An estimated 11 million people were killed in the Nazi-perpetrated genocide of World War II. Between five and seven million of them were Jews.
In the capital city on Tuesday afternoon, the University of Helsinki will be hosting a Holocaust seminar, and in the evening a commemorative ceremony.
The United Nations designated January 27 as a day when all member states should honour the memory of Holocaust victims and emphasize anti-genocide education and other programs in their countries.
Finland is a member of the Task Force for International Co-operation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research.