also for Amazon.

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Youth work services will provide young people under 18 years of age with support and assistance throughout the Helsinki districts in the evening and during the night on May Day Eve, 30 April. However, the operational managers wish to emphasise that all young people are urged to celebrate May Day in small groups at home or in its vicinity.

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