Delicacies of Finnish provinces are presented in Helsinki city centre
Delicacies of Finland event (Herkkujen Suomi) 2016 organised together with Syystober beer festival will take you to the world of Finnish flavours. The sixth annual event will take place at the heart of Helsinki, on Rautatientori square between the 18nd to 20th of August. Entrance to the event is free of charge.
Delicacies of Finland brings provincial world of flavors and Finnish local and organic food specialities from small manufacturers and producers coming from provinces all around Finland. Beer Festival-tent Syystober introduces a variety of best Finnish beers from mostly small breweries. When we say best beers in the modest Finnish way, we also mean it as the event also host the nomination of the winners of best Finnish beers competition of 2016.
You can taste a wide range of Finnish specialities, try them together with a beer or buy some food to go. Event will also introduce some cooking and music performances to stimulate the appetite.
Delicacies of Finland is open
Thursday 18 August 16-20.00
Friday 19 August 11-22 (professional event for retailers and restaurants, entrance with invitation only between 9-10.30)
Saturday 20 August 10-19
Syystober beer tent will be open until 01every night. Syystober will host live music with Finnish artists every night.
Last year Delicacies of Finland attracted some 50 000 visitors to joined the relaxed athmosphere at the Rautatientori square. There was a selection of 100 different producers/ small and medium size enterprises from various Finnish provinces present to give tastings and sell their groceries or food portions. In Syystober pavilion there was a selection of over 40 different Finnish beers.
Delicacies of Finland is organized by the Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK), the central union of Swedish-speaking agricultural producers in Finland (SLC) and the Association of Small Breweries in Finland.
Communications Director Klaus Hartikainen, +358 40 1692060