Photo: Hanaholmen – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre.

Two public events on Erottaja this Friday

Eva Lange’s piece of art FAITH HOPE LOVE will be unveiled on 13 September 2019 at 3 p.m. on Erottaja, next to Svenska Teatern. After the official inauguration, the programme for the general public will continue in the evening, beginning at 5 p.m. Both events are open and free of charge.

Several authors and artists from both Finland and Sweden will take part.

Public inauguration of Eva Lange’s artwork at 3 p.m.

On Friday, Swedish artist Eva Lange’s artwork will be presented to the City of Helsinki and disclosed to the public. In addition to the artist, also e.g. the chairman of Helsinki City Council Otso Kivekäs and the president of Stockholm City Council Cecilia Brinck will be in attendance. Sweden’s and Finland’s ministers for Nordic cooperation Ann Linde and Thomas Blomqvist, respectively, will also take part.
The a cappella groups Rajaton and The Real Group will perform, in addition to e.g. Circus Helsinki.
Maria Sid will host the event.

A fanfare group and a procession of child and circus artists will set out from the Runeberg Statue towards the renovated Erottaja Square at 2:55 p.m.

The inauguration will take place on Erottaja at 3:00–3:40 p.m.

Public show on Friday evening at 5 p.m.

Authors Kjell Westö, Herman Lindqvist, Merete Mazzarella and Henrik Meinander, and others, will feature in the evening show.

It will also include music with, inter alia, pop musicians Patrik Isaksson, Jore Marjaranta and Jannike performing in a Finnish-Swedish cavalcade. And lots of other performances until 9:30 p.m.

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