Happy Easter egg hunting in Helsinki and beyond

It’s practically springtime in Finland, and that means Easter and hidden Easter eggs. We went around the Finnish capital and further afield with dozens of candy eggs a couple days before Easter.

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Each package contains a “Suomi Finland” sticker (“Suomi” is the Finnish word for “Finland”) and a Fazer Mignon egg, a cute confection that has been a Finnish tradition since 1896.

We can’t transmit chocolate eggs to you over an internet connection, but until the day when that becomes possible, check out our video and the photos sent in by the lucky people who found the eggs.

We go around Helsinki hiding candy eggs on a brisk spring day.
Video: Peter Marten

The note in the packages read, “We’d absolutely love to hear how and where you found it!” Below are a few of the responses.

We found one!

Happy Easter everybody!

By ThisisFINLAND staff, March 2018

PS. Click here for more about Fazer Mignon eggs and another Finnish Easter delicacy: mämmi.

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