Art menu filled with surprises

At the Kasarmitori terrace and summer streets, you can enjoy a variety of art experiences on a daily basis, from buskers to circus artists and cartoonists to dancers. Kasarmitori Square also features weekly spoken word interpretations of the legendary Merisää radio weather report for seafarers. On Sundays, Kasarmitori Square has a program especially for families with children. (The programming will be arranged weather permitting.)

August programme

Sunday for the whole family 1 August

Terrace area and summer streets
11:00-14:00 Valtteri Raekallio Corp: Uraanilampun valoa – dance experiences

Art terrace
12:00-14:00 Vieno Motors: Boatman`s pique-nique. The artists will conjure up still-lifes from plants and lost property in front of the admiring public. The brave and lucky can also get wild blooms to take with them!
15:30-16.00 Merisää: Rosanna Fellman (in Swedish)

Monday 2 August

Art terrace
10:00-10.30 Fimu ry’s aamujumppa (morning workout): Kizombaa kevyseti (lightly), directed by Yoanki Téran Bacallao
18:00-19:00 Stig

Terrace area and summer streets
16:00-19:00 Street sketcher Aino Sutinen

Tuesday 3 August

Summer streets
16.30-17.30 Street music: Mikko Karhula

Wednesday 4 August

Summer streets
11.30-12.30 Street music: Mikko Karhula

Thursday 5 August

Art terrace
16.15-16.45 Huomiset- chat show series: Long Play – What do fiction and journalism say about environmental change? The discussion will be interpreted into sign-language.
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Elsa Tölli and Sini Jussila
18:00-19:00 Rising names of Kasarmitori Summer: Antti Pouta

Friday 6 August

Art terrace
11:00-11.30 Merisää: Elsa Tölli and Sini Jussila
11:30-12:30 Kevyesti päivällä perjantaisin (a light Friday): Ina Forsman Duo

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00-17:00 Compañía Kaari & Roni Martin: flamenco experiences

Saturday 7 August

Art terrace Programme has been cancelled due to bad weather.
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Elsa Tölli and Sini Jussila
18:00-19.30 Blues-evening: Charlotta Curves & Helge Tallqvist Band

Terrace area and summer streets
12:00-13:00 Dance Theater Tsuumi: Improvised evening

Sunday for the whole family 8 August

Art terrace
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Artists will make flower wreaths and bracelets from lost flowers and plants in the spirit of Tove Jansson’s birthday on 9 August. Wreaths will be handed to lucky spectators.

Terrace area and summer streets
11:00–14:00 Simeoni Juoperi & co: street dance experiences
11:00–14:00 Belenos Group of Arts moving work Icarus will charm viewers of all ages

Monday 9 August

Art terrace
10-10.30 Fimu ry’s aamujumppa (morning workout) Rumba a lo Cubano, directed by Pedro Felix Torres

Summer streets
16.30-17.30 Street music: Ilari Kauppi

Tuesday 10 August

Summer streets
11.30-12.30 Street music: Ilari Kauppi

Wednesday 11 August

Art terrace
16:00-17:00 Afterwork in Swedish: Jazz with Maja Mannila & Johannes Granroth
18:00 Blues-evening: Charlotta Curves & Helge Tallqvist Band

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00-18:00 Close up magic: Robert Jägerhorn

Thursday 12 August

Summer streets
14:00-15:00 Ilkka Arola & Esko Grundström

Art terrace
16.15-16.45 Huomiset- chat show series: Nuoren Voiman Liitto. The future of domestic literature. The discussion will be interpreted into sign-language.
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Kirsi-Marja Moberg
18:00-19:00 Antti Ketonen acoustically

Summer streets
11:30-12:30 Street music: Leo
16:00-19:00 Street sketcher Aino Sutinen

Friday 13 August

Art terrace
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Kirsi-Marja Moberg
18:00-19:00 Rising names of Kasarmitori Summer: Hassan Maikal

Terrace area and summer streets
11:30-12:30 Street music: Leo
14:00-17:00 Cris af Enehielm & Chekhov Machine Company: dance, movement, live music and improvisation.

