Talks and discussions | World Village Festival

Talks and discussions

World Village Festival’s talks and discussions at Railway Square and the FNT Club Scene include dozens of interviews and panels for a just world. For more on the festival’s factual programme, see the literary programme, the films and the Finnish-language pages. All events are free of charge!

Access to justice in the murder cases of Jaakkola and Cariño (FIN/MEX)

Talks and discussions

Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola, participants of a human rights observation caravan on its way to the indigenous community of San Juan Copala, were m...

Anna Puu

Music

Singer-songwriter Anna Puu, Emma Award winner and creator of numerous radio hits, represents the top of Finnish music.

Che Sudaka (ARG/COL/ESP)

Music

Che Sudaka have been using music to talk about society since 2002.

Doc Lounge Helsinki: Discussion about Transit Havana

Talks and discussions

Join us for a discussion about the documentary Transit Havana and transgenderism together with the experts.

Gaby Moreno (GUA/USA)

Music

A resident of the US, Moreno draws from the musical tradition of her native Guatemala and fuses it with jazz, folk and blues.

Interview with director Dani Kouyaté (BUR)

Talks and discussions

Interview with the director of the film "Medan vi lever".

Interview with Phyllis Omido: Shedding light on environmental activism – a Kenyan view (FIN/KEN)

Talks and discussions

“Our Constitution guarantees us the right to a clean and healthy environment and the right to the freedom of expression.” Phyllis Omido founded the...

Interview: Eradicating poverty through community action (NGR)

Talks and discussions

When measuring the health of mothers and children, Nigeria is among the worst in the world.

Kepa Talks: Active Syrians at home and around the world (FIN/SYR)

Talks and discussions

The war in Syria has lasted for six years. 11 million people have fled their homes, half of them staying in other countries.

Kepa Talks: Sustainable development goals in Tanzania (TAN)

Talks and discussions

How are the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals faring in Tanzania and how is the civil society engaged in their achievement?

Kepa Talks: The struggling civil society of Nicaragua and the world (FIN/NCA/TAN)

Talks and discussions

Since 2007 Daniel Ortega’s regime has systematically limited Nicaraguan civil society's possibilities to act.

Maailman Kuvalehti interview: Colombia's generation of peace (COL)

Talks and discussions

War has been the norm in Colombia for 52 years. Last October, a potential peace agreement was voted down in a referendum.

Panel discussion: Social change through business – words & deeds?

Talks and discussions

How can business contribute towards a better society? Join us for a discussion and a scoop of ice cream.

Panel discussion: Culture and integration in the Nordic countries (FIN/DEN/NOR/SWE/SYR)

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How can culture help immigrants integrate? How important are art experiences and creative work in the integration process?

Why don't you ask us? Refugees and media (AFG/IRQ/SOM)

Talks and discussions

Many refugees have backgrounds in journalism and the media. What would they like to contribute to the public discourse of Finland?

Anna Puu

Music

Singer-songwriter Anna Puu, Emma Award winner and creator of numerous radio hits, represents the top of Finnish music.

Che Sudaka (ARG/COL/ESP)

Music

Che Sudaka have been using music to talk about society since 2002.

Doc Lounge Helsinki: Discussion about Transit Havana

Talks and discussions

Join us for a discussion about the documentary Transit Havana and transgenderism together with the experts.

Interview with Phyllis Omido: Shedding light on environmental activism – a Kenyan view (FIN/KEN)

Talks and discussions

“Our Constitution guarantees us the right to a clean and healthy environment and the right to the freedom of expression.” Phyllis Omido founded the...

Interview: Eradicating poverty through community action (NGR)

Talks and discussions

When measuring the health of mothers and children, Nigeria is among the worst in the world.

Kepa Talks: Active Syrians at home and around the world (FIN/SYR)

Talks and discussions

The war in Syria has lasted for six years. 11 million people have fled their homes, half of them staying in other countries.

Kepa Talks: Sustainable development goals in Tanzania (TAN)

Talks and discussions

How are the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals faring in Tanzania and how is the civil society engaged in their achievement?

Panel discussion: Social change through business – words & deeds?

Talks and discussions

How can business contribute towards a better society? Join us for a discussion and a scoop of ice cream.

Panel discussion: Culture and integration in the Nordic countries (FIN/DEN/NOR/SWE/SYR)

Talks and discussions

How can culture help immigrants integrate? How important are art experiences and creative work in the integration process?

Access to justice in the murder cases of Jaakkola and Cariño (FIN/MEX)

Talks and discussions

Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola, participants of a human rights observation caravan on its way to the indigenous community of San Juan Copala, were m...

Gaby Moreno (GUA/USA)

Music

A resident of the US, Moreno draws from the musical tradition of her native Guatemala and fuses it with jazz, folk and blues.

Interview with director Dani Kouyaté (BUR)

Talks and discussions

Interview with the director of the film "Medan vi lever".

Kepa Talks: The struggling civil society of Nicaragua and the world (FIN/NCA/TAN)

Talks and discussions

Since 2007 Daniel Ortega’s regime has systematically limited Nicaraguan civil society's possibilities to act.

Maailman Kuvalehti interview: Colombia's generation of peace (COL)

Talks and discussions

War has been the norm in Colombia for 52 years. Last October, a potential peace agreement was voted down in a referendum.

Why don't you ask us? Refugees and media (AFG/IRQ/SOM)

Talks and discussions

Many refugees have backgrounds in journalism and the media. What would they like to contribute to the public discourse of Finland?