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WDC events: Something for everyone?

Helsinki's year in the spotlight offers a range of design encounters and experiences.

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Design in Helsinki Films: free daily screening at the Helsinki City Museum, just off the Senate Square (Sofiankatu 4, all year, Mon-Fri 9-5, Thu 9-7, Sat-Sun 11-5).

Pedal Power workshops on bicycling themes, free with admission to the Design Museum (Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Feb 25, March 31, April 28, May 5).

Font Walk: Self-guided tours of odd and beguiling public texts, beginning April 25. Free maps available from Napa Gallery (Eerikinkatu 18, Helsinki Design District).

Ice Hockey World Championship: Organisers of the tournament in Helsinki and Stockholm promise to include innovative design in many ways (May 4-20).

Nordic Design Today: Work by five prize-winning designers at the Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA, Ahertajantie 5, Tapiola, July 11-Sept. 16).

Helsinki Design Week: Fashion shows, concerts, exhibitions and much more (Sept 6-16).

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