Tag Archives: We Love Helsinki

WeLoveHelsinki – a space of optimism in the chaos of the city

By: Flynn Lewer WeLoveHelsinki is a diverse group. While the breadth of activities they promote is constantly expanding, for this article we will delve into their street art activities as a focus. Both in 2011 and 2012, WeLoveHelsinki has organised … Continue reading

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Community-led change: it’s more than just about fun!

by Myriam Van Neste These are exciting times for urban renewal. Not because municipal and national governments are investing in large-scale urban projects but because citizens are getting involved in the public space of cities like never before. In the … Continue reading

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The values of We Love Helsinki

By: Marleen We Love Helsinki is a group of people working together around the motive “the city is ours”. They organize events for the citizens of Helsinki throughout the year. The events are a playful way of communal intervention utilizing … Continue reading

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Mutual Benefit Between We Love Helsinki and City Itself -Value creation of positive image

By: Lee, Fang-Yi “We are the city. I believe in the welfare state, but it should not be expected that society takes care of everything for us. It is better to take matters into our own hands and seize the … Continue reading

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Value Creation for Urban Space by ‘We Love Helsinki’ community

By: Ngochi Desmond Tijinbun ‘We Love Helsinki’ (WHL) is a community in Helsinki metropolitan which organizes old-time pop dances, city festivals and other cultural activities that enhance social, sporting and aesthetic perspectives in the city of Helsinki for her inhabitants … Continue reading

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