Photograph: Tony Öhberg/Finland Today

Dancing (even on tables, depending on the restaurant) and karaoke—according to the government’s decision—are going to be allowed across the country beginning on Friday, October 1.


Some restrictions on serving alcohol and opening hours are still going to be in effect.

In Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen, for example, restaurants can serve alcohol between 07:00 and 24:00 and be open between 05:00-01:00.