Extending your Finnish speech reach: Speaking Finnish like the Finns
When learning any language, you’ll notice that real people don’t talk exactly like the examples in your course literature. That’s the start of a new adventure, and you’ll soon sound more authentic than ever. We even have a list of spoken Finnish expressions to help you get going.
Expats take part in Finland’s municipal elections, held after two-month delay
This time, it’s personal. It’s local politics all over the nation. Finland’s municipal elections include a larger number of candidates than other levels of politics. Foreign residents can vote or run for office, too.
Circular economy success: Finland’s recycling programme keeps bottles and cans off the streets
We see how Finland’s deposit system for bottles and cans achieves a recycling rate of more than 90 percent, and how city administrators and event organisers supplement the system with their own resourceful programmes.
Inventors of next-generation DNA sequencing receive Millennium Technology Prize in Helsinki
Technology Academy Finland awards one million euros to two scientists who developed a faster, cheaper way to sequence DNA – a system that led to huge implications for genomics, medicine and biology. They were just looking for “something exciting to explore,” they say.