02 June

Defence Forces Musical Summer Tour 2022 Turku


The Air Force Big Band, The Navy Band and Souls of Women, The Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces’ Showband


Turku, Forum Marinum

Free admission!

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The Defence Forces Summer Tour 2022 welcomes you to enjoy Turku on the Aurajoki river banks at Forum Marinum 2.6.2022! Come see the Finnish Defence Forces military equipment from 14:00 to 17:30. The Finnish Navy ships are on display from 14:00 to 16:30. The Soldier’s Home Association will be selling their famous munkki pastries and other goods from 14:00 to 22:00. 

At 18 o’ clock the Air Force Big Band plays the night’s first chords with Heikki Silvennoinen as their soloist. Silvennoinen is known for his blues guitarist- and singer career in many bands since the 70’s, as well as his role in the 90’s Finnish hit show ”Kummeli”.

At 19 o’clock the night continues with the Navy Band and the trio ”Souls of Women” by Emilia Vihanto, Iina Mutikainen and Klaara Koivunen. The trio brings an electrifying show ranging from the classics of soul music to the biggest hits of today: “It’s Raining Men” by the Weather Girls and “Think” from Aretha Franklin celebrate strong female artists and Bon Jovi medley as well as The Weeknd’s hit “Blinding Lights” energizes the audience.

At 20 o’clock the night ends with The Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces’ Show BandStarring around twenty conscripts, the show band will set the summer night on fire by playing the biggest pop and rap hits of today.


Forum Marinum, 20100, Turku.