The movement challenge around the Töölönlahti bay has inspired thousands of walkers and runners. The goal was to complete a number of laps equivalent to the earth's circumference by the end of this year, but those 40,000 kilometres are already completed. Thanks to all the participants – you did it!
Töölönlahti is an important place for the people of Helsinki. It serves as sporting grounds for some and enriches the lives of many others with its nature and cultural offerings.
Are you interested in Finnish school system? Do you want to see phenomenon-based learning in action? Come to visit pop up school in Central Library Oodi during Finland's Presidency period this Autumn.
Helsinki-based comprehensive schools will set up a pop up school at Oodi six times from August to December. The pop up school is open to everyone, and offers visitors a chance to learn how Finnish comprehensive schools carry out phenomenon-based learning. On the second floor of Oodi, in the Kuutio space, some of the subject-matter experts, teachers and learners will showcase their... Read more »
The successful conclusion of the Töölönlahti world tour will be celebrated on 4 December at 5–6 p.m. A joint lap around Töölönlahti will commence the festivities, where a choirs’ relay will set the pace. After the lap, the celebrations will continue by the Helsinki container on the southern edge of Töölönlahti, where the City of Helsinki intends to hand over a donation of 50,000 euros to the Baltic Sea Challenge.
Schedule of the homecoming celebrations on 4 December 2019: 4:50 p.m. Meeting by the Helsinki container on the southern edge of Töölönlahti 5:00 p.m. Setting out on a lap around Töölönlahti towards Hesperia Park at the heels of the first choir circa 5:10 p.m. Arrival at Hesperia Park, where the second choir will take over Read more »
Finland’s Presidency period opens with a relaxing summer festival in the Töölönlahti Park and on the Kansalaistori Square on 8 July 2019. This public event invites everybody to picnic in the park, to play European outdoor games, to join a rock’n’roll workout with the Finnish band Waltari or traditional partner dances, and to make wreaths.