As tons of gigs get cancelled or postponed, relegated to an indefinite future because of Covid-19, many musicians and other performing artists in Finland are reaching their fans online, either on designated concert sites or by posting video material.
Families in Finland and all over the world are facing new challenges as many parents work from home and many children start distance learning. Everyone has to find their own corner, or preferably room, to form a new routine – a new normal.
A Finnish invention allowing anyone to set up a restaurant for a day
The annual World Happiness Report seeks to measure how happy people are in more than 150 different countries. The Nordic countries have repeatedly done well in this listing, and in the 2020 edition of the report, Finland is at the top for the third year in a row.
The May 2020 issue of the British edition of Vogue contains an interview with Sanna Marin, Finland’s prime minister. The magazine met her in Helsinki before the coronavirus landed in the Nordic countries. Its US edition also carries an article featuring a conversation with Marin.
Finns can travel visa-free to 174 countries (Germans, Brits and Swedes share this honour)
Source: Visa Restrictions Index
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