The Finnish Museum of Games celebrates 4th birthday

TIME:SUN 24.1. 12:00-16:30
LOCATION:The Finnish Museum of Games, Vapriikki (streamed event)

Note! The event is in Finnish

Smart City Week is a great opportunity to celebrate the Finnish Museum of Games’ fourth birthday on 24 January. Join us for the birthday broadcast, streamed through Twitch, and reminisce about the 1990s interactive video game TV show “Hugo” together with its former presenter Taru Valkeapää, get a first glimpse of legendary game journalist Niko Nirvi’s mystical floppy disks, and hear more about the new games and changing exhibitions on display at the Finnish Museum of Games.

12:00 – 12:20 Kick-off presentation from the Finnish Museum of Games
12:20 – 14:00 Reminiscence about the 90s interactive video game TV show “Hugo”
Guests: Taru Valkeapää and Jussi-Pekka Koskiranta. Hosted by Jukka O. Kauppinen and Manu Pärssinen
14:00 – 14:15 Presentation of the studio exhibition “The cake is a lie”
14:15 – 15:00 Interactive video game TV shows from all over the world. Lecture by Tero Kerttula
15:00 – 15:15 The Finnish Museum of Games’ new games for the 2020–2021 season
15:15 – 16:00 Overview of game journalist Niko Nirvi’s C64 diskette archives, interview with software preservation group Kasettilamerit (Jukka O. Kauppinen)
16:00 – 16:15 Toni Cavén from Reprocade talks about the ongoing restoration of the museum’s Sega Virtua Racing arcade machine
16:15 – 16:30 Closing words and videos

Facebook event can be found from here!

Kuva: Antero Tenhunen / Yle

Photo: Antero Tenhunen / Yle

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