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Uusimaa Day celebrated all over our Region today, Yle Areena streaming Spring Celebration this evening

On 21 May we’ll celebrate the first Uusimaa Day ever. Tens of events will be held all around our Region. Yle Areena is streaming our Spring Celebration at 7 p.m. from Lohja. 

− On this day, we invite everybody to take part in various events. On Tuesday 21 May, every cultural happening, outdoors recreation or encounter can be done in the spirit of our Uusimaa Day. Just do it in your own way, Katriina Rosavaara, Adviser for Cultural Affairs at the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council encourages.  

Lohja hosting our celebration this year 

Our spring celebration starts with the energetic all-girl rock band Safetybox. The music of Amorphis is proudly presented by its vocalist Tomi Joutsen, together with the City Orchestra of Lohja. The performance is enlivened by sign language interpreter Miguel Peltomaa. We are offering you inspirational regional music and culture for an hour.  

Yle Areena is streaming this celebration – to be seen everywhere in our Region from 7 p.m. onwards. The recording will be available for a month. About 500 of us registering our participation can attend the event in the Laurentius Hall in Lohja. Coffee and cake will be served at 6 p.m. The programme and further information is found the website of the Uusimaa Day,

Tens of events around our Region 

We encourage you to make a spring excursion into local nature, get together for a cup of coffee, grab a photo challenge and visit a library.

We have challenged regional day care centres, schools, associations and libraries to arrange events on this Day.  

Here some examples of events in our Region 21 May. Find your nearest event via the information channels of your own municipality!

Uusimaa Day 

On this Day, we invite you to enjoy culture, meetings and local nature together, A festive spring day all around our own Region – for the first time on Tuesday 21 May 2024. 

For more information, please contact:

Katriina Rosavaara


+358 40 562 2314

Culture, Uusimaa Day, Helsinki-Uusimaa Award

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