Q: When is Magnesia Festival held?
A: Magnesia Festival will take place on August 2-4 2019, from Friday to Sunday.
Q: Where is Magnesia Festival and how do you get there?
A: Magnesia Festival will take place in Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki.
Suomenlinna is accessible only by water. The ferry service is operated by the Helsinki Region Transport Authority (HSL). The ferry departs from the east side of the Market Square, opposite the Presidential Palace. In Suomenlinna, the ferry arrives at and departs from the main pier of Iso Mustasaari island, on the north shore of Suomenlinna.
In the summer season, a water bus service to Suomenlinna is also available. The guest harbour in the middle of Suomenlinna caters to visitors arriving by their own boats.
The trip to Suomenlinna takes about 15 minutes and it offers magnificent views of Helsinki and the surroundings from the sea.
Q: I bought a ticket to Magnesia Festival from Holvi / Joogafestival Helsinki / Tiketti. How and where will I collect my wristband?
All tickets will be exchanged into wristbands at the Festival site. Magnesia Festival will inform if wristbands can be collected beforehand in a separate location.
If you purchased a ticket from Holvi or Joogafestival Helsinki, you can pick up your wristband with your name. Please take your receipt of purchase with you.
If you bought your ticket from Tiketti, you’ve received a separate ticket which will be exchanged into a wristband.
Q: How can I pre-book the classes and workshops?
A: Magnesia Festival classes and workshops have no pre-booking. They are participated in a first come first served basis. Arrive in a good time before hand if a class or a workshop is ‘a must’ for you.
However some specific workshops may need pre-booking and these workshops will be announced separately. The 2019 program will be announced during the spring.
Q: How many workshops, lessons or other activities is included in the ticket price?
A: The ticket price includes all workshops, lessons and other activities. If you have a specific workshop or lesson you want to participate in, make sure you are right on spot very early. The spaces fit a limited amount of people and especially the smaller spaces can fill up quickly.
There are many things to experience during the weekend including if the Festival is sold out. Big part of the Magnesia experience is enjoying the island atmosphere, archipelago nature and coming together with festival guests.
Q: What if I have never done yoga before?
A: Most of the yoga workshops and classes are suitable for all levels. You also don´t have to practice only yoga if you don´t want to. There are plenty of other things to get yourself occupied with during the 3 beautiful Festival days.
Q: What is the age limit of the Festival / can I bring children?
A: Sunday 4.8 is a family day. A Festival guest with a wristband can bring along 1-2 children under the age of 13 to enjoy Magnesia Festivals atmosphere. Children are welcome to join the Festival also on Friday and Saturday, but please note there is no program available for children during those days. If you bring your children along on Friday or Saturday, we kindly ask you to be considerate when it comes to other Festival guests and their Festival experience, especially during the workshops that call for a peaceful environment.
Q: In what language are the workshops held in?
A: Most of the workshops are held in Finnish, but there is also plenty of programme in English as well. 2019 programme will be announced during the spring.
Q: What are Magnesia Festival’s values?
A: Magnesia Festival is not tied to any specific ideology or trend. We want to bring together all people that are interested in living a good life. In the very core of Magnesias values lies the idea of Heartful Living: life that cherishes acceptance, knowledge and compassion as well as strengthening the connection you have with yourself and others around you. Everyone is welcome!
Q: I would like to teach or perform at Magnesia Festival, how do I proceed?
A: Application process to teach or perform at Magnesia Festival 2019 ended 15 Feb 2019. For further information: email@example.com.
Q: How can I volunteer at Magnesia Festival 2019?
A: Best way to stay informed is to follow our social media channels @magnesiafestival. Volunteer application period for Magnesia Festival 2019 will open up during the spring.
Q: We’re interested in becoming a Partner for Magnesia Festival 2019. Where can we get more information about the opportunities available?
A: We´ll be happy to give more information. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.