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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...

Snow sculptors in Vaasa forced to use sand due to warm...

An annual snow sculpting competition in Vaasa Market Square has had to swap snow for sand. The competition is set to begin on Tuesday afternoon,...

Vaasa moves ahead with electric tech park, despite Tesla loss to...

The City of Vaasa is dusting itself off, after losing out on a major business deal to Berlin. Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced on Tuesday night...

Police in Vaasa shoot a man armed with scissors

Police in Vaasa have shot a man they say was acting in a threatening way with a pair of scissors. Officers were called to the...

Selling Christmas In Finland – Without Santa

At this time of year, it's not too difficult to attract tourists to Lapland. The combination of snowy winter weather, the possibility to glimpse...

Money On Ice: Hockey Teams Bring Big City Benefits

Finland is a hockey mad nation, with clubs in cities up and down the country. But did you ever wonder how much money your local...

Drill: Ferry Fire & Chemical Spill Test Rescue Responses

Hundreds of rescue personnel from Finland and Sweden, medical staff and volunteers are taking part in a large scale search and rescue drill called...

Tough Climate for Vaasan Sähkö Electricity Group

Vaasan Sähkö electricity group faced a tough start to 2017, as the company celebrated it's 125th birthday. Electricity sales from January to June were down...