FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When is Magnesia Festival held?
Magnesia Festival will take place on July 31 - August 2 2020, from Friday to Sunday. There will be program between 8:15 AM and midnight.
Where is Magnesia Festival and how do you get there?
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. 12 hour ticket costs 5 euros.
In the summer season, a JT-Line 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. Please note that during a sunny summer weekend ferrys can be crowded so reserve enough time for the journey to the festival.
Where is the festival located in Suomenlinna?
The map of the festival venue will be published in Summer 2020.
Where do I get my ticket and how and where will I collect my wristband?
You can buy a ticket on our website magnesiafestival.com/tickets
or from Tiketti
Tickets will be exchanged into wristbands at the festival site or in advance - place of which will be announced later. Please follow magnesiafestival.com, Facebook & Instagram for further advice before the festival.
How can I pre-book the classes and workshops?
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.
How many workshops, lessons or other activities is included in the ticket price?
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. Big part of the Magnesia experience is enjoying the island atmosphere, archipelago nature and coming together with festival guests.
What if I have never done yoga before?
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.
In what language are the workshops held in?
There is program both in English and in Finnish.
What to bring along to the festival?
Please bring your own yoga mat - there is a small amount of yoga mats in the workshop spaces, but not for everyone. Comfortable clothes according to the weather are recommended.
Where can I eat at the festival?
Festivals restaurant selection will be announced later in Spring 2020.
What are Magnesia Festival’s values?
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!
I would like to teach or perform at Magnesia Festival, how do I proceed?
Please fill out a form here
How can I volunteer at Magnesia Festival 2020?
We’re interested in becoming a Partner for Magnesia Festival 2020. Where can we get more information about the opportunities available?
We´ll be happy to give more information. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org