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Turku Design Festival`s Kontti will be open at Kauppatori 2.5.

Turku Design Festival`s official information point Kontti, which is also one of the festivals venue, will be set up at Kauppatori. Kontti will be open for everyone during 2.5.-20.5.2012. This unique meeting point in the heart of the city will provide a great variety of program as well as bring the new Turku designers from bicycles, to furniture and graphic design to light.

2.–8.5. The new Turku talents will be presented at Kontti

Season One

Le Prince bicycles


WEDNESDAY 02.05 Kontti is open 12am - 9pm. Opening ceremony!

All the designers will be present. Music by dj Watska. The Prince bicycles are available for test rides the whole week.

WEDNESDAY 09.05. Kontti open 10 am-9 pm. Festival week`s official opening will be at Kontti from 4-9 pm.

Program consists of Gayborhood DJ´s, underground hair cut and small snacks.

THURSDAY 10.05. Kontti open 10 am-9 pm.

Turku Energia and Turku Design Festival competition`s launch at 2 pm. Turku Treasure Map 2012 release and a free design tour based on the treasure map. The start from Kontti at 6 pm.

Kontti`s Late Night Shopping -event will offer some small snacks and dj-music.

FRIDAY 11.05. Kontti open 10 am-9 pm

RCM Pop up-shop! Roots Cultural Movement will open a Pop up -shop in the heart of Turku.

Graffiti exhibition by Balance out 4-9 pm. Balance Out Ry paints an art piece at Kontti. Come and be part of the show!

SUNDAY 13.05. (Mothersday). Kontti open 10 am-6 pm

Poster workshop for the whole family! Material fee 3€/participant

MONDAY 14.05. Kontti open 10 am-9 pm

Miia Liesegang from Design company Innollinen tells about her work in the field of service design. (www.innollinen.fi)

14.–20.5. Graphic Design exhibition. The exhibition will showcase works from Pixelradio, Designlab and Janne Kalevi.

More info: www.turkudesignfestival.fi/kontti

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