INDEX: Award 2011 Exhibition opening in Helsinki today

Today is the big day where the INDEX: Award 2011 Exhibition is opening in Helsinki – The World Design Capital of 2012! The exhibition is opened at noon today by the Danish Ambassador in Helsinki, Jens-Otto Horslund, and will include a talk by INDEX: CEO Kigge Hvid about the importance of Design to Improve Life and our Partner City network, as well as a welcome speech by the Mayor of Helsinki, Jussi Pajunen.

Attending the opening ceremony on behalf of INDEX: is CEO Kigge Hvid and several other prominent INDEX: team members along with our new Chairman of the International INDEX: Jury, Mikal Hallstrup. The exhibition will be displayed at one of the most central places Keskuskatu 1 in Helsinki, in front of the Stockmann Department store.

Tomorrow, Friday May 11th, INDEX: Design to Improve Life® is recreating part of the INDEX: Award 2011 Ceremony, by having some of our amazing winning designers giving their original winners talks. This event will be hosted by World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 and moderated by Mikal Hallstrup and will start at 11am at the WDC Helsinki 2012 Studio, Aleksanterinkatu 16-18 in Helsinki.

If you are free today, we suggest you go check out the opening ceremony today et 12pm or the INDEX: Winners Talks tomorrow at 11am.

The INDEX: Award 2011 Exhibition will be displayed in Helsinki until the 10th of June, so if you are in Helsinki make sure you visit the exhibition to see all the many great designs presented!

For more information on the opening of the INDEX: Award 2011 Exhibition and for the full program of WDC Helsinki 2012 click here.

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