Culture and sport

The City of Espoo has been elected Vice-Chair of the EUROCITIES Culture Forum for 2017-2018. The Vice-Chair position offers opportunities to develop cultural services and influence cultural policies of the European Union in European collaboration. The Forum is chaired by Birmingham (UK).
The rich and diverse programme of CultureEspoo’s autumn season will bring top performers to the city from near and far.


  • Each competitor of the vehicle race has a different mode of transport, such as an electric bike, a Segway, a wooden bike or just an ordinary bicycle. The competitors are, among others, Christoffer Masar, Mayor of Kauniainen, Jukka Mäkelä, Mayor of Espoo, Maria Guzenina, President of Espoo City Council and Member of Parliament, Özlem Canel, Deputy Ambassador of the Netherlands, Irma Karjalainen, Director, Regional and Environmental Information at HSY, and Marek Salermo, cycling expert.
  • Espoo was the first city which joined the Society's Commitment to Sustainable Development in Finland. Different units, companies and networks of the city have taken part in the programme through their own practical activities. The Finnish National Commission on Sustainable Development rewarded Espoo's commitment as the most impactful of the year.


  • Plutonium 74
    2016-10-26 19:00
    The popular Helsinki-based live band Plutonium 74 will release their third album later this year. The album’s first single ‘Aleksis Kiven kadulla’ was Radio Helsinki’s most played song in March.
  • Ashton Lane & Vicki Genfan
    2016-10-27 19:00
    Fresh, self-assured and original - Ashton's music just makes you happy to be alive. What a great new talent.
  • Fortrolige samtaler (Private Confessions) is a story about love, fidelity, freedom and courage. Performances at the Espoo Cultural Centre, Oct 27–29.