Address: Mannerheimintie 13, FI-00100 Helsinki, Finland
The Finlandia Hall is a leading congress and event venue in the centre of Helsinki on the Töölönlahti Bay, centrally located in a park-like surrounding. Every detail in the building is designed by distinguished Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The versatile and flexible meeting, exhibition, festival and concert facilities of the Finlandia Hall offer a setting for both large international congresses and small-scale meetings, and for various entertainment and public events. The building itself is a popular attraction visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.
The city of Helsinki was founded in 1550 by King Gustav Vasa of Sweden and has been the capital of Finland since 1812. The city with its architecture and culture has been influenced by both the east and the west. Helsinki has a colourful history, and nowadays it is the centre of Finland’s cultural and business life.
More than one-fifth of the country’s population lives in the Helsinki area. It is easy to get around the capital. The nature as well as the Baltic Sea is present even in the city centre. A great way to enjoy the sea and Finland’s magnificent archipelago is to take a cruise from Helsinki to the Baltic Sea.
Finland, a member of the European Union since 1995, has about 5.5 million inhabitants and is one of the largest countries in Europe. Finland is a northern country of great beauty and has a distinctive cultural life. The capital of the country is Helsinki. Two thirds of the surface area is covered by forest and there are nearly 200,000 lakes in Finland. The coastal archipelago with its labyrinthic waterways is unique. Finland has 35 wild and beautiful national parks covering 8170 square kilometres.
Congress venue the Finlandia Hall
HELSINKI | FINLAND
Mannerheimintie 13e, 00100 Helsinki