Viewers will be shown horses, tractors and harvesters .
The central association for the support of forest and agricultural products MTK is celebrating its centenary and the hundredth anniversary of Suomi today. The celebration includes demonstration of historical agricultural machinery in the center of Helsinki.
As reported on the official website of the Finnish capital, the festive event has begun at 9:15 a.m. on Railway Square, and at 1 p.m, from there, more than a hundred different agricultural machines will march along Mannerheim Street to the exhibition center Messukeskus. Finnish horses, ancient tractors and new harvesters - the entire history of Finnish farm machinery will be presented to residents and guests of the city. Those who are interested in this but can`t be present there, can watch the procession online.
The central association for the forest and agricultural products support MTK has about 330 thousand members. The organization defends the interests of farmers at the state level, but in addition to the representational function, it facilitates living of its members in practice as well: for example, they can buy fuel by card or visit swimming pool for free.