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Angry Birds get sweeter

Angry Birds get sweeter | Finland | Scoop.it

Finland's largest confectionary company, Fazer, has signed a deal with Rovio Entertainment to produce sweets based on its hit mobile game Angry Birds.

The characters and flavours will come from the Angry Birds world, and the birds’ characters will show and taste in the products. The confectionary, which will be in shops by June, will be introduced in more detail in March.

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Equality is Finland’s best brand value

Equality is Finland’s best brand value | Finland | Scoop.it
I was recently on a trip to Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country with 250 million inhabitants. Among the people I met there was Indonesia’s Minister for Equality and Ombudsman.

 

...Finland has much to give the world and our role in it is to promote equality and non-discrimination. Finland should have a powerful role on the world stage...

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Maabrändi.fi website to continue where the delegation led by Jorma Ollila left off

Work on developing Finland’s country brand can now be followed via a newly launched website at www.maabrändi.fi. The site continues the work began by the Country Brand Delegation, led by Jorma Ollila, on the basis of the final report published in November 2010.

The Maabrändi.fi website will be a focal point both for following discussion of the topic and for giving feedback on the project as it proceeds. The site will document how different companies, organisations and individual Finns have taken up the missions given in the report and how discussion of Finland’s image has continued in the media in Finland and abroad. The website lists hits illustrating the discussion of the topic in the media at large.
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The Country Brand Delegation sets missions for Finland

The Country Brand Delegation sets missions for Finland | Finland | Scoop.it
News, 11/25/2010 The Country Brand Delegation sets missions for Finland The final report submitted by the Country Brand Delegation concludes that Finland’s pivotal strength is the country’s solution-oriented approach.
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Helsinki Is 2012 World Design Capital, Partners With Nokia ...

Helsinki Is 2012 World Design Capital, Partners With Nokia ... | Finland | Scoop.it
The Finnish capital Helsinki and the surrouding cities have been named the World Design Capital for 2012 with Nokia, as probably the biggest brand in Finland, being a key supporting partner.

 

Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia SVP Design, said: “WDC Helsinki 2012 is a natural way for us to talk about our latest design innovations such as the Nokia N9, in which the physical form, materials, user interface and services – such as Nokia Maps – are combined into one seamless whole.”

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Nokia still a hot brand among Indian customers: Survey - Economic Times

Nokia still a hot brand among Indian customers: Survey - Economic Times | Finland | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Even as the Finnish handset maker Nokia is facing tough competition, it is still the most trusted and popular brand among Indian customers as it topped 'The Handset Hotlist' for July 2011, according to a survey...
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GOLLA of Finland - Generation Mobile

GOLLA of Finland - Generation Mobile | Finland | Scoop.it
Golla is the original brand specialized in fashionable bags for portable electronics. Golla’s complete collection includes a wide array of bags for mobile phones, MP3 players, digital cameras and laptops.
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Stylish Confessions: Finnish Designers in Paris!

Stylish Confessions: Finnish Designers in Paris! | Finland | Scoop.it
PUTIIKKI POP UP SHOP opens on 1.6.2011 in 35 Rue Quincampoix, Paris!
Putiikki sells products from over 40 carefully selected young and eclectic brands from Finland.
After opening its doors for the very first time in Paris Putiikki shop will carry on its travels to other European capitals, especially in 2012 when Helsinki is the Design Capital of the World.
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Converse ♥ Marimekko - Co-Branding

Shot in Helsinki, this short film tells the story of the collaboration between Converse and Finnish textile icon Marimekko. The cinematic portrait celebrates the timeless spirit that both brands are born out of and unveils the story behind the women's focused Converse x Marimekko Spring 2011 collection. The film's soundtrack features tracks by Finnish music artists Husky Rescue and Uusi Fantasia.
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