Helsinki: Suomi-Finland 100 Grand Opening
The "Finland100" events marking the 100th anniversary of Finland's independence kick off on 31 December 2016. There will be activities all around the country, with a main event at the heart of Helsinki where Finland100, the city of Helsinki, Yle, and local organisers have cooperated to create an all-day event with something for everyone from children to seniors. Most events will be free. The day will be broadcast live to the entire country by Yle.
Date: 31 December 2016, 12noon-midnight
Venue: Kansalaistori Square and Töölönlahti bay
More information from the Finland 100 website
Photo: Valtioneuvoston kanslia