Getting to Archipelacon and to Mariehamn in general is simple. We are arranging a group travel on ro-ro ferries both from Stockholm and from Turku.  The information for group travellers can be found here. If our group travel does not fit your schedule, there are quite a few other options.


Mariehamn is a beautiful and welcoming town with dozens of restaurants from fast food to fine dining, and lots of opportunities to spend your money on local delicacies and handicrafts.  Take a look at the Archipelacon Google map.
Three-eyed raven is staring at you!


Our program has been published! Create your own program schedule on our mobile site . We also have a fantastic international art show of pirate sf  and evening parties.


If you want to promote Archipelacon to your fandom friends (please do!) you can download and print the event flyer to give out to people who might be interested in the con. The flyer is available in English, Finnish, and Swedish on our press & media info page.

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Photo: Katja Lösönen

Johanna Sinisalo Is Our Finnish GoH

Photo: Katja LösönenArchipelacon is happy to announce our second Guest of Honour: Johanna Sinisalo. Sinisalo is a Finnish writer who has won numerous Atorox awards for best Finnish SF short story of the year, the prestigious Finlandia Prize for best Finnish novel of the year, and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award for her début novel Not Before Sundown (an award for SF or fantasy that expands or explores the understanding of gender).

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Archipelacon is Go!

…aand were live in three, two, one, go!

Archipelacon will offer you a unique and fun convention in beautiful Mariehamn. We’ve been working hard at making preparations, negotiating deals, and gathering information. We’ll be at Tähtivaeltaja Day today so come and say hi if you’re in Helsinki. We’re also accepting memberships online, so go forth and sign up for the Nordic convention in 2015!

Press release (also available in Finnish,

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The Nordic SF Convention

Archipelacon is next year’s big event in the Nordic countries for everyone interested in science fiction and fantasy. It’s a four-day celebration of the fantastic arts in the new Culture & Conference Centre Alandica by the seaside in Mariehamn, Åland.

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