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The miracle of summer makes winter a distant memory - thisisFINLAND: Life & society: Society

The miracle of summer makes winter a distant memory - thisisFINLAND: Life & society: Society | Finland | Scoop.it

 

Summer is a natural phenomenon, yet it is also a state of mind: The world is again full of possibilities, joys and pleasures. The change is dramatic. Mother Nature, who so recently lay dormant and frozen under a blanket of snow, bursts into wild blossom as summer arrives.

The onset of summer is also reflected in people. They can finally cast off their heavy winter clothes. Shoulders long hunched together against icy winds can finally relax; steps become lighter and faces brighter. The Finns make the most of their summer.

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Finland’s coolest summer festivals

Finland’s coolest summer festivals | Finland | Scoop.it
Summer is the most frenzied time in the Finnish cultural year, with fans and artists alike rushing to enjoy that brief intersection of warmth and relaxed free time. Here are a dozen of the season’s most unusual cultural events.
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Heat record set in Porvoo

Heat record set in Porvoo | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland enjoyed a tropical Sunday. The relative humidity reached 90 percent in south-eastern Finland.

 

Sunday was the warmest day of the summer so far. The mercury rose the highest in Porvoo, where thermometers registered 28.9 degrees Celsius.

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