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The Eksynyt statue and the text Pride week on Riihimäki are on top of the Pride flag.

Riihimäki Pride

This year, we will spend an entire Pride week in Riihimäki from 10 to 16.6.2024 June XNUMX, celebrating love and equality from Monday to Sunday.

Friday 14.6.2024 June XNUMX The main event of Pride week

17.45 Traditional Pride parade from Riihimäki Theater along Hämeenkatu to Granit square. Gathering in front of the Theater at 17.30:1 p.m. (Hämeenaukio 11100, XNUMX Riihimäki).

18 – 20.30 Feet Pride party at Granit square (Välikatu)

During the evening, you will see and hear wonderful performances and music. The pride party is hosted by a charismatic Tommi Kostekivi, who might be inspired to sing about love himself.

In the program of the evening:

  • The Hall of Light Grupo Luminoson fast-paced dance greeting from the Helsinki samba carnival.
  • The city's greeting is brought by the chairman of the City Council Miia Nakhuri
  • Charming Mindy M Magnolia burlesque show Read More
  • 18.30 o'clock Unbelievably gorgeous DIVE SHOW.
    Marko Vainio, the leading drag star behind DIVET SHOW, is undeniably one of the toughest entertainers in our country. This internationally awarded impersonator has done more than 2500 shows and accumulated more than 100 stars over the years. The Divet Show is known for its amazing costumes, glitter, feathers, humor and fast-paced character changes. Read More
  • Hilla Hannonen solo gig
    Originally from Riihimäkelä, Hilla Hannonen is a 20-year-old promising singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. The daughter of a family of musicians who settled in Helsinki is studying at the Sibelius Academy and is an experienced performer. Right now he is active in the band Toinin minä and the Vino ensemble. At the young queer musician's first solo gig, we will hear not only covers but also his own songs.
  • Lady Misty May a glamorous Venus burlesque show Read More
  • DISCO!! DJ Rosita. Granit Square is filled with hot summer songs.

Granit Square also has:

  • Use the street chalk to color your own stripe on the Pride rainbow carpet community artwork
  • At the activity point of Riihimäki youth services and Ohjaamo, you can create a community artwork by painting a wooden chair, spin the wheel of fortune, get your face painted and pick up a feel-good message.
  • You can also stop for a hug at the Mother's hug point and refuel for a short moment of warmth and closeness
  • There are also parties supporting equality and love.

The event at Granit Square ends at 20.30:XNUMX p.m. Warm welcome!

See the diverse program of the entire Pride week 10-16.6.2024 June XNUMX below:

  • 9 – 14 Feet DIY crafting of Pride rainbow bracelets.

    Place: Riksula, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free entry.

    9 – 19 Feet Go make your own Pride flag (self-made crafts)

    Place: Riihimäki city library (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki). Free entry.

    12 – 18 Feet Crafts from Pride topics, you can come and make yourself e.g. a small Pride flag. At the same time, Galleria Tärinä is open for the wonderful multi-sensory art exhibition "Mennänä metsään", which is full of experiences and joy for visitors with a touch of pride. Pride-themed jewelry is also on sale.

    Place: Galleria Tärinä, Riihimäki Matkakeskus, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free and barrier-free entry.  Read More

    17 – 18 Feet Rainbow Youth Reading Circle

    Place: Riihimäki city library/Kabinetti (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki). Free entry.

    19.30 – 21 Feet Musical dance course. Teacher: Robyn Vuorela

    Place: Tanssistudio Dance Art Riihimäki, Studio 2. Free entry.

    Confirm your place by registering directly with Robyn Vuorela via email: Info@robynsfinery.com. When registering, you will receive more detailed information about participation. Participants are not required to have previous experience in dance or musicals, but an open mind and a desire to throw themselves. The course is intended for the LGBTQIA+ community and is free for participants. The course is taught by Robyn Vuorela and is organized in cooperation with the City of Riihimäki and Tanssistudio Dance Art. In the dance class, we do a joint warm-up that opens the body and mind, after which we get a little familiar with role-playing and learning choreography. The purpose is that we can dance and have fun together and possibly meet new people! Read More 

     

  • 9 – 14 Feet DIY crafting of Pride rainbow bracelets

    Place: Riksula, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free entry

    9 – 19 Feet Go make your own Pride flag (self-made crafts)

    Place: Riihimäki city library (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki). Free entry

    Community artwork for young people: Rainbow painting. Free entry.

    Place: Riihimäki youth services. Youth Center Monari, Uudenmaankatu 1 11100 Riihimäki. Open: During the opening hours of the youth facilities and within the age limits More information

    12-18 Crafts from Pride topics, you can come and make yourself e.g. a small Pride flag. At the same time, Galleria Tärinä is open for the wonderful multi-sensory art exhibition "Mennänä metsään", which is full of experiences and joy for visitors with a touch of pride. Pride-themed jewelry is also on sale.

