Going out to the woods to collect mushrooms and berries is a natural pastime in Finland – some might even call it a sport.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first Moomin book, which introduced a cast of characters that gained international fame. We talk to the designer behind one of the most unusual Moomin success stories: the mugs that you can find in almost every Finnish household. They’re so popular that someone even wrote a master’s thesis about them.
First place in European Happiness Equality Index
Source: The Happiness Research Institute
Early in 2020, record-breaking attendance at Helsinki’s Ateneum Art Museum and the release of a feature film signalled that artist Helene Schjerfbeck is getting much-deserved attention from audiences of all ages. We talk with actor Laura Birn and curator Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff.
Finnish word for "Hello!"
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