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Children’s Museum Festival takes over WeeGee Exhibition Centre with swinging Traffic Jam. The weekend for the whole family is packed with activities and a festive atmosphere. This year’s theme is Traffic Jam, so choose your set of wheels, hit the gas and head out to WeeGee!
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On the Kalevala Day 28th February DAIN Studios’ Kalevala AI Demo at The Gallen-Kallelan Museum.
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At the popular afternoon dances in April we will dance to folk tunes to celebrate the JuuriJuhla-RotFest folk music festival.
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Dance your cares away at our new afternoon disco in the Sello Hall foyer.
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At our popular day dances, music is performed by the dance band of the Pop & Jazz Conservatory.
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Dance your cares away at our new afternoon disco in the Sello Hall foyer.
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Jonna and Jukka play at the intersection of acoustic pop and folk. When they sing, they mix the female and the male voice in a way that beautifully shakes up the concepts of lightness and seriousness. Everyday humour, brightness and ascetism mix in Heimo Hatakka’s texts, set to Jukka’s music.
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Soprano Sanna Iljin and pianist Aleksei Zaitsev take the listeners on a journey to the heart of romanticism through beloved pieces by Chopin, Rachmaninov, Puccini and Verdi.
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At her concert in the Sello Hall foyer, Tuija Hakkila plays piano music by Haydn and Beethoven.

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In this solo concert, Widenius will play traditional flamenco with a fresh touch, accompanied by his own compositions where Nordic nature meets the Southern temperament.
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Siira’s Journey to Circus is a puppetry performance about a sensitive and shy Siira (an isopod) who doesn’t dare to go out – until a circus arrives at the Bug Forest. Siira puts on its better jacket, fixes its old bike and sets off. Unfortunately, Siira’s trip does not go as planned…
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Try your hand at theatre in a group! This workshop introduces you to improvisational theatre through various exercises and having fun together, with the emphasis on positive interaction.
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Taimine’s topical performance looks into an individual’s moral choices and the hardships and heartbreaks of young people.
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A springtime version of the popular children’s disco organised as part of the Kutitus art festival for children will be held in various locations around Espoo.
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Day care centres and primary schools can enjoy films for free at Junior Ciné, a children’s movie festival organised by Espoo Ciné. For children in day care, Junior Ciné offers 30-minute instalments of animated films. Meanwhile, children in primary school can enjoy a European children’s movie.
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Two's company, three's a crowd, or is it so? Do even our most private experiences tell something about the time we live in? During this guided tour in Finnish we explore this subject through old love stories from Espoo.
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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 6 February – 10 March 2019.
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Dadababy is a multisensory performance in which babies can also participate. The performance is built around a dadaistic interaction between rhythms, colours, music, touch and visions.
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A comedy-drama about Christine (Saoirse Ronan) who insists on being called “Lady Bird” and struggles at the intersection of her school’s rigid traditions, fussy parents, her first heartaches and her great plans for the future.
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Höpinätötterö is a children’s music duo formed by Janne and Joonas who amuse audiences of all ages with their delightfully quirky show.
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Gigglebug released his first album a couple of years ago and it won the Emma award for children's album of the year. Gigglebug’s long-awaited second album “Juostaan diskoon” (“running to the disco”) was released recently. It includes an exciting story and 14 dance hits for both young and grown-up disco dancers!
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A springtime favourite among children, this cavalcade of lively puppet performances is back to showcase Easter-related traditions and beliefs.
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Faso Kan is a band whose new stage show draws from the rich music and storytelling traditions of Western Africa.
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The Pikku Papu Orchestra will play ten of their most popular songs that will be reinterpreted by circus artists. Music, aerial acrobatics, tightrope walking and juggling come together on the stage.
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Have you endorsed your robot colleagues on LinkedIn? Why technology companies should take care of analyst relations and how this can be done? Welcome to Business Espoo Meetup.
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The Pikku Papu Orchestra will play ten of their most popular songs that will be reinterpreted by circus artists. Music, aerial acrobatics, tightrope walking and juggling come together on the stage.
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In Danish film two youngsters from different backgrounds join forces and take their shot at a children's talent show.
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Enjoy a musical moment with your belly baby, singing familiar songs, clapping simple rhythms, listening to the way music resonates in you and your baby.
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A concert full of Moomin songs everyone knows, led by Benny Törnroos.
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Sounds of Argentine tango in a traditional May Day Eve’s Concert.
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Norwegian saxophonist and composer Marius Neset visits April Jazz festival with his quintet and the Tapiola Sinfonietta.
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Beethoven’s Triple Concerto is an obvious choice for the immensely talented Finnish–Dutch trio formed by the Roozeman siblings. Their youthful energy is backed up by conductor Valentin Uryupin.

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Elegant French miniatures by Henri Dutilleux set up Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, an excellent vehicle for the youthful talent of the Finnish-Dutch trio formed by the Roozeman siblings.
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An interactive puppet performance based on Kaarina Helakisa’s story.
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Pony and Pigeonboy is based on Veera Salmi’s popular book series that has won over child and adult readers with is anarchistic, humorous attitude.
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On the winter holiday week, children accompanied by an adult can build a light-activated vibrating robot.
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Poja! is an acoustic folk trio whose members are singing multi-instrumentalists and composers. Depending on the audience, the trio’s setlists vary from pedagogical to nostalgic: they play their own and other songwriters’ contemporary folk songs, traditional music from Finland and abroad, sometimes even old schlager tunes and jazz.
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Known from the TV series Pikku Kakkonen, the creatures known as Närpiäiset, Jassoo and Joltakulta, are now on stage!
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Known from the TV series Pikku Kakkonen, the creatures known as Närpiäiset, Jassoo and Joltakulta, are now on stage!
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A performance dramatised on the basis of old folk stories, full of well-intentioned fooling around.
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A performance dramatised on the basis of old folk stories, full of well-intentioned fooling around.
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In this dance performance for children, the untamed and wild world of imagination takes the centre stage and you never know what will happen next.
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Lotta Kuusisto (Maukka) and Paavo Kerosuo (Väykkä), a troupe of guitar heroes and a sturdy rhythm section will rock the stage.
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A rosy puppet performance based on the beloved fairytale, for audiences of all ages.
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The traditional Tapiola skating rink concert is here again. At the concert, Riku Niemi Orchestra will perform with vocalists Annimaria Rinne, Mikael Konttinen and the vocal group SoulSisters.
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In 1983, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker had her international breakthrough with Rosas danst Rosas, a performance that has since become a benchmark in the history of postmodern dance.
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In 1983, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker had her international breakthrough with Rosas danst Rosas, a performance that has since become a benchmark in the history of postmodern dance.
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A Man’s Touch is a beautiful journey from childhood to manhood and onto parenthood and the landscape of old age. It traces the heartlands of silence, of not speaking, with warmth and humour.
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A Man’s Touch is a beautiful journey from childhood to manhood and onto parenthood and the landscape of old age. It traces the heartlands of silence, of not speaking, with warmth and humour.
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A Man’s Touch is a beautiful journey from childhood to manhood and onto parenthood and the landscape of old age. It traces the heartlands of silence, of not speaking, with warmth and humour.
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