    Place: Galleria Tärinä, Riihimäki Matkakeskus, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free and barrier-free entry. Read More

    18-19 Panel discussion: Equality in the sports world. The panel will discuss how we could together support the equality of sexual orientation and gender diversity in both hobby and competitive sports. As interlocutors Elina Gustafsson, My Miro Olson and Mäntsälän Seta pj Phineas Dylan. Host of the event Panu Autio.

    Place: Riihimäki city library (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki) Samuli Paronen hall. Free entry. NOTE! The space can accommodate 60 people. The panel discussion is organized together with Riihimäki library and Culture and event services.

  • 9 – 19 Feet Go make your own Pride flag (self-made crafts)

    Place: Riihimäki city library (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki) Free admission.

    12 – 18 Feet Crafts from Pride topics, you can come and make yourself e.g. a small Pride flag. At the same time, the wonderful multi-sensory art exhibition "Mennänä metsää" is open at Galleria Tärinä, which is full of experiences and joy for visitors with a touch of Pride spirit. Pride-themed jewelry is also on sale.

    Place: Galleria Tärinä, Riihimäki Matkakeskus, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free and barrier-free entry. Read More

    16 – 20 Feet Fabric bag tuning workshop with Pride theme

    Place: Monari Youth Center, Uudenmaankatu 1, 11100 Riihimäki Riihimäki youth services and Directorate: Young adults cafe pOint / young adults aged 18-30. Free entry.

    Community artwork for young people: Rainbow painting

    Place: Riihimäki youth services. Youth Center Monari Uudenmaankatu 1 11100 Riihimäki. Free entry. Open: During the opening hours of the youth facilities and within the age limits Read More

    19 Peace, faith and hope for connection evening. The program includes talk about the Pride theme, music, communion and coffee.

    Place: Central Church (Hämeenkatu 5, Riihimäki). Free entry.

  • 9 – 14 Feet DIY crafting of Pride rainbow bracelets.

    Place: Riksula, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free entry.

    9 – 17 Feet Go make your own Pride flag (self-made crafts)

    Place: Riihimäki city library (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki). Free entry

    Community artwork for young people: Rainbow painting. Free entry.

    Place: Riihimäki youth services. Youth Center Monari Uudenmaankatu 1 11100 Riihimäki. Open: During the opening hours of the youth facilities and within the age limits Read More

    12 – 18 Feet Crafts from Pride topics, you can come and make yourself e.g. a small Pride flag. At the same time, Galleria Tärinä is open for the wonderful multi-sensory art exhibition "Mennänä metsään", which is full of experiences and joy for visitors with a touch of pride. Pride-themed jewelry is also on sale.

    Place: Galleria Tärinä, Riihimäki Matkakeskus, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free and barrier-free entry. Read More

    18 – 19.30 Feet Burlesque workshop. Burlesque artist Mindy M Magnolia

    Place: Ö-talo, Öllerikatu 9, Riihimäki. The workshop can accommodate 20 participants. Price €15. Binding advance registration 10.6. by: mindymadmagnolia@gmail.com
    Payment and other instructions will be sent to those who have registered on 11.6. by.

    You can come to the place on the day of the workshop at 17.45:XNUMX to ask about possible vacancies.
    The realization of the workshop requires min. 6 registered participants on 10.6. by. The workshop is part of the Riihimäki Pride week and is organized in cooperation with the cultural and event services of the city of Riihimäki and the Riihimäki Pride community
    In the workshop, you will get to know the basic movements of burlesque and practice e.g. suggestive removal of gloves and, above all, let's have fun and enjoy ourselves exactly as we are.
    The workshop is intended for adults, regardless of gender, and there is no upper age limit.
    Previous experience in Burlesque is not necessary, but those who have already done Burlesque are also welcome. Guidance takes place equally, regardless of skill level. Everyone can regulate their own activities, taking into account the limitations of their own body.
    Dress in clothes you feel comfortable in. If you want, you can dress up in burlesque accessories. For footwear, e.g. dance slippers or dance shoes are suitable. Sports shoes are not suitable for burlesque.
    Workshop director Mindy M Magnolia has directed Burlesque since 2014 and in Riihimäki numerous times over the years. Now, after a break of a few years, the return to Riihimäki is marked by the most wonderful event. Read More

    18-19 Discussion event on equality in the welfare area.

    Place: Riihimäki city library (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki) Samuli Paronen hall. Free entry. NOTE! The space can accommodate 60 people.

    Organized by: the regional council groups of the SDP, the Greens and the Left Alliance

  • 9 – 12 Feet DIY crafting of Pride rainbow bracelets.

    Place: Riksula, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free entry.

    9 – 17 Feet Go make your own Pride flag (self-made crafts)

    Place: Riihimäki City Library (Kauppakatu 16, Riihimäki) The library's multipurpose room. Free entry.

