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Helsinki Airport Offers a Green Line For Those With Two Doses: Only Random Checks for Certificates

Last weekend, health authorities at Helsinki Airport started a new policy where travelers who have received two doses of a coronavirus vaccine are offered a quick entry, or a “green line,” into the country.

All Restrictions on Public Gatherings Lifted on October 1

Finland will be free from coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings beginning on October 1.

Capital Region to Lift Restrictions on Public Events and Hobbies on October 1

Open-use sports facilities will no longer be subject to attendance restrictions from the beginning of October.

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273 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland; 827 Last Weekend

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on September 27, 2021.

510 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on September 24, 2021.

474 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on September 23, 2021.

477 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on September 22, 2021.

860 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

391 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on September 18, 2021.

501 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on September 17, 2021.

HUS to Begin Offering Third Shots of Coronavirus Vaccine Immediately

The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) will immediately start giving the third jab of the coronavirus vaccine.

522 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latestcoronavirus update on September, 15, 2021.

454 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland

Here’s our latest coronavirus update on September 14, 2021.

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GALLERY: Bronze Medals, High Scores; How Finns Battled the Best in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Finland Today followed the Tokyo Games closely. Here are the highlights in pictures.

GALLERY: Finest Finnish Jazz Artists Charm Crowd in Pori on Hot Summer Day

We joined the final day of an intimate Pori Jazz event at the beautiful Kirjurinluoto Park. Here are the highlights.

GALLERY: Cubans Who Live in Finland Take to the Streets in Helsinki Center

In Finland, the Cubans are worried about their families who live on the island.

GALLERY: Elokapina Activists Camp on Main Road in Helsinki Overnight

Activists of the Elokapina movement set up a camping site on one of the busiest roads in Helsinki.

GALLERY: Peat Producers Block Traffic in Helsinki With 80 Trucks

Peat producers arrived in front of the Parliament Building in trucks to make some noise for the industry.

GALLERY: Hundreds Gather to Protest Against Coronavirus Restrictions in Helsinki

Hardly any of the demonstrators wore a mask, some were holding hands, or, just, rubbing shoulder against shoulder.

GALLERY: Blizzard Slams Helsinki

We followed people in the center of Finland’s capital for two days. Aiming to capture the joy and struggle in photographs amid the first blizzard of the year.

GALLERY: Finland Turns 103

Finland’s Independence Day began in exceptional circumstances. In the evening, citizens are urged to join the celebration remotely.

GALLERY: Helsinki – A Day Before the Spreading Phase

We observed the streets of Helsinki on Wednesday, November 18, a day before the capital region declared having moved to the spreading phase in the coronavirus pandemic.

GALLERY: Event Organizers Protest to Raise Awareness of Their Financial Troubles

View the gallery of event organizers protest in Helsinki on chilly Tuesday afternoon.

GALLERY: People in Helsinki Cover Themselves in Masks

We observed the crowd wearing face masks in dowtown Helsinki on Friday.

GALLERY: Wet Snow Covers Helsinki

Many parts of Finland were covered in snow on Thursday morning.

GALLERY: Seniors of Upper Secondary School Hang Banners With Trump, Groke and Vegetarianism

About 4,000 seniors of upper secondary school (abit) in a hundred trucks celebrated ‘penkkarit’ in Helsinki.

GALLERY: Chinese New Year Festival Takes Over Casino Helsinki

The beginning of the Year of the Metal Rat was celebrated at the Casino Helsinki. View the highlights.

GALLERY: Finnish Sports Gala in Pictures

Here are the highlights of the Finnish Sports Gala.

PICTURES: National Lucia Sara Ray, 24, Brings Light to Snowless Helsinki

The national Lucia procession illuminates downtown Helsinki.

GALLERY: Finns Go Berserk After Finland Qualifies to European Championship in Football

The fans in Helsinki climbed, shouted, made the cars “dance” limbo and more.

GALLERY: Muji Opens its First Store in Finland

The 3,400 square meter store is the largest in Europe with up to 7,000 different products.

GALLERY: Killswitch Engage Give a Storming But Short Performance in Helsinki

American heavy metal group Killswitch Engage took over the sold-out Circus music venue on Monday night.

PICTURES: Mall of Tripla Opens on Thursday in Pasila

Located in Pasila, Mall of Tripla will reportedly be the biggest shopping center in the Nordic countries, but also promises much more.

‘Choose the Vegetarian Pizza!’ – Thousands Join Climate Strike in Helsinki – View Gallery

The traffic was blocked in Helsinki center after thousands joined the climate strike on Friday.

GALLERY: Toto Charms Pori at the Sold-Out Performance, Perhaps for the Last Time

Toto’s performance at the Pori Jazz Festival was outstanding.

GALLERY: Tuska Open Air Metal Festival Breaks Another Record With 43,000 Spectators!

We spent three days at Tuska Open Air Metal Festival in Helsinki.

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