Kids' programme

Kids' programme mainly takes place at Kid's Corner in Kaisaniemi Park. Free admission to all performances!

Children’s philosophy café

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
In the children’s philosophy café, both children and parents are invited to wonder, ask questions, discuss, do crafts and play together. World Village Festival challenges visitors to think about the Nordic values of equality and tolerance.

Chinese lion dance (FIN/CHN)

Kids' programme

  • Kungfu
  • Children's Theatre
  • Dance
A pride of colourful Chinese lions has arrived in Finland, and they want to stretch their legs after a long trip. As they are trained in kung fu, you can expect spectacular leaps from these big cats.

Clown and palace’s servant Chondong (FIN/CHI/INA)

Kids' programme

  • Children's Theatre
  • Dance
A funny clown visits King Lasem’s palace on Bali, an island of tales. While there, Chondong the servant tells the story of Princess Rankesari through dance.

Clowns Without Borders workshop

Kids' programme

  • Circus Arts
  • Clownery
  • Workshop
Join in the fun and try out some of the basic circus skills with aid of merry clowns. Circus teachers from Clowns Without Borders Finland are on hand to make sure that the day takes a turn for the ridiculous.

Composting with Kosti

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Get the entire family familiar with worm composting under Kosti’s tutelage! Build a home for composting worms at this Kids’ Corner workshop.

Dances from India – Bollywood workshop (IND)

Kids' programme

  • Dance
  • Workshop
Welcome to join in the joyous Indian rhythms! Bolly Beat Dance School is putting on a show and hosting a dance lesson.

DIY: Dollhouse Renovation

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
At Kids’ Corner, a clever dollhouse has been constructed out of recycled materials. Come renovate and decorate it to leave your mark.

Elviira the Clown and Mukulele band

Kids' programme

  • Children's Music
An ukulele-flavoured boogie is coming to Kids’ Corner! Palm trees shake and reindeer gallop as Elviira the Clown rushes to clean the atmosphere with her duster!

Hobby Animal Farm Workshop

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
At the Hobby Animal Farm, create your own endangered Asian hobby animal. When the animals are complete, join a competition to see who’s the fastest on the savannah.

Lennu Liito-orava and Kaarlo Karhu

Kids' programme

  • Children's Music
Through stories and music, flying squirrel Lennu Liito-orava and bear Kaarlo Karhu educate children on environmental issues, such as the importance of sorting waste.

Origami workshop – Lotus flowers

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding, in which pieces of paper are turned into animals or plants.

Rhythm Instrument Workshop

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Feel the beat of the music and build your own rhythm instrument at this Kids’ Corner workshop.

Rojupöhö Puppet Show

Kids' programme

  • Puppet Theatre
Rojupöhö makes children think about the importance of things and friends. Are new things or friends more important?

Satuja Soitosta

Kids' programme

  • Children's Music
Welcome to the village of Music! Here, folk instruments new and old come to life to tell of the origins of music and instruments.

Senfi (FIN/SEN)

Kids' programme

  • Folk
  • Children's Music
What is the Senegalese way of playing the kantele? Can you perform the Kalevala on a djembe?

The Journey of Paper – a Story Exercise

Kids' programme

  • Exercise
A quick exercise turns wood into paper and paper into new paper.

Children’s philosophy café

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
In the children’s philosophy café, both children and parents are invited to wonder, ask questions, discuss, do crafts and play together. World Village Festival challenges visitors to think about the Nordic values of equality and tolerance.

Chinese lion dance (FIN/CHN)

Kids' programme

  • Kungfu
  • Children's Theatre
  • Dance
A pride of colourful Chinese lions has arrived in Finland, and they want to stretch their legs after a long trip. As they are trained in kung fu, you can expect spectacular leaps from these big cats.

Clown and palace’s servant Chondong (FIN/CHI/INA)

Kids' programme

  • Children's Theatre
  • Dance
A funny clown visits King Lasem’s palace on Bali, an island of tales. While there, Chondong the servant tells the story of Princess Rankesari through dance.

Clowns Without Borders workshop

Kids' programme

  • Circus Arts
  • Clownery
  • Workshop
Join in the fun and try out some of the basic circus skills with aid of merry clowns. Circus teachers from Clowns Without Borders Finland are on hand to make sure that the day takes a turn for the ridiculous.

