First OmaStadi voting was a success

The voting phase of OmaStadi concluded at the end of October. The number of registered participants was 69,284. The number of voters was 49,705. The voter turnout reached almost eight percent. This was the biggest electronic voting event arranged by the public sector in Finland.

The Inaugural Helsinki Biennial 2020 Announces Preview List of Artists

Entitled The Same Sea, the inaugural edition of the Helsinki Biennial 2020 will reflect on the notion of interdependence: every action and thing is connected, and supports the whole. Curated by Pirkko Siitari, Head of Exhibitions at HAM Helsinki Art Museum and Taru Tappola, HAM’s Head of Public Art, the biennial will bring together around 35 leading Finnish and international artists and groups of artists.

Helsinki committed to developing sustainable tourism in collaboration between cities

Deputy Mayor Pia Pakarinen represented Helsinki at the international UNWTO Global Summit onUrban Tourism top summit in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The summit focused on the concept of Smart Cities, Smart Destinations.

Helsinki waterfront route to have 120 new sites for services and better signage

A unique feature of Helsinki is the city’s 130-kilometre-long waterfront route open to use by citizens and service providers. It will be increasingly easy in the future to develop services for waterfront areas.