100th anniversary of Finland's constitutional democracy

The 100th anniversary of the constitutional democracy of the Republic of Finland will be celebrated on 17 July, which this year is also one of the official flag-flying days. Most of the events related to the anniversary celebrations will take place around mid-September.

MAY

19 May and 9 June at 13. Walk with Kekkonen! Tamminiemi – museum, Helsinki
A guided walk (in Finnish) round the Seurasaari Island, in President Urho Kekkonen’s footsteps. (No entrance fee.)

JULY

17 July 100th anniversary of Finland's constitutional democracy, official flag-flying day

Anniversary events at SuomiAreena public debate forum in Pori

SEPTEMBER

10 September at 12.00 100th anniversary of Finland's constitutional democracy celebrations at the Parliament. By invitation only.

Open house

12–14 September Presidential Palace

13 September Parliament House

14 September Government Palace and House of the Estates

Times to be confirmed.

Other events

10–30 September History of Finland’s constitutional democracy and Constitutional Democracy 100 exhibition showcasing the Presidents of the Republic of Finland

National Archives, Helsinki

13 September Constitution Day, House of the Estates, Helsinki

  • Public lectures, discussions and an expert seminar on the Constitution

14 September at 10–15 Open day event and coffee at the Markey Square with music and an opportunity to meet ministers, MPs and other visitors to the market

15 September at 11–18 Day to celebrate the President of the Republic of Finland, National Museum of Finland, Helsinki

  • Briefings and lectures at the auditorium and guided tours of the exhibitions Story of Finland and Great Finns.

How to include events on the website

This website presents all kinds of events related to the 100th anniversary of Finland's constitutional democracy  You may send details of an event you wish to be included on this site, contact person Tiina-Kaisa Laakso-Liukkonen, [email protected]

NB! The details of the events are those given by the organiser who is also responsible for their accuracy; subject to changes.