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Helsinki Day 2020
Vappu at Home – join in the celebration from your living room!
The City of Helsinki and its partners have put together a fun lineup of virtual concerts and events to bring in the traditional First of May holiday – with something fun for people of all ages.
Check out the Vappu at Home schedule:
May Day eve 30 April
May Day 1 May
Helsinki Day events
Seven tips for celebrating Vappu at Home.
Watch the Crowning of Havis Amanda in Virtual Helsinki on Thursday 30 April from 5.45 pm, and experience JVG's live concert from 7 pm to 8 pm. Join the crowd with your own avatar at Burst.fi.
Watch the May Day Matinee of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra at Yle Areena on Friday 1 May at 1.20 pm.
Browse our collection of old photographs from May Days gone by and lose yourself in Helsinki nostalgia.
Jazz up your Vappu with a diverse range of cutting-edge digital experiences.
Delight your friends with an uplifting May Day greeting!
Let your creative juices flow by joining in inspirational art projects found on the Virtual Annantalo website.
Fill your home and heart with music by enjoying a virtual opera, ballet or concert performance.
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