The open early childhood education playgroups meet at playgrounds and daycare centres around Helsinki.Read more »
Introduced a year ago by the City of Helsinki, the best remote May Day celebration of all time returns. As was the case last year, remote May Day revellers are urged to celebrate the opening of the spring season with immediate family and friends, observing the restrictions imposed on gatherings. May Day Eve will culminate in the vappu’ show, which will be arranged in Virtual Helsinki in partnership with Nelonen Media and Zoan Oy.Read more »
Helsinki aims to be a city that anticipates the service needs of local residents and businesses and provides services at all times without binding them to specific schedules or service points. As a step towards this goal, Helsinki has now been offering parents of preschool-age children throughout the city pre-primary education places in suitable day care centres directly via a text message, without the need to submit a separate application.Read more »
The improved coronavirus epidemic situation in the Helsinki metropolitan area will enable certain services of the city to be opened in a restricted and controlled manner in May. Restrictions and recommendations will be gradually and carefully relaxed on the basis of an overall assessment. The opening up of services will follow the 'children and young people first' principle.Read more »
Youth work services will provide young people under 18 years of age with support and assistance throughout the Helsinki districts in the evening and during the night on May Day Eve, 30 April. However, all young people are urged to celebrate May Day in small groups at home or in its vicinity.Read more »
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A list of different ways to spend time with the family in the Helsinki region.