Date night and free Mikko Joensuu gig at WeeGee this Friday | EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art is one of the biggest museums in Finland.

Date night and free Mikko Joensuu gig at WeeGee this Friday

 

6 pm 
Jazz pianist Markus Niittynen Play it again! Retro arcade
CINEMA Happy Endings presents films by Aalto University’s Department of Film, Television and Scenography ELO. Silent date & Blind date: date blindfolded and without any words

6.30 pm 
RISKIRYHMÄ (RISK GROUP) IMPROVISATION THEATRE WORKSHOP: Who was your most memorable date? What was your worst date ever? Your best pick up line? Actors Elina Aalto and Mikko Virtanen are waiting to hear your story.

7 pm
“WELCOME TO YOUR DATE!” - Elina Aalto
Shall WE Dance? (Choreography by Sonya Lindfors) Pop-up photography studio by Kaisa Sojakka Play it again!
CINEMA Happy endings Silent date & Blind date

7.30 pm
RISKIRYHMÄ – Improvisation performance at the SIS. Deli restaurant.

8 pm
Shall WE Dance? (Choreography by Sonya Lindfors)
Play it again! The retro arcade and museums open for one more hour
CINEMA Happy endings presents, among others, the film Treffit (The Date) (dir. Jenni Toivoniemi).
Silent date & Blind date

9 pm
MIKKO JOENSUU at the SIS. Deli.

10 pm
DJ Mitja Nylund is in charge of the tunes for the rest of the evening.
CINEMA Happy endings presents, among others, the short film Treffit (The Date) (dir. Toivoniemi) Silent date & Blind date open for new (or old) dates.

12 midnight
The party ends at WeeGee. Singles’ night bus from WeeGee to Otaniemi and on to Kiasma.


All museums, EMMAShop and Play it again! are open throughout the evening until 9 pm. Restaurant SIS. Deli serves customers until the end of the party.Jazz pianist Markus Niittynen plays jazz music full of feeling in the lobby of WeeGee in the early evening.



#Moderndate - Singles Night PROGRAM 

Play it again! At the retro arcade, you will get try your hand at classics such as Duck Hunt, Super Mario Bros and Commodore 64. The arcade is open 6 pm–9 pm.

CINEMA Happy Endings presents short films by Aalto University’s Department of Film, Television and Scenography ELO. Open 6 pm–9 pm and 10 pm–12 midnight. Korsoteoria (So it Goes), dir. Antti Heikki Pesonen, 28 min.
Treffit (The Date), dir. Jenni Toivoniemi, 7 min.
Luokkakokouksen jälkeen (After the Reunion), 2016, dir. Kirsikka Saari, 14 min. Tulivuori (Yellow Stone), 2016, dir. Lauri-Matti Parppei, 9 min.
Ihanat naiset rannalla (Swimmers), 2017, dir. Arttu Hokkanen, 4 min.

RISKIRYHMÄ actors Elina Aalto and Mikko Virtanen collect dating experiences in the early evening WORKSHOP at 6.30 pm–7.30 pm. RISKIRYHMÄ’s improvised dating-related performance at the SIS. Deli restaurant at 7.30 pm.

Shall WE Dance? is a performance collage created by choreographer Sonya Lindfors and sound designer Mitja Nylund together with a workgroup. Small-scale solo performances and larger group choreographies extend all over the exhibition centre and museum premises. Dancers: Kukka Eskola, Elisa Heimo, Sonja Mäkelä, Arina Tsinjonnaja, Anne Pietarinen, Minna Lyytinen, Miia Raitakangas, Anna Juhola, Liisa Mustakallio, Ainu Kyrönseppä, Anna Jolma, Tarja Pyysing. Spot a dancer and join in! 7 pm–9 pm.

Photographer KAISA SOJAKKA takes pictures of the participants at a pop-up studio in the lobby 7 pm–9 pm.

MIKKO JOENSUU paints with his solo gig an ethereal and flickering atmosphere brightened with rays of light. At the latest now, with the Amen 3 album completing the trilogy, Mikko Joensuu demonstrates that he is the most interesting thing to hit the Finnish music scene in a long time. His intimate, grandiose and at the same time honest musical interpretations can be enjoyed at 9 pm at the SIS. Deli restaurant.

EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art hosts exhibitions by Sarah Morris and Ernst Mether-Borgström and also collection exhibition Touch by the Saastamoinen Foundation. Shall WE Dance? performances are also held at the museum premises during the evening. EMMA is open until 9 pm.

KAMU – Espoo City Museum presents the history of Espoo. A Thousand Stories About Espoo -exhibition has something for everyone, whether you enjoy nostalgia, big machines or ancient riddles. Take your date on a time travel and search for a red, beating heart at the exhibition. KAMU is open until 9 pm.

THE FINNISH MUSEUM OF HOROLOGY features a vast history of clocks and an exhibition on Finnish jewellery in celebration of the centenary of Finland’s independence. The museum premises are full of things to explore for all who are interested in clocks and jewellery. The Finnish Museum of Horology is open until 9 pm.

THE FINNISH TOY MUSEUM HEVOSENKENKÄ – Welcome home, everyone! The Kotileikkejä ja leikkikoteja (Playing house and playhouses) special exhibition celebrates daily life and how it is reflected in children’s games. In this museum, visitors actually get to play and have a go on the slide. The Finnish Toy Museum is open until 9 pm.

EMMAShop is open to all art lovers until 9 pm.

RESTAURANT SIS. Deli serves our daters drinks and food all night long.