    12 – 18 Feet Crafts from Pride topics, you can come and make yourself e.g. a small Pride flag. At the same time, Galleria Tärinä is open for the wonderful multi-sensory art exhibition "Mennänä metsään", which is full of experiences and joy for visitors with a touch of pride. Pride-themed jewelry is also on sale.

    Place: Galleria Tärinä, Riihimäki Matkakeskus, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free and barrier-free entry. Read More

    12 – 18 Feet Hameen Hurmos installation can be experienced at Voimala in Riihimäki from 14 to 20.6.2024 June 4. The target group of the installation is especially children aged 8–XNUMX and the adults in their immediate circle. However, you can participate in the work regardless of age. Free entry.

    Place: Riihimäki Voimala, Paloheimonkatu 2.

    The skirt Hurmos installation consists of an almost 3-meter-high and 4-meter-wide skirt, which you can climb on, crawl under its hem and lie down in the folds of the skirt. By climbing up from the front of the piece, the skirt can finally be "put on" and look at the world from the perspective of the height of the skirt. A friend below can grab a photo as a keepsake. Riihimäki costume designers and artists Aino Simola and Henna Elomaa are behind the work. With their works, they want to bring new perspectives to the social and cultural meanings of clothing. The work was produced locally at Lavasteverstas Graniit in Riihimäki.

    14 – 17.30 Feet Come and enjoy a genuine stopover moment. Free face painting, snacks and drinks available.

    Place: Authentic shop Bioyrtti. Keskuskatu 1. Free entry.

    Community artwork for young people: Rainbow painting. Free entry.

    Place: Riihimäki youth services. Youth Center Monari Uudenmaankatu 1 11100 Riihimäki. Open: During the opening hours of the youth facilities and within the age limits Read More

    17.45 Pride parade: (Meeting at 17.30:1 p.m.) departure from Riihimäki Theater (Hämeenaukio XNUMX) along Hämeenkatu to Ragnar Granit square.

    18 – 20.30 Feet Pride party in Granit square (Välikatu, Riihimäki)

    18 – 22 Feet Pride-related manual skills, e.g. hama beadwork and text magnets.

    Place: Youth center Monari, Uudenmaankatu 1 11100 Riihimäki Age range 6-20 years young people. Free entry.

    21 Romina Bianco (ARG) & Tango del Norte

    Place: Ö-talo, Öllerinkatu 9, Riihimäki. Entrance fee 15–30 € Read More

  • 12 – 16 Feet Crafts from Pride topics, you can come and make yourself e.g. a small Pride flag. At the same time, Galleria Tärinä is open for the wonderful multi-sensory art exhibition "Mennänä metsään", which is full of experiences and joy for visitors with a touch of pride. Pride-themed jewelry is also on sale.

    Place: Galleria Tärinä, Riihimäki Matkakeskus, Etelainen Asemakatu 2, 11130 Riihimäki. Free and barrier-free entry. Read More

    12 – 18 Feet Hameen Hurmos installation can be experienced at Voimala in Riihimäki from 14 to 20.6.2024 June 4. The target group of the installation is especially children aged 8–XNUMX and the adults in their immediate circle. However, you can participate in the work regardless of age. Free entry.

    Place: Riihimäki Voimala, Paloheimonkatu 2.

    The skirt Hurmos installation consists of an almost 3-meter-high and 4-meter-wide skirt, which you can climb on, crawl under its hem and lie down in the folds of the skirt. By climbing up from the front of the piece, the skirt can finally be "put on" and look at the world from the perspective of the height of the skirt. A friend below can grab a photo as a keepsake. Riihimäki costume designers and artists Aino Simola and Henna Elomaa are behind the work. With their works, they want to bring new perspectives to the social and cultural meanings of clothing. The work was produced locally at Lavasteverstas Graniit in Riihimäki.

  • 12 – 18 Feet Hameen Hurmos installation can be experienced at Voimala in Riihimäki from 14 to 20.6.2024 June 4. The target group of the installation is especially children aged 8–XNUMX and the adults in their immediate circle. However, you can participate in the work regardless of age. Free entry.

    Place: Riihimäki Voimala, Paloheimonkatu 2.

    The skirt Hurmos installation consists of an almost 3-meter-high and 4-meter-wide skirt, which you can climb on, crawl under its hem and lie down in the folds of the skirt. By climbing up from the front of the piece, the skirt can finally be "put on" and look at the world from the perspective of the height of the skirt. A friend below can grab a photo as a keepsake. Riihimäki costume designers and artists Aino Simola and Henna Elomaa are behind the work. With their works, they want to bring new perspectives to the social and cultural meanings of clothing. The work was produced locally at Lavasteverstas Graniit in Riihimäki.

    Hameen Hurmos installation is also open:

    Fri-Sun 14.–16.6, 12–18 p.m

    Mon 17.6 January XNUMX closed

    Tue-Thu 18.–20.6 at 12–18

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