DNA again one of the main partners of SuomiAreena in Pori in summer 2017

DNA brings top artists to SuomiAreena and television viewers all over Finland 

For the fourth time already, DNA will be one of the main partners of SuomiAreena, the summer’s largest public debate forum, held this year on 10–14 July, and will provide the event with extensive data communications connections. DNA will arrange an impressive summer concert in this year’s event. Performers in the concert to be held in Pori on Wednesday, 12 July, will be Finland’s top artists Saara Aalto, Irina and Mikko Kuustonen. The event can also be viewed on TV.

As in the previous years, DNA will moreover provide SuomiAreena with its own TV channel, SuomiAreenaTV. DNA will also install large screens at key locations in the centre of Pori to allow the public to follow the SuomiAreena events.

Top evening entertainment in Pori and for all TV viewers

DNA’s own public event will be arranged in the Raatihuoneenpuisto park in Pori on Wednesday, 12 July, at 6:30 pm. Performers in the entertaining summer concert will be Finnish top artists Saara Aalto, Irina and Mikko Kuustonen. The event will be hosted by comedian Jaakko Saariluoma and Vilhelmiina Wahlbeck, Vice President of Corporate Communications at DNA.

DNA’s event “Saariluoma ja starat Porin illassa” (“Night with Saariluoma and stars in Pori”) will be broadcast live on the SuomiAreenaTV channel on 12 July. It will also be possible to view the event as a recorded broadcast on the MTV channel on Saturday, 15 July, at 8 pm.

Saara Aalto SuomiAreenalla
Mikko Kuustonen SuomiAreenalla
Irina SuomiAreenalla
Ameriikan Jaakko SuomiAreenalla
Vilhelmiina Wahlbeck

“Is it OK to be excited?” – talk show about working life in the digital age

In addition to the summer concert on Wednesday, DNA will arrange an interesting public event on Thursday, July 13. The event will be hosted by Kristiina Komulainen and Ivan Puopolo and be entitled “Is it OK to be excited? – Talk show about working life in the digital age”. The topics to be discussed in the event include new skills and creativity in working life, robot labour, and in what kind of work man will be the best option in the future working life.

Kristiina Komulainen
Ivan Puopolo SuomiAreenalla

For five days, SuomiAreena will provide a vantage point for following Finnish social debate. During SuomiAreena 2016, a total of 63,000 visitors attended more than 170 events. The events are open to all visitors and free of charge.

You can follow SuomiAreena from your home couch

You can find SuomiAreenaTV on channel position 265 in DNA’s cable TV network and on channel position 29 in Digita’s terrestrial network. The channel positions will be available on these networks starting from week 23, and the actual broadcasting will start on the 10th of July.  SuomiAreenaTV can be watched in the DNA TV service, where it can be found in the channel list of live broadcasts as from the 3rd of July. The DNA TV service is available for phones, tablets and television sets.