Latest News for: Finland culture


Music flash mob brings together Chinese and Finnish voices for the 2022 Winter Olympics

People Daily 01 Dec 2021
6 is the Independence Day of Finland ... Also, it is actually music-wise a very beautiful and very powerful piece of music,” said Timo Sysiö, Press and Cultural Counsellor at the Embassy of Finland in Beijing ... China and Finland share a long cultural relation that lasts to this day, especially in the area of sports.

Heart & Soul: Arts Calendar December 2 – 8

LA Weekly 01 Dec 2021
A pop-up exhibition for the Tom of Finland Foundation Art & Culture Festival — a space for artists to exhibit their work and a unique opportunity to view and purchase erotic art from all over the world — the exhibition encompasses photography, painting, drawing, and printmaking.

Launching first Finnish-British school in Egypt

Watani 29 Nov 2021
With the same purpose, Egypt’s Minister of Education Tarek Shawki paid a visit to Helsinki to hold discussions with the Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland for future cooperation between the two ...

Holiday Arts Guide: Festivals, events, family fun and a whole lotta lights

Pioneer Press 27 Nov 2021
Trees are festooned with glittering lights, Santa is riding a train, the Cathedral of St ... Remember to check on COVID-19 safety protocols before heading out ... St ... The historic Turnblad Mansion at the heart of ASI will be decorated by community curators representing Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, the Sami Culture Center and the Hmong Museum ... .

Can states be trusted to protect the public from radicalised extremists?

Open Democracy 16 Nov 2021
Yet police culture is not the only marker of state complicity in radicalisation ... Such is the case with Finland. Its political culture prevents the discussion of issues deemed to be difficult or controversial on the understanding that Finland is a safe country where bad things don’t happen.

Five NY Rangers' off-day thoughts on development, Sammy Blais' injury and more

Pocono Record 16 Nov 2021
They come from different parts of the world, with Kakko from Finland while Lafrenière grew up as the pride of Quebec. There are language barriers and cultural contrasts, but there is one very obvious commonality ... "He's been great with me ... After starring in Finland's best men's league, Liiga, Kakko was selected by the New York Rangers with the No.

Finnish parents want assessment that supports and motivates learning

Phys Dot Org 11 Nov 2021
In Finland, parents often regard assessment carried out in schools primarily as a tool for supporting pupils' learning and growth. However, many parents would also like to see more of numerical assessment, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows ... Provided by University of Eastern Finland.

Ralph Vernon Larson

Provo Daily Herald 04 Nov 2021
In 1959, he received a mission call from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve in the Helsinki Finland Mission, sharing the gospel message. His 2 1/2 years in Finland influenced the rest of his life. Ralph loved the Finnish people, language, culture, and history.

Team of treasure hunters believe they are 'on the brink' of finding 'world's largest' hoard ...

The Daily Mail 02 Nov 2021
A team of treasure hunters work to excavate a cave system in Finland ... Within the temple it is said there will be a spiralling hallway with smaller rooms jetting off it, which should store the treasure collected over generations during the heathen culture of ancient Finland.

Managing Editor Clarence Ivonen: Gentle soul and gentleman -30-

Hibbing Daily Tribune 31 Oct 2021
And Clarence Ivonen was a special favorite. Such a gentle soul was Mr. Ivonen ... Clarence, born in Butte, Montana, and raised in Ely, was very much steeped in Finnish culture, and Eila was born in Finland ... I was sad when Mr ... We had coffee in Finland-made cups and Finnish pulla with butter and Eila’s homemade jam of apples from a tree in the Ivonens’ yard.

In photos: 8 country pavilions to visit this weekend at Expo 2020 Dubai as per social media

Gulf News 27 Oct 2021
1 of 9 ... Image Credit ... 2 of 9 ... Finland Pavilion (Mobility District). By the end of the day, you can venture into a quiet meditative retreat distinctive to the Finnish culture. The perfect place to wind down, the Finland Pavilion’s gorge is exactly what it sounds like – an empty space cocooned by wooden lattice walls, rising to a narrow opening overhead ... .

What do you know about Ireland's greatest chefs?

RTE 27 Oct 2021
Over the past 18 months, we have seen Ireland's food industry turn itself inside out in order to survive ... Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences ... Meet the chefs. Ian Doyle ... Growing up in Finland, Mickael was exposed to an old and traditional food culture, a youth spent hunting and living off the land ... .

Turkish president orders removal of 10 ambassadors

Taipei Times 24 Oct 2021
AP, ISTANBUL, Turkey ... 15 by the Anadolu Culture Center. The diplomats, who also include the ambassadors of the Netherlands, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and New Zealand, were summoned to the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday ... They say their imprisonment is based on political considerations ... Additional reporting by Reuters. .

Optimism in the air at Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The People's Defender 16 Oct 2021
Pictured are people walking around the path at the church. " style="float.left; width.200px; margin-top.3px; margin-bottom.3px"> ... 9, 2021 ... We know that ... The reason for it being U.S.-specific is that a similar study was done in Finland in 2014, but the Association wants to see if those findings will be duplicated among a different cultural subset ... 1 ... 2 ... 3.

Wake up and smell the ‘sustainable’ coffee produced in Finnish lab

New York Post 15 Oct 2021
The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland may have come up with a more sustainable alternative to growing coffee beans by floating cell cultures in bio-reactors filled with a nutrient medium used to make various animal- and plant-based products.