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We talked to a professor working at the Helsinki University Hospital to get a glimpse of how the hospital has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
MEMBERSHIP CONTENT: An exhibition, State of Mind – Helsinki 1939–1945, is set to reopen on June 2. We spoke with the author and curator of the exhibition, Anna Kortelainen, who told us that “there is a very strong resemblance between wartime moods in Helsinki and the situation just now.”
We spoke with Nina Lahtinen, the education policy manager for OAJ, and she shared with us some of the concerns regarding the reopening of schools.
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 popular Elements of AI course will be made available Europe-wide as Finland steps down from the Council of the EU presidency.
Finland and Estonia Celebrate Their Succesful Commission of Balticconnector; The Single Finnish-Estonian-Latvian Gas Market to Launch in January 2020
“We are launching the single Finnish-Estonian-Latvian gas market on January 1, 2020. This is the historical step to integrate three national gas markets in Europe into one in such a large scale.”
PICTURES: Hundreds Join the March Arranged by Nationalist Soldiers of Odin Group; Man From Sweden Arrested for Disturbing the Protest
Soldiers of Odin, a nationalist street patrol organization, gathered for a protest titled “Bring Back Safe Finland” on Finland’s 102nd Independence Day.
The screenplay in general is incredible.
In ‘Midway,’ director Roland Emmerich approaches the historic battle with a pedigree in planetary destruction while forgetting all about character development.
Suspected hate crimes related to religion or belief decreased by 34 percent compared to the year before.
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.
Jauhiainen has been meritoriously building an image of Finland as a democratic and equal society. He has shown with his own actions to many inhabitants with a foreign background that in Finland the police are honest and reliable.
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.
In Mayor Jan Vapaavuori’s budget proposal for 2020, Helsinki prepares for continuous growth.
“At the same time, I love the Finnish language and the people of Finland,” she says in our interview.
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.
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.
We talked to Li Andersson, chairwoman of the Left Alliance, about the new government’s measures on immigration.
“Guts” isn’t a word strong enough to encapsulate the Finnish concept of “sisu.” We wanted to dig deeper, so we interviewed the woman who has written a book about it.
In Britain and Finland, kids are encouraged to learn to swim at an early age. That’s where the pool culture similarities stop.
The memorial was revealed to the public on November 30. Sculptor Pekka Kauhanen shared his thoughts on the project.
American best-selling author Paul Auster was grilled by President Niinistö in an interview at the Academic Bookstore on Saturday. “It was an honor,” Auster said.
The Midsummer weekend brings changes to public services.
On Friday, various aircraft types representing the past, present and future of Finnish aviation will display their talent in the sky of Kaivopuisto Park in Helsinki.
President Sauli Niinistö said that there are three pillars that have formed the Nordic welfare state.
You can take lessons in hobbyhorse riding and watch a Finnhorse enjoying the sauna, too.
“Since 1951, Marimekko has wanted to bring people together and offer them cultural experiences with its colors and patterns.”
From bunny shoes to loafers and block heels, here’s what’s latest in shoe fashion.
We compiled a May Day memo for our members.
Today is a much-treasured day on the Finnish calendar used to pay respect to the war veterans who fought for their country.
The modeling communities in Finland impressed me with their wholehearted inclusiveness.
Many would not have noticed a quiet presence lingering in the shadows at polling booths across the country.
In total, 8,999 members were chosen to the city councils of about 300 municipalities.
His most famous writings include ABC spelling book in Finnish.
P.E. Svinhufvud was deported to Siberia during the second wave of Russification of Finland.
The fight against one unfriendly space octopus is a real thriller.
The Day of the New Seniors started in Finland in the ’30s while the students dressed up in their parents’ clothes, aiming to have fun by looking older.
It’s an interesting kind of disease – spread through contact with an infected individual.
Ball of the New Seniors (vanhojen tanssit) is a beautiful Finnish tradition that I wish would spread around the world.
When I heard there is a brand-new ferry in the West Harbor – silent, spacious with shining toilets – I wasn’t second-guessing my intentions. I jumped aboard.
Two opposing camps war against each other at the Helsinki Railway Square, This has been the case for the past three weeks.
In the depths of the Finnish winter, people dream of sunnier climes; a beach perhaps somewhere in the South Pacific. Vaiana takes you there.