Food & Fun 2017

International Festival of good food and great company coming for the fourth time!
It is held in Turku, Finland in the bosom of archipelago, filling the restaurants, bars and cafes with special guests from abroad, great menus made just for the week and lots and lots of happy people dining together! That’s Food & Fun!

Restaurants, bars and cafes

We gather amazing cafes, restaurants and bars to do the festival together, to get over 8.000 visitors (2016) up from their couches and out having a great time!

Bony Tales

In the excavations carried out over the years on the site of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum, more than a tonne of animal bones have been discovered. The exhibition Bony Tales illustrates the interesting history of animals.

Factory Festival Manifesti

Dance, circus, theatre and fine arts at Manilla Cultural Factory


Performances at Manilla-theatre

Sat 2.9. at 2 pm & 7 pm
Kinetic Orchestra: ROHKEAT
Chor. Jarkko Mandelin
(dance, also for children + 5 years)

Sun 3.9. at 7 pm
Dir. Anna Veijalainen, on stage Sami Saikkonen and Sonja Sorvola
(theatre & dance, in Finnish)

Falling Walls Lab

An international contest, where young talents share their breakthrough - in just three minutes! - to win a scholarship and travel to the finale in Berlin.

The Falling Walls Lab is a platform for excellent students, academics, entrepreneurs, and professionals from all disciplines to present their research work, business model, or innovative project or idea to their peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. Each contestant has exactly 3 minutes on stage.

Turku Animated Film Festival

Turku Animated Film Festival aka TAFF is the freshest and loveliest international animated film festival in Finland. The festival programme is an alluring combination of carefully selected animated shorts and celebration around the clock!

The second edition of TAFF will take place in Turku, August 23-27,2017.