Mimmit ry x Suvilahti – street culture for all

Image: Rosa Hultman

Event Introduction

Mimmit ry Helsinki Day event in Suvilahti 11–12 June 2022!Mimmit ry organises a free two-day outdoor event on 11–12 June 2022, with art by the Mimmit peinttaa art collective and an open painting workshop for all residents of Helsinki. The weekend also includes a Mimmit räppää rap performance training workshop and an Open Mic event.

Schedule
Sat 11 June 2022
11 a.m.–6 p.m. A Helsinki-themed work by the Mimmit peinttaa art collective on the glass graffiti wall in Suvilahti
noon–3 p.m. Mimmit räppää rap performance training at the Mimmit ry studio in Suvilahti (building 7)

Sun 12 June 2022
At the Suvilahti graffiti wall
1 p.m.–4 p.m. Mimmit peinttaa street art workshop
1 p.m.–4 p.m. Radio Majava’s Mimmit räppää DJs and guest artists
4 p.m.–6 p.m. Mimmit räppää Open Mic

A Helsinki-themed wall painting by the Mimmit peinttaa art collective
The Mimmit peinttaa art collective will realise a big Helsinki-themed wall painting on the Suvilahti graffiti wall. The painting of the work is an exhibition-like event to introduce the art collective to all residents of Helsinki who want to watch it being realised.

Mimmit räppää rap performance training
In this three-hour workshop, the participants (max. 8) are able to try out performing their own songs in a safe space and supporting atmosphere. The participants will be given tips on what to focus on in the performance, how to prepare for it and how to get over performance anxiety. The workshop also works as a networking channel for beginning artists. The workshop is open for anyone over the age of 15. The workshop supervisors are the Mimmit räppää rappers Bomstikidi and Yesicayo.

The participants of the performance training have the opportunity to join the next day’s Mimmit räppää Open Mic event to perform their songs and take their first steps in performing in front of an actual audience.

Sign up for the workshop by 8 June 2022: anna@mimmit.net
Participation is free of charge!

Mimmit peinttaa street art workshop
Mimmit peinttaa organises an open street art workshop for all Helsinki residents at the Suvilahti graffiti wall on Sunday from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The workshop allows you to learn different street art techniques under the guidance of street artists.

Children under the age of 12 are welcome to participate in the company of their parents.
No advance registration fee. Participation is free of charge!

Radio Majava’s Mimmit räppää DJs and guest artists
Rap artists Bomstikidi and Yesicayo, hosts of the Mimmit räppää programme on Radio Majava, play rap music by the graffiti wall and interview guest artists, who will also perform their own songs.

Mimmit räppää Open Mic
A rap-music focused open mic event where anyone can perform their own songs (1–2 songs) or freestyle rap. The participants of the previous day’s performance training also have the opportunity to try out their wings on stage. No advance registration.

Categories

Children, Design and Workshops, Music, Open doors, Tours and Exhibitions

Event Information

  • Time:

    • Sat 11.6.2022 11:00–18:00

    • Sun 12.6.2022 13:00–18:00

  • Organiser:

    Mimmit ry

  • Address:

    Suvilahti
    Kaasutehtaankatu 1
    00580 Helsinki

  • Accessibility:

    The event is not accessible with a wheelchair.

    Mimmit räppää rap performance training in the facilities of Mimmit ry (building 7), 1st floor, entry via stairwell.

  • Event language:

    Finnish, English

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