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Finnish art thrives
Meet kalsarikännit, the Finnish word for drinking at home in your underwear.
This video features different people pronouncing the…
Country ranking – Most literate
Finland’s contemporary art scene embraces everything from experimental artist-run initiatives and commercial galleries to flagship art institutions. There are over…
Yes, there are famous Finns
Education and know-how
Finland’s adult population is the most literate in the world, according to the Social Progress Index.
Source: Social Progress…
Finland – a design country far beyond its size
There may be only five million of us, but Finnish artists and businessmen and women have had a huge impact on the world. They have provided millions of people with uplifting experiences in the world of architecture, music, the visual arts, IT and communications.
Finland, the little big country of architecture
To Finns, design is a way of tackling complex problems. The uses and applications of design have expanded and it now plays an increasingly important role in generating results. Design is a key, strategic element in the activities of the most successful Finnish companies.
A nation rich in music
Our high standards of education, along with a tradition of architecture competitions ensures that professional know-how is passed on to the next generation.
Finnish voices – a diverse literature tradition
Thousands of bands, dozens of symphony orchestras and a music loving audience ensure that music is appreciated all over the country and that musical innovations flourish.
Finnish game industry
Finnish literature’s strengths lie in its diversity and multivocal approach.
thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme
It is true that Finland is cold and dark for most of the year. So what is there to do other than sit in front of a computer? Some folks figured out long ago that the answer is ‘not much’.
The Unique Design of Finland
ThisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme (FCP) is targeted for young international journalists and coordinated by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
FINFO – Finland reads
A film called The Unique Design of Finland, commissioned by Finnair from Suomen Visiotalo Ltd for inflight viewing.
This literature FINFO offers info and insight on Finnish history, current trends and leading authors. Also covered are Finland’s…