Helsinki

Review: Hotel F6 is one of Helsinki’s most charming boutiques for a short stay

April 24, 2018

Tremendously attractive and tasteful, Hotel F6 is a boutique in Helsinki well worth paying attention to. The popular hotel opened around two years ago and has since been one of the most booked properties in the area, not just for the refined, youthful spirit but also it’s remarkable location: tucked away quietly in the middle […]

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Five reasons Helsinki’s Flow Festival needs to be on your European festival bucket list

April 23, 2018

The capital of Finland may be better known for efficient and eye-catching design, jovial saunas and superb produce, as opposed to Europe’s most quintessential tourist attractions, but the city also plays host to one of the continent’s most increasingly sought after annual music and arts festivals. The acclaim regularly surrounding Flow Festival speaks volumes for […]

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From Frank Ocean to Aphex Twin: Our top 10 live performances from Helsinki’s Flow Festival 2017

August 18, 2017

Between vinyl markets, conceptual performances, video installations, and almost 40 of Helsinki’s top restaurants, Flow Festival played host to some incredible live music across three days, the result of an intelligent and wide-reaching music program that spanned everything from world-dominating pop and Finnish indie rock to obscure classical music homages, era-focused vinyl DJ sets, sweaty […]

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Frank Ocean, Vince Staples and Finnish locals give Flow Festival a huge final day for 2017

August 15, 2017

While all eyes and ears were on Frank Ocean for the sunlit final day of Flow Festival 2017, there was plenty of quality live performances, from artists both renowned and obscure, to cap the annual event in the best way possible. The atmosphere was electric all through the day, and unlike Saturday there wasn’t a […]

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Flume, Death Grips and the xx help Flow Festival bounce back after severe storm

August 13, 2017

Saturday was a big one for Helsinki’s Flow Festival, not only featuring an exceptionally strong line-up of both locals and internationals, but also putting the infrastructure to the test as a brief but powerful storm swept across the city in the evening and caused a bit of chaos. Finnish locals MC Taakib√∂rsta held it down […]

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Lana Del Rey and Aphex Twin help kick off Helsinki’s Flow Festival weekend

August 12, 2017

Crafted in the shadows of a disused power planet about a 30 minute walk from the heart of Helsinki, Finland’s award-winning Flow Festival sprung to life on Friday for its 14th year, threaded throughout the already existing infrastucture of the Suvilahti cultural precinct with a heady mix of music, food & drink, and art. It […]

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Here’s what to expect from the ambitious art program at Helsinki’s award-winning Flow Festival

August 7, 2017

Heading to Flow Festival in Helsinki this year? Great choice; not only will you be getting amongst performances from world-renowned acts like Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey, Aphex Twin, London Grammar, the xx, and Angel Olsen, you’ll be able to experience an immersive cutting-festival which has been named one of Europe’s very finest. And that’s […]

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Finland’s finest food and drink planned for Helsinki’s award-winning Flow Festival

August 6, 2017

If you’re heading to Flow Festival in Helsinki this week then congratulations; you’ll be spending a weekend (11th-13th August) immersed in what has been named one of the very best and most inventive music and arts festivals in Europe. Though it’s not just music and arts for responsible for Flow Festival’s universal acclaim; the annual […]

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16 performances you need to see at Helsinki’s award-winning Flow Festival this month

August 4, 2017

In one week it will be time for Helsinki’s highly regarded Flow Festival to once again fill the historic Suvilahti Power Plant (a disused power plant, that is) with an entire weekend of international and local artists spanning music, food, drink and the arts. This year’s headliners include none other than Frank Ocean, the xx, […]

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Flume joins the likes of Lana Del Rey and Frank Ocean at Helsinki’s Flow Festival

June 28, 2017

Europe is packed with bucket list festivals all-year round, regularly attracting those from around the world who are itching to explore all sorts of uniquely formed, expertly curated music and arts events, from the most acclaimed to the most obscure. Teetering between both categories is Helsinki’s Flow Festival, a three-day boutique festival worshiping contemporary music […]

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