Saturday 14 August

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00-17:00 Cris af Enehielm & Chekhov Machine Company: dance, movement, live music and improvisation.

Art terrace
13:30-14 Sini Jussila & Willie Budsko
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Kirsi-Marja Moberg
18:00-19.30 Blues-evening: Erja Lyytinen Acoustic Trio

Sunday for the whole family 15 August

Art terrace
10:00-18:00 Urban Art: Art gulls. The artists will work on seagulls cut from plywood. During the day, the seagulls will be handed out occasionally to market square visitors.

Terrace area and summer streets
11:00-14:00 Cris af Enehielm & Chekhov Machine Company: dance, movement, live music and improvisation. Summer streets and market square
11:00-14:00 Hupsansaa’s green oasis and take away -surprise bags for kids

July programme

Thursday 1 July

Terrace area and summer streets 
10:00–18:00 Salaiset sarjakuvat (Secret Cartoons): Joonas Rinta-Kanto 

Art terrace 
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Dxxxa D 
18:00–19:00 Mira Luoti Duo
19:00–22:00 Pride: Club La Persé 

Friday 2 July

Art terrace 
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Dxxxa D  
18:00-19:00 Rising names of Kasarmitori Summer: Markus Perttula 
19:00–22:00 Pride: DJ Haimlich and DJ Fanny 

Saturday 3 July 

Art terrace 
11:00-11.30 Merisää: Dxxxa D 
12:00-13:00 World music centre at Kasarmitori Summer! Taija Robalta  

Pride Sunday for the whole family 4 July

Art terrace
10:00-13:00 Rainbow experiences for the whole family: Vertanen x Virtanen, Sirkus Magenta, Maimu Brushwood, Mimi ja Kuku

Monday 5 July 2021 

Art terrace 
10:00–10.30 Fimu ry’s aamujumppa (morning workout): Capoeira stretching from Brazil, directed by Mestre Pium
18–19 Laura Närhi Duo

Terrace area and summer streets 
16:00–19:00 Street sketcher Miro Keinänen 

Tuesday 6 July 

Summer streets 
16.30–17.30 Street music: Titi Tuhatmieli: Sara Ritala

Wednesday 7 July

Art terrace 
10:00-10:40 Wednesday Baroque Mornings: Viola trio of the Finnish Baroque Orchestra – Madrigal and other music

Summer streets 
11.30–12.30 Street music: Titi Tuhatmieli: Sara Ritala

Thursday 8 July

Terrace area and summer streets
12:00–16:00 & 17.30–20:00 Pair dance experiences: Maylevis Borrega & Yasser Sarria Terry plus Soila La Canela & Lazaro Torres  

Art terrace 
16.15–16.45 Huomiset- chat show series: You Tell Me Collective. For whom is the city of the future planned? The discussion will be interpreted into sign-language.
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Aatos Ketvel 

Friday 9 July 

Art terrace 
11:00-11.30 Merisää: Aatos Ketvel 
12:00–13:00 Light daytime music: Duo Aili Ikonen & Antti Kujanpää 

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00–17:00 Ima Iduozee: Dance Experiences – Imose Iduozee and crew & Alen Nsambu

Saturday 10 July

Terrace area and summer streets
13-16 Ima Iduozee: Dance Experiences – Imose Iduozee and crew & Alen Nsambu
13-16 Sophia Wekesa & Maailman normaaleimmat tyypit: Dance experiences

Art terrace
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Aatos Ketvel 
18:00–19.30 Blues-evening: Frim Fram Duo  

Sunday for the whole family 15 July

Terrace area and summer streets
11:00–14:00 Ima Iduozee: Dance Experiences – Yasmin Janatuinen & Alen Nsambu
11:00–14:00 Sophia Wekesa & Maailman normaaleimmat tyypit: Dance experiences

