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The concert by Via d'Elle whisks audiences away to the savannahs of Africa and to the depths of the ocean while exposing them to the exuberance of improvisation. Jazz for Kids concert for the whole family at the Espoo Cultural Centre. Free admission.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133396/23

Best friends Onneli and Anneli are two very happy and lucky little girls who get to live in a house all by themselves. One December evening, a very tiny car, turns up at their house.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133402/23

The Estonian Drama Theatre’s stage production Saraband is part of Espoo City Theatre’s Estonia programme. Performances at the Espoo Cultural Centre Tue 27 - Wed 28 Feb.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131587/23

Vaimukuskuss blends together theatre, dance and contemporary circus to create an intelligent, absurd and riotously funny exposé of the difficulties we face when trying to communicate with others.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131656/23

This play shows the lives of four mothers, all of them everyday heroes, as they face up to the most difficult questions of all. Performances at the Espoo Cultural Centre Thu 8 - Sat 10 Mar.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133232/23

The Finnish Defence Forces’ Guards Band will be performing a cavalcade of popular Finnish music from the past few decades at the Espoo Cultural Centre.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131269/23

One of Spain’s most progressive and fearless theatre companies, La Tristura is continually seeking new forms of theatrical expression. Their latest production, CINE, is a play about Spain’s stolen children.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133240/23

Katri Helena is marking 55 years of a glittering career with a Finnish concert tour. The show will feature all her most popular hits along with new material and is a chance to pay tribute to a unique Finnish musical talent and hear some truly wonderful live music.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131593/23

Profound experience and youthful enthusiasm meet: Jorma Panula, creator of the Finnish conductor phenomenon, and violinist Tami Pohjola. The programme explores various facets of Finnish music from Sibelius to Sallinen.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/130471/23

British singer-songwriter Laura Mvula, who has enjoyed a dizzyingly rapid ascent to international soul stardom, will perform at the April Jazz Festival in Tapiola Hall.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133094/23

Pablo Neruda, Latin America’s best-loved poet, finally receives a fitting tribute in this stunning biopic by Chilean rising star Pablo Larraín.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133080/23

A huge hit with Italian critics and audiences alike, Perfect Strangers tells the story of seven friends who gather for a dinner party during which all their secrets are revealed.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133354/23

Songs from Utopia is a musical documentary about four voices that ring out together with a truly unique sound. The Agit-Prop quartet quickly established itself as Finland’s foremost political music group in the 1970s.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133357/23

Alma decides to fulfil her ailing grandfather’s wish and reclaim the family’s ancient olive tree. The Olive Tree is one of the most stunningly beautiful films to have emerged from Spain recently.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133356/23

Traditional April Jazz concert by Ebeli, where the young and talented pop and jazz students perform on stage. The concert includes performances by diverse vocal ensembles and the Ebeli Choir.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/134716/23

The final Café Louhi event at April Jazz 2018 features guitarist Marzi Nyman. It's also the release event for this musical chameleon's new album.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/134714/23

At this Café Louhi event the audience can enjoy performances by talented jazz musicians straight from the New York City club scene. In addition to Ari Hoenig Trio, the concert features a trio carrying the name of Teemu Viinikainen.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/134705/23

The Last mile project organises workshops to develop the accessibility of the Nuuksio National Park. In autumn 2018, tests will be conducted to improve accessibility based on ideas from the workshops. The goal of the third workshop is to gain some guidelines for future tests.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/134674/23

The Last mile project organises workshops to develop the accessibility of the Nuuksio National Park. In autumn 2018, tests will be conducted to improve accessibility based on ideas from the workshops. The goal of the second workshop is to introduce companies that offer transportation solutions the challenges related to accessibility.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/134672/23

Even the most ardent haters of musicals have had to concede that La La Land, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, is one of the finest love stories of all time. Café services in the Louhi hall!
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/132955/23

This documentary shows Laila Kinnunen, a 1960s Finnish singing legend and megastar, living her everyday life. The screening includes additional film material on Laila Kinnunen sourced from the YLE archive.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133353/23

Performing at this April Jazz festival's Café Louhi event are the Finnish musicians Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble and the Dutch band Tin Men & the Telephone.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/134596/23

Turkish pianist Özgür Ünaldi and Russian viola player Elena Ünaldi are to take top billing, with a programme featuring music by Schumann and Enescu alongside Turkish folk songs.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131264/23

Welcome to BisnesDates to discuss about sustainability in business and to network with other likeminded!
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/134507/23

