Finnish youth are meeting to form a new model of society

Article written by Thierry Francis Mbabane, pictures courtesy of Jussi Vierimaa, video by Thierry Francis Mbabane. Young people living as a minority in Finland create new spaces to communicate with other youth in order to protect democracy. It was April 2019 that I visited Sibelius Museum in Turku and witnessed the launch of Sahwira Literature Rhythms…






31st Helsinki International Film Festival: It is a great event, but…

Article written by Gloria De Felice  From the 20 to the 30th  of September I had the opportunity to visit The International Helsinki Film Festival “Love and Anarchy” (Rakkautta ja Anarkiaa). It´s always a remarkable experience since it gives me the prospect to evolve my cultural and cinematography perspective.  I discovered new films from all over…






Hang Massive: music, art, globalization (Autumn Tour 2017)

Hang Massive (Danny Cudd and Markus Offbeat)  performed at Gloria Kultturiareena (Gloria theatre) in Helsinki on October 24. The tickets nearly sold out. Along with the opening artists Govardo, their music made the cold and foggy Tuesday night remarkable. Opening act Govardo mystified the public with their sweet songs and melodies, despite performing in a different…






Venu Dhupa: Understanding Diversity

Last September 4th, I took part of the seminar  EU diversity research report with visiting professor Venu Dhupa organized by Catalysti in Globe Art Point. As her website says, she is an expert in national and international cultural policy and is sought after for her innovative thinking on culture, leadership, diversity and the creative industries. The seminar,…