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Riihimäki's summer is full of events

27.5.2024 Releases Culture and leisure Fair Vigor Center Culture Events

People in the form of a semi-circle in the square, which is decorated with summer flowers and streamers.
Townspeople watching the concert at Granit Square. Photo: Teo Cederqvist

Riihimäki's summer is full of wonderful events, most of which are free of charge.

Granit's summer gigs start on Wednesday, May 29. First, we will enjoy the children's summer concert at 17.30:19.00, when Maisteri Molto will entertain the little crowd. On the same evening at XNUMX:XNUMX adults will be entertained by Tauski. Before that, DJ All Jam will raise the mood.

The popular Senioripuistoilu continues throughout the summer in different locations every weekday until mid-August.

Those who have finished the school year for a picnic and barbecue

The library and the city's youth services will organize after school on Monday, June 3 from 14.00:17.00 p.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. What kind of summer!? - event, when there are outdoor games and other activities in the library yard.

Youth services organize a picnic in the library yard in June every Tuesday from 16.00:18.00 to XNUMX:XNUMX. In case of rain, the picnic will be held inside the library.

Youth center Monari organizes a BBQ every Thursday from 18 to 21 p.m. in Monari's yard starting June 6. The grill is hot from 18.30:20.30 to XNUMX:XNUMX. In bad weather, gathering inside the Monar.

On a small budget to the Danube

The Riihimäki Summer Concerts focus on musical-geographic tourism on the Danube from 4th to 9th. June. In more than ten concerts, different music from the former Austria-Hungary region will be heard, from the Czech Republic to Hungary, and from Austrian Ländler to Romanian folk tunes, without forgetting Vienna's central concert music and contemporary music as well.

Concert venues vary in the Riihimäki area. Some of the concerts are free of charge.

The International Sportmen's Fair takes over the Sports Park

On the second weekend of June, 7–9 June. Riihimäki Sports Park is taken over by the International Wilderness Fair. The main themes of the wilderness fair are hunting, fishing, camping and nature.

New at Erämessu this year will be Eräkirmamessut, MaanpuolustusAreena and Erämessut goes Range – Benelli Show.

Pride week culminates in a parade

Riihimäki Pride week starts on Monday, June 10. The week culminates in the Pride celebration on Friday, June 14 at Granit Square, accompanied by a traditional procession. The procession leaves at 17.45:XNUMX from Riihimäki Theater along Hämeenkatu to Granit Square.

You can prepare for the procession on Friday at the library from 10.00:17.00 a.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. by making self-made Pride flags.

During Pride week, two panel discussions will be organized in the library: on Tuesday, June 11, at 18.00:19.00 p.m.–13:18.00 p.m., with the theme Difference in the prevailing heteroculture, such as in sports. On Thursday, June 19.00, from XNUMX:XNUMX to XNUMX:XNUMX, a cross-party panel discussion on equality in the welfare area will be organized.

Granit's summer concerts continue during Pride week on Wednesday, June 12, when Jiri Nikkine's trio will perform from 19.00:60. The trio performs music from the XNUMXs, including The Beatles and The Who.

Maija Ahlqvist's recycled art and photographs are on display at the library in June.

Glass Day gathers glass enthusiasts on June 15

On Saturday, June 15, there is a program for children and adults. Children's cultural Saturdays are celebrated in the Finnish Forestry Museum. Glass Day is celebrated at the Finnish Glass Museum next to the Hunting Museum. In a popular event, the friends of the Finnish Museum of Glass bring a comprehensive selection of utility glass, art glass and collector's glass to the museum's grounds for sale.

In July, we enjoy Granit's summer concerts

In July, we will enjoy Granit's summer concerts again. Jani Forsman & Hot Potatoes will perform on Wednesday, July 3 at 19.00:17 p.m. On Wednesday, July 19.00, at XNUMX:XNUMX p.m., Prairie Oyster will take the Granit stage, playing Finnish-language country rock with Tex-Mex spices.

On Saturday, July 27, Children's cultural Saturdays will be held at Studio Dance & Joy.

Rebekka Hedman's paintings and drawings are on display at the library in July.

In August, the graduates of Senioripuistoilu are celebrated

The summer concerts continue in August with Granit's children's concerts. Pikku Papu Orkesteri will conquer the square on August 7 at 17.30:2012 p.m. The orchestra started at the Sibelius Academy's children's music course in 19.00. The summer concerts continue the same evening, when Hanna Pakarinen takes over the stage at XNUMX:XNUMX.

The closing event of the senior park fun season will be held at Granit square on August 14 from 16 to 18 p.m.

The last summer concert of 2024 will be held on August 21 at 19.00:XNUMX p.m. and Bee will perform then. Bee combines dark pop and soul in his music. DJ All Jam starts raising the mood at six before Granit's summer gigs.

The annual exhibition of Riihimäki visual artists is on display at the library in August.

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