Ruisrock is one of the oldest and leading cultural events in Finland. It takes place in the national park of Ruissalo in Turku.
Ruisrock brings people to Ruissalo to enjoy music and art, as well as the high-quality food and drink services.
Tässä näyttelyssä tarinallinen lähestymistapa pyrkii kertomaan vierailijalle Suomen kansallissäveltäjästä maanläheisesti ja inhimillisesti.
In the new exhibition a storytelling approach aims to shed light on Finland’s national composer in a human size and down to earth manner.
In the music study track of the upper secondary school it is possible to add plenty of music courses of all sorts. Available are, for example, choirs, an orchestra, singing and instrument lessons, bands, composing, music expression and conducting. The selection varies annually.
The upper secondary school conducts international co-operation and the students get valuable experiences from tours abroad and while hosting return visits.
Turku Philharmonic Orhestra (City Orchestra) is the oldest orchestra in Finland and one of the oldest in the world. The roots of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra stretch back to the year 1790 and the founding of The Musical Society in Turku. The orchestra was municipalized in 1927. At present the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra is the fifth largest in Finland with its 74 players.
The Chief Conductor of the orchestra since 2012 is Leif Segerstam.
The masculine drawings created by Laaksonen, who was born in Kaarina in 1920, have had an impact on western culture for many decades.
Jouluradio Christmas Radio service plays many kinds of Christmas music and goes on until the 6th of January. In addition to the main channel, there are nine web channels with special themes. Listen online on www.jouluradio.fi or main channel also on 93,8, MHz.