Helsinki celebrations

I was in Helsinki, Finnland to visit some  very good friends there. I only booked the flights 4 days in advance so it was really spontaneous. What I didn’t really notice, was the fact that there was Icehockey World Championship right at that time… As both Germany and Denmark are rather focussing about soccer than icehockey, I soon found out, that icehockey is more than just nr 1 national sport in Finnland. Sunday was my last night before my flight back to Copenhagen, and I had an outstanding cool weekend so far… But as then Finnland won over they arch enemy Sweeden, and first Championship since 16 years (did write 11 before, sorry! 🙂 ), the entire town of Helsinki was out of control… We soon headed down to the city centre and I managed to get a few shots of the celebrating people there…

So thanks for an incredible weekend guys!

See the rest of the pictures on facebook HERE
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About Michael Hornbogen

London based freelance photographer. For all inquiries please write to hello@michaelhornbogen.com or visit www.michaelhornbogen.com

Posted on May 16, 2011, in event photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Finn in Germany

    Actually the last one was 16 years ago in 1995 🙂

    Hope you had nice time in Finland.

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