Finland applauds and supports press freedom and its role in democracy
Press Freedom Day, held annually on May 3, reminds people all over the world that a free and independent media is necessary for a well-functioning democracy. The World Press Freedom Index appears on the same day. In 2022, it ranks Finland at number five.
Every year, April 22 marks Earth Day all over the world, reminding governments, businesses and citizens to take action on environmental issues. For April 22, 2022, here’s a 22-item listing of promising progress that is happening in Finland.
Helsinki show spotlights the continual renewal of an age-old Finnish art form
It’s a word that many find difficult to pronounce, but the technique and designs of “ryijy” tapestries hold a special place in Finnish culture. We visit an extensive ryijy exhibition at Kunsthalle Helsinki to see a traditional art form that remains vibrant.