The Silliest Events in Finland

Finns are peculiar people. At first glance, they seem stiff and serious, but you’ll find they have a great sense of humour. Just have a look at the silly events they organize and compete in.

From Wife Carrying World Championships to Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships –  we know many things listed below don’t make any sense whatsoever.

But we’ll let you in on a little secret: Most of them are just great excuses for post-event celebrations.

Cultural Beat

Contrasts are the main ingredient in Finnish cultural life – like running from a hot sauna to an icy lake, we embrace them to the fullest.

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