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Pekka Kuusisto Gets Nordic Council Music Prize 2013

16/12/2013 | By | Reply More
Pekka Kuusisto Gets Nordic Council Music Prize 2013

Pekka Kuusisto, the Finnish violinist was announced as winner of the 2013 Nordic Council Music Prize at a special gala at Oslo Opera House on October 30. 2013 Pekka Kuusisto (1976) was chosen as recipient of this year’s Prize from a shortlist of twelve nominees. The Nordic Council Music Prize is worth DKK 350,000 and […]

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Midsummer night’s dream

24/06/2012 | By | Reply More
Midsummer night’s dream

Midsummer – Go Peaceful or Go Party Midsummer is a main national holiday in Finland. Like in other Scandinavian countries, Midsummer are originally a celebration of the summer solstice, it is typically spent with friends and family at a summer cottage away from the city, either partying or relaxing. Midsummer is often seen as the beginning […]

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Helsinki – World Design Capital for 2012

21/03/2012 | By | 5 Replies More
Helsinki – World Design Capital for 2012

Design Helsinki – World Design Capital for 2012 Finnish design has a long and distinguished history. It is no exaggeration to say that design is ever-present in the Finnish lifestyle. “We respect traditions and cherish the past but, above all, design represents our future” spokesman reports. “Diverse public WDC (World Design Capital) events will take […]

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Cabins and Cottages Getaways to Finland

08/02/2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Cabins and Cottages Getaways to Finland

A typical Finnish Cottages on wintertime Cabins and Cottages Getaways to Finland Cabins and cottages both winter and summer Cabins & Cottages are an essential element in Finnish life. Forgetting the daily grind is inevitable in retreats amidst the country’s greatest resource:  Rugged Natural Beauty. Heat up the lakeside sauna in the summer or get cosy […]

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Summer in Finland

30/01/2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Summer in Finland

Finland Finnish summer – Oh, Man! – Visit Finland for a summer holiday! Walking, cycling, fishing, horseback riding and some exotic wildlife watching (bear, wolf, lynx, deer and many species of bird) all add to the sense of adventure that goes with a summer holiday in Finland.   There is just one rule of Finnish […]

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Learn about Finland

23/01/2012 | By | 8 Replies More
Learn about Finland

Finland The flag of Finland Finland has it all – snowy winters, pleasantly warm summers and colourful spring and autumn.  Lapland is the most snow guaranteed place in the Europe. Not only the climate but also Finns are considered to be cool – a bit quiet and reserved. But they are actually warm, friendly, hospitable […]

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