HBF 2017 is 7.-8.4.2017 at Helsinki Kaapelitehdas (Tallberginkatu 1).
This time the theme is Hungary. Markku Korhonen, manager of the Helsinki Beer Festival, has travelled all over of Hungary collecting small breweries beers. There is also several exhibitors. http://www.helsinkibeerfestival.fi/naytteilleasettajat/
Most of those are small breweries, but for example Keuda, the 10th biggest training provider in Finland from Kerava, is one exhibitor. They have propably again their small brewery equipments at their pavilion. It is worth to visit because you hear how beer is made.
The beer and cider competition
At HBF there is the beer and cider competition ”Vuoden olut ja siideri 2017”. The Best beer and cider of the year will be chosen from those beers and ciders that are at Helsinki Beer Festival. http://www.helsinkibeerfestival.fi/kilpailu-info/#
HBF is the oldest beer festival at Finland. You can find also music from Helsinki Beer Festival. The artists are at Friday Leevi and The Leavings Tribute and at Saturday Kriss Viconte. http://www.helsinkibeerfestival.fi/esiintyjat/#
Tickets and information you can find: http://www.helsinkibeerfestival.fi/kavijoille/#kavijoille
Picture: Juho Saarinen, taken at HBF 2008