The opening of Espoo Day will be celebrated on Friday, 30 August at 10 on Viaporintori in Leppävaara. The community artwork Lintukatoby visual artists Essi Ruuskanen and Tuuli Huovila will be celebrated during the opening morning. The work has been made of surplus packaging material together with residents in different parts of Espoo during the summer. The work will be on display until 1 September.

WeeGee Exhibition Centre’s museums will offer plenty of experiences with workshops and various guided tours. All four of WeeGee’s museums have free admission on both Friday and Saturday.

On Friday night, the pleasant atmosphere of outdoor cinema will be enjoyed on the Sun Terrace in Tapiola: the film A Star Is Born will be shown at 21:30. The film has Finnish subtitles, and it is suitable for audiences aged 12 years or over.

Finnish Nature Day will be celebrated at Haltia and in its vicinity on Saturday. The popular Sportsmen’s Fair will visit Haltia for the first time. The programme is suitable for all ages and also includes excursions and forest concerts.

For the fourth time, Suomen Latu (the Outdoor Association of Finland) challenges all of Finland to sleep outdoors on 31 August 2019. For the Nuku yö ulkona (Sleep the night outdoors) event, a 400-place forest hotel will be built in the Oittaa recreational area by Lake Bodom.

The Espoo Day concert, organised for the first time, will begin on Saturday at 14 in Tapiola. Admission to all of the Espoo Day events is free of charge.

City Events Espoo is responsible for coordinating Espoo Day on behalf of the City of Espoo. General enquiries can be sent to espoo.paiva@espoo.fi.