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Moka Mera Educational App Helps Preschoolers Learn Languages

La Prensa Latina 12 Feb 2021
This initiative by the non-profit organization Moilo (www.moilo.com) shows how the added value from a country’s culture, in this case, the advanced pedagogy of Finland, enhances the innovation of its own people, allowing them to generate tools that improve the prosperity of others at a global level.
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LCC grad Dantez Walton’s basketball journey lands him in Finland

Lima Ohio 09 Feb 2021
Dantez Walton’s basketball story began on the Schoonover Park courts near his Pearl Street home on Lima’s east side ... Walton is playing professional basketball for the Kataja Basket Club in city of Joensuu, Finland ... “My agent did all the work ... Walton describes his experience in Finland as a bit of a “cultural shock ... It worked ... .
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Life after basketball brightens for UCSB’s former one-two punch

Santa Barbara News-Press 09 Feb 2021
COURTESY PHOTOS. Leland King II, left, sets a screen for teammate Max Heidegger during UCSB’s 2017-18 season ... What would life be like after basketball? ... He received a master’s degree in education and then got an education in international relations by playing the next two seasons in Finland and Bosnia. He experienced culture shock the entire way ... email.
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Into the wild: How one chef is leading the way in food foraging

The Independent 07 Feb 2021
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Bravely Speaking: 11 questions with Bradley basketball guard Ville Tahvanainen

Journal Star 07 Feb 2021
The 6-foot-4 sophomore from Helsinki, Finland, is averaging 8.5 points per game in 26.9 minutes and shooting 36.5% from beyond the arc ... We asked him questions tied to his international basketball experience, his Finland culture — saunas are a big thing there ... What to watch ... Much more ... Eukonkanto (Finland wife-carrying race) ... "Unselfish." ... .
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Hofstede Insights, a Leader in Organizational Culture for Major Multinationals, Enters U.S. Market During Divided ...

The Marshall News Messenger 03 Feb 2021
Working with Fortune 100 companies like Unilever, P&G, Nike, Allstate, Bayer, Volvo, Philips and Microsoft, the Helsinki, Finland based consulting firm’s mission is to help organizations manage the impact of culture on work and life ... Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland Hofstede ...
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UAE, Finland convene inaugural virtual joint committee meeting

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2021
In his remarks, Al Sayegh affirmed the strength of the two countries’ bilateral relationship and underscored the growing cooperation that the UAE and Finland have enjoyed over the years, including increased economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1975.
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Valhalla bangers: The Scandi bands redefining Norse folk music

The Independent 23 Jan 2021
Independent Culture Newsletter ... Thanks for signing up to the Independent Culture newsletter ... They have a deeply political source, inspired by the ancient Sami culture of northern Scandinavia – an indigenous people historically maligned by Norway, Sweden, Finland, who claimed possession of their lands – linking back to her own Sami lineage.
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Sweden Doesn’t Need to Join NATO to be a Security Threat to Russia

GlobalResearch 21 Jan 2021
Moreover, Finland and Sweden signed new agreements with the U.S ... This concept refers to Sweden’s leading role in organizing the anti-Russian military capabilities of “Greater Scandinavia” — itself, Norway, and Denmark (“Traditional Scandinavia”) as well as their historical-cultural partners in Finland, the Baltics, and Iceland.
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AkzoNobel Proposes to Acquire Tikkurila for €31.25 Per Share

The Maritime Executive 18 Jan 2021
The Nordic culture and strong presence of Tikkurila in Finland would be reflected in the future organization. The main offices and production facilities of Tikkurila in Finland would become the vital hub for the combined business in the Baltic Sea region and substantial investment would be made in production facilities to supply future growth.
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‘Basic elements of our identity’: Unesco adds cultural traditions to its heritage list

The Independent 11 Jan 2021
what do the grass-mowing custom in Bosnia and Finland’s sauna cultures have in common with Nar Bayrami, a pomegranate festival in Azerbaijan, and Budima Dance, a warrior dance practiced in Zambia? ... The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was drafted in 2003.
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Resilient brands that overcame adversity in 2020

Business Day 11 Jan 2021
TikTok, White Claw, Walmart, Lululemon, Black Lives Matter and women leaders of countries such as New Zealand, Germany, Taiwan and Finland. TikTok and White Claw are brands at the forefront of culture ... relatable and authentic offering with the power to transform culture.
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UNESCO adds traditions to cultural heritage lists

The Spokesman-Review 08 Jan 2021
What do the grass-mowing custom in Bosnia and Finland’s sauna culture have in common with Nar Bayrami, a pomegranate festival in Azerbaijan, and Budima Dance, a warrior dance practiced in Zambia? ... 18, they are all inscribed in UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
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The Legacy System Vs. The NFT Metaverse

NewsBTC 31 Dec 2020
We have a pandemic level cultural illiteracy and incentive model problem, threatening the promising start of the crypto and NFT art movements ... It’s a tall order though, as they will need to have an understanding of art history, economics, technology, and the culture wars ... As an outsider familiar with American culture, this is easy to see.
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Thousands apply to relocate to Finland as country seeks to lure foreign tech workers

The Times of India 28 Dec 2020
Finland, which has ranked as ... Halla added that many applicants, especially those from the US, were also drawn to the universal healthcare Finland offers, its cultural emphasis on healthy work-life balance, and the way the Finnish government has dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.
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