Monday 12 July 

Art terrace
10:00–10.30 Fimu ry’s aamujumppa (morning workout): Soft-Zumba, directed by Welinton Jimenez de Leon

Summer streets
16.30–17.30 Street music: Antti Untamala

Tuesday 13 July

Summer streets
11.30–12.30 Street music:Antti Untamala

Wednesday 14 July

Art terrace
10:00-10:40 Wednesday Baroque Mornings: Chamber ensemble of the Finnish Baroque Orchestra – Mozart and the Baltic Sea
16.30–18:00 Afterwork in Swedish: Från kust till kust – En musikalisk resa i hjärta, själ och natur med Jannike Sandström & Niklas Rosström

Terrace area and summer streets
12-15 Sophia Wekesa & Maailman normaaleimmat tyypit: Dance experiences
14–18 Close up magic: Robert Jägerhorn

Thursday 15 July

Terrace area and summer streets
16:00–19:00 Street sketcher Miro Keinänen

Art terrace
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Juho Liira
18:00–19:00 Katri Ylander Duo

Friday 16 July

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00-17:00 Red Nose Company: Tour de Helsinki-Tokyo – Street theatre, clowning and mime sports

Art terrace
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Juho Liira
18:00-19:00 Rising names of Kasarmitori Summer: Joku Iiris

Saturday 17 July

Art terrace
11:00-11.30 Merisää: Juho Liira
12:00-13:00 World music centre at Kasarmitori Summer! Rebetinkatu

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00–17:00 Red Nose Company: Tour de Helsinki-Tokyo – Street theatre, clowning and mime sports

Sunday for the whole family 18 July

Art terrace
11:00 & 13:00 Mimmit concerts in Finnish and Swedish

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00–17:00 Red Nose Company: Tour de Helsinki-Tokyo
11:00-14:00 Race Horse Company: Laukkaavat hepat (galloping horses)
11:00-14:00 Hupsansaan viherkeidas ja take away -surprise bags for kids 
11:00–14:00 Close up magic: Robert Jägerhorn

Monday 19 July

Art terrace
10:00–10.30 Fimu ry’s aamujumppa (morning workout):Casual summer yoga, directed by Anna Kajava
18:00–19:00 Jesse Kaikuranta solo

Terrace area and summer streets
16:00–19:00 Street sketcher Siru Tirronen

Tuesday 20 July

Summer streets
16.30–17.30 Street music: Dimitri Keiski

Wednesday 21 July

Art terrace
10:00-10:40 Wednesday Baroque Mornings: Chamber ensemble of the Finnish Baroque Orchestra – Haydn and Mozart

Summer streets
11.30–12.30 Street music: Dimitri Keiski

Thursday 22 July

Terrace area and summer streets
10:00–18:00 Salaiset sarjakuvat (Secret Cartoons): Milla Paloniemi
12:00–16:00 & 17.30–20:00 Paritanssielämyksiä (pair dancing): Maylevis Borrega & Yasser Sarria Terry plus Soila La Canela & Lazaro Torres  

Art terrace
16.15–16.45 Huomiset- chat show series: Nuorgam and Haimila Clubhouse – Authorship and Representation. The discussion will be interpreted into sign-language.
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Tapani Rinne & Harri Hertell

Friday 23 July
 
Terrace area and summer streets
12:00–19:00  Ballet experiences: dancer Anni Jokimies and saxophonist Axel Kalland and dancers Konsta Roos and Katariina Luukas

Art terrace
15:00–16:00 Light daytime music: Emilia Sisco
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Tapani Rinne & Harri Hertell

Saturday 24 July

Terrace area and summer streets
11:00–18:00  Ballet experiences: dancer Anni Jokimies and saxophonist Axel Kalland and dancers Konsta Roos and Katariina Luukas
14:00-16:00 Duo Risa: Dance and couple acrobatics

Art terrace
18:00–19.30 Blues-evening: Dr. Helander & Mika Railo feat. Blues Minister Esa Kuloniemi

Sunday for the whole family 25 July

Art terrace
10:00–18:00 Urban Art: Art gulls. The artists will work on seagulls cut from plywood. During the day, the seagulls will be handed out occasionally to market square visitors.

