Helsinki Day at Vuotalo

Image: Andre Pozusis

Event Introduction

Helsinki Day comes to Vuotalo Square on Wednesday, 12 June at 10am–7 pm!
The bright square will fill with people of all ages to enjoy the upbeat music and the awesome atmosphere! You can also join Vuotalo’s Helsinki Day from your couch or terrace at 18:00, when Arpa’s show will be streamed on Helsinki Day Instagram Live.


All day: Local businesses and associations showcase their activities.

10 am and 12 pm
Jo’s Punch & Judy Show – Puppet theatre in English
An exciting treat for children big and small! Authentic English glove puppet theatre with the historically famous Mr. Punch and a cast of traditional friends in crazy clown-like drama! Fast-paced interactive live comedy show. Ideal for families and children aged 3–11 and beyond!

2 pm – Mimi and Kuku
Musician Mimi and hilarious clown-lion Kuku are characters known to many as seen on TV. Mimi and Kuku’s physically entertaining show lets children feel the joy of success and insight. Every child gets to be the main character in their own way. These interactive shows are specially planned to reinforce a small one’s confidence as well as emotional and social skills. The show is fun and fast-paced with lots of dancing, things to do, puppet theatre and magic tricks. Suitable for all ages!

4 pm – Tomi Pulkkinen one-man-show
NB: the performance is in Swedish.

6 pm – Arppa
Arppa and his band are known for their high-energy concerts that are heavy on improvisation, and have become one of the top names of the Finnish indie scene. Arppa’s enchanting music is timeless and his lyrics evoke the cinema. His insightful, sincere and laser-sharp depictions of atmospheres go from Ykspihlaja in Kokkola to night-time Helsinki and onward to a July ‘58 speakeasy with Laila Kinnunen.

Arppa’s band includes musicians Ville-Ville-Veikko Airaniemi, Eero Seppä and Okko Saastamoinen.


Children, Classics, Music

Event Information

  • Time:

    • 10:00–19:00

  • Organiser:


  • Address:

    Mosaiikkitori 2
    00980 Helsinki

  • Accessibility:

    The event is accessible with a wheelchair.

    The event has an accessible toilet.

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