Intia-päivä or India Day is a mega event and a unique celebration of Indian culture, yoga, ayurveda, cuisine, film, tourism and the rich heritage of India in the heart of Helsinki. Organized by Suomi Intia Seura ry, Embassy of India in Helsinki and Indian regional associations in Finland, the event brings together the Finnish and Indian communities living in Finland to celebrate the spirit of living and working together.
The first ever India Day was held on June 11th 2016 at Merikaapelihalli, Helsinki. This event attracted more than 4000 visitors throughout the day and hosted a variety of cultural performances by renowned artists like Tuomas Kantelinen, Kiureli Sammallahti and dance groups like Åbolly Dancers, Bollywood Kamlees, Danny's Bollywood Dance Crew to name a few.
Since then, there is no looking back