They say that all of Finland takes a break in July, since that’s the most popular month for summer holidays. This isn’t the case in Pori, a town on the west coast (see our slideshow).
The year Francisco Tárrega composed the waltz that later became the Nokia ringtone
The year Ruisrock, Finland's oldest (and Europe's second-oldest) rock fest, was founded
Checking his email in early June 2018, a Brazilian student named João Vieira couldn’t believe his eyes: He’d won the Capital of Metal contest. He and a friend would go to Finland to attend the Tuska Open Air heavy metal festival in Helsinki.
Most heavy metal bands per capita in the world
Source: Business Insider