XMAS DESIGN MARKET

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The hugely popular Design Market will arrive at WeeGee for Christmas!

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SAT–SUN 23–24 NOV 11 AM–5 PM

XMAS DESIGN MARKET WEEGEE

The hugely popular Design Market will arrive at WeeGee for Christmas again in November 2019!  

Free entry to the museums and the event.
 

Music: We Jazz DJs

The event is cooperatively organised by the Exhibition Centre WeeGee and Helsinki Design Week.

Program

Sat 23rd

EMMA:

12:00 am – 4:00 pm  Sweet!
At EMMA’s open art workshop, you can make the world’s coolest bracelet out of candy. Entry is free. 

3:00 pm April Jazz goes EMMA 
A concert featuring a jazz composition by musician Sid Hille. The piece has been influenced by the art of Rut Bryk and Tapio Wirkkala. The performance includes musicians Sid Hille (keyboards, theremin and percussion instruments) and Herbert Könighofer (saxophones, flutes and electronics). 

Finnish Museum of Horology 

11:30 Art in Fifteen Minutes: Tony Granholm – My life in objects and drawings. In Finnish.

15:30 Art in Fifteen Minutes: Pocket watches. In Finnish.

The Finnish Toy Museum

80s Xmas Party from 11:00 to 17:00
During the WeeGee Xmas Design Market, the Finnish Toy Museum celebrates the upcoming holiday season by throwing an 80s-themed party. Be prepared for a nostalgic programme, including a theme song quiz and some fun facts about the 80s.

11:00–17:00 Penny sweets. I’ll take 10 pieces from jar one and 20 from jar five. Exchange your euros for some old Finnish markkas and buy your favourite 80s sweets at the Toy Museum’s penny sweets stand.   
11:00–17:00 Raffle. Buy a raffle ticket and be surprised! The Friends of the Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä will set up a traditional raffle.
11:00–17:00 Scavenger hunt with My Little Ponies. The ever-so-cute My Little Ponies have run away and are now hiding somewhere in the Toy Museum exhibition. Can you find them in the museum’s display cases?
12:00 and 16:00 Fun facts about childhood in the 80s. Travel back through time to the golden age of He-Man and the Care Bears!
12:30 and 15:30 Theme song quiz. Can you recognise familiar TV show theme songs from the 1980s? Test your memory in the theme song quiz!
13:00–15:00 Workshop: 80s decorations. Join us in the Toy Museum’s arts and crafts workshop and create your own 80s-themed Christmas decorations. 

Espoo City Museum KAMU

12:00–14:00 The Mystery of Espoonlahti – an independent activity tour for the whole family. Nonstop. An activity-packed independent tour for families through the Eyes on the Horizon exhibition. 
13:00–16:00 Workshop: Gifts with a maritime theme. Nonstop. Join us to create a maritime holiday gift for yourself or a friend.
15:00 and 16:00 History in Fifteen Minutes: Christmas at the manors. In Finnish.

Sun 24 Nov

EMMA:

12:00 am – 4:00 pm  Sweet!
At EMMA’s open art workshop, you can make the world’s coolest bracelet out of candy. Entry is free. 

Finnish Museum of Horology 

11:30 Art in Fifteen Minutes: Tony Granholm – My life in objects and drawings
15:30 Art in Fifteen Minutes: Pocket watches

The Finnish Toy Museum 

80s Xmas Party from 11:00 to 17:00
During the WeeGee Xmas Design Market, the Finnish Toy Museum celebrates the upcoming holiday season by throwing an 80s-themed party. Be prepared for a nostalgic programme, including a theme song quiz and some fun facts about the 80s.

11:00–17:00 Penny sweets. I’ll take 10 pieces from jar one and 20 from jar five. Exchange your euros for some old Finnish markkas and buy your favourite 80s sweets at the Toy Museum’s penny sweets stand.   
11:00–17:00 Raffle. Buy a raffle ticket and be surprised! The Friends of the Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä will set up a traditional raffle.
11:00–17:00 Scavenger hunt with My Little Ponies. The ever-so-cute My Little Ponies have run away and are now hiding somewhere in the Toy Museum exhibition. Can you find them in the museum’s display cases?
12:00 and 16:00 Fun facts about childhood in the 80s. Travel back through time to the golden age of He-Man and the Care Bears!
12:30 and 15:30 Theme song quiz. Can you recognise familiar TV show theme songs from the 1980s? Test your memory in the theme song quiz!
13:00–15:00 Workshop: 80s decorations. Join us in the Toy Museum’s arts and crafts workshop and create your own 80s-themed Christmas decorations. 

Espoo City Museum KAMU

12:00 and 13:00 Travel back in time with Christmas carols. The vocal ensemble Laetificus will perform carols from different eras, full of Christmas spirit. Laetificus is all about bringing joy to everyday life and celebrations, to singers and listeners alike. Laetificus is Latin for something that brings joy. The ensemble adopted the name in 2001, although its roots go back to the early 1990s and the children’s choir of Tapiola Parish. Over the years, Laetificus has changed, grown and discovered its unique sound. 

13:00 Guided tour in Swedish: Blicken mot horisonten. 

14:00 Guided tour in Finnish: Eyes on the Horizon. 
13:00–16:00 Workshop: Old-style paper angels, nonstop. Let’s fold nostalgic paper angels.

Please note! Changes to the programme are possible.

Xmas Design Market WeeGee

 

Designers and companies:

24Bottles, Izipizi, Dedicated
Anno
Bold Tuesday Travel Gifts
COMMON with Eri Shimatsuka
Costo
Cozy Publishing
Everyday Design
Evolum
FatCloth
Gedigo Oy Ab
Heidy Tiits
HUPI
HÄLI-ANN TOOMS STUDIO
IKIKU Design
Juuripuu
Kepardi Company
Klaus Haapaniemi Giants
Knitworks
Kokori
Kuvataiteilija Liisa Luostarinen
LAUROU
Lemons And Yarn
Lillan Helsinki
Lulou
Magisso
MaiMai
Mehiläisfarmi Elma B.
Moiko
Muotoiluhuone DoNuts
NIIMAAR
niinmun´design
Nomen Nescio
Paja
Plywood Print
Punainen Norsu
Raijan Aitta
sahrasshop
Sasha Kretova / Mia Minerva
secondround.fi
Sera Helsinki
Store of Hope
Studio Arto Halmetoja
THINK TODAY
TillaPallo
UUP
Woobs