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Annika Ruohonen Photography

Annika Ruohonen Photography | Finland | Scoop.it
Welcome to a Facebook Page about Annika Ruohonen Photography. Join Facebook to start connecting with Annika Ruohonen Photography. (@ruohoska Tweets Finnish landscape photography http://www.facebook.com/annikar.photography | http://annikaruohonen.wordpress.com)
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Finland Ready to Provide Aid to Japan - YLE News

Finland Ready to Provide Aid to Japan - YLE News | Finland | Scoop.it
YLE News Finland Ready to Provide Aid to Japan
Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb has said that Finland is ready to assist Japan, if the country asks for it. The Finnish Red Cross (FRC) says that it is ready to send aid to Japan within 24 hours of receiving a request.
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Nicole Pacheco's photos - My Finnish roommate made cinnamon rolls from scratch last night. They are friggin amazing!! :D | Plixi

Nicole Pacheco's photos - My Finnish roommate made cinnamon rolls from scratch last night. They are friggin amazing!! :D | Plixi | Finland | Scoop.it
My Finnish roommate made cinnamon rolls from scratch last night. They are friggin amazing!! :D http://plixi.com/p/83443681
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Enni Rukajarvi takes women's U.S. Open slopestyle - ESPN

Enni Rukajarvi takes women's U.S. Open slopestyle - ESPN | Finland | Scoop.it
Enni Rukajarvi of Finland has won the women's slopestyle competition at the U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships at soggy Stratton Mountain. (Enni Rukajarvi takes women's U.S. Open slopestyle: Enni Rukajarvi of Finland has won the women's slopestyle compe... http://es.pn/hrEPuo)
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Nokia: Transition to Windows Phone to take about two years | ZDNet

Nokia: Transition to Windows Phone to take about two years | ZDNet | Finland | Scoop.it
Nokia filed on March 11 a form 20-F with the Securities and Exchange Commission which mentions a number of new tidbits about Nokia’s smartphone- (Nokia: Transition to Windows Phone to take about two years http://t.co/QxM8oMN /What's the Finnish pronunciation of 'Zune'? #deadpool)
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Eurogenes Genetic Ancestry Project: Fine scale analysis of Eurogenes' Scandinavians, Finns and Russians

Eurogenes Genetic Ancestry Project: Fine scale analysis of Eurogenes' Scandinavians, Finns and Russians | Finland | Scoop.it
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Service map of public services locations published in Suomi.fi - Suomi.fi

Service map of public services locations published in Suomi.fi - Suomi.fi | Finland | Scoop.it
The Suomi.fi service map shows the location and contact information for the offices and service points of the various authorities.
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Signal Selection: The Finnish Sauna

Signal Selection: The Finnish Sauna | Finland | Scoop.it
I've read through John Virtanen's 1974 book The Finnish Sauna: Peace of Mind, Body, and Soul. This is the oldest sauna book I have seen.
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Timo Soini, True Finn in sheep's clothing

Timo Soini, True Finn in sheep's clothing | Finland | Scoop.it
With two months left to run before general elections, the anti-immigration, eurosceptic populist leader is moving ahead in the polls. Taking advantage of a nice-guy image, Timo Soini could undermine Finland's political establishment.
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It’s Skiing Holiday… « Helsinki According to PPusa

It’s Skiing Holiday… « Helsinki According to PPusa | Finland | Scoop.it
in Southern Finland. It isn’t anything more than an one week winter vacation from school but many still use the old name hiihtoloma.
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Finnish Design: Polkka Jam «

Finnish Design: Polkka Jam « | Finland | Scoop.it
RT @MollydeA: Pretty prints by Finnish designers Polkka Jam: http://bit.ly/dRhi7j via my new fave, the Road Trip in Finland blog
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What makes education in Finland that good? 10 reform principles behind the success. « BERT MAES

