Over 400,000 Finns start their skiing vacation on Monday

In total, during the upcoming three weeks, as the date for the vacation varies regionally, the vacation is celebrated by about 800,000 pupils. Somewhat 114,000 citizens involved in working life held their winter vacation in February last year and the number is expected to remain close to the same.

Whisky Business

UISGE whisky festival brings together the whisky enthusiasts and about 200 bottles of unique flavours from around the world.

UK foreign secretary Philip Hammond meets with PM Alexander Stubb

HELSINKI - The British foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, arrived in Finland for his working visit on Thursday morning. He stepped inside the prime minister's official residence Kesäranta, was happy to take his coat off after the snow showers and meet with the Finnish premier, Alexander Stubb, over breakfast. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today