Here’s a small list of festivals to guide you through your days in Finland:
Skiing on Skin is an event in which you will dance contact improvisation. They offer single classes, multi-class workshops, research labs, lectures and discussions. You won’t have the chance to get uninterested for a week. The festival is held in February.
JoogaFestival Helsinki is a yoga festival which is held in March. It gives an opportunity to engage in multiple wellness practices. As it is stated on their website, 100 lessons, 40 lectures and 150 exhibitors were part of the festival last year.
Natural High Healing Festival is for you if you’re looking for a substance free event. You can enjoy music and find workshops on yoga, fire dancing, tantra, sound healing and many more… It is in July.
Kosmos Festival is an electronic music event. If you want to enjoy vj performances, visual installations and dance, don’t miss it in July.
Faces Festival has been going on for 21 years! It is a two-day festival in which they celebrate multiculturality with art and food. It is also in July.
Bigger Festivals in Finland
Other festivals and events in Finland that worth mentioning:
Midnight Sun Film Festival has been around since 1986. During the festival you will get the chance to watch national and international films. It is usually held in June.
Ilosaarirock is one of the oldest rock festivals in Finland (since 1971). Some of the last year’s artists were: Gogol Bordello, Jack White, Nightwish, Zedd, Amorphis and Behemoth. It is in July.
Flow Festival is a music and arts festival, which is held in August. It offers diverse music genres and art installations.
Other festival lists
Here is a list of Finland music festivals.