Helsinki takes over the most popular event from Tampere – attracting 24,000 visitors for the first time | Local residents

Comic Con, the largest popular culture event in the Nordic countries, was organized for the first time in Finland on 11-12. May at the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre.

However, the most popular event will no longer continue in Tampere, but will be moved to Helsinki Mezukeskus next year.

– We have been planning for some time to move the event to Helsinki based on the feedback from the event visitors we received. “We believe that bringing the event to Helsinki gives us the opportunity to organize an even better event,” event master Ida Kuningas explains in the press release.

The Comic Con event has been organized in Stockholm for ten years, and over 40,000 visitors each year, while the event organized in Tampere saw around 24,000 visitors in its first year.

International actors like Misha Collins, Natalia Tena And Kit Harington. The event brought international comedians and voice actors to Tampere Howard Chaykin, Stephanie Hance, Bill Noto, Lee Bermejo, Nolan North And Like Lucy.

Helsinki Comic Con takes place from 9 to 11 May 2025.

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