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Linked Events

Linked Events

Linked Events provides categorized data on events and places for the City of Helsinki. It serves as the common event database for all Helsinki city divisions and the hel.fi web services.

In addition to events submitted through the event submission UI, the API imports event data from Helsinki Marketing, the City of Helsinki Cultural Venues, Lippupiste and the Helmet metropolitan area public libraries. Data is also posted via REST methods from the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Helsinki City Museum and Helsinki Art Museum HAM.

The location information is linked to the City of Helsinki registry of service units which contains e.g.  accessibility information for the venues. Events are categorized with YSO-concepts.

Full API specification »

Linked Events was developed to be the national event data standard in The Six City Strategy, 
6Aika.