Long Live Wivi Lönn! Festival: Party

Friday 20 May 2022 at 6–8(10)pm | Arkkitehtuurimuseo: large exhibition hall, 2nd floor & Alusta Pavilion
Language: Finnish
Participation: Free of Charge | Pre-registration required

Wivi Lönn’s 70th birthday was celebrated in Lalluka, Helsinki, on May 20, 1942. The celebration was attended by 46 women architects from all over Finland, and a start for the Association of Women Architects Architecta. Eighty years have passed since and it is worth celebrating!

The Museum of Finnish Architecture invites you to celebrate the 150th anniversary of architect Wivi Lönn, the 80th anniversary of the Association of Women Architects Architecta, Long Live Wivi Lönn! exhibition and the opening of the Alusta Pavilion by suomi/koivisto architects on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 6 pm.

The celebratory speech will be heard by journalist and author Koko Hubara. The venue is the entire historic museum building of the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Alusta Pavilion. Music by the DJ collective Electronic Market (Elisa Katariina and Kristiina Männikkö) and festival catering by Taito Cafe can be enjoyed in the pavilion building in the courtyard of the Museum of Finnish Architecture.

Kuva Wivi Lönnin 70-vuotisjuhlasta

Speech programme

Carina Jaatinen, Director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture

Curators of the exhibition Long live Wivi Lönn!

Helena Teräväinen, Chair person of the Finnish Association of Women Architects Architecta

Author and journalist Koko Hubara

suomi/koivisto architects

Henkilö pitelee käsissään jugurttikulhoa ja pientä lautasta, jolla on erilaisia herkkuja.

Taito Cafe

Taito Cafe connects design and art with carefree dining.

Check out the festival menu (in Finnish)

Ryhmä henkilöitä poseeraa valkeaa seinää vasten videoprojisoinnin alla.

Electronic Market

Electronic Market is a community and a booking agency based in Helsinki that was born in 2018 as a platform for creative curiosity, supportive collaboration and unprejudiced experimentation. At large, the group seeks to lead by example to widen the position of underrepresented artists in the music industry. Members of the community are Suski, Emma Valtonen, Linda Lazarov, Kristiina Männikkö and Elisa Katariina.

Unity is power, and music is the universal modulator.


Register with this form no later than Wednesday, May 18, 2022:
https://q.surveypal.com/Ilmoittautuminen-Juhla-Elakoon-Wivi-Lonn (in Finnish)

Please note that registration is binding and personal: only one registration per person can be made on one form. Successful submission of the form is a sign of successful registration. If you have to cancel your participation, please notify us by e-mail to: jemina.lindholm@mfa.fi. Information about a potential hurdle is important so we can give your place on the waiting list to the next one.

The latest information about the celebration will be updated on this website.

Accessibility and health safety

The Museum of Finnish Architecture is not accessible. The party will not be translated or live captioned. You can find more information about the accessibility of the Museum of Finnish Architecture at this link. We recommend the use of a face mask (applies to anyone over 12 years of age). You can find more iThe Museum of Finnish Architecture recommends visitors over 12-year-old to wear a face mask or visor. More information about the health safety if the museum at this link. The Museum of Finnish Architecture’s building is not accessible. More information about the accessibility of the museum at this link. The Museum of Finnish Architecture is committed to the principles for a safer space in all museum’s activities. More information about the principles for a safer space at this link.

Long Live Wivi Lönn! Festival

See the full Long Live Wivi Lönn! festival programme 20-22 May, 2022 at this link.

For more information

Jemina Lindholm
Manager of Learning and Public Programmes
Museum of Finnish Architecture
+358 45 7731 0476