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).

How to get to Bio Rex? Follow this link >>

The tickets are on sale now and available at

Two days: 35/25 euros, and one day 25/15 euros.


Helsinki Lit is organized by association called Helsingin kirjallisuusfestivaali ry together with Finnish publishing houses. In 2020 the following publishers are involved: Atena, Otava, Teos, Gummerus, Like, S&S Kustannus, Tammi, Nemo & WSOY.

Yle Kulttuuri will broadcast the festival live.

Helsinki Lit 2020 is supported by: City of Helsinki, Otava Foundation, Svenska Kulturfonden, Konstsamfundet and Taiteen edistämiskeskus.