Terrace area and summer streets
10:00-18:00 Ballet Experiences: Minna Tervamäki
11:00–14:00 Close up magic: Robert Jägerhorn

Monday 26 July

Art terrace
10:00–10.30 Fimu ry’s aamujumppa (morning workout): Calm stretching, directed by Nathaly Gómez

Wednesday 28 July

Art terrace
10:00-10:40 Wednesday Baroque Mornings: Trio of the Finnish Baroque Orchestra – Händelsbanken
16:00–17:00 Afterwork in Swedish: Vågspel – ur Lasse Mårtensons notbok med Pentti Hildén & Annika Gummérus-Putkinen

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00–18:00 Close up magic: Robert Jägerhorn

Thursday 29 July

Terrace area and summer streets
16:00–19:00 Street sketcher Siru Tirronen

Art terrace
16.15–16.45 Huomiset- chat show series: Artpod – What kind of questions will artists talk about tomorrow and why? The discussion will be interpreted into sign-language.
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Rosanna Fellman (in Swedish)
18:00–19:00 Pauliina Kokkonen Duo

Friday 30 July

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00–17:00 Valtteri Raekallio Corp: Uraanilampun valoa – dance experiences

Saturday 31 July

Art terrace
11:00-11.30 Merisää: Rosanna Fellman (in Swedish)
12:00-13:00 World music centre at Kasarmitori Summer! Nemat, Isa and Loica

Terrace area and summer streets
14:00–17:00 Valtteri Raekallio Corp: Uraanilampun valoa – dance experiences

June Programme

Thursday 17 June  

Art terrace
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Joska Josafat 

Friday 18 June  

Art terrace and summer streets
10-18 Salaiset sarjakuvat (Secret Cartoons): Aiju Salminen 

Art terrace
17:00-17.30 Merisää: Joska Josafat
18:00-19:00 Rising names of Kasarmitori Summer: Aurora

Saturday 19 June 

Art terrace
11:00-11.30 Merisää: Joska Josafat
World music centre at Kasarmitori Summer! Ramithawi

Summer streets and terrace area
14:00-17:00 Cirko: Circus experiences 

Sunday for the whole family 20 June

Summer streets and terrace area
11-14 Cirko: Circus experiences and close-up magic
11:00-14:00 Hupsansaan take away -surprise bags for kids 

Tuesday 22 June 
 
Art terrace
15:00-16.15 Expert Panel: Sports as a playing field for politics 

I panel: The policy of power in sports
Jan Vapaavuori, Mayor, Chairperson of the Finnish Olympic Committee
Sari Essayah, Member of Parliament, Member of the IOC
Tuomas Forsberg, Director, University of Helsinki Research Council

II panel: Sports, Human Rights and Ethics
Kati Lehtonen, Senior Research Fellow, LIKES Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health
Kaari Mattila, Secretary General, The Finnish League for Human Rights organisation
Riku Riski, football player
 
Summer streets 
16.30–17.30 Street music: Joska Josafat & Valtteri 
 
Wednesday 23 June 
 
Summer streets 
11.30-12.30 Street music: Joska Josafat & Valtteri 
 
Friday 25 June 

Art terrace
12-13 Light daytime music: Emma Salokoski & Johanna Juhola 
 
Saturday 26 June  
 
Art terrace
18-19.30 Blues-evening: Lena & The Slide Brothers 
 
Monday 28 June 
 
Summer streets
16.30-17.30 Street music: Joose Ojala & Helena Taskila 
 
Art terrace
19-22 Pride: DJ’s Yeboyah & Wekesa 
 
Tuesday 29 June 
 
Art terrace 
19-22 Pride: DJ Awa  
 
Wednesday 30 June 
 
Art terrace 
19-22 Pride: MILK dj’s (Mr.A & Janne X)