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Bluejacket Tunes – The Finnish Navy Band’s Jubilee Exhibition at the Suomenlinna Museum

Suomenlinna and different navy bands share a long history together. In the 18th century, the band of the Swedish Archipelago Fleet was stationed in the fortress, and in the 19th century several bands from the Imperial Russian Fleet were active in Suomenlinna.

In the 1920s and 1930s, the Finnish Navy Band was based in Helsinki, and members of its staff lived in Suomenlinna. For example one of the band’s most well-known musicians, Georg Malmstén, lived in the fortress in the mid-1920s.

After the Second World War, the Navy Band was transferred to Turku. The Turku-based Forum Marinum, the Finnish Navy Museum, has created a jubilee exhibition for the Finnish Navy’s own band. Now the exhibition can be seen at the Suomenlinna Museum. Come and explore Bluejacket Tunes with us!

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