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News, 8/13/2018

Leaves grow green all summer in Helsinki, before burst of autumn colour

Photo:Still shot from video by Seppo Saarinen/MoviesKy

Summer in Helsinki is a season of magical nightless nights, also called white nights, when the sun hardly sets at all and the sky never gets completely dark. It’s also a time when parks, forests and meadows display foliage in every possible shade of green.

Lights in Helsinki: summer and autumn actually begins in the spring. You’ll see a group of students “crowning” the downtown statue Havis Amanda with a graduation cap to kick off the wild May Day celebrations. Aerial shots show just how green Helsinki is in the summer, and the camera wanders along flower- and tree-lined paths until the autumn leaves change colour.

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Updated 8/13/2018


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