At Finland’s easternmost and westernmost points, people go about their lives in locations that contain direct connections to the nation’s history.
Finnish word for "Hello!"
In the extraordinary circumstances of 2020, Finland’s wild, carnival-calibre celebration Vappu (known as May Day, Labour Day or Walpurgis in English) calls for unusual amounts of creativity so that people can get together while still staying apart. Vappu – this time it’s virtual.
Amount of saunas in Finland
Source: Finnish Sauna Society
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 year National Failure Day was introduced