null Mobile Sonic Walks on Töölönlahti bay

Sibelius Academy main entrance, Music Centre
Duration: 45-90 min
Admission free

Making use of GPS technology, this sonic walk offers listeners a new perspective on the area around Töölönlahti bay. Listeners download an app, put on headphones and walk around Töölönlahti bay, hearing music created specifically for the walk by music technology students at the Sibelius Academy.

The sonic walk starts at the main entrance of the Sibelius Academy at the corner of the Music Centre. Bring your own smartphone and headphones.

Step 1: Download MSWalks onto your smart phone from Google Play or the Apple Store. Put your headphones on

Step 2: Select your language preference and press “launch.”

Step 3: A menu of walks will appear, select which walk you would like to go on.

Step 4: A Map with bubbles will appear, each of these bubbles contain a sound. Use the GPS in the app to determine where you are in relation to the bubbles.

Step 5: By selecting you can adjust if you are experiencing the sonic walk “in situ" or from a “distance” select “in situ." If error pops up when choosing "in situ", you have to give permission for this application to use your location.

Step 6: Follow the bubbles and enjoy listening to your Sonic Walk of the Töölön Bay.

Further information:
Janne Ikäheimo, 040 710 4344,