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PM Sipilä pledges Oulu home to refugees

PM Sipilä pledges Oulu home to refugees | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Juha Sipilä says he is prepared to open his little-used house to asylum-seekers in need of accommodation. In Oulu, as elsewhere, housing for refugees is spread thin.
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Kaljakellunta 2015 - Kaljakellunta - Beer Floating

Kaljakellunta 2015 - Kaljakellunta - Beer Floating | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Date: 1/8/2015 This is the official Kaljakellunta in the capital city region. Kaljakellunta is traditionally organised either on Saturday 25th July or on Saturday 1st August. This year the participants have voted the 1st of August for the date of the event, which usually starts around 11am and most people have their boats in the river before …
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HEL YEAH!

HEL YEAH! | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Fresh and surprising. Dynamic and lively. Enjoy the slow rhythm of urban Helsinki. Explore and be inspired!
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Bumper blueberry crop expected

Bumper blueberry crop expected | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
The wild blueberry crop is expected to be outstanding this year - the most abundant in more than 20 years.
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We Asked Non-Finns React To Photos Of Finnish Stuff And Now They're All Jealous

We Asked Non-Finns React To Photos Of Finnish Stuff And Now They're All Jealous | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
"You win, Finland."
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New worldwide drinking trend comes from Finnish forests

New worldwide drinking trend comes from Finnish forests | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Last year British media predicted birch sap, or birch water, to be the coconut water of 2015: a worldwide drinking trend. Finnish company Nordic Koivu was onto it before others; they’ve been exporting birch sap for over a decade. When Arto and Susanna...
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Kirjoitetun suomen kielen sanojen taajuuksia

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5000 kirjoitetun suomen kielen yleisintä sananmuotoa.

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What to eat and drink in Vappu

What to eat and drink in Vappu | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Talking with Finnish friends on Facebook, they reminded me that the Labour Day, Vappu - which in Finland is also a common day for graduation parties - is j
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Mämmi

Mämmi | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Easter is here and families across Finland are united in their sadness. This has absolutely nothing to do with Jesus, religion, or a national tragedy. Rather, semi-hardened shit is being served at every dinner table. Children will be forced to eat this horrendous dish whilst they struggle to fight back the tears and endure just …
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11 inventions you didn't know were Finnish

11 inventions you didn't know were Finnish | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
You already know that the Sauna is Finnish, that Angry Birds are too and that the Linux operative system comes from Finland as well. Because of that, we wi
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6 modern Finnish movies and what they tell you about Finns

6 modern Finnish movies and what they tell you about Finns | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Finnish cinema is a tough business. But the best modern Finnish movies aren't only great viewing they also give you a unique insight into FInland's culture.
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President of Finland calls a radio show to ask a question about plants, never mentions who he is

President of Finland calls a radio show to ask a question about plants, never mentions who he is | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
In Finland, everyone stands in line. Even the President.
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Wife-carrying world championship

Wife-carrying world championship | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Ville Parviainen and Sari Viljanen from Vantaa trounced the competition to take Finland’s 2015 wife-carrying world championship in Sonkajärvi, eastern Finland Saturday. The result was the second consecutive win for Parviainen, who competed with a different partner in 2014.
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Crochet Decorated Bus Seats

Crochet Decorated Bus Seats | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
These crochet decorated bus seats  is art installation by the Finnish artist,Vesanen Virpi Laukkanen. It’s called Lace Bus and is part of the OTTO shows, h
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Nightless nights begin in northernmost Finland

Nightless nights begin in northernmost Finland | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Residents of Utsjoki, Finland’s northernmost municipality will begin experiencing the delights of the nightless night from Monday. The so-called white nights will last until July 15.
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Strange Nature Sites to explore in Finland

Strange Nature Sites to explore in Finland | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Finlands national parks and forests hide thousands of strange stories and secrets to be revealed by those who love nature hiking and trekking. These are places known only by very few. Do you dare to explore them?
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14 mind-boggling facts you probably didn't know about Finland

14 mind-boggling facts you probably didn't know about Finland | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Devil horns, caffeine junkies, freaky sports and even stranger weather conditions... there's a lot more to Finland than you think
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Finns top-notch in English skills

Finns top-notch in English skills | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
People in Finland and the other Nordic countries are among the world’s most fluent when it comes to speaking English as a foreign language, according to a major education company.
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"We Finns just like it simple": Net users can't get enough of Helsinki Metro map

"We Finns just like it simple": Net users can't get enough of Helsinki Metro map | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Finland: land of the Moomins, Santa Claus Village, and exceedingly simple metro lines.   A series of maps comparing the municipal subway layouts in major cities around the world has been tickling some net users who just can't get enough of Helsinki's metro design. Some are calling it proof that Finns like to keep ...
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Finland’s Eurovision entries – nul points? No problem

Finland’s Eurovision entries – nul points? No problem | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät will represent the country in this year’s competition. They’re the latest in a fine tradition of off-beat entrants from the Nordic state that’s come last nine times since 1961
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So we helped statues in our city take selfies

So we helped statues in our city take selfies | Finland, Suomi | Scoop.it
Helsinki is a city of wonderful statues. As it is, the statues are a bit forgotten. We decided to shine the spotlight on them and give them the place they deserve on the internet.
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