Are you visiting the airport at the same time as Santa Claus?

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Published
28.11.2013 - 11:40
The Christmas season will begin at Helsinki Airport on the eve of Independence Day, when Santa Claus arrives at the airport from Korvatunturi fell. Later, there will be the Lucia parade and atmospheric musical performances.

Santa Claus

5–23 December, 6.30–8.30 a.m. and 2:30–5:00 p.m.
In the morning, Santa Claus will visit the airport's departure gates and gate area 11–31. In the afternoon, Santa Claus will visit the long-distance flight area in gate area 32–40.

The most beautiful Christmas songs

10 December 6:30–8.00 a.m. and 2:00–3:30 p.m.
The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission and the choir of the Vantaa Parish Union will perform in the departure lobby of Terminal 2. During the performances, a booklet, Kauneimmat joululaulut ("The Most Beautiful Christmas Songs"), will be distributed in the lobby. International Christmas songs in Finnish, Swedish and English will be performed at the event.

During the event, cash funds will be raised for the Mission's work for the disabled. The most beautiful Christmas songs will be presented by the Mission's campaign coordinator Henriika Lindroos for those interested. In December, the most beautiful Christmas songs will be one of the music style options on the long-distance flights of Finnair.

Lucia parade

13 December, 2:15-3:00 p.m.
A Lucia parade (Karamalmi, fifth grade, Espoo) will visit Helsinki Airport. The route is from Terminal 1 to the departure lobby of Terminal 2.

Musical performances

18–23 December
Duet groups from the Sibelius Academy will perform in the store hallway near Gate 26 and in front of the Duty Free store in gate area 32–40. Here is the detailed schedule:

Wednesday 18 December, 6.30–8.30 a.m. / DUO SERENATA guitar and violin
Thursday, 19 December, 2.30–4.30 p.m. / DUO SEVERO violin and accordion
Friday, 20 December, 6.30–8.30 a.m. / DUO SEVERO violin and accordion
Saturday, 21 December, 2.30–4.30 p.m. / DUO IVARS & YLITALO violin and cello
Sunday, 22 December, 6.30–8.30 a.m. / DUO IVARS & YLITALO violin and cello
Monday, 23 December, 6.30–8.30 a.m. / DUO SERENATA guitar and violin

Finnair Senior Singers

19 December
The Finnair senior Singers visit the departure gates and the gate area.

Finnair Singers

20 December, 3–5 p.m.
The Finnair Singers visit the departure gates and the gate area.

You can buy Christmas gifts at the airport

The shops at Helsinki Airport provide you with convenient, easy gift ideas for Christmas: the latest fashions, the hottest electronics, fantastic jewellery and the finest perfumes, as well as lots of fun, sought-after toys and gifts for children.

Finavia wishes you a merry Christmas season!