The Sibelius monument in Helsinki typically attracts thousands of tourists year-round. Photograph: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

Turn off your cellphones because the show is about to start. As the audience sat in silence, violins started playing at the Carelia Hall in Joensuu, North Karelia.

Turn off your cellphones because the show is about to start. As the audience sat in silence, violins started playing at the Carelia Hall in Joensuu, North Karelia.

Turn off your cellphones because the show is about to start. As the audience sat in silence, violins started playing at the Carelia Hall in Joensuu, North Karelia.

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    Paulina Bouzas was born and raised in Mexico and has an MA in Linguistics from the University of Eastern Finland. She enjoys writing about education, language and Finnish culture.


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