The opening of schools did not increase the number of coronavirus infections in Helsinki, according to a press release by the city.
13 students are exposed to the virus and have been transferred to home quarantine on Tuesday where they will continue learning through remote connections.
The government’s decision is based on health authorities’ assessment; the restrictions to tackle the coronavirus spread are going to be lifted on early childhood education and care and those on primary and lower secondary education.
“My hope is that, like always, the crowning of Manta could mark the beginning of vappu, while also bringing joy to the vappu at-home celebrations,” says Mayor Jan Vapaavuori of Helsinki.
“On this flag day we can celebrate Tove Jansson’s profound impact on Finnish art and literature, while also celebrating great Finnish works of art more widely.”
In our new serial on the Finnish education system, reporter Paulina Bouzas finds answers to common and intricate questions and indulges in conversations with various experts.
Not all heroes wear capes, nor always get the credit they deserve.
About 4,000 seniors of upper secondary school (abit) in a hundred trucks celebrated ‘penkkarit’ in Helsinki.
Shia LaBeouf and Zack Gottsagen are a heart-warming duo on the run.
Margot Robbie stars in ‘Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)’ and ‘Bombshell’ – both premiering in cinemas on Friday.
Mr. Runeberg produced an ample corpus of works including poems and critiques. Today, he is also remembered for his addiction to the torte baked by his wife.
My own selection of films included some renowned names of documentary cinema.
The beginning of the Year of the Metal Rat was celebrated at the Casino Helsinki. View the highlights.
VIDEO: The First International Children’s Lunar New Year Gala Gathers a Crowd of Hundreds in Helsinki
“I think we have to find a bigger spot to celebrate next time.”
The theme of the collection is the nowness of photography and how it seeks and produces information about the world.
Musical Maestros From Finland and China to Share Stage at Finlandia Hall; Open Your Heart in 2020 with Paganini Violin Winner and Antonio Pedeotti Conducting Winner
Huang Mengla, the famous Chinese violinist and Paganini prize winner, and Lu Jia, the chief conductor of China National Theatre and Macau Orchestra, will perform together with Turku Philharmonic Orchestra on January 27.
The guardian will receive an SMS message of an available preschool place, and the place can be accepted by answering it.
One December weekend I did the unimaginable and planned an express trip to Helsinki from a small town far away.
Anni Harjunpää, Miss Finland 2019: ‘When I’m Not Being Miss Finland, I Definitely Don’t Wear High Heels’
The newly crowned Miss Finland tells us about her journey.
Here’s our guide to cinemas during the holidays.
The national Lucia procession illuminates downtown Helsinki.
Finnish 15-year-olds rank among top performers in reading literacy in OECD countries, the latest PISA results reveal.
The titular surfer, played by Douglas’ son Sage Burke, is a teenage boy who wiped out on a huge wave some time ago and has since been afraid to get back in the water.
The fans in Helsinki climbed, shouted, made the cars “dance” limbo and more.
A total of 101 nationalities fitted themselves in the world’s largest wood-heated sauna at the Finnish Naval Academy in Suomenlinna Island, Helsinki.
VIDEO: International Students Attempt to Break the Guinness World Record For Most Nationalities in Sauna
We interviewed a group of students attempting to break the Guinness World Record today.
The screenplay in general is incredible.
Happy Father’s Day!
In ‘Midway,’ director Roland Emmerich approaches the historic battle with a pedigree in planetary destruction while forgetting all about character development.
During the weekend, you may find ofrendas in several locations in Helsinki.
This is how rural Finland went all out during All Saints’ Day.
Finnish director J-P Valkeapää takes us on a visceral journey, in turns heart-wrenching and stomach-churning.
Unfortunately, the creators bet everything on banter and the occasional zombie-killing spree, though even that seemed in short supply until the final showdown.
Sami Community Reaches Deal With Disney on Cultural Heritage; ‘Frozen 2’ Premieres in Cinemas on Christmas Day
Following, what some thought was a culturally inconsiderate description of Samis in Disney’s ‘Frozen’ in 2013, the Samis had contacted Disney.
Located in Pasila, Mall of Tripla will reportedly be the biggest shopping center in the Nordic countries, but also promises much more.
Angelina Jolie returns with a larger-than-life screen presence.
The story is told through archive footage, photographs, audio recordings and video interviews of those who saw Marianne’s and Leonard’s love story unfold firsthand.
