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Linked Events

Aggregates data about events around the city

API location: https://api.hel.fi/linkedevents/v1/

Linked Events provides categorized data on events and places for the Helsinki capital region. The API contains all event data from the Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau, the City of Helsinki Cultural Office and the Helmet metropolitan area public libraries. In addition, Linked Events is being launched as the common event database for all city departments and the hel.fi web services.

The location information is linked to the City of Helsinki registry of service units which contains e.g. information about accessibility.

In the API, you can search data by date or location as well as bounding box.

The API provides data in JSON-LD format.

Data license

Event data is licensed using CC BY 4.0 license. FI | SV | EN However, images within the events may have a license "event_only" listed in the API, in which case the image is subject to a more strict license.

Documentation

The browsable API contains usage examples if you choose to delve right in. The full API documentation is provided below.

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