Art goes Kapakka 2019 – programme released!

25th Art goes Kapakka – programme released!

10 days, 10 nights, 36 restaurants, almost 400 events and 22 exhibitions.

The 25th Art goes Kapakka -festival takes place on August 15th to 24th. The programme has now been released. See the programme here.

A few tips during Art goes Kapakka:

Art goes Kapakka brings all kinds of events to the restaurants; the festival is full of music, performance, poetry, improvisation and other performing arts. Read more here.

The festival starts with the legendary Tour of Choirs. Over 2520 singers gather on Senate Square to perform together. After the concert, the choirs spread out to the city to sing in the festival restaurants.

Maista (“Taste”) Art goes Kapakka introduces a world of tasty treats, current themes and sprinkling restaurant culture (in Finnish only).

Tsiigaa Art goes Kapakka brings a broad and interesting collection of visual arts to the restaurants. The theme of this year’s collection is “Empathy”.

With the help of interesting people and questions, AGK Pohtii (“Thinks”) programme series insights into a variety of topics (mainly in Finnish).

Welcome to Art goes Kapakka!

#AGK #artgoeskapakka #tuoretaideonparasta

Art goes Kapakka 2018 – programme released!

24th Art goes Kapakka – programme released!

10 days, 10 nights, 39 restaurants, over 300 events and 36 exhibitions.

The 24th Art goes Kapakka -festival takes place on August 16th to 25th. The programme has now been released. See the programme here.

 

A few tips during Art goes Kapakka:

Art goes Kapakka brings all kinds of events to the restaurants; the festival is full of music, performance, poetry, improvisation and other performing arts. Read more here.

The festival starts with the legendary Tour of Choirs. Over 2260 singers gather on Senate Square to perform together. After the concert, the choirs spread out to the city to sing in the festival restaurants.

Maista (“Taste”) Art goes Kapakka introduces a world of tasty treats, current themes and sprinkling restaurant culture (in Finnish only).

Tsiigaa Art goes Kapakka brings a broad and interesting collection of visual arts to the restaurants. The theme of this year’s collection is “Let’s rescue this!”.

With the help of interesting people and questions, AGK Pohtii (“Thinks”) programme series insights into a variety of topics (in Finnish only).

Welcome to Art goes Kapakka!

 

#AGK #artgoeskapakka #tuoretaideonparasta

Art goes Kapakka 5.12.2017 – programme released!

Independence Day will be present and visible in restaurants all over town with the Art Goes Kapakka festival taking over bars and restaurants with free concerts.

The beloved summertime festival makes a special winter appearance to celebrate the 100th birthday of Finland. On 5 December, the eve of the big day, the city event makes it way to a long list of “kapakkas” or, local restaurants, bars, and other watering holes.

What to expect? A fabulous evening of music and other performing arts, with events running from the afternoon till late at night. All-time favourite soloists, newcomer duets, upcoming stars, and an all-around array of fun performers. Art Goes Kapakka breathes life into the city and sprinkles the many restaurants and bars with brilliant talent and artistry.

The Tour of Choirs has gained popularity through the years and become one of the biggest choir events in the country. The legendary event takes the streets with plenty of song-filled pitstops in a birthday edition featuring twenty choirs. The row of performances starts in the downtown area on Tuesday 5 December at 6 pm.

All Art Goes Kapakka events are free of entry unless otherwise stated.

Check the programme.

Maija Kauhanen, kuva Antti Kokkola

Maija Kauhanen/Photo: Antti Kokkola

23rd Art goes Kapakka – program released!

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10 days, 10 nights, 34 restaurants, over 300 events and 28 exhibitions! The 23rd Art goes Kapakka -festival takes place on August 17th to 26th. The program has now been released!

A few tips during Art goes Kapakka:

Art goes Kapakka brings all kinds of events to the restaurants; the festival is full of music, performance, improvisation and other performing arts. The festival starts with the legendary Tour of Choirs. Over 2260 singers gather on Senate Square to perform together. After the concert, the choirs spread out to the city to sing in the festival restaurants.

Maista (“Taste”) Art goes Kapakka introduces a world of tasty treats, current themes and sprinkling restaurant culture. Hear and taste what the contemporary Finnish cuisine has to offer (discussions in Finnish only).

Tsiigaa Art goes Kapakka brings a broad and interesting collection of visual arts to the restaurants. The theme of this year’s collection is “a treat for the eyes – with passion”.

With the help of specialists and interesting questions, new AGK Pohtii (“Thinks”) programme series insights into a variety of topics (in Finnish only).

Enjoy the Art goes Kapakka pastry at Fazer Café Kluuvikatu 3! Fazer has made a signature pastry for us – have a bite!

Helsingfors sång- och musikförbund 100 år!

Helsingfors sång- och musikförbund rf grundades år 1917 och är därmed jämngammalt med vårt land.
Förbundets egentliga verksamhet består av allsångstillfällen samt stödjande av medlemsgrupperna. Idag har förbundet
sammanslagt 20 medlemsgrupper, varav 17 är körer och 3 orkestrar. Totalt har förbundet över 700 personmedlemmar.

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Bild: Walentinakören har flera år deltagit i Körrundan.

Under sitt jubileumsår ordnar Helsingfors sång- och musikförbund många olika evenemang. Bland annat kan nämnas:
– Allsång på Roddstadion 7.8 och 4.9.2017
– Medverkan i Körrundan 17.8.2017
– Jubileumskonsert på Musikhuset 20.10.2017
– Julkonsert i Johanneskyrkan 17.12.2017.

Mera information om förbundet hittar du på www.hsmf.fi