September 23, 2017, 9pm-2am at Korintila Vintti, Töölönkatu 51. Boots Night. Men-only ECMC dresscode party "come wrescle with us." Entrance fee 5-10€. Next: Oct 7th, 9pm-2am Rubber & Puppy Party; Nov 4th 9pm-2am Fetish Halloween; Dec 2nd 9pm-2am Finland 100v. See website for details:
November 9-12, 2017. THU: 5pm Boots, Biceps and Bulges/ Life+Works of Tom of Finland; 6pm Taekwondo; 8pm The Ring Thing. FRI: 5pm Slash; 7pm The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin; 9pm Duke of Burgundy. SAT: 1pm Out of Iraq; 3pm Oh-Be-Joyful; 5pm Signature Move; 7pm Paris 05:59; 9pm Heimat XXX. SUN: 12pm In Between; 2pm Arianna; 3:30pm Don’t Call Me Son; 5pm Pushing Dead; 7pm Tamara.
Traditionally celebrated June 24th after spring sowing, when ancient Finns celebrated the feast of Ukko, the pagan god of weather, fertility, and growth. The date roughly coincides with the June 21st Summer Solstice/ longest day, when the sun rises just before 4am and sets just before 11pm. Seurasaari Museum has one of the largest of the many bonfires that burn 4 pm-1am.
June 25 - July 1, 2018 (TBC). A week of lectures, discussions, picnics, workshops, art, culture, party dancing late into the night. Events include Youth Pride, for 13-25 year-olds. The Saturday Pride parade starts at Senaatintori Square and the party continues at the park, as does the closing party. The Queer International English-language LGBTIQ group meets at HeSeta 1st Mondays, 6pm.