Family Festival in honor of Tuve Jansson’s birthday 22/07/2018 automatic translate
On 11 August in Tampere, Finland, a big family festival celebrates Tuve Jansson’s birthday. The festival will take place in the Sorsapuisto Museum Park and the only Moomin-Troll Museum in the world
On August 11, fans of the Moomin family around the world celebrate Tuve Jansson’s birthday - the famous Finnish writer and illustrator who created the fairy-tale world that everyone loved. In the Finnish city of Tampere this date is devoted to a large family festival in the world’s only museum of Moomin-trolls. For the whole day the museum park of Sorsapuisto will turn into a real valley of mummies. Guests will enjoy live music, meetings with fairy-tale characters, summer outdoor entertainment, treats and cartoons. Children and adults will be able to embrace mummies, fry marshmallows at the stake, eat pancakes, listen to the magnificent Philharmonic Orchestra of Tampere and just have fun. The park with a large picnic area will be open to all comers from morning till late evening, all events within the festival will be free of charge and in English.
In the program of the holiday there is also a lecture program with the participation of researchers of life and creativity Tuve Jansson. Everyone will be able to listen to lectures about the world of mummies, to find out how the magic characters appeared, where Mumi-dol is located, what the teeth of Ondatra turned into, where the Mumi-family disappeared and why the Moomin-troll museum was opened in Tampere.
On the occasion of the holiday, the Moomin-Troll Museum will be open from 14.00 to 21.00. In the museum you can see the full story of fairy-tale characters: from a large flood to the mysterious disappearance of the Moomin family on November 1. Pencil drawings, paintings, three-dimensional compositions and entertaining excursions will reveal all the charm of Tove Jansson’s stories, will give room to imagination and quench thirst for interesting stories. All exhibits are accompanied by signatures, audio recordings and explications in various languages, including Russian. And excerpts from books in the Swedish language are recorded in the voice of Tuve Jansson herself.
On the first floor of the museum you can try a special menu from the mummy mom, including delicious Finnish pancakes with strawberry jam. As Mumi-Mama said: "He who eats pancakes with jam can not be so terribly dangerous. With this you can talk. "
Entrance to the festival is free.