Helsinki Happiness Hacks

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Get ready to master your happiness like a Helsinkian

Credits: Mariia Kauppi

The application period for the Helsinki Happiness Hacks has officially ended. Follow us on Instagram and TikTok where we'll announce the selected participants on May 2, 2024.

What now?

The application for  Helsinki Happiness Hacks has officially closed. Thank you to everyone who applied! 

We are currently selecting participants who will be contacted personally by our Happiness team. Mark your calendar for the public announcement of chosen applicants on 2 May, 2024 across our social media channels. Don't miss the reveal by following us on Instagram and TikTok. And in the meantime, make sure to check out other applicants' top happiness hacks under the hashtag #HelsinkiHappinessHacks.

Credits: Julia Kivelä / Helsinki Partners

The Helsinki Happiness journey awaits

Chosen participants will have a chance to experience the Helsinki Happiness Hacks in person between June 10-14th, 2024. The duration of the official experience is five (5) days, and the participants will travel to Finland on the previous day (9 June 2024).

The selected participants will also be filmed during their visit, and the material can be used in Visit Finland’s and Helsinki Partners' communications and advertising. Participants wanting to continue their journey in Finland after the Helsinki Happiness Hacks, are free to do so at their own expense.


If you are admitted, you will travel to Finland this summer (2024) for at least five (5) days. You will be accommodated by Visit Finland & Helsinki Partners at Hotel St. George in Helsinki. 

The modern hotel nestled in Helsinki's city centre combines contemporary amenities with historic charm, providing an enchanting retreat for the duration of the Helsinki Happiness Hacks in June. The selected participants will stay in their own private room with all the essential facilities.

It’s free of charge!

All expenses for travel, accommodation, meals, and activities will be covered. However, kindly note that there will be no compensation for participation in the campaign.

Next steps

Visit Finland will review the applications and contact the selected applicants personally. Only applicants who completed the social media challenge and filled in the sign-up form will be considered. Further details will be agreed upon separately with each participant to ensure the best possible experience for everyone involved. 

The Helsinki Happiness Hacks are organised by Visit Finland, the Finnish travel promotion organisation and Helsinki Partners. Visit Finland is part of Business Finland and is fully owned by the Finnish Government. Helsinki Partners is a city marketing, investment and talent attraction company owned by the City of Helsinki.

Happiness in Helsinki

What makes a Helsinkian happy? Living by the sea. Appreciating everyday design and art. Connecting with the surrounding nature. Cherishing gently passing moments and spaces in a city synchronised with the changing seasons.

Credits: Miikka Pirinen

Get a sneak peek of the Helsinki Happiness Hacks

Discover the happiness themes and get to know our Happiness Hackers that will share their secrets to happiness during the 5-day in-person experience in the enchanting city of Helsinki this June.

Credits: Linda Tammisto


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