Helsinki Lit is an international literature festival, held in Helsinki, Finland.


The festival will be held for the 6th time on May 15 – 16 in Bio Rex, in the Helsinki city center (address: Mannerheimintie 22-24).

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The programme of the festival will be published in the beginning of 2020. The tickets will come on sale at the same time.

Helsinki Lit is organized by association called Helsingin kirjallisuusfestivaali ry together with Finnish publishing houses. In 2019 the following publishers are involved: Atena, Fabriikki, Gummerus, Like, S&S, Tammi & WSOY.

Helsinki Lit 2019 is supported by: City of Helsinki, Otava Foundation, Suomen kulttuurirahasto, Svenska Kulturfond, WSOY Foundation, Konstsamfundet, Norway’s Embassy in Helsinki and Estonian Institute.

The festival programme will be broadcasted live by YLE.