BBC’s The Arts Houron Tour is coming to Helsinki

BBC World Service The Arts Hour on Tour, a radio art and entertainment show, celebrates the vibrant Finnish art scene and learns how to continue to respond to changing Finnish social and political conditions. 6 2022 I’m coming to Helsinki on the moon. At the Apollo Live Club in Helsinki Nikki Bedi Guests explore how Finns respond to rising tensions with Russia after the invasion of Ukraine. Attitudes towards immigrants; and how Finland can open up its own space in the world of art.

Nikki will be attended by award-winning writers Rosa Liksom, Author of Compartment No. 6. Published six years ago, the novel explores the historical tensions between Finland and neighboring Russia through the eyes of young Finnish students and Russian miners. Russia. The film adaptation of Rixom’s novel was released for widespread critic praise and won the Grand Prix at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

Iran-born Finnish comedian and presenter Ali Jahan Gili We will also participate in Nikki on stage. Ali arrived in Finland as a 10-year-old refugee. His comedy often reflects Finland’s attitude towards immigrants.

Sasha Pasha, a St. Petersburg-born artist and immigrant to Finland, discusses how it reflects Russia’s experience during conflict.

Krista Kosonen Join Nikki to discuss Finnish films. She has starred in the HBO Nordic series Beforeigners, and she has won two Jussi Awards for Best Actress, Finland’s premier film industry ceremony.

In addition, one of Finland’s rising stars Olivera will find self-expression through pop music and talk to Nikki about how to connect with fans through social media.

Source: BBC World Service BBC’s The Arts Houron Tour is coming to Helsinki

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