HELSINKI: ROCK AGAINST RACISM EXHIBITION AND CONCERT

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 10:00 to Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 17:00

The Finnish Institute in London is bringing the Rock Against Racism exhibition to Finland for the first time in June 2016. 

Rock Against Racism was an influential social campaign in Great Britain between 1976-1981. The movement channeled the dissatisfaction of rock musicians and artists towards the racist atmosphere in society.

The Finnish Institute in London, Autograph ABP, Tiketti Galleria, Tavastia, Amnesty International Finnish section, Finnish League for Human Rights, The Advisory Board for Ethnic Relations, Radio Helsinki ja Kansainvälinen Suomemme ry are organising the Rock Against Racism exhibition in Tiketti Galleria, Helsinki from 2 June to 2 August 2016.
Rock Against Racism will also be tributed in a concert on 1 June in Tavastia Rock Club. The concert appeals for Finnish music fans to celebrate a racism-free festival summer.

Venue:

Tiketti Galleria

Tavastia

 

More information:

Johanna Sumuvuori, johanna.sumuvuori@finnish-institute.org.uk, tel: +44 (0) 7748 9507 41

Mirva Merimaa, mirva.merimaa@tiketti.fi, tel: +358 (0)50 555 9977
 

More about the topic:

The Observer: Rock Against Racism: the Syd Shelton images that define an era

Helsingin Sanomat: Valokuvilla ja rockilla voi taistella rasismia vastaan, todistaa Rock Against Racism -näyttely (In Finnish)

Autograph APB, London: Rock Against Racism exhibition

Syd Shelton’s home page

Tiketti Galleria

Tavastia 

Amnesty International Finnish section

Finnish League for Human Rights

The Advisory Board for Ethnic Relations

Radio Helsinki

Kansainvälinen Suomemme ry 

Photo:

The Finnish Institute in London

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