An event full of of stories

Unique atmosphere

Over 1,200 performers

A huge programme!

The seventeen programme points of the Helsinki Book Fair will be visited by more than a thousand guests: writers, artists, experts and influentials. In addition, the stands will host interviews, meetings with authors and book signings.

In honour of the Finland 100 centenary, Finland will be the eleventh theme country of the book fair.

Programme in English

Plan your own visit!

Tailor your personal visit using the programme below. It is easy: simply go to different tabs and choose the most suitable times and the most interesting stands, programmes and restaurants by clicking the heart symbol next to them. Your selections will appear on the Favourites page.

We also recommend you to install the Messukeskus mobile app where you can find all Messukeskus events and their contents. The application is available for iOS and Android devices (in Finnish and in English).