Finns have always been among the first to adopt new technologies – everything from bicycles to computers.
We’ve always been among the first to embrace new technology – and develop it ourselves. World- class education is available for all – a great human foundation for innovation of all kinds.
Bragging isn’t in our nature, but if it was, there would be a lot to brag about. Our pure and beautiful natural environment and our changing seasons are as amazing to visitors as to Finns.
Key elements in the country’s success include a strong commitment to equality, high-quality basic education for all, a practical and problem solving mindset, and consensus-based political decision.
The scope, accessibility and quality of health care services have been developed systematically over the last decades.
Finnish food is currently enjoying a renaissance as chefs combine old traditions with new culinary ideas from around the world.
Finland is a highly industrialised country. As in many other Western economies, its service sector is the largest part of the economy, followed by manufacturing.
Our high standards of education, along with a tradition of architecture competitions ensures that professional know-how is passed on to the next generation.
By the 2010s, Finland had transformed into a lively startup hub with enthusiastic and bright, creative entrepreneurs full of self-confidence and humour.
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.
Finland’s contemporary art scene embraces everything from experimental artist-run initiatives and commercial galleries to flagship art institutions. There are over 3,000 professional visual artists, more than 55 art museums and numerous galleries packed into this northern country. Also, there are …
Finnish literature’s strengths lie in its diversity and multivocal approach.