Sculptures of Helsinki #9

The Bear on the Anthill was unveiled in Kallio in 1931 and has dominated karhupuisto (bear park) ever since, it often stands center stage during neighborhood celebrations such as Restaurant Day and Kallio Block Party. Designed by Jussi Mäntynen, who was originally a taxidermist at the department of zoology, allowing him to recreate the animals of FinlandContinue reading “Sculptures of Helsinki #9”

Kallio Block Party

Kallio Block Party took place this weekend in Helsinki. There was live music, good food and the streets were filled with people enjoying the nice weather. The event that seemed to be drawing in the largest crowd was the skateboarding, taking place with the impressive Kallio Church as its backdrop. © Our Shadows Will Remain