It purports to be a celebration of Finland, a country that is overlooked when travelling abroad as "a poor second to Belgium", despite the fact that it "has it all" with lofty mountains and tall trees and pleasures including: pony trekking, camping or "just watching TV". In reality "mountains so lofty" are not characteristic of Finland as the Scandinavian Mountains only just touch the northwesternmost corner of the country.
Palin gave an impromptu rendition of the song while travelling through Finland for the 1992 travel documentary Pole to Pole.
Vincit currently employs more than 500 professionals across its locations in California, Finland and Switzerland, and is nationally acclaimed for its progressive work culture and fostering a flat workplace hierarchy ... with offices in the United States, Finland and Switzerland.
Alinen, a 16-year-old from Finland, is a 6-foot-7, 315-pound offensive lineman ... Even though his father Klaus played in NFL Europe and was an Atlanta Falcons practice squad player, Alinen never loved football growing up in Pori — the 10th largest city in Finland ... He likes New England, and said the culture and weather are similar to Finland.
There's a myth perpetuated by traditional office culture that our most productive hours happen between 9 a.m ... If you're skeptical that a flexible schedule can improve happiness levels, look no further than Finland, the happiest country in the world. Finnish workplace culture is a far cry from the American standard.
In the land of a thousand lakes, I travelled to the northwest of Helsinki in 2010 with two angling colleagues for a taste of Finland’s unique fishing culture ... Happonen is regarded as the foremost angling guide in all Finland ... Zander are unique to Finland, and resemble sea pollock in colour, lateral line and double dorsal fin.
But Walden Bello (2020) notes that although rights of IPs have been constitutionalized, National Commission on IPS established, and RA 8371 or the IP’s Rights Act which supports cultural integrity, rights to land, and right to self-directed development of their land passed, there is something amiss in the implementation.
You probably wouldn't think of a baguette. But France has nominated its staple bread stick for inclusion on the UN intangible cultural heritage register ...UNESCO will announce its decision in late 2022. The last list included a lantern festival in South Korea, sauna culture in Finland, and a grass-mowing competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina ... .
France has chosen the baguette as its candidate for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status, the government said Friday, seeking recognition for that most quintessential of French symbols ... This year's list included sauna culture in Finland, a lantern festival in South Korea and a grass-mowing competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina.