World Championships 2017 and Finnish National Opera and Ballet in cooperation

The Finnish Figure Skating Association and the Finnish National Opera and Ballet will work together at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships. Artistic Director of the Ballet Kenneth Greve will choreograph a number in the opening ceremony and serve as one of the  Patrons of the competition. During the World Championships, the Finnish National Opera … Read moreWorld Championships 2017 and Finnish National Opera and Ballet in cooperation

Volunteer for ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017

he volunteers are the most important asset in organizing successful championships. Hundreds of volunteers are recruited for the World Championships. Different positions include e.g. interpreters, accreditation, hotel services, drivers, hospitality hostesses, media team. All volunteers will be trained to their tasks. The previous experience as a volunteer is a benefit but we will recruit also … Read moreVolunteer for ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017

Waltteri Torikka becomes ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Waltteri Torikka, opera singer and one of Finland’s leading musical artists, has taken on the role of ambassador for the figure skating event of the century. Torikka, who is quickly establishing a career at home and abroad, represents the new generation of opera and concert singers. He was named Young Musician of the Year 2014 … Read moreWaltteri Torikka becomes ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Noora Räty becomes ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Noora Räty, one of the all-time best goaltenders in women’s ice hockey, has become an ambassador for the figure skating event of the century. Räty has tended the goal for the Finnish women’s national ice hockey team at three Olympics and several World Championships. This season Räty will be stopping pucks between KJT’s goalposts in … Read moreNoora Räty becomes ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Finnair partners with ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017

Finnair and the Finnish Figure Skating Association have signed a partner agreement for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships held in Helsinki on March 29- April 2, 2017. Approximately 65 000 people are expected to attend the event, with large groups traveling to Helsinki especially from North-America and Asia. – The World Figure Skating Championships … Read moreFinnair partners with ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017

Kiira Korpi becomes ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Three-time European Championship medalist Kiira Korpi will serve as ambassador for the figure skating event of the century. Korpi hasn’t remained idle since retiring from competitive skating. At the moment, she lives in New York and is pursuing the second act of her career as a professional skater on ice rinks around the world. The … Read moreKiira Korpi becomes ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Writer Leena Lehtolainen embraces role as ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Writer Leena Lehtolainen has become an ambassador for the 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships. Her titles have been translated into as many as 29 languages, making her one of the most popular Finnish writers internationally. Lehtolainen, who is best known for her crime novels, has also written two non-fiction books on figure skating: Taitoluistelun … Read moreWriter Leena Lehtolainen embraces role as ambassador for 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Opening Ceremony of Worlds 2017 – together we can light up the ice!

This is the creative team behind the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of Worlds 2017, Eve, Nina, Paiu, Sini and Tiina. “We believe that skating can truly light up a person, audience, and the entire arena, and the theme we have chosen for the Opening Ceremony is ‘Light’! Honoring the centenary of Finland we wanted to … Read moreOpening Ceremony of Worlds 2017 – together we can light up the ice!

Helsinki Regional Transport Authority HSL to cooperate with Worlds 2017

The Worlds2017 organization and the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority HSL will work together during the figure skating World Championships in late March – early April. More than 65,000 spectators are expected to attend the competition, which takes place from 29 March to 2 April in Hartwall Arena, a venue that is easily accessible via public … Read moreHelsinki Regional Transport Authority HSL to cooperate with Worlds 2017

Diandra performs the official song of the World Figure Skating Championships 2017

Diandra, the famous Finnish pop singer, performs the official song of the World Figure Skating Championships 2017. Diandra rose to fame as the winner of the sixth season of the Finnish singing competition Idols in 2012. The premiere of the song, Light Up the Ice, is on January 17th in the Finnish Sports Gala, at … Read moreDiandra performs the official song of the World Figure Skating Championships 2017