“Helsinki Calling!” – a peaceful demonstration for human rights

  On the 16th of July, there was the memorable meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki. On the day before, Sunday, the city center was filled with people from different roots, nationalities, and cultures with a common intention: demonstrate against the meeting of those presidents. The peaceful march…






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,…