Test your knowledge of Finnish characters to see if you’re a true fan of Finland.
Checking his email in early June 2018, a Brazilian student named João Vieira couldn’t believe his eyes: He’d won the Capital of Metal contest. He and a friend would go to Finland to attend the Tuska Open Air heavy metal festival in Helsinki.
A Finnish invention allowing anyone to set up a restaurant for a day
The year Design Forum Finland started promoting Finnish design
With more heavy metal bands per capita than anywhere else in the known universe, Finland is at the heart of the tight-knit global metal community. We see how they determine which Finnish city gets the title of Capital of Metal. We also talk with the Finnish university researcher behind the annual Modern Heavy Metal Conference.
The year Ruisrock, Finland's oldest (and Europe's second-oldest) rock fest, was founded