Fiskars village, a stronghold of Finnish design, combines art, artisanry and architecture in a summer biennial
Knots, knits and tiny houses are in the spotlight at the Fiskars Village Art & Design Biennale, a sensory adventure inviting visitors to see beauty in overlooked details. Also: The story of the Adidas logo’s Finnish origins.
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.
Rolling out pies, rye bread and other essential eastern Finnish recipes
We visit eastern Finland to find recipes for blinis that require two days to make and dark rye bread that takes three or four days. And we reveal the secrets behind baking Karelian pies, berry pies and more.
Finland tops World Happiness Report for fifth time in a row, highlights trust, wellbeing and freedom – other Nordics in top 8
Finland leads the 2022 World Happiness Report, with the other Nordic countries keeping it company in the top eight. What are the values and systems that contribute to keeping Finland at the head of this list?
Weathering winter in Finnish waters: Wildlife copes with changing Baltic Sea
Climate change is affecting average water temperatures and amounts of ice cover in the Baltic Sea. That influences the lifecycle and survival of fish and other wildlife, but not always the way you might think.