The Nature Photographs of the Year exhibition illustrates the diversity of Finnish nature, its views and events, and the experiences and revelations that photographers find in nature.
At Nature House Villa Elfvik 31 January – 4 March 2018.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133958/23

Panta Théâtre from France will be performing this classic Chekov drama in a brand new version by Daniel Veronese. The characters are mourning their wasted lives and fretting about the human predilection for irreversible environmental damage. Espoo Cultural Centre, Louhi Hall 1.-3.2.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131586/23

Nuuksio Reindeer park is open on Feb. 3rd from 12pm-3pm. Tickets 10€/20€/50€.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133613/23

Jean-Jacques and Alexandre Kantorow, father and son, present the elegant yet energetic solo piano works of Saint-Saëns. Korngold’s Symphonic Serenade from the 1950s is a nostalgic glance back at the Romantic era.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/130395/23

The play speaks of the beauty and fragility of our life journey. Light-hearted and at times joyous, it is a story about friendship, memories and the threat of memory loss. Performances at the Espoo Cultural Centre Mon 22 - Wed 24 Jan.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131298/23

Welcome to the first BisnesDates this year to hear and discuss about the theme "Business Finland and Finland Business".
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133493/23

This series of folk tales is laced with a healthy dose of Finnish humour and are suitable for all ages.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133419/23

This short film screening brings together nine animated films from across Europe, offering a truly breathtaking visual treat for audiences of all ages.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133413/23

The adventure begins when a mysterious poison begins to spread through the city of Souptown. Mari has set up a secret society with her friends and together they set about finding an antidote to the poison.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133410/23

The two friends, Rölli and Juurakko, embark on an adventure together, setting off on a quest to find the Beginning of All Time.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133407/23

The two friends, Rölli and Juurakko, embark on an adventure together, setting off on a quest to find the Beginning of All Time.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133406/23

Best friends Onneli and Anneli are two very happy and lucky little girls who get to live in a house all by themselves. One December evening, a very tiny car, turns up at their house.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133401/23

The impossible is made possible as this 17-strong orchestra is condensed into quintet! Jazz for Kids concert for the whole family at the Espoo Cultural Centre. Free admission.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133398/23

Familiar jazz standards are given a fresh new twist by these two scat-loving musicians! Jazz for Kids concert for the whole family at the Espoo Cultural Centre. Free admission.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133397/23

Gräsan kädentaitojen keskus is an art school for local children and young people to develop their skills in art, craft and design. The exhibition presents works from autumn 2017 and spring 2018.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133392/23

This exhibition showcases artworks by final year students at secondary schools in Tapiola area and Porkkala. The exhibition is open in the gallery of the Espoo Cultural Centre Tue 3 - Sun 8 April.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133390/23

A well-loved Finnish film for children has been digitally remastered in honour of its 15th anniversary and now makes a return to the silver screen to delight a new generation of film lovers!
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133368/23

Leonardo, inventor and genius, is designing a fantastical new flying machine, assisted by three little monkeys. The steampunk visuals and gentle humour make the show perfect for audiences of all ages.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133367/23

Leonardo, inventor and genius, is designing a fantastical new flying machine, assisted by three little monkeys. The steampunk visuals and gentle humour make the show perfect for audiences of all ages.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133365/23

This is the story about a man in the midst of the most hectic years of his life, who finds himself stuck between his wife and a hard place. Performances at the Espoo Cultural Centre Fri 19 - Sat 20 Jan.

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Two worlds meet at a matinee conducted by Anja Bihlmaier: the sensual, colourful Impressionist poetry of Debussy’s L’après-midi d’un faun and Dvořáks Eight Symphony
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/130376/23

Actors and vocalists Helmi-Leena Nummela, Tatu Siivonen and Puntti Valtonen perform a series of well-observed and moving character studies at the Espoo Cultural Centre.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/131279/23

Young Talents of Kisumu project is a chance for young musicians from Espoo and Kenya to discover new musical styles and influences and to make music together.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133346/23

Jazz trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire returns to April Jazz with his celebrated quartet. In addition, virtuoso and creative French drummer Sylvain Darrifourcq leads his minimalist-brutal jazz trio.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133251/23

Espoo City Theatre director Erik Söderblom’s stylish and fast-paced production of a young man called Daniel Hjort. Performances at the Espoo Cultural Centre Wed 4 - Thu 5 April.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133245/23

Espoo City Theatre director Erik Söderblom’s stylish and fast-paced production of a young man called Daniel Hjort. Performances at the Espoo Cultural Centre Wed 4 - Thu 5 April.
Homepage: http://www.espoo.fi/en-US/content/133243/23