Helsinki Comics Festival
2nd to 3rd September 2017
Sörnäisten rantatie 22, 00101 Helsinki
The 2017 Helsinki Comics Festival celebrates comic art in all its forms. This year the themes are South American comics and tango music. The international guests include José Muñoz (Argentina), Berliac (Argentina), Sarah Glidden (USA), Gilbert Shelton (USA), Dan Berry (UK), Leah Moore (UK) and Charlie Christensen (Sweden), and many many more. The festival artist is Hanneriina Moisseinen.
Organised by the Finnish Comics Society, Helsinki Comics Festival is the largest comics-related event in Finland and Northern Europe, welcoming over 20 000 visitors each year. The festival program consists of exhibitions, lectures, signings, competitions, and evening events.
The main venue of the festival is Kattilahalli, at Suvilahti. Present will be both mainstream and alternative publishers and artists from Finland and abroad. In addition, the festival will host a Zine Fest, dedicated to small press and self-published comics. Find more information on Zine Fest in English and exhibitor sign up here.
For more information contact the international coordinator Onni Mustonen (firstname.lastname@example.org).