Weekend Festival is a hip-hop and dance music festival in the Finnish capital Helsinki.
Every year the spectacle brings some of the biggest names from EDM, house, techno and hip-hop to its stages; It has long been one of the largest electronic music festivals in Scandinavia.
Festival guests can look forward to several stages, a gigantic production and breathtaking fireworks.
Weekend is an international festival and we always aim to provide the best festival experience for all festival guests, artists and others involved. We have made many plans for this year and we want to remain optimistic, but at the same time realistic and aware of the current situation.
Helsinki is the capital, primate and most populous city of Finland. Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland. Helsinki is located 80 km north of Tallinn, Estonia, 400 km east of Stockholm, Sweden, and 300 km west of Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Often considered to be Finland's only metropolis, it is the world's northernmost metro area with over one million people as well as the northernmost capital of an EU member state. After Stockholm and Oslo, Helsinki is the third-largest municipality in the Nordic countries. Finnish and Swedish are both official languages. The city is served by the international Helsinki Airport, located in the neighboring city of Vantaa, with frequent service to many destinations in Europe and Asia.
Called the "Daughter of the Baltic" or the "Pearl of the Baltic Sea", Helsinki is on the tip of a peninsula and on 315 islands.
Air traffic is handled primarily from Helsinki Airport, located approximately 17 km north of Helsinki's downtown area, in the neighbouring city of Vantaa. Helsinki's own airport, Helsinki-Malmi Airport, is mainly used for general and private aviation. Charter flights are available from Hernesaari Heliport.
Over 300 cruise ships and 360,000 cruise passengers visit Helsinki annually. There are international cruise ship docks in South Harbour, Katajanokka, West Harbour, and Hernesaari. In terms of combined liner and cruise passengers, the Port of Helsinki overtook the Port of Dover in 2017 to become the busiest passenger port in the world.
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