Culture

A peek into Sibelius' Finland

Jean Sibelius is the most respected and best known Finnish composer of all time. The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of his birth and is celebrated around the country.

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Say it in Finnish

Finnish is notorious for being a difficult language. We say: start collecting a vocabulary and learn some basics - the rest will follow!

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5-step retreat by Angry Birds

We all have problem pigs in our lives, nasty little things that make us angry, tired or stressed out. But no problem, here’s a perfect retreat. The Finnish winter calms down even the world’s angriest birds, so it will surely work for you too.

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The Greatest Outdoor Museums

Ever wondered how the Finns used to live back in the days? To find out, why not visit the great three outdoor museums of Helsinki, Tampere and Turku.

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On the (coastal) footsteps of Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson, the world-famous Finnish creator of the Moomins, loved the sea. To get into the artist's mindset we visited the Pellinge Islands in Porvoo - her favorite place of all.

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Iconic Finnish Foods of All Time

Finns are passionate about their food and fiercely loyal to their culinary roots. We've compiled a list of ten iconic foods that you should try - go on, don't be shy.

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Somby – a rocking Sámi band

The Lappish rock band Somby are on a mission to bring modern Sámi culture to the wider world - watch out!

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Helsinki Weekend with Friends

If you are looking for a relaxed weekend filled with tasty food, shopping opportunities and great fun, then you should try Helsinki.

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Land of the Midnight Sun

Finland is known as the Land of the Midnight Sun. Over two thirds of the world’s people who experience this phenomenon live in Finland.

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A peek into Sibelius' Finland Say it in Finnish 5-step retreat by Angry Birds The Greatest Outdoor Museums On the (coastal) footsteps of Tove Jansson Iconic Finnish Foods of All Time Somby – a rocking Sámi band Helsinki Weekend with Friends Land of the Midnight Sun