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FI/ 2014 is A Moomin year

FI/ 2014 is A Moomin year

The Moomin family will be celebrating its creators 100 year old birthday next year. Fueled by the desire to create something innocent and naive during World War II, the Finish artist Tove Jansson wrote the first book of the Moomin series in 1945. 100 years after her birth, the Moomin characters are one of the most famous characters […]

FI/ “Villa Kokkonen” a ho...

FI/ “Villa Kokkonen” a house for music

Only 30 minute drive away from Finland’s capital Helsinki, surrounded in nature stands a rather famous house, well known to the world of architects as the “Piano House.” Here the house is open for the public upon reservation, and guests from around the world is treated with a unique experience. World renowned architect Alvar Aalto […]

Happy 100th Birthday, Little Mermaid!

Happy 100th Birthday, Little Mermaid!

Today, 23 August 2013 is exactly 100 years since the little Mermaid first settled down to her cozy perch in Copenhagen. When brewer Carl Jacobsen donated her to the city in 1913, he probably didn’t guess that she will become the most popular tourist attraction in the whole country!  Now, 75% of all tourists in Copenhagen […]