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Ted Urho column: Celebrating the Swedish king who fell off his...

Being a Swedish-speaking Finn means you’re just like everyone else, but at the same time not. In my language it’s known as being finlandssvensk,...

Finnish-Swedish Heritage Day celebrated in Finland

November 6th marks the annual Swedish Heritage Day - or Svenska Dagen - in Finland. The event celebrates the contribution that Swedish-speaking Finns have made...

Column: Why the flags are flying for Swedish Heritage Day

You might be wondering why Finnish flags are hoisted on every available pole on a random Monday in November. Today Finland is celebrating Svenska dagen – the...