Finland Links

Finland Flag What would locals like others know about Finland? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesIn Finland, memories of a bitter war with Moscow never faded. Some fear history will repeat itselfScars of an old battle bring tourists to this city in Finland. Now locals fear another war with its aggressive neighbourFinland’s …

Helsinki, Finland

Photo: Visit Finland (Some rights reserved) Located on the Gulf of Finland, Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/6aJEJVMjrWRL9iQn6 HeadlinesThe city with no homeless on its streets – BBC‘It’s a miracle’: Helsinki’s radical solution to homelessness Recommended ListeningHelsinki Lost and Found – Quiet darkness, modernist delights and all the herring – …

Finland

Photo: Visit Finland (Some rights reserved) Finland borders Sweden on the west, Russia on the east, and Norway on the north, while Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/nqk5fCqqXRpe4c4q6 CelebrationsFinland’s Independence Day is December 6 and celebrates Finland’s independence from Russia in 1917. Cities Places Vocabulary Planeta.com

7th World Congress of the Finno-Ugric Peoples

The 7th World Congress of the Finno-Ugric peoples will take place June 15-17 in the Sibelius Hall in Lahti, Finland. The theme of the event is “The Finno-Ugric Peoples – Towards Sustainable Development.” The Congress unites the Finno-Ugric and Samoyed peoples with the aim of discussing issues dealing with the preservation and reviving of the languages and cultures of these …