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Guards Parades and MIL-Espa Concerts

The main event on summer Fridays is the Guards Parade, a ceremonial performance that dates back to the 18th century. Parade starts from the Senate Square and continues towards the Changing of the Guard at the Presidential Palace.

After the parade the Finnish Defence Force military bands perform a free public concert at Espa Stage.

  • 2019
  • Fr. 24. May The Guards Band
  • Fr. 31. May The Lapland Military Band
  • Fr. 7. June The Dragoon Band
  • Fr. 14. June The Guards Band + The Navy Band
  • Fr. 5. July The Navy Band
  • Fr. 19. July The Conscript Band
  • Fr. 26. July The Conscript Band*
  • Fr. 9. August The Conscript Band*
  • Fr. 23. August The Guards Conscript Band **
  • *only Guards Parade
  • **only MIL-Espa

Concerts

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Guards Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 24.05.2019
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Lapland Military Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 31.05.2019
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Dragoon Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 07.06.2019
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Guards Band and The Navy Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 14.06.2019
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Navy Band

Free of charge!
  • Fri 05.07.2019
    12:30
    Helsinki Senate square

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert Navy Goes Abba at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 19.07.2019
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade: The Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 26.07.2019
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm.

Guards Parade: The Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 09.08.2019
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm.

MIL-Espa Concert: The Guards Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 23.08.2019
    2 pm
    Helsinki

Concert at 2-3 pm. The Guards Conscript Band featuring Laura Virtala.