What makes education in Finland that good? 10 reform principles behind the success. « BERT MAES | Finland | Scoop.it
Students from Finland outperform peers in 43 other nations – including the United States, Germany and Japan – in mathematics, science and reading skills. Finland is also ranked top in economic competitiveness.
Explaining the excellence of the schools in Finland is extremely complex. They have beautiful school buildings, well-trained teachers, state-of-the-art technology any fancy textbooks, but that doesn’t explain everything.
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The True Finns and their “True Finland” « Migrant Tales

With about a month to go for the April 17 election, the biggest question still refues to reveal itself: by how many times will the True Finns multiply their MPs from eight now? Some reliable estimates place the number between 15 and 35.
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Fun Blog: Finnish Holidays

Fun Blog: Finnish Holidays | Finland | Scoop.it
Holidays to Finland have something for everyone, and since there is such a wide variety of things to do in Finland, filling the itinerary won’t be hard. Whether you are here in winter or prefer to visit during the warmer summer months, Finland’s beautiful landscape will impress...
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Efforts to contact Finnish citizens in the earthquake area in Japan continue - Suomi.fi

Efforts to contact Finnish citizens in the earthquake area in Japan continue - Suomi.fi | Finland | Scoop.it
Ministry for Foreign Affairs informs that efforts are being made to reach Finns in the earthquake area in Japan. (Suomi.fi: Efforts to contact Finnish citizens in the earthquake area in Japan continue http://dlvr.it/JzWRF)
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Executive Insight: The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World's Most Surprising School System

Executive Insight: The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World's Most Surprising School System | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland's education system has consistently ranked among the best in the world for more than a decade, making it the envy of every education reformer. The puzzle is, why Finland?
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Finnish MPs Will Not Authorize Further EU Loan Guarantees - Wall Street Journal

Finnish MPs Will Not Authorize Further EU Loan Guarantees - Wall Street Journal | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish MPs Will Not Authorize Further EU Loan GuaranteesWall Street JournalHELSINKI (Dow Jones)-
The Finnish Parliament's Grand Committee said Thursday it will not authorize the Finnish Government to give further loan guarantees related to the European financial crisis mechanism.
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Finns more enthusiastic about euro than fellow Europeans

Finns more enthusiastic about euro than fellow Europeans | Finland | Scoop.it
On average, Finns are more supportive of the common currency euro that citizens of other EU nations, according to a survey published by the European commission on Tuesday.

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Scholarship Universities In Finland | 2011 scholarships

Scholarship Universities In Finland | 2011 scholarships | Finland | Scoop.it
Scholarship Universities In Finland Apply today for scholarships that will help you finance your college education abroad in Finland. We have a list of opportunities that you may be eligible for.
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Kalevala Day… « Helsinki According to PPusa

Kalevala Day… « Helsinki According to PPusa | Finland | Scoop.it
…the day of the Finnish national epic and Finnish culture is celebrated on February 28th. Their clothing has Kalevala and modern influences.
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Berry - Really Finnish | Go Finland

Berry - Really Finnish | Go Finland | Finland | Scoop.it
There are huge Berry plantations in Finland. The nature has generously gifted northern people with useful and tasty gifts.
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My controversial documentary on Finland « Migrant Tales

If I had access to a generous amount of financing and got the chance to do a documentary film on Finland, what would be the first images I’d show to you?
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Geek In Wolves Clothing: Miniature metal men, Finnish movie and ...

Geek In Wolves Clothing: Miniature metal men, Finnish movie and ... | Finland | Scoop.it
Not only is it one of the first Finnish movies I've ever seen, it is also one of those rare movies that sport a child ...
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OpenHouseHelsinki

OpenHouseHelsinki | Finland | Scoop.it
'Open House' is a simple but powerful concept: showcasing outstanding architecture for all to experience, completely for free. Open House initiatives invite everyone to explore and understand the value of a well-designed built environment. The concept has been established in the following locations around the world. More: http://www.openhouseworldwide.org/
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New Face of Artek at M2L – otto

New Face of Artek at M2L – otto | Finland | Scoop.it
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