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02/22/2017

Danish footwear brand Ecco will be a partner of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Helsinki. ECCO is a global leader in innovative footwear for men, women and children. The company was founded in 1963 in Denmark.  "We are very...

02/13/2017

More than 65,000 spectators are expected to attend the competition, which takes place from 29 March to 2 April in Hartwall Arena. During the World Championships, Philips will serve the audience, officials and media by bringing in Ambilight-televisions to...

02/08/2017

Luhta and the Finnish Figure Skating Association continue their long-standing partnership. Luhta will be providing the clothes for the organizing committee at the upcoming ISU World Figure Skating Championships, including the clothing of over 400...

02/07/2017

The Finnish Sports Massage Center (SUHK) is partnering with the 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships. SUHK will provide physiotherapists for the Worlds competition joining us in creating the best possible Worlds experience in Helsinki. The...

01/27/2017

Music plays a fundamental role in figure skating, as it gives the skater a chance to bring out their artistic side. The right music combined with the right choreography can at best offer an enduring and memorable experience for the spectator. However,...

01/26/2017

"When designing the Opening Ceremony we decided to start with the theme of Light", says Tiina of the creative team behind the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. "We created a story that would showcase different forms of light, highlighting the role natural...

01/25/2017

Susanna Rahkamo and Petri Kokko have made Finnish figure skating history with up to four ISU Championships medals, making them the most successful Finnish ice dancers to date. The couple will take part in the 2017 ISU World Championships in Helsinki,...

01/24/2017

  Ticket sales for the Worlds 2017 competition have exceeded expectations. Over 46 000 tickets have been sold for the event, which begins in late March, already reaching 70% of the sales objective at the moment. Tickets for the Men’s and...

01/16/2017

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...

01/16/2017

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...

01/11/2017

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...

12/16/2016

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...

12/01/2016

Media accreditations for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki on March 27 to April 2 2017 are now open. All accreditations are to be done through the ISU Online Media Accreditation system.

12/01/2016

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...

11/24/2016

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...

11/23/2016

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...

11/21/2016

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...

10/26/2016

When you think you’ve seen and experienced it all, it’s time to explore Finland. Lonely Planet did and listed Finland as one of the TOP 3 travel destinations for 2017. Read the whole article: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-travel/countries?...

10/08/2016

Single event tickets are available. The World Figure Skating Championships will be the most enchanting sporting event of Finland’s jubilee year, and the best way to experience the atmosphere is in person at the Hartwall Arena. Each event in the...

09/12/2016

The Finnish Figure Skating Association and Oy Ford Ab work together of the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships. Ford becomes official car supplier of World Championships and Finlandia Trophy. Ford will provide the transport services for...

09/07/2016

The Official Web Shop for the World Figure Skating Championships 2017 is now open. Purchase  the unique fan products for yourself here  http://helsinki2017.popappstore.com/  

08/16/2016

Some good All-Event seats were released for the sale. Make sure you will see your favorite skaters from the best seat and buy your ticket now. Tickets: http://www.lippu.fi/worlds2017  

06/22/2016

The first ISU World Figure Skating Championships2017 Newsletter is published. You may read it here.

06/13/2016

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 has the honor of having the President of the Republic of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, as the Patron of the Championships.

06/10/2016

Finlandia Trophy Espoo is organized between October 6−9 2016, and it is the Pre-Event for the World Championships 2017. We are proud to announce, that the competition is nominated to be one of the 4 core competitions (out of maximum 10 events) at ISU...

05/08/2016

Volunteer application system is now open.   Find job descriptions and link to the application system  here

05/06/2016

Give your Mom a lifetime experience for a gift. All Event tickets for the Helsinki World Championships are already available. Even though the single ticket sale starts later in the fall, you may already promise her one.. http://www.lippu.fi/worlds2017...

04/28/2016

We have published the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 time schedule. You may find it here http://www.helsinki2017.com/event/schedule

04/22/2016

Stay updated and subscribe to the mailing list of the World Figure Skating Championships 2017 Newsletter. www.helsinki2017.com/event/newsletter First Newsletter will be published in a few weeks.

04/21/2016

Helsinki 2017 organisation committee had an intensive four-day meeting "Site Visit" with the ISU. Hotels, Arenas, protocols, TV, Press...all the functions were discussed and agreed. We are really happy and thankful to the ISU Staff for the support and...

03/22/2016

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...

03/17/2016

Now its´s real! The Ticket sale for the ISU World Championships 2017 in Helsinki starts on Friday March 18th at 5 p.m. (Finland time). Act now to make sure you get the best seat for the greatest celebration of 2017. Detailed ticket info, prices etc. is...

03/14/2016

We are happy to inform you that the All Event ticket sale starts on Friday March 18th 2016. All information will be updated to our web page.  

02/11/2016

Great, you found our new website! Stay tuned, the necessary info will be updated here. Please subscribe to the mailing list and be the first to receive the news.

02/04/2016

You will see the result of the day a bit later. Stay tuned! Emmi Peltonen in the pic.  

02/03/2016

Take part in the Valentine´s Day Contest on our Facebook-page www.facebook.com/helsinki2017 during February 10-14th. If you are lucky you may win tickets to Finlandia Trophy!

12/30/2015

The 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...

12/30/2015

All Event -ticket sale will start in this spring, single tickets later. Please follow the web page and social media channels for updated info!

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