Helsinki Design Week offers plenty of interesting activities for all age groups all over the city. Photo: Marja Väänänen, City of Helsinki Material Bank.

Helsinki Design Week to take place in September

The largest design festival in the Nordic countries brings hundreds of events to Helsinki in September. Helsinki Design Week will take place on 5-15 September.

During the entire Design Week, you will able to enter Kaleva House at Erottaja to admire the palace’s Neo-Renaissance architecture and visit the exhibitions there. This year, Kaleva House (a.k.a. Erottaja Palace) is the event centre and heart of the Design Week.

Moreover, the programme of the Design Week includes more than 150 events by independent organisers that will fill the streets, galleries, shops and museums with design, architecture, fashion and city planning. Open discussions, exhibitions, fashion shows, launchings and parties will take place over the course of the week.

On 9–13 September, a climate school will be arranged as part of the Design Week at City Hall. The City of Helsinki and Helsinki Design Week provide the event in conjunction with Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.

This year, Helsinki Design Week’s partners are the City of Helsinki, Aalto University, Metsähallitus, Finnish Design Shop, Wolt, Radio Helsinki and Asun.

Further reading:

Helsinki Design Week, programme

Kaleva House (Erottaja Palace), Erottajankatu 2 (Fi)

Climate school

Helsinki Design Week to introduce festival pass