Finland’s birthday week and Independence Day for the media
The centenary of Finland’s independence culminates in Finland’s birthday week and Finland’s Independence Day, on 6 December. The celebrations start already a week prior to the Independence Day and pre-party takes place on Independence Day Eve, on Tuesday 5 December. Finland’s centenary of independence climaxes with a fireworks show over Helsinki city centre on 6 December.
The media has free access to the events arranged by different organisers that are free to the public. The event organisers will separately agree on media access to events with an admission fee, photography and video rights and photo materials for the use of the media.
Finland 100 media contacts:
suomi100media (at) sek.fi, tel. +358 (0)50 327 5160 weekdays 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Communications Manager Päivi Pirttilä, paivi.pirttila (at) vnk.fi, tel. +358 (0)295 160 133 or +358 (0)40 705 3323
Further information and materials on the Finland 100 anniversary year for the media available here.
Finland 100 image bank
The images in the image bank are available for media free of charge for illustrating communication materials related to the Finland’s centenary of independence.