‘Gemini Man’ is a bad bad film.
Todd Phillips’ take on the Joker falls short of high expectations, despite an amazing Joaquin Phoenix.
Here’s A List of Some of the Best Films We Watched at the Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy
Here’s a list of some of the top movies that screened at HIFF Love and Anarchy.
We Talked About Trainhopping, Cockfighting and Music With Filmmaker Arno Bitschy and Composer Warren Ellis
In his latest project, French filmmaker Arno Bitschy collaborated with Warren Ellis, a composer and a member of alt-rock group Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds.
Finland takes first place in environmental quality and in access to basic drinking water.
On Friday, three films enter the cinemas across the country: ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette,’ ‘Ad Astra’ and ‘Rambo: Last Blood.’
‘It Chapter Two’ is long and boring.
“At the same time, I love the Finnish language and the people of Finland,” she says in our interview.
Children of Immigrants Have Dramatically Lower Educational Skills Than Children of Natives in Finland, According to a Study
A new study examines the education level of immigrant children.
Food & Art Festival is a Treat For Food, Wine and Art Lovers – We Interviewed Pekka Terävä, the Father of the Festival
First held in 2014, the event has been a rousing success with renowned chefs.
GALLERY: The Night of the Arts Gathered Thousands in the Streets of Helsinki and Funk Group Orgone Got the Crowd Twisting and Shaking
The carnival celebrated its 30th anniversary this year.
The ninth film by Quentin Tarantino is an ode to moviemaking.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is here to save the world with Jason Statham and we like it.
‘Child’s Play’ Film Review: Chucky is Back With the Knife, Luke Skywalker’s Voice and a Finnish Connection
Chucky is back more advanced than ever. Here’s our review.
Simba is back furrier than before. The original is still better.
The Migration Institute of Finland Turns 45! – We Spoke With the Director About the Institute’s Role, Challenges and Future
The Migration Institute of Finland was founded in 1974. The institute is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year.
We are dealing with the strange world of pagan ritual here. But is it good? Read our review.
Prime Minister Rinne at the Summer Day Festival: ‘The World Needs Trailblazers, and Finland is Ready for This’
On Monday, people enjoyed an eventful summer day by the Töölö Bay. The celebration kicked off Finland’s presidency of the Council of the European Union.
We dug into some of the less-known facts, which unite the two geographically distant countries.
We interviewed Dorothea Grünzweig, a German-Finnish author, who loves the Finnish language.
Taiga is a Roller Coaster Unlike Any Other – We Visited Linnanmäki to Get A Feel for This Daredevil Ride That Opens Tuesday
We got acquainted with the new double-launch roller coaster about to open on Tuesday.
Finland is Winland! – 10,000 People Take it to the Streets of Helsinki to Celebrate Ice Hockey World Championship Win – PICTURES AND VIDEO
Here are the highlights of the nightly celebration.
On Thursday the light poles at the Esplanade Park in Helsinki center were wrapped in beautiful flower artwork.
This week we had the opportunity to speak with Katri Niemi, a Finnish language professor at the University of Eastern Finland, about the wonders of the Finnish language.
‘Tolkien’ Review: Finnish Director Dome Karukoski Breathes Life Into the Story of One of the Literature Giants of Our Time
Finnish director Dome Karukoski breaks into Hollywood with extraordinary passion.
Here are some hot tips on how to get most of the joyful celebration of labor and spring.
‘Dracula – Vampires in Vapriikki’ exhibition in Tampere uncovers the myths and mysteries of the curious creatures.
We interviewed Jasse Jatala, the vocalist Finnish metal band Keoma, and a semifinalist at the Voice of Finland competition.
The British theatre company TNT, working in collaboration with American Drama Group Europe, is touring Finland this April with their long-standing production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’.
Finland is a country of great female writers that have explored all genres. Here are some recommendations to add to your spring reading list.
In ‘Vedenneito,’ the viewer gets to experience the beauty of Lake Saimaa in summer and winter through a teenager’s eyes.
The purpose of the list is to bring visibility to the living heritage and to share good practices among countries.
‘Dumbo’ Film Review: Tim Burton’s Tale of the Flying Elephant is as Much Magical as It is Tear-Jerker
In Dumbo, Burton’s attention to detail is out of this world. So is the film.