Sello Hall open as of 1 February for small-scale cultural events
The Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland (AVI) has decided that sports and recreational facilities can be opened as of 1 February. As of Tuesday, public events with a maximum of 50 participants may also be held indoors if the events have assigned seating. The number of participants at outdoor events is not limited. Following the decision of the coronavirus coordination group for the Helsinki metropolitan area on 1 February, a Covid passport is not required at the city’s cultural and sports facilities, public events or recreational activities for the time being.
Cultural events can be organised for small audiences as of 1 February. Some events will be postponed or cancelled. The city’s cultural venues (Sello Hall(external link), Cultural Centre(external link), Kannusali(external link), Children’s Cultural Centre Aurora(external link), Exhibition Centre WeeGee(external link) and Vindängen(external link)) provide up-to-date event information on their websites. Following AVI’s decision, public events with a maximum of 50 participants can be held indoors if all participants have assigned seats.
- Libraries and museums are open. However, arrangements will be made on the premises to prevent the risk of infection caused by close contact between participants and groups.
- A Covid passport is no longer required at public events, cultural venues or museums. The situation will be re-assessed after the national Covid passport guidelines have been specified.
Each cultural venue will provide information on the cancelled and postponed events on their website, together with instructions on how to return pre-purchased tickets.
- Sello Hall