The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 sailing competition will take place from 17 to 20 July. The event staff will reside at Metropolia's Bulevardi premises next to Hietalahti Market Square. The event construction begins on Friday 12 July, which causes special traffic arrangements in the area.
During the Races there is no access to Metropolia's Bulevardi building's courtyard, and you need a valid permit to enter the area. However, the Admissions Office, the Student Affairs Office, and the Library are open for customers at Bulevardi 29A.
The Tall Ships Races is a competition between big sales ships, organized on the Baltic Sea every four years. This year there will be 113 vessels participating from every corner of the world, operated by 2,500 young sailors. The competiton venues are Hietalahti, Jätkäsaari and parts of the Hietalahti Docks. On Hietalahti Market Square there will be several concerts during the event.
Click the link for further information: The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013.