Composting with Kosti

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Get the entire family familiar with worm composting under Kosti’s tutelage! Build a home for composting worms at this Kids’ Corner workshop.

Dances from India – Bollywood workshop (IND)

Kids' programme

  • Dance
  • Workshop
Welcome to join in the joyous Indian rhythms! Bolly Beat Dance School is putting on a show and hosting a dance lesson.

DIY: Dollhouse Renovation

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
At Kids’ Corner, a clever dollhouse has been constructed out of recycled materials. Come renovate and decorate it to leave your mark.

Elviira the Clown and Mukulele band

Kids' programme

  • Children's Music
An ukulele-flavoured boogie is coming to Kids’ Corner! Palm trees shake and reindeer gallop as Elviira the Clown rushes to clean the atmosphere with her duster!

Hobby Animal Farm Workshop

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
At the Hobby Animal Farm, create your own endangered Asian hobby animal. When the animals are complete, join a competition to see who’s the fastest on the savannah.

Lennu Liito-orava and Kaarlo Karhu

Kids' programme

  • Children's Music
Through stories and music, flying squirrel Lennu Liito-orava and bear Kaarlo Karhu educate children on environmental issues, such as the importance of sorting waste.

Origami workshop – Lotus flowers

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding, in which pieces of paper are turned into animals or plants.

Rhythm Instrument Workshop

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Feel the beat of the music and build your own rhythm instrument at this Kids’ Corner workshop.

Rojupöhö Puppet Show

Kids' programme

  • Puppet Theatre
Rojupöhö makes children think about the importance of things and friends. Are new things or friends more important?

Satuja Soitosta

Kids' programme

  • Children's Music
Welcome to the village of Music! Here, folk instruments new and old come to life to tell of the origins of music and instruments.

The Journey of Paper – a Story Exercise

Kids' programme

  • Exercise
A quick exercise turns wood into paper and paper into new paper.

Children’s philosophy café

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
In the children’s philosophy café, both children and parents are invited to wonder, ask questions, discuss, do crafts and play together. World Village Festival challenges visitors to think about the Nordic values of equality and tolerance.

Chinese lion dance (FIN/CHN)

Kids' programme

  • Kungfu
  • Children's Theatre
  • Dance
A pride of colourful Chinese lions has arrived in Finland, and they want to stretch their legs after a long trip. As they are trained in kung fu, you can expect spectacular leaps from these big cats.

Clowns Without Borders workshop

Kids' programme

  • Circus Arts
  • Clownery
  • Workshop
Join in the fun and try out some of the basic circus skills with aid of merry clowns. Circus teachers from Clowns Without Borders Finland are on hand to make sure that the day takes a turn for the ridiculous.

Composting with Kosti

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Get the entire family familiar with worm composting under Kosti’s tutelage! Build a home for composting worms at this Kids’ Corner workshop.

Dances from India – Bollywood workshop (IND)

Kids' programme

  • Dance
  • Workshop
Welcome to join in the joyous Indian rhythms! Bolly Beat Dance School is putting on a show and hosting a dance lesson.

DIY: Dollhouse Renovation

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
At Kids’ Corner, a clever dollhouse has been constructed out of recycled materials. Come renovate and decorate it to leave your mark.

Hobby Animal Farm Workshop

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
At the Hobby Animal Farm, create your own endangered Asian hobby animal. When the animals are complete, join a competition to see who’s the fastest on the savannah.

Lennu Liito-orava and Kaarlo Karhu

Kids' programme

  • Children's Music
Through stories and music, flying squirrel Lennu Liito-orava and bear Kaarlo Karhu educate children on environmental issues, such as the importance of sorting waste.

Origami workshop – Lotus flowers

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding, in which pieces of paper are turned into animals or plants.

Rhythm Instrument Workshop

Kids' programme

  • Workshop
Feel the beat of the music and build your own rhythm instrument at this Kids’ Corner workshop.

Rojupöhö Puppet Show

Kids' programme

  • Puppet Theatre
Rojupöhö makes children think about the importance of things and friends. Are new things or friends more important?

Senfi (FIN/SEN)

Kids' programme

  • Folk
  • Children's Music
What is the Senegalese way of playing the kantele? Can you perform the Kalevala on a djembe?

The Journey of Paper – a Story Exercise

Kids' programme

  • Exercise
A quick exercise turns wood into paper and paper into new paper.