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Women Leaders and Equality

Finland has long been one of the leading countries when talking about gender equality. Women in Finland have had full political rights since 1906...
Saint Urho and Saint Patrick

Green Holidays; Saints Urho and Patrick

Saint Urho’s Day is celebrated in March 16th, just a day before the Saint Patrick’s Day, but what is Urho’s day really about? St. Urho’s...
Fazer Dumle logo with red background

Fazer Discontinuing Dumle Lollipops

When is the last time you enjoyed Dumle lollipop? Enjoyed the crunchy toffee covered with milk chocolate? Now is the time to eat one,...
Sanna Marin Time Magazine cover

It’s about TIME: Sanna Marin

Sanna Marin is the cover of Time Magazine – wow. As an expatriate, I felt such proudness when I heard the news that Sanna...
Blind Channel band, with 6 band members

Finland’s Eurovision 2021 Representative: Blind Channel – Dark Side

Finland has selected the song to represent our country in the Eurovision song contest in 2021! The Eurovision song contest in 2020 was cancelled due...

Valentine’s Day at the Kerhotalo

A group of local Finns got together at the Kerhotalo on Sunday for Valentine's Day lunch. Merja Hulkkonen played accordion and we all had...
Snow and reindeer in Finland

Finland made it to the Super Bowl 2021

Finland made it to the Super Bowl 2021 – Have you seen this 90 second ad already? In this General Motors Super Bowl ad, it...

The Sami National Day is celebrated February 6th

The Sami National Day in an ethnic national day and official flag day in Finland since 2004. Although, it is a fairly new national...
Marimekko kangaskassi ja punainen Unikko pussukka

70-Year-Old Marimekko and Still Creating New

Armi Ratia founded Marimekko Design House in 1951, 70 years ago and they are still creating new or should we say co-creating! Happy Birthday,...

Facts that Finns probably don’t know about Finnish Americans

Finnish Americans are a tiny portion of the American population, and yet they have made a big impact on American culture. Read on for...