Become a volunteer

Volunteer registration for 2015 has started. The registration will end on 19 April.

First artists announced

Performers include UMO – Helsinki – Cotonou, Sahrawi singer Aziza Brahim and author Nnimmo Bassey.

The 2015 theme is development

The entire cultural programme will be released on 9 April and factual programme on 23 April.

Street Art Area available for artists

News item

3.3.2015

As with previous years, the venue may feature anything from theatre or circus acts to live music.

First set of World Village performers announced

Press release

26.2.2015

World Village Festival will again bring a wide variety of world cultures to Helsinki. Performers at the festival include UMO – Helsinki – Cotonou, Sahrawi singer Aziza Brahim and author Nnimmo Bassey.

The Food Vendor of the Year 2014 is AFAES!

News item

16.6.2014

In a popular vote, festival visitors chose the Africans and African-Europeans Association AFAES as the winner. Congratulations!

There were many horses

News item

22.5.2014

The main guest of World Books 2014 is Brazilian author Luiz Ruffato, whose most famous work There were many horses is a hypnotizing novel about a single day in the bustling metropolis of São Paulo.