Chinese New Year at Ice Park

Red lanterns, market tents and new year’s delicacies will now be discovered for the first time also at Helsinki Railway Square. During the event, six of the twelve Chinese zodiac animal ice sculptures will be created in front of Ice Park. (Read more about the ice sculptures here)

The energetic MiniMints from Helsinki Figure Skating Club will perform at Ice Park. Swift Thieves is a brisk synchronized skating show based on a story about an eventful heist.

Photo: Tomas Whitehouse

In addition to the 29 little thieves, a colorful dancing dragon will also appear on ice to welcome the year of the dog.

Audience will have a chance to show their own skating skills and also take part in ice skating lessons for free.

Skate with me! Ice adventure is Finnish Figure Skating Association’s family skating brand, which is part of the Skating Finland Project. Helsinki Figure Skating Club instructors will familiarize children and adults with skating basics in a fun way. Along with the pleasant ice sport experiences, adults are encouraged to teach their children safe skating skills.

Adults will get to learn skating basics and train sliding while stretching and balancing with the evening’s Skate Balance– program


16:00MiniMints: Swift Thieves Skate with me! Free use of ice
17:15MiniMints: Swift Thieves Skate with me! Free use of ice
17:45Dragon on Ice
18:00New Year Begins! Free use of ice
18:30Skate with me! Free use of ice
19:30Skate Balance Free use of ice
20:20Fireworks over Töölönlahti