Magic Sam celebrates his artistic career

The founder and the chairman of Funky Amigos, Sami “Magic Sam” Mannerheimo, will be celebrating his career of 40 years with a special party and loads of top-notch deejays on Saturday the 19th of November at The Glass in Helsinki. Besides all his work among event and festival production, he has a long career as … Lue lisää

Promotion at WOMEX

Finnish rhythm music was exposed again at WOMEX – World Wide Music Expo, which was held in Lisbon, Portugal between October 19th and 23rd, 2022 with Funky Amigos representing not only the two exceptional Finnish acts Dashing Waves and Mama Longhorn but also the whole Finnish scene. Our delegates Joonas Kervinen and Sami Mannerheimo were … Lue lisää

Puhos Loves People on Aug 6th

Funky Amigos is again part of the production of Puhos Loves People festival, which highlights the most fascinating phenomenon, music, culture and arts of different languages groups residing in Helsinki. The event will be organized in the area of the old Puotinharjun Puhos shopping mall in the Itäkeskus area of eastside Helsinki on Saturday the … Lue lisää

Funky Finland launched!

The new information channel brings you loads of information on Finnish artists, who have contributed to the local subcultures here. Everything is published in both Finnish and English. Hop in!

Funky Amigos brings the rhythm to World Village

World Village Festival is one of the highlights of spring and will be organized with a brand new concept in several locations in Helsinki in the end of May, and includes the Funky Lounge in Suvilahti provided by Funky Amigos.

Elefanttiradio live on air in 2022 with extended team

PLEASE NOTE! (Update on May 20th):The operation of Radio Majava will finish on June 6th, so Elefanttiradio will be off-air for at least an indefinite period of time until we find a new home for the broadcasts in the future. We’d like to thank all the people, who participated either as a host, deejay or … Lue lisää

Funky Amigos takes Finnish groove to the World

Funky Amigos participates in WOMEX in the end of October promoting three specially selected Finnish bands and the brand new Funky Finland online portal to the international community of music professionals.

Elephantasy – Funky Family Picnic – Alppipuisto Sat July 17th

No live stream this time but the real thing after the gap year as it’s finally time to return to the lovely and welcoming Alppipuisto park! The funkiest family picnic of the year, Elephantasy – Funky Family Picnic, will be organized on Saturday July 17th next to the Linnanmäki amusement park in Alppila, Helsinki. Free … Lue lisää

Elephantasy – Funky Winter Splash – Suvilahti on 6th Feb 2021

The annual summer carnival of groovy sounds, diverse rhythms, joy, play and togetherness, Elephantasy – Funky Family Picnic, was one of the very anticipated happenings which got canceled in 2020 along with the whole Alppipuiston kesä event series and many others – for very understandable reasons. But we decided not give up, so now we’re … Lue lisää