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.
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.
Cleanest air in Europe
Source: Environmental Performance Index
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.