Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge visits Helsinki

On Thursday, The Duke will visit the Slush startup and technology event, where he will attend the opening ceremony and visit Finnish and British companies’ stalls.

In addition, The Duke will visit a primary school in Helsinki, where accompanied by Minister of EducationSanni Grahn-Laasonenand Head of the Helsinki Education Division SectorLiisa Pohjolainen, he will be introduced to innovative learning environments and methods and learn about the KiVa Koulu anti-bullying programme - writes hel.fi.

The general public will have an opportunity to greet The Dukeat 12:45on 30 November in Esplanade park, where His Royal Highness will visitaccompanied by MayorJan Vapaavuoriand Chair of City CouncilTuuli Kousa. Following his visit to the park, The Duke will proceed to the City Hall, where he will attend a luncheon offered by the City of Helsinki.

Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, will visit Finland on 29-30 November. The visit will be hosted by President of the Republic of Finland,Sauli Niinistö. President Niinistö will receive The Duke at the Presidential Palace on 29 November.

Following the meeting, The Duke visited an ice rink in Helsinki, where helearned about the activities of Icehearts. Icehearts is an operating model providing long-term professional growth support through team sport for children needing it.

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