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30th Helsinki Comics Festival

 

 

Next year's dates: 4th to 6th of September 2015

Special themes of 2015: Asia / Hong Kong / Korea / Small Press & Zines

Helsinki Comics Festival is organised by Finnish Comics Society (http://sarjakuvaseura.fi/fi/in-english) in Comics Center (http://sarjakuvakeskus.fi/in-english)

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Hämeentie 150
00560 Helsinki
Finland

29th Helsinki Comics Festival

5th to 7th of September 2014 

Helsinki Comics Festival logoThe 2014 festival themes are Germany and Queer Comics

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The largest comics festival in Northern Europe welcomes comics fans and professionals alike! The main event, held on the first full weekend of September features once again a comics market, Small Press Heaven, artists, exhibitions, discussions, presentations, live drawing performances, competitions, animation, kids' events and clubs. Our theme this year is LGBT comics, and our guest country is Germany.

The German theme is showcased with bringing in visiting artist, exhibitions, residencies and workshops. The festival is proud to host the artist Olivier Kugler, Sascha Hommer, Anna Haifisch, Birgit Weyhe and Marijpol, among many others. Switzerland and Austria are also represented with their own visiting artists and exhibitions.

Among the highlights of this year's festival are the exhibitions celebrating the lives and works of two of the most prolific Finnish LGBT artists, Moomin creator Tove Jansson and Touko Laaksonen, a.k.a. Tom of Finland. In keeping with the LGBT theme, Helsinki Comics Festival welcomes the Spanish artist Sebas Martín.

Join us in September to discover comics!

The main festival venue tent and the Small Press Heaven are located at LASIPALATSI SQUARE (Mannerheimintie 22 - 24), with programme and the comics market open all weekend.

Main venue opening hours:
Friday the 5th of September: 14 pm to 8 pm
Saturday the 6th of September: 11 am to 8 pm
Sunday the 7th of September: 12 am to 6 pm

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International guests and exhibitors contact person:
Maura Manninen
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