Puhos Loves People

The diversity in us

Puhos Loves People is a diverse cultural event targeted to the whole family and organized in the old Puotinharjun Puhos outdoor shopping center of Itäkeskus in the eastside of Helsinki. The entry is free and the event is open to everyone. Puhos Loves People brings together musical and cultural programme as well as food from the community of Puhos as well as different organizations and groups operating in the eastern district of the city.

Puhos is one of the most active multicultural hotspots of Helsinki with different ethnolinguistic groups and its own diverse community of people, companies and mosques. It is an area, which has been developed spontaneously by the people operating inside Puhos, and it is gathering a wide range of people from different ethnical backgrounds.

Funky Amigos has been actively involved in the production and planning of the Puhos Loves People festival in 2018 and 2019. The event is a joint production between several parties.

The year 2020 festival was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the event is planned to take place again in summer or autumn of 2021.