9 Vartioparaatit ja MIL-Espa-konsertit

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
  • Pe 24.5.Kaartin soittokunta
  • Pe 31.5.Lapin sotilassoittokunta
  • Pe 7.6.Rakuunasoittokunta
  • Pe 14.6.Kaartin soittokunta + Laivaston soittokunta
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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

Vartioparaati ja MIL-Espa: Laivaston soittokunta

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 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 and MIL-Espa Concert: 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, Concert at Espa Stage.

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

MIL-Espa Concert: The Air Force Big Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 02.08.2019
    2 pm
    Helsinki

The concert at Espa stage at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: 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, 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

Free admission!
  • Fri 23.08.2019
    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