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Museum visitor numbers set new record

The number of people visiting museums in Finland continues to grow, and in 2019 reached a new high. According to new figures from the National...

Jörn Donner: Oscar winner, cultural giant, diplomat and politician dies age...

Finnish film producer, director and actor; acclaimed author; long-time politician and one-time diplomat Jörn Donner has died age 86. His wife said he passed away...

WATCH: Lions, dragons and fireworks in Helsinki signal Chinese New Year

Thousands of people came out to downtown Helsinki to celebrate Chinese New Year on Friday. The Year of the Rat launched with a firework display...

GALLERY: Vaasa sand sculptures

Students in Vaasa were forced to use sand this week in their annual snow sculpting contest due to a lack of snow! The competition took...

Finland’s 2020 Eurovision hopefuls revealed

The six acts hoping to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam have been unveiled by public broadcaster Yle. Among them are an...

Flow announces more international acts for summer festival

Summer might seem like a long time away, but Finland's festival season is just around the corner and one of the biggest arts events...

Saving Amanda: Helsinki considers how to protect the famous fountain

Helsinki City Council is looking into measures to protect one of the country's most recognisable landmarks. The Havis Amanda fountain and statue, built in the...

No new hope for Finland’s Star Wars jewelry brand

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a Finnish jewelry brand was featured prominently in Hollywood's best-known space opera. A striking silver...

WATCH: Lux Festival brings fire and light to the darkest days...

Helsinki's annual arts festival Lux is back again for 2020, lighting up the capital city during the darkest days of winter. This year sees Lux...

Jikŋon: ‘Frozen 2’ brings Sámi language and culture to Disney audiences

The long-awaited sequel to Disney's blockbuster 'Frozen' opens in Finnish cinemas over Christmas, and becomes the first feature-length Hollywood film to be dubbed in...