Finnish Defence Forces’ Summer Tour 2019 in Helsinki
Saturday 15.6.2019 at 18.00 – 21.00
The Summer Tour of the Finnish Defence Forces will be performing in Suomenlinna on Saturday15 June 2019 in conjunction with the Guards Band Festival. Over the weekend, music will play at market squares, on the ferry, in the park and even in a sauna. Welcome!
The Finnish Defence Forces’ Summer Tour concert will be organised on the parade grounds of Suomenlinna on Saturday 15 June 2019 to feature the Guards Combo with Heini Ikonen and the Navy Band as well as the Show Band of the Finnish Defence Forces’ Conscript Band. Organised in conjunction with the Guards Band Festival 200, the Summer Tour concert in Suomenlinna will also allow for familiarising with a static display of Finnish Army equipment, visiting Soldiers’ Home canteen sales points and discussing matters relating to conscript service with representatives of service personnel, conscripts and women undertaking voluntary military service.
The Guards Band Festival 200 will be organised in the centre of Helsinki and in Suomenlinna from 13 to 16 June 2019. Over the festival weekend, the versatile and proficient performances will range from sauna concerts to figure marching. The detailed programme that will be the responsibility of the Guards Band and visiting Bands featuring top vocalists may be accessed online here.
The events will be free of charge except for the Karelian Swing concert on 14 June and the sauna concerts on 15 June. Arrivals in Suomenlinna by ferry in accordance with Helsinki region public transport timetables and fares. Welcome!